The world’s longest river roars to life as the White Nile minutes after slipping quietly from Lake Victoria. It thunders between heavily forested islands and then leaps wildly into a series of spectacular rapids.This segment of the river Nile has numerous water falls and rapids. The rapids here are of various grades, ranging from grade two to grade seven.
The most famous of these rapids are: Bujagali water falls which is the most famous and visited and are a grade five rapids.Travel down stream the Nile from Bujagali and you will come across a number of grade threes and fours and after these rapids you encounter the gigantic grade six rapids famously known as the Itanda falls. Murchison falls which is graded as the class seven (7)
- One day whitewater rafting -31 kms
- 2-day whitewater rafting/ river surfing – 48kms
- 3-day whitewater rafting/ river surfing – 48kms
DAY ONE:The one day rafting following big grade 5 rapids for 31 km from down Bujagali Falls. Depart Kampala early in the morning at around 7.00 am.Our picking place in Nandos,Serena Hotel or Sheraton Hotel., Drive to the East via Mabira Forest where you have breakfast in Jinja start up point. You will then receive some briefing from the rafting outfitters and some training on water. The lunch break is arranged inside one of the islands on the river. Return to Kampala in the evening. End of services
Accomodation:Jinja Nile Resort provides comfort accommodation adjacent to the River.Other accommodation facilities include: Hotel Triangle,Harven River Lodge ,2 Friends Guest House, The Nile Porch, Nile Guest House, and Bilkon Hotel,
Optional volunteer one day activity for clients: Today morning begins with African breakfast. The team gets set to go and does community work within the communities’ eco projects staying adjacent the park. Volunteer services with local Associations include constructing schools, health clinics, cultivating a community garden, making crafts or digging a road leading to a trading center. In the evening, the guests return to the camp. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Possible extensions to this safari include: Kibale NP, Semiliki wild Reserve, Queen Elizabeth NP, Bwindi NP, Mgahinga NP and Rwanda,
Tariffs for rafting trips:
One day rafting: USD125
Half day rafting: USD115
Two day rafting: USD250
Three days rafting: USD335
Videos: 50 USD
Float boat trips: Adults USD50, Children under 12 USD30
Bungee jumping: USD65
What to bring:
ChoT-shirt or short sleeved, Swimsuit, Longer shorts, plenty of high-factor sun-cream for skin protection, we recommend barefoot travel in the rafts or sandals with secure buckles, a towel and change of clothes for the end of you river trip
Note: Do not bring jewellery, cameras, watches or other items of value you would not like to lose.
One day safari to Jinja from USD100 per person; minimum of 4 pax inclusive of transport, boat trip to the source, lunch and entrance fee to Bujagali and source of River Nile
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, personal insurance, and tobacco
Welcome to Gorilla Tracking Safaris Ltd . We offer eco expeditions (expeditions with a conservational theme) sustainable tours and safaris amid the Pearl of Africa. For Eco-Safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and DRC.