Located just about 27km from Jinja town, Itanda Falls is one of the magnificent-breathtaking attractions that Uganda has to offer. It only takes 45 minute from Jinja town to reach at these wonderful falls found on the longest River (River Nile).Strategically located along the River Nile, the Falls are near other great views of hills ,green grasslands, water birds and many more eye-catching features.
Itanda falls has a thread-like line between 4 large holes namely; the Cuban, the badplace, the ashtray and the pencil sharpener. These trashy holes are large and lead to changes in the water levels. While at Itanda falls, a visitor can experience an adventurous boat cruising that is accompanied by great nature views.
Today, Itanda Falls is one of the leading attractions in the Eastern Uganda, and many tourists from different countries can’t leave the country without having a glance at them. A visitor is exposed to wonderful views while at Itanda Falls followed by different activities like; kayaking, swimming, white water rafting, and many other adventurous activities. These activities are organized on request and are guided by trained people.
This magnificent Falls (Itanda Falls) have 3 levels of rapids along with grade 6 to 4.This has offered a wonderful experience to rafters, kayakers and many other visitors. The biggest problem facing the place is poor marketing, in that many visitors don’t know about this wonderful site and if not told, one finds himself/herself leaving Jinja without having a glance at the Falls. However, there are new plans set up by the ministry of Tourism that will see this place marketed and improved on both local and international levels.
The major cause for Itanda Falls conservation is the under exploitation of the area. The place makes a visitor relaxed and experience the River Nile to its fullest hence making a Safari in Uganda more colorful and adventurous.Google+ Read more