River Nile Africa’s Longest River

Karuma Falls in Murchison Falls National Park

Karuma Falls in Uganda

River Nile Africa’s Longest River

The mighty river Nile in Uganda is the longest river in Africa, from its source in jinja starting from lake Victoria through the great lakes of kyoga and Albert on wards to South Sudan, Sudan and to Egypt along the way it metamorphoses in different names from the Victoria Nile, Albert Nile, Blue Nile then white Nile and finally pores it’s waters into the Mediterranean sea the umbilical cord of Africa and Europe, the Nile apart from having powerful hydro power projects is also used for tourism, rafting, sport fishing, wildlife cruises and most powerful falls in the world. The Nile plays a crucial role in the tourism of the pearl of Africa, the best rafting rapids up to grade five level can be enjoyed, there also cruises to explore the source at jinja, the cruises in the Murchison falls National Park either upstream or downstream to the delta, sunset cruises and those into sport fishing either in jinja or in the park, the Nile offers the best tactical point and the best opportunity to catch the big Nile perch specie and other varieties of fish species, with the cruise you enjoy hippos, crocodile, buffaloes, birds and also other games like elephants which come to the bank to drink and splash, the delta cruise is very interesting especially for bird lovers for in the marshes you will find the rare shoebill bird