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5 DAY UGANDA GORILLA AND WHITE WATER RAFTING SAFARI

Day 1: EntebbeKampala to Jinja.

You will be picked up by our guide who will drive you to Jinja for the magnificent Uganda adventure experience. On your way have a stopover at the Sezibwa falls-the cultural site well known for its spectacular falls. According to the local beliefs the river is known to have been born by humans. Visit the Mabira Forest, the largest remaining tropical rain forest in Central Uganda and then proceed to Jinja. After lunch , you will have a brief drive through the historical Jinja town, explore the source of the Nile by taking a boat ride to the source of the Nile, go for souvenir shopping from the gift shops.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Lodges: 2 friends GuesthouseSunset Guesthouse.
Drive time: 2hours.

Day 2: Rafting and Transfer back to Kampala.

After breakfast, go for a full day adventure of white water rafting. Enjoy the most thrilling white water rafting at different grade stages in the morning. The white water rafting begins at the Source of the Nile with a comprehensive briefing and the fitting of lifejackets and helmets. The rafting is done on an 18 kilometer stretch of the Nile River. The first few rapids are low grade (1,2) and gives you a sense of confidence. As the river meanders through beautiful scenery, the rafts are guided into the mighty challenges of the best “grade 5” rapids on the Nile. Eight major rapids are rafted plus lower graded runs to maximize the adrenaline rush of this adventure. Return to Kampala Entebbe reaching late evening for overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.
Lodge: Airport Guest HouseAfrican Roots Guest House.
Drive time: 2hours.

Day3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

After early breakfast, you will depart from EntebbeKampala by road and head south-West to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Have a stopover for some informative talk and photographic opportunity and some experiment at the Equator and then continue to Mbarara for Lunch. Travel through the rolling green hills of Banana and Tea plantations and head to the National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Lodge: Buhoma community Rest camp
Drive time: 9-10 hours.

Day 04: Gorilla Trekking

Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking at 7:45 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Lodge: Buhoma community Rest camp

Day 05: Transfer back to KampalaEntebbe.

After an early morning breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala Entebbe International Airport for your flight out late in the evening.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.
Lodge: Airport Guest HouseAfrican Roots Guest House.
Drive time 9-10hours.

Please enquire for rates.

RATES INCLUDE

  • Transport in a 4WD minivan with pop-up roof for excellent safari view;
  • All fuel for the tour;
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide;
  • Accommodation as listed in the program;
  • All breakfasts and dinners included;
  • Packed lunch for the gorilla tracking;
  • Park-entrance fees according to the program;
  • All activities described in the itinerary;

RATES EXCLUDE

  • International air fares and entry visa Uganda
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation;
  • A porter for during the gorilla tracking (someone who carries your daypack);
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance;
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc;
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.).

 

Our Africa expert consultants can combine your Gorilla Safari with tours and accommodation throughout Africa.

Why book with us

  • Expert staff who have all travelled in Uganda & Rwanda
  • Top class Safaris in 4 wheel drive vehicles
  • Qualified and knowledgeable local guides
  • Top quality Gorilla Destinations
  • Flexible holiday options
  • Great value
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