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5 Days White Water Rafting and Gorilla Tracking In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park

 Jinja, Uganda
 12th Feb - 30th Jun

Overview

5-DAY GORILLAS TREKKING & WHITE WATER RAFTING UGANDA TOUR

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This 5 Days Gorillas and White Water Rafting Safari combines both Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to see Uganda gorillas in the jungle and white water rafting on River Nile in Jinja. This tour takes you to Jinja popularly known for being the source of the Nile-The Longest River on planet earth for the magnificent white water rafting experience. It then takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where you will have a chance to trek one of the habituated mountain gorilla families and take back memories. This 5 Days Gorillas and White Water Rafting Safari can as well start from Bwindi and end in Jinja.

“You can't be unhappy in the middle of a big beautiful river,” said writer Jim Harrison. Whether your goal is to see the planet from a new perspective or unplug in an epic setting, few experiences match the invigorating rush of paddling out onto flowing water. From here is the source of the longest river in the world and facing the rapids of the River Nile is among the amazing experience you can have in Africa.

Highlights for 5-Day Gorillas Trekking & White Water Rafting Uganda Tour

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Gorilla permits included
  • White water rafting on the Nile
  • Picturesque drive from Entebbe to Bwindi
  • Travel with an expert guide
  • Stay in Luxury lodges
  • Stunning views from the lodge!
  • Visit the local community
  • Meet the friendly locals
 

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Tour Overview

Availability

October 19 - Mar 22

Duration

5D/4N

Pickup Location

pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise

Language

English

Car PickUp

Available

Tour Guide

Included

Included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Gorilla permit
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Bottled water throughout the trip

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Drinks
  • Visa fees

Itenary

Day 1
  • 08:00 AM

    Arrival At Entebbe Airport And Transfer To Jinja City.
    On your day of arrival at the airport ultimate wild safaris, the driver guide will transfer you from the airport to Jinja through the Mabira forest. In case you are already in the country or opt to arrive early you can have an optional activity on your way to Jinja city and finally an overnight in East Africa's Adventure Capital.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Jinja Nile Resort- Luxury option),
    (2 Friends Hotel - Mid-range option),
    (Jinja Paradise Hotel - Budget option).

Day 2
  • 08:00 AM

    White Water Rafting and afternoon boat ride To Source Of River Nile.
    In the morning after break ultimate wild safaris, the driver guide will transfer you from your accommodation in Jinja to meet up with your experienced rafting guide for briefing before proceeding with your adventure activity on the River Nile..

    White Water Rafting
    Jinja was known to be the most industrialized city in Uganda but now it’s known as the adventure tourism capital of East Africa because of a wide range of adventure tourism activities that leaves many tourists desiring to come back and white water rafting as the leading adventure. This activity can be done in two ways, you can do a full day rafting or opt for half-day rafting and backup with other interesting activities like the Jinja city tour or visiting the actual birth point for the source of river Nile..

    Accommodation Category:
    (Jinja Nile Resort- Luxury option)
    (2 Friends Hotel - Midrange option)
    (Jinja Paradise Hotel - Budget option).

    Advisee to Rafters;
    we kindly ask you to carry Light clothes for rafting, suntan lotion, cap, towel, and clothes to change in after the rafting and some money for an optional activity. we don’t advise you to put on shoes, watches, and jewelry, any other valuables, eyeglasses, a camera while rafting our professional team will be responsible for photography and will be shared with you.

Day 3
  • 08:00 AM

    Transfer To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park From Jinja City.
    Our driver-guide will pick you from your area of accommodation in Jinja after which you embark on your journey to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National park a journey that crosses the equator line.
    This park is most famous for the rare mountain gorillas and the drive to the park is incredibly scenic, passing through various local villages and the lush green countryside & hills which characterize so much of southwestern Uganda. Once you are in the forest park, it is one of the richest ecosystems in Africa and the diversity of species is a feature of the park.
    The journey takes 10 hours:

    Accommodation Category:
    (Silverback Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Buhoma Haven Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Buhoma Rest Camp - Budget option).

Day 4
  • 08:00 AM

    Gorilla Trekking Day.
    After early morning breakfast, along with your packed lunch, you will report to the park premises for registration by 8:00 AM and be briefed by Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guides.
    You will then start to trek through the bumpy bushes in search of their amazing Gorillas. There is as well a greater opportunity of seeing other species like birds, monkeys, chimpanzees, beautiful butterflies among others.

    The trek could take 1-8 hours but depend on the luck of the day and once you come across these interesting creatures, it is a really exciting experience watching them protest or playing with each other and it’s really a special moment being with this fabulous human-like primates.

    The time allowed to be with these gorillas in Uganda is 1 hour and every minute of the experience is worth the time you spent in the search of them. As you retire from the forest, you could take an optional activity like taking a nature walk or you can relax at the lodge.

    Accommodation Category:
    (Silverback Lodge - Luxury option)
    (Buhoma Haven Lodge - Midrange option)
    (Buhoma Rest Camp - Budget option)

Day 5
  • 08:00 AM

    Return Back To Kampala
    Today is the last day of your trip! After your breakfast, begin your journey back to Kampala as you view beautiful sceneries along the way.
    You will have lunch at Mbarara town, thereafter proceed and have another stopover at the equator for the guided water experiment if you happen to have missed it on the 1st day of your trip.
    Proceed with the journey; your driver will drop you at your accommodation in either Kampala or Entebbe.