How Book White water Rafting In Uganda
White Water rafting in Uganda is one of the super activities on River Nile. You beat the tides of River Nile which is the longest river in Africa and second longest in the world.
After Gorilla Tracking or before gorilla tracking in case you have some time on you, you may do this extra activity.
A Day White Water Rafting on Uganda Safari
During a day white water rafting safari in Uganda, one may to spend 3 to 4 hours of the day on River Nile.
Even though one has no expertise in white water rafting, he can be part of this.
You can choose to participate in paddling or have guides do the paddling for you depending on the number of people on board.
It all starts a few km away from the Bujjagali Falls then go through Jaws, Pyramid and Gigitty, Gigitty. This is like the rafting warm up session. By this time you get to the serious tides then you feel like an expert.
Family Water Rafting During Uganda safari
As a family on a Uganda safari , you may do white Water rafting with children aged 5 and above as long as they have interest. The children will run through safety tides or use the paddle boat that will run the rapids.
Before starting the rafting, the manager takes the children and parents through this thrilling experience. It is fun and refreshing too.
Grade 3 White Water Rafting On Uganda Safari
This starts from the same point where the Grade 5 adventure on River Nile Starts. Enjoy the refreshing Nile Breeze. The awesome banks are decorated with adorable attractions like birds, beaches, forest cover, fishing sites that you pass by. It is suitable for the family too.
Grade 5 White water Rafting on Uganda Safari
On River Nile this is the most exciting adventure during the River Nile Rafting expedition. You get to challenge the high rapids and get soaked fully in the racing tides. This we recommend to those that have experience in white water rafting.
This exclusive experience allow you to paddle the water tides but those flowing at a low rate. It is enjoyable too as you use a small boat like vessel and peddle. You can do it alone or with another person.
White water rafting, you may decide to get on a board and participate in beating the tides while on a board. It is only those that have experience in white water rafting that are allowed to do this.
Kayaking is another activity you can do on River Nile closer to the White Water Rafting adventure.
Stimulate your adrenaline with bungee jumping. You are thrown from the cliff on top of River Nile down to the river surface.
You are securely held by a rope tied on both your legs.
Why Leave Jinja without seeing the source of River Nile. Sail to the actual point where River Nile water separates from Lake Victoria water.
The drama at this point is surprising as you get to see the difference between rapidly flowing off river water and calm Lake Victoria water.
Are you interested in seeing some local people and what they do for a living. Be part of Quad biking after white water Rafting. You will go through the villages and return.
Visit the Jinja sailing club
To relax and enjoy the feel of Jinja the former industrial town of Uganda, head to sailing club.
Here you can take a relaxing sun set cruise on Lake Victoria. Enjoy the feel of the cool breeze, visit the landing site, enjoy the scenery, birds and beach side.
Visit Ssezibwa Falls
These cultural falls are a must see before or after white water Rafting. They have unique cultural background as they are thought to have been born. The forest cover around is mesmerizing.
Mabira Natural Forest
This is one of the biggest natural forests in Africa. The huge trees that stand by the road side are incredible.
Enjoy the view of very old trees that have existed for thousands of years.
Plenty of birds and primates like baboons, black and white colobus, vervet monkeys may come into view.
What Other activity To do During Uganda Safari
Gorilla Tracking In Uganda
This is the most sought after activity in Uganda. Gorilla tracking happens in Bwindi forest national park and Mgahinga National Park. Both parks are placed in south western Uganda.
Game Safari In Uganda
Uganda is endowed with lots of game in the National park. Animals like Lions, cheetahs, Hyenas, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, warthogs, mangooes and so much more.
When you tailor an itinerary, you have high chances of enjoying this game. Some of the parks include Murchison Falls National park, Queen Elizabeth National park, Kidepo valley National park, Lake Mburo National park and so many others.
Birding in Uganda
Birding is best done in Uganda. You have a chance of identifying over 100 species of birds in a day in Bwindi Forest Park.
Lots of Swamps are habitat to birds like the rare shoe bill stock. Sites like Kazinga channel, Makanaga swamp, Botanical Gardens, the forest to mention but a few are homes to these birds.
Uganda parks have incredible boat rides that take you to see incredible features of the park like a cruise to Murchison falls park, Boat ride on Kazinga channel, ferry ride to Ssese Island.
Rwenzori Mountain of the moon are the second highest mountains in Africa. These snowcapped mountain ranges offer incredible views and variety of plants as you hike.
Anyone interested in mountaineering enjoys this trek, lots of birds and wild animals live on the slopes of Rwenzori.
Spot Fishing trip
You can be part of the spot fishing expedition on any of the fishing locations in Uganda. You have chances of catching fish types like tilapia, the celebrated Nile perch, cut fish and so much more.
Advance booking is need and you need equipment like the fishing rods, the appropriate boat, fishing permit and others.
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