Friday, July 10, 2015
5 DAY UGANDA GORILLA AND WHITE WATER RAFTING. (BUDGET SAFARI)
5 DAY UGANDA GORILLA AND WHITE WATER RAFTING. (BUDGET SAFARI) Day 1:Entebbe\Kampala to Jinja. You will be picked up by our guide who will drive you to Jinja for the magnificent Uganda adventure experience. On your way have a stopover at the Sezibwa falls-the cultural site well known for its spectacular falls. According to the local beliefs the river is known to have been born by humans. Visit the Mabira Forest, the largest remaining tropical rain forest in Central Uganda and then proceed to Jinja. After lunch , you will have a brief drive through the historical Jinja town, explore the source of the Nile by taking a boat ride to the source of the Nile, go for souvenir shopping from the gift shops. Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lodges: 2 friends Guesthouse\Sunset Guesthouse. Drive time: 2hours. Day 2: Rafting and Transfer back to Kampala. After breakfast, go for a full day adventure of white water rafting. Enjoy the most thrilling white water rafting at different grade stages in the morning. The white water rafting begins at the Source of the Nile with a comprehensive briefing and the fitting of lifejackets and helmets. The rafting is done on an 18 kilometer stretch of the Nile River. The first few rapids are low grade (1,2) and gives you a sense of confidence. As the river meanders through beautiful scenery, the rafts are guided into the mighty challenges of the best “grade 5” rapids on the Nile. Eight major rapids are rafted plus lower graded runs to maximize the adrenaline rush of this adventure. Return to Kampala\ Entebbe reaching late evening for overnight. Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch. Lodge: Airport Guest House\African Roots Guest House. Drive time: 2hours. Day3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. After early breakfast, you will depart from Entebbe\Kampala by road and head south-West to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Have a stopover for some informative talk and photographic opportunity and some experiment at the Equator and then continue to Mbarara for Lunch. Travel through the rolling green hills of Banana and Tea plantations and head to the National Park. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Lodge: Buhoma community Rest camp Drive time: 9-10 hours. Day 04: Gorilla Trekking Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking at 7:45 am. 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. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Lodge: Buhoma community Rest camp Day 05: Transfer back to Kampala\Entebbe. After an early morning breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala\ Entebbe International Airport for your flight out late in the evening. Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch. Lodge: Airport Guest House\African Roots Guest House. Drive time 9-10hours.