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Nile Rafting Safari - 1 night/2 Days

Tour Type - Whitewater Rafting, Destination - Uganda

Tour Summary
Discover Uganda's best keep secret. More than four thousand miles in length, the mighty Nile is the longest on the planet. It roars to life as the White Nile minutes after slipping quietly from Lake Victoria.

Day 1
After breakfast off for Jinja, where the Nile derives its joy, fame and origin. Driving through the Mabira tropical forest, watch out for the Colobus and birds.

After 45 minutes drive arrive at the famous Owen Fall Dam the source of hydro electric power for Uganda. Proceed to the source of the Nile (Rippon Falls where John Speke stood). From this point continue to the point of undoubtedly thrilling white water rafting adventure on the same rive Nile.

Day 2
After breakfast and briefing, start your urban circuit which will include; The Kasubi Tombs for the Baganda culture- a burial place for the Baganda kings, Makerere University, Bahii temple the one of its kind in the whole of Africa, drive to Namugongo Martyrs shrine, Uganda museum, National theatre for the art and crafts, cruise around the city itself get to know places like Hotels, Post office and even bars and restaurants.

 
Uganda White Water Rafting Holiday - 4 nights/5 Days

Tour Type - Whitewater Rafting, Destination - Uganda

Tour Summary
Rafting is one of the most attractive tourist activities in Uganda. With an oar raft (suntan raft) the ride along the Victoria Nile thrilling waves is an experience that leaves most tourists wondering.

Day 1
You will be met by our representative at the Entebbe International Airport who will drive you to Jinja an old colonial industrial town of Uganda set up at the source of the River Nile. You will check in at Nile Resort hotel at the banks of river Nile . Lunch , dinner and overnight.

Day 2
This day is dedicated to white water rafting on River Nile OR Clients who will not go for rafting will visit the source of River Nile, Bujagali Falls. After which drive to Kampala forlunch and proceed to Murchison Falls via Masindi town arriving in the evening for overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Sambiya or Nile Safari Camp -Fullboard .

Day 3
Start the day with an early morning game drive on the Buligi, Albert or Queens tracks north of the river Nile. You are able to view those animals that are unique to the African Savannah like giraffe, antelope, lion, Elephant, and the Uganda kob. After lunch, you will go for a launch cruise on the Nile River. The cruise takes to the bottom of the thundering falls where you will see huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds like herons, cormorants, ducks, bee-eaters, kingfishers, skimmers, fish eagle and the rare shoebill. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4
On this day before you leave the park, you take a drive to the “Top of the falls” for a breathtaking sight of the raging Nile as it forces it’s way through a rocky gap barely six meters wide. This is the point where the Nile River explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river.

Proceed on passing through Bugungu gate to Budongo forest a dense natural forest. Take a simple natural walk seeing different species of primates –chimps, monkeys etc. then proceed to Kampala arriving in the evening. Lunch enroute. Check in at Grand Imperial Hotel or Hotel International for Dinner and overnight.

Day 5
After breakfast transfer to the airport for departure

 
Uganda Rafting Safari - 1 night/ 2 Days

Tour Type - Whitewater Rafting, Destination - Uganda

Tour Summary
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 drops.

Day 1 - 2
This two day trip is unboundedly the best way to experience the Nile. Rafting 46kms in total it is a wonderful "river journey" into the heart of Busoga country. After the first day of rafting we pull into Adrift's private island in the Nile to enjoy superb food, drinks & entertainment around the campfire.
On day two we combine some more exciting rapids with plenty of relaxation. Floating down the calmer section of river we meander our way through the lush forested islands and local plantations on the bank. We drift among the curious Busoga people who wave excitedly at us from their traditional wooden canoes.

There are plenty of opportunities to swim, relax on the raft and spot the amazing array of wildlife, including monkeys, fish eagles, monitors, otters & prolific birdlife. Included: as for the full one day.. plus a delicious 3 course dinner around the campfire, beers, sodas, rum punch, waragi (local spirit made from bananas), local music, accommodation in tents, cooked breakfast, yummy lunch, & a great time! This is our guides favourite trip.

 
Uganda Whitewater rafting Safari - 1 Day

Tour Type - Whitewater Rafting, Destination - Uganda

Tour Summary
This can be done after or at the end or other safaris It is also convenient for those who are to stay for a short period in Uganda.

Day 1
This one day water rafting trip is ideal for those with a day to spare when visiting Kampala - Uganda

Early in the morning meet and greet with your driver /guide - Sheraton Hotel parking yard at 7:30 am from where you will be transferred to Jinja. You will then be given a briefing on your safety which will be followed by a practical training prior to the start of the raft. You will raft for close to 31kms.

The rafting is spiced up by a fantastic buffet lunch and complimentary drinks after the safari. Expect to be back in Kampala around sunset – with a feeling of having been away on vacation for a long time. You will be dropped off at Sheraton parking yard in Kampala.

 
Birds of Uganda - 13 nights/ 14 Days

Tour Type - Birdwatching, Destination - Uganda

Tour Summary
Uganda Birding Safari is designed for general birders who are keen to see a possible 400 plus species.

Day 1
Meet at the Airport dinner and overnight in Kampala.

Day 2
After early breakfast drive to Mabamba Wetland – famous for shoebill and other avian species plus migratory birds. Dinner and overnight in Kampala.

Day 3
After breakfast drive to Lake Mburo stopping at Equator and few avian sites. Evening game drive dinner and overnight.

Day 4
Morning nature walk. Evening boat ride and wait for the hippos to come out of the water. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5
Morning birding and proceed to Bwindi. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6
Whole day birding in Bwindi. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7
Day for gorilla tracking is optional. If you will not be tracking, explore more bird species of Bwindi.

Day 8

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park stopping in Ishasha sector looking for open woodland savannah species and if possible climbing lions. Dinner and Overnight in Ishasha Camp or proceed to Mweya.

Day 9
Queen Elizabeth – over 500 species can be listed here. Dinner and overnight.

Day 10
Queen Elizabeth National – visiting Maragambo Forest.

Day 11
After breakfast transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. Evening explore the crater lakes region seeing different species of birds.

Day 12
Chimp tracking and afternoon visit Bigodi Swamp eco-tourism site.

Day 13
After breakfast drive to Kampala via Mubende birding in different forests and swamps. Dinner and overnight.

Day 14

Airport transfer.

 
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