Ride to a nearby community in Soweto and see the local, rural reality of living in the North East of Jinja. Here you will work with the ladies in the community to make jewelry from paper beads. After that, you will be taken to Masese landing site, a local fishing port where you can experience the local fishermen catching the fish of the day and enjoy the spectacle of the ferries which come and go to and from the islands.

We advise you to book this trip a day in advance, to make sure we can do the whole program. However, you are more than welcome to walk in and we can see what we can organise on the day.

Price Includes:

  • Bicycle – mountain bike or city bike
  • Helmet
  • Knowledgeable and friendly tour guide
  • Fruit and water
  • Community tour in Soweto
  • Activity: bead making / basket weaving / pottery / basket making
  • Donation to the community women group
  • Boat ride Source of the Nile (optional upgrade at US$20 p/p)

Things you need to budget for:

  • Cold refreshments after the tour
  • Tips

Especially for clients who are staying in Kampala at BushPig Backpackers, RedChilli Hideaway and FatCat Backpackers we have a special deal for this Jinja day tour. For only US$ 95 you get a free night stay at your Kampala hostel, transport from Kampala to Jinja, lunch and a bicycle tour in Jinja. (Return transport on the same day to Kampala is optional.) This is a great deal if you are looking for things to do from Kampala for one day.

Please ask us for more information if you have any questions or would like more details. Please contact us to discuss the options on uganda@ bikeventures.org, call or Whatsapp us on +256(0)778.366.007 or make a booking enquiry.

All profits are donated to the bicycle projects of Cycling out of Poverty Foundation
to support students, health care volunteers, farmers and small entrepreneurs in Uganda