About the 5 Days Gorilla and White Water Rafting Tour
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To help you plan your trip, we have put together a list of what’s included and what’s not included in your tour package. This will give you a clear understanding of what to expect and help you make any necessary arrangements before your journey begins.
Day By Day Itinerary
A Penny Africa Safaris guide will welcome you and take you to a booked accommodation nearby for your overnight.
Stay: Gorilla Neighbour B&B
Early morning drive to Jinja for the Magnificent Uganda adventure experience. The journey will take you through Mabira forest, the tropical rainforest in central Uganda, tea and sugarcane plantations plus several roadside markets arriving at Kalagala falls in time for your full or half day white water rafting adventure on the Nile. After rafting, you will then return back to Entebbe arriving in the evening for overnight.
Stay: Gorilla Neighbour BB
Early in the morning, you depart to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park located in South-western Uganda. There’s a stopover at the equator for some informative talk, photography and some experiments before proceeding to Mbarara town arriving in time for Lunch. Drive through the rolling green hills of Banana and Tea plantations arriving in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the evening.
Stay: Travellers rest camp BB
Early morning, have breakfast and carry your packed lunch, then report to the park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Uganda gorilla trekking safari at around .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.Dinner and overnight as previous night.
Stay: Byoona amagara BB
Early morning breakfast then we start the long drive back to Entebbe International Airport for a departure flight. Lunch is taken en route then we continue for a departure flight late evening.
Drive Time: 8-9 hours
FAQs About 5 Days Gorilla and White Water Rafting
We recommend packing comfortable and sturdy hiking boots, long-sleeved shirts, trousers, a rain jacket, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, a small backpack, and a refillable water bottle. Don’t forget your camera for capturing those incredible moments!
Yes, for safety reasons, white water rafting in Jinja typically requires participants to be at least 14 years old. Please let us know the ages of your group members in advance so we can make suitable arrangements.
The best time to visit Uganda for this tour is during the dry seasons, which are from December to February and from June to September. The weather is more predictable, and it’s an excellent time for gorilla trekking and outdoor adventures.
Yes, gorilla trekking can be physically demanding as it involves hiking through dense forests and steep terrain. The duration of the trek can vary from 30 minutes to several hours. It’s essential to be reasonably fit, but you can go at your own pace, and our experienced guides will assist you throughout the journey.
Absolutely! We offer customizable options for our tours. If you have specific places you’d like to visit or activities you’d like to add, please let us know, and we’ll work with you to create a personalized itinerary that suits your preferences and interests.