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

 Jinja, Uganda
 12th Feb - 30th Jun


“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 River Nile is among the amazing experience you can have in Africa.This 5 days tour promise unforgettable adventures outside your comfort Zone,White water Rafting, Visiting the actual birth point of River Nile and gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest park. “If you only have a couple of days-here’s how to pull off your white water rafting and gorilla tracking trip.”


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Tour Overview


October 19 - Mar 22



Pickup Location

pickup avaiable from airport, train and also cruise



Car PickUp


Tour Guide



  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Breakfast
  • SightSeeing
  • Hotel Accomodation


  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Camp Fire
  • Sports Elements


Day 1
  • 08:00 AM

    Arrival At Entebbe Airport And Transfer To Jinja City.
    On your day of arrival ultimate wild safaris driver guide will transfer you from airport to Jinja through 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 driver guide will transfer you from your accomodation 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 a half day rafting and backup with other interesting activities like 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).

    Advice to Rafters;
    we kindly ask you to carry Light cloths for rafting, suntan lotion, cap, towel and clothes to change in after the rafting and some money for any optional activity.
    we don’t advise you to put on Shoes, watches and jewelry, any other valuables, eye glasses, camera while rafting our professional team will be responsible for photography and will be shared to 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 mostly 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 south western 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.
    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 for their amazing Gorillas. There is as well a greater opportunity of seeing other species like the birds, monkeys, chimpanzees, beautiful butterflies among others.

    The trek could take 1-8 hours but depending on the luck of the day and once you come across these interesting creatures, it is a really an exciting experience watching them protest or playing with each other and it’s really a special moment being with these 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 search for 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 stop over 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.