Budget Gorilla And White Water Rafting Safaris

Visit the source of the Nile and Bwindi forest national park

5 Days Budget Gorilla And White Water Rafting Safaris, Experience The Source Of Nile

Our 5 days Uganda Budget Gorilla and White water rafting Safaris give you a chance to visit the source of the Nile, the longest river in the Nile, and engage in the water rafting adventure at river Nile as you overrun the grade 5 rapids, white water rafting experience may last for a day or half-day depending on the time you have and later Our 5 days Uganda Budget Gorilla and White water rafting Safaris will take you to the Kisoro Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park such that you can have a chance to meet eye to eye with endangered mountain gorillas. Our 5 days Uganda Budget Gorilla and White water rafting Safaris stars from Jinja city in eastern Uganda and then Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park in southwestern Uganda. However, you can as well start this safari from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and ends in Jinja.

5 days Uganda Budget Gorilla and White water rafting Safaris Package highlight

Day 1: Pick and drive to Jinja city for white water rafting

Day 2: White water rafting experience and transfer back to Kampala

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 5: Drive back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for flight out

Safari package expectations 

Seeing the engendered mountain gorillas in Bwindi National Park

Touring the source of the Nile on a boat cruise

White water rafting on river Nile

Driven by an English professional guide

Day 1: Land at Entebbe international airport and transfer to Kampala city

The moment you land at Entebbe international airport you will be received by our professional guide and one of our office staff and after you will be driven to Kampala for your overnight stay. You may decide to go for the city tour when the conditions allow for a brief city tour before heading to your lodge for your overnight stay. Kampala is the capital city of Uganda with a lot of cultural and religious sites for you to tour and see

Lodging options: Skyz Hotel (Luxury), Fairway Hotel (Midrange), Forest cottages (Standard)

Day 2: Travel to Jinja Tourism City

In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Jinja city for your boat cruise to the source of the Nile and then later to White water rafting. The journey to Jinja city will take you through the Mabira forest, the only tropical rain forest and biggest in central Uganda, and see several roadside markets before you are ushered into Jinja city. A boat ride will lead you to the source and you will spend about one hour for this source of the Nile tours. After, you will head to Kalangala falls for the most adventurous activity, call it white water rafting which starts with a briefing. Thereafter, you will be able to go into the waters and start your white water rafting on the longest river in the world. Enjoy the raft over the best grade five rapids offering leaps and drops as you enjoy the spectacular views of the bush and forested islands and the sparkling sound of the water over the falls. Wooden canoes operated by the local people will also be seen as most of the locals will come close to enjoy the best of white water rafting and this one of the best adventures that you will ever have. After, you can return to Kampala city for relaxation, dinner, and an overnight stay.

Point of stop: Jinja tourism city 

Journey time: Approximately two hours (2 hours)

Lodging options: Wild waters Lodge (Luxury), the Source of Nile Hotel (midrange), and Pearl on the Nile Hotel (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 3: Early Morning road trip Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

From Jinja, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park by passing Kampala. You will make some stopovers to stretch your muscles or in case you see anything interesting on the road, you’re free to tell your safari guide to stop and he will do it as you enjoy your Uganda primate’s safari journey. You will make a stopover at the equator line at Kayabwe for photo moments and then another stopover at Igongo cultural center for lunch before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. You will arrive late in the evening to check in at your booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Lodging options: Silverback lodge (Luxury) |Bakiga Lodge (midrange) |Ride 4awoman (standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

 Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

This experience will make you meet and endangered mountain gorillas in their natural world which is so rewarding, you will starting the gorilla trekking experience at the park headquarters for a briefing where you will be given instructions to follow while in the forest enjoying the gorilla trek. Here, you will also be allocated the gorilla family to trek and that’s why it important that you inform your guide about the interest of the gorilla family that you would like to trek such that you can be considered when allocating the gorilla families. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park may last between 30 minutes three hours and thus you need to prepare for this journey. You will spend only one hour with the habituated gorilla family as you enjoy the family while observing their activities such as feeding and learn more about these animals including what do they do and what they like. Feel free to ask your ranger guide and you will get enough explanation. After, this you will be guided back to the starting point and get a certificate and then go to the loges relax, dinner, and overnight at your lodge.

Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Lodging options: Silverback lodge (Luxury) |Bakiga Lodge (midrange) |Ride 4awoman (standard)

Meal plan: Full board

Day 5: Drive back to Entebbe to end your 5 days Uganda Budget Gorilla and White water rafting Safaris

After having your early morning breakfast, you will receive your packed lunch from your Lodge and then you will start your journey back to Entebbe International airport for your late departure at Airport.

Price includes

Full board accommodation for 4 nights

Bottled water in the vehicle for the whole trip

Gorilla trekking permit

Ground transpiration

Any other expense related to personal

Free sanitizers and face masks

The services of the English speaking guide

Prices excludes

Insurance

International flights

Tips

Porter

Extras at the lodge such as laundry, drinks, and telephones

Visa

What to pack for this Our 5 days Uganda Budget Gorilla and White water rafting Safaris

The waterproof hiking boots

You need to pack a camera

A sweater,

Rain jacket

Insect repellant

Long-sleeved shirt or T-shirts with waterproof trousers

Sunglasses and a hat to protect you from sunshine.

Gorilla trekking sectors in Bwindi Forest National Park

Bwindi in penetrable Forest National park has got 4 sectors/regions where gorilla trekking takes place. Each section has got habituated gorilla family that can be visited and seen by tourists. The sectors include Ruhija that is found on the eastern side of the Bwindi Forest, we Buhoma in the northern part of Bwindi forest national park, while Rushaga and Nkuringo gorilla trekking sectors found in the southern part of Bwindi Forest. All the above gorilla trekking sectors have got at least 4 habituated gorilla families available for gorilla trekking

Cost of a gorilla permit in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

The price for a mountain gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi and Mgahinga national park is at United States Dollars 700 for foreign non-residents, then United States Dollars 600 for foreign residents residing in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, and Rwanda. While for the East African Citizens they will be reacquired to pay Uganda shillings 250,000 for East African citizens of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and Southern Sudan. If you are a foreign non-resident you must prove this by showing off your copies of the national Identity card and the working permit. compared to Rwanda, the price for gorilla trekking in Uganda is relatively cheaper and competitive compared to gorilla trekking permits in Rwanda where a gorilla trekking permit goes to United States Dollars 1500 per person per trek making Rwanda the most expensive gorilla trekking destination in the region

Allocating gorilla permits in Bwindi National Park

You should know that Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has got 4 sectors where gorilla tracking safaris are conducted. The gorilla trekking permits are also issued based on the regions of the park and therefore gorilla trekking permits are sold per region hence it is important that you get to know if the permits are available for the particular sector or region that you would like to trek. Therefore if you book the gorilla families for Ruhija then it means that these are gorillas that you will trek and this also calls for you to have a choose accommodation facility near to the region where your trekking the gorillas from. You can contact us for more information about gorilla trekking sectors in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

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