Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, Jinja

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See the origin of the longest river in the world at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument. Follow the footsteps of British explorers and check out a segmented obelisk erected in 1862 to settle a dispute among European scholars. Explore the private 4 hectare (10 acre) grounds, with a mulberry forest, monkeys, monitor lizards, and even pythons. Local women wash laundry on the riverbank, and fishing boats launch out on the waters. Take a paddleboat ride across the Nile and into Lake Victoria. Put Source of the Nile - Speke Monument into our Jinja trip maker website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Jinja.
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  • This was my second visit to Jinja. We did not go to the park; the entrance fees of $10 is very high and not worth to see touristy shops. Instead, we took a 45 minute boat for UGS 100,000 ($26 US... 
    This was my second visit to Jinja. We did not go to the park; the entrance fees of $10 is very high and not worth to see touristy shops. Instead, we took a 45 minute boat for UGS 100,000 ($26 US...  more »
  • I had lunch here and a boat cruise. This was phenominal. the place is beautiful and the photos do not do it justice 
    I had lunch here and a boat cruise. This was phenominal. the place is beautiful and the photos do not do it justice  more »
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  • Excellent view on the river Nile, when it leaves Lake Victoria.
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