Quad Biking Tours in Jinja: Quad biking is a very thrilling adventure sport that is great to do with friends and family. Since quad biking was introduced in Jinja city, the activity has attracted quite a number of tourists looking to experience the adrenaline rush run through their bodies.

Jinja City is situated in the eastern region of Uganda in Jinja district, approximately 81 kilometers from Kampala city. Jinja is the adventure capital of Uganda and the city sits along the northern shores of Lake Victoria thus giving it the advantage of hosting  a number of adventure sports like bungee jumping, biking, sport fishing, speed boating, swimming, boat cruises, tubing, horseback riding and white water rafting to mention but a few.

Quad Biking Tours in Jinja
Quad Biking Tours in Jinja

If quad biking thrill is what you are looking for, then Jinja city is the place to be for all the mud loving, adventure seeking adrenaline junkies.  Quad biking is a fun filled sport activity that involves one riding off-road or on muddy roads using a quad bike, also known as an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle).

Quad biking tours in Jinja city can be done by visitors of all ages and no driving or riding experience is required for one to participate in quad biking activities in Jinja. Visitors booking themselves in for quad biking tours in Jinja will be tutored by expert instructors regarding the controls of the quad bike prior to start of the tour/ safari.

All Terrain Adventures is one of the best companies in Jinja that offers tourists quad biking safaris. Visitors are able to use their quad bikes with absolute ease as they are fitted with semi-automated foot shift gear systems which make them both fun and adaptable to all age groups.

Quad bikes were first built as a means to serve as a horseless carriage and since then have undergone considerable improvements which have resulted in a vehicle that moves effortlessly on low-pressure tyres.

Quad Biking Tours in Jinja
Quad Biking Tours in Jinja

Most quad bikes used for quad biking safaris have a powerful 250cc engine and can race for a minimum speed limit of 20mph to a whopping 80mph in a matter of minutes. These quad bikes weigh around 500 kilos and move smoothly on off-road terrains through mud, water and dirt.

Quad Biking gives you an opportunity to explore various places in Jinja including inside the villages where the locals will be seen busy in their farms going with their daily activities, explore the tea plantations, Sugarcane plantations, forests and the banks of River Nile.

Quad biking tours in Jinja take about 1 to 4 hours depending on one’s wish. Quad biking activities starts with a 30minutes briefing and training session about the dos and don’ts during the activity such as over speeding and ridding off truck from the established riding trails and many other safety measures.

After briefing, different riders are categorized into 3 groups depending on their ability to ride. These categories include; the experts, the beginners and the children and each rider then offered a bike either manual or automatic, fit in their overalls and helmets and follow the leading bike in a line. During the ride, there are guides that keep helping riders where necessary to ensure that every participant enjoys the activity.

Quad Biking Tours in Jinja
Quad Biking Tours in Jinja

Enjoy exploring beautiful sites within Jinja and view spectacular sceneries like Lake Victoria, tea estates, and wildlife such as birds that are within the area. Quad biking tours in Jinja also give you the chance to ride through local communities in Jinja and interact with the friendly locals.

Quad biking tours in Jinja costs $50 for 1 hour and can go as much as $110 depending on the time spent on the ride. Visitors doing quad biking in Jinja are provided with the following; light overall clothes, gum boots, a helmet, a scarf and gaggles. You can also carry along your camera and snacks for your safari.

Quad biking tours in Jinja can be done throughout the year. However, the best time to do the activity rainy season  as it enables riders to slide in mud making the activity more exciting. Besides, the vegetation cover during rainy season is very green, fresh and thrilling offering a lot of attractive and scenic views of both fauna and flora along the way. Unlike in dry season when the riding trails are too dusty.

Quad biking can be combined with other activities such as Kayaking, bird watching, sport fishing, white water rafting, bungee jumping, or a visit to Mabira forest where you can engage in activities such as zip lining, nature walks or mangabey tracking.

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