Expats in Uganda

Your Practical Guide to settling and living in Uganda

Jinja is the Source of the Nile and “the adrenaline capital of East Africa.”

White Nile Rafting Ltd

Plot 1902 Buwenda, Jinja Uganda

t: 0787 508 236, 702 468 286

e: info@whitenilerafting.com

w: www.whitenilerafting.com


1-5 Nile Pier Road, Nile Crescent

P.O Box 54, Jinja, Uganda t: (+256) 434 120222/333

m: 0750035901, 0702764269, f: 0434 123174

e: mgr@jinjasailingclub.com

w :www.jinjasailingclub.com

Grade 5 white water rafting,

kayaking and canoeing on the River Nile. The Nile River Explorers Camp at Bujagali is the hub many activities.

t: 0772 422373, rafting@raftingafrica.com www.raftafrica.com

Kingfisher Safaris Resort Ltd. Jinja

near the Source of the Nile

t: +256(0)772 632063,+256(0) 772 510197,

+256(0) 792365656, e : kingfishersafaris[at]gmx.net

A quad biking Safari

Next to the River Nile, and through the villages is huge fun and ideal for the whole family and excellent for teams and groups. t: 0772 377185,

info@adventures.com www.atadventures.com

Horseback safaris along the northern bank of the River Nile may be a few hours or even a few days. The professionally run stables also offer horse riding classes.

t: 0774 101196, tj@nilehorseacksafaris.com


Mabira Forest.

Visit for the day or stay overnight, the forest is home to primates and wonderful birdlife.

Stay at Griffin Falls Eco Campsite at Mabira with Red Tailed Monkeys and (if you’re lucky) shy Grey Cheeked Mangabeys. Walk or hire mountain bikes to go on the trails through the Forest.

Mabira Forest Canopy Super Skyway is over 220 metres of canopy zip-lines through the tops of 40M trees and across the River Musamya.

t: 0751 949368, www.mabiraforestcamp.com info@mabiraforestcamp.com

Sipi Falls

The only place in Uganda where you can go

abseiling and paragliding. Activities in the area include hiking, mountain biking and flyfishing. Climb Tororo Rock and hike Wanale. Stay at Sukali Bistro and Hostel in Mbale w: sukaliuganda.com / 039 2178395 e: sales@sukaliuganda.com

Mount Elgon

Africa’s eighth highest mountain. Admire the bamboo forest, giant Hornbills, freshwater lakes and Giant Lobelia as you climb above the clouds. Make a detour to view the ancient Nyero rock paintings on your way home.For information on hiking to the summit of Wagagai, contact Michael at Uganda Wildlife

Authority’s Elgon office t: 0752 / 702 004321