THE BEST LOCATION IN TOWN!
Set on the banks of the Victoria Nile, it’s no secret that Jinja Backpackers is the best location in town. Situated just below the Source of the mighty Nile our riverside bar and restaurant,” The Bourbon” is the perfect place to sit back, relax, and enjoy a sundowner or just the view of the Nile. Jinja Backpackers is a 10-15 minute walk to Main Street and all amenities such as banks, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, bars and clubs.
Plot 8, Bridge Close, just off Bridge Street,
right on the banks of the Victoria Nile, Jinja, Uganda. +256 (0) 774 730 659 / +256 (0) 777 753665
The easiest way to get to Jinja Backpackers is by either a private car taxi or boda-boda (motorcycle taxi). Boda-bodas are the preferred mode of transport for most people.
From Jinja town: ask for the Jinja Backpackers, next to the showgrounds. A car taxi will cost approx. 10000ugx ($3) and a boda-boda 2000ugx ($0.60)
From Gapco bus stop: ask for the Jinja Backpackers, next to the showgrounds. A car taxi will cost approx. 20000ugx ($6) and a boda-boda 5000ugx ($1.40)
Coordinates: 0°25’45.17″N – 33°11’47.37″E (Google Maps: 0.429230, 33.196456)