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Itanda falls in Uganda

Itanda falls in Uganda

Itanda Falls (Jinja) - 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) - Tripadvisor

Itanda falls is characterized by all the six whitewater rafting levels. It is the Paradise of Kayakers and Rafters and was once visited by Prince William of Great Britain, Itanda falls is one of the most spectacular and beautiful hidden treasure of Uganda

Itanda falls is a steep cascade roaring waterfall on the majestic River Nile the longest river in the world, the water is estimated at 100 meters deep. Whirlpools can drag one down 50 meters, according to journals kept by rafters, before letting go. Sharp rocks and the rocket-like current can trap even the most experienced.


  • There are Monkeys, Nile monitors, Baboons, snakes and a variety of birds.
  • Culture dancers are available to entertain visitors at a small fee

Getting there

Itanda Falls is about 27 kilometers from Jinja town and takes about 45 minutes’ drive along River Nile.

Itanda falls in Jinja, are situated in Eastern Uganda along the Nile river, the waterfalls, replaces the Bujagali falls and are situated in an area approximately 30 kilometres off Jinja road and takes about 45 minutes’ drive on a clean road to reach the area.

Contrary to every other destination, Itanda waterfall is one of the very few unique tourist sites to explore and discover during safari trips in Uganda, where authentic African encounters are packed to you. As is the case at the root of the Nile, the path to these waterfalls is not. Itanda Waterfalls in Jinja are now unmarked as before in the Nile. The waterfalls are known by local residents as sacred places, a spiritual spot in which people who reside on the slopes generally come to the base of the tree seeking a visible blessing during periods of hardship.

The Itanda falls, is now od the Unique tourist attractions not to be missed by any visitors in Jinja, the history of the river, the sights and sounds make it one of the top-notch tourist sites for the fascinating Uganda safari tour.

Besides the mighty Murchison falls, which is the world’s powerful water falls, the Itanda falls, is the nest in line and the best example of one of the powerful water falls. In case you will need to visit the Itanda falls, just name it and we will gladly add it in your Itinerary, you can spend some good time here on the Nile river, visit the Nile in Jinja including the source of the Nile and while here, do not miss to visit the Itanda falls, it’s worth it.

Things to do and see in Jinja along the source of the Nile, and the River Nile

Itanda falls, stands as one of the unique and interesting features to see and do while in Jinja, jinja is one of the best towns to visit in Uganda, it offers some of the best safari attractions, while some people come to visit just to chill and relax along one of the 7 natural wonders of Africa. The source of the Nile, even hosts Nyegege festival introduced by the international visitors that mostly lasts for 3 days or more where many locals and internationals come here to experience the beauty and to enjoy the cool climate along the Nile River. Many visitors have also visited Uganda, and have taken time to reach on the ancient River Nile.

The Nile offers various activities for the visitors including; white water rafting, Kayaking, Biking, hiking, Al-terrain safaris, horse bike ride, Sailing, fishing, birding you will spot some birds on the river banks and the surrounding areas among other activities. We can include a visit to the Nile on your safari at the end of your safari tour in Uganda as you go to relax from the long safari tour in western Uganda including Gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking and wildlife safaris in various National parks.

When you book your safari tour with us, and you would love to visit the Itanda falls, do let us know and we will gladly add it to your safari, a dream come true.

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