2 Day Whitewater Rafting Jinja Source of The Nile

Jinja Nile Safari - Jinja Whitewater Rafting
$250 pp (USD)

2 People | Leaves: Any Day

Destination:  Jinja Source of the Nile – Uganda

Activities: Whitewater Rafting

Tour Highlights

  • Hotel Pickup and drop off
  • Transfer to Jinja via Mabira Forest
  • Adrenaline Activities on the Nile.

2 Day White Water Rafting Jinja, Source of The Nile.

Overview

Jinja is referred to as the adventure capital of Uganda. But even the non adventurous souls are catered for in this amazing source of the Nile town. It is usually advisable to start the day a little bit early so as to view the elusive birds in the morning and to experience the best early morning cool weather but still thank God for small favors, even if you miss the morning weather it is always cool in the Mabira forest.

Tour Highlights

  • Hotel Pickup and drop off
  • Transfer to Jinja via Mabira Forest
  • Adrenaline Activities on the Nile.

Itinerary

Pick up from your place of residence as early as 8:00 A.M, and travel to Jinja, our first stop over is the Sezibwa falls. Sezibwa Falls is a 45 minutes drive from Kampala and is located on Jinja Road after Lugazi town.

It is a wonderful place for a nature walk, birding, picnics, a limited hike to the top of the falls and the cultural worship grounds with their lush greenery grounds which are suitable for camping with sound of the falls in the background.

After Sezibwa falls we proceed to the Mabira forest walk, which starts from the Mabira rain forest lodge. During this walk one gets to view and appreciate the lush greenery growing luxuriantly and hear the most authentic bird songs and sounds as they chatter in the top and canopies of this rain forest and if fortunate one get to see the elusive monkeys.

Proceed with After the nature walk in the Mabira forest we pass via the Owen Falls Dam and then proceed to Jinja town for lunch.

See Detailed Itinerary

 

Safari Itinerary

Day 1:
Pick you up from your hotel and hit the road for Jinja City.

Pick up from your place of residence as early as 8:00 A.M, and travel to Jinja, our first stop over is the Sezibwa falls. Sezibwa Falls is a 45 minutes drive from Kampala and is located on Jinja Road after Mukono town.

It is a wonderful place for a nature walk, birding, picnics, a limited hike to the top of the falls and the cultural worship grounds with their lush greenery grounds which are suitable for camping with sound of the falls in the background.

After Sezibwa falls we proceed to the Mabira forest walk, which starts from form the Mabira rain forest lodge. During this walk one gets to view and appreciate the lush greenery growing luxuriantly and hear the most authentic bird songs and sounds as they chatter in the top and canopies of this rain forest and if fortunate one get to see the elusive monkeys.

Proceed with After the nature walk in the Mabira forest we pass via the Owen Falls Dam and then proceed to Jinja town for lunch. Apart from the delicious meals, Jinja town possesses one of the best views of the source of the Nile and the railway.

After lunch, take a short tour around Jinja town, we start from the Jinja railway stations and see the railway line that connects Uganda to Kenya and view the diesel locomotives. We proceed to the Hindu temple which has a bronze statue of Gandhi and visit the golf course which possesses very beautiful view of the Nile and Lake Victoria.

To end day one activities we go for a boat ride to visit the actual point where the source of River Nile starts from and view the Speke monument where John Speke stood when he discover the source of the longest river in the world.

Also get to see a number of water birds in the isolated tiny islands on the lake and then board the car  driver to our hotel for over night at Gately on the Nile hotel.

Day 2: Whitewater Rafting on River Nile Jinja

After breakfast and briefing,all participants will be transferred to the banks of the river Nile,Whitewater rafting is a great spot that teaches how to remain calm under great pressure. The opportunity to do whitewater rafting from the longest river on earth is amazing. The river Nile has been a source of water for several civilizations. Whitewater rafting in Jinja takes you in the middle of the river Nile while passing through chaotic and turbulent rapids. The Nile rapids in Jinja are graded 4 and 5 and offer the best whitewater rafting experiences in Africa. The rapids flow with more volume and power than those in river Zambezi. Although the recent construction of the Bujagali and Isimba dams have led to the destruction of some of the Grade five rapids like Namizi, The Bad Place and Kyabirwa, whitewater rafting remains intact,

after our rafting activities  drive back to Kampala and arrive late in the evening and that makes the end of our 2 days whitewater rafting and Jinja safari Tour

Included

  • Hotel Pickup and Drop off
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch and Accommodation as per Itinerary
  • 4×4 Safari Transportation to/from airport
  • English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver

Not Included

  • Tourist Entry Visa
  • International Flight Tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of Personal Nature
  • Tips and Gratuities

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