Gorillas & Nile Rafting Classic Safaris

6 Days Gorillas, Wildlife & Rafting Classic Safari

6 Days Gorillas, Wildlife & Rafting Classic Safari

Gorillas & Nile Rafting Classic Safaris

Set Out on an inspirational journey to the mountain Gorillas & Nile Rafting Classic Safaris in Uganda coupled with spectating at Uganda’s vibrant wildlife. This journey presents a chance to mingle and get up close with the gentle giants of Bwindi while being rewarded with amazing wildlife encounter in Uganda’s famous destinations.  Anticipate be swallowing and spitting out by the grade 5 Rapids while rafting on the start of the River Nile while also slumbering in very fine lodges..

 

Trip Overview

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 2: Ultimate Gorilla /trekking Experience.
Day 3: Transfer to Ishasha for the Tree climbing Lions
Day 4: Transfer to kasenyi Afternoon Kazinga boat cruise
Day 5: Transfer to Jinja through Fortportal
Day 6: White water Rafting & Transfer back to Kampala..

Gorillas & Nile Rafting Classic Safaris

Depending on time of arrival, you shall be welcomed and transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe. You can opt to stay at the lodge or visit Entebbe town that includes the botanical gardens and wildlife education centre. In Preparation for a journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National forest the next morning.

Overnight at secrets guest house.

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

After an early morning breakfast, you shall start the journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park about 8 hours drive that includes breaks along the equator and a lunch stop in mbarara town. The journey is full oflife as you ascend through Uganda’s beautiful rolling hills and unending beautiful scenery. Most of the road is perfect and paved but the last 45kms are on a little bumpy road as you arrive into Bwindi mountains.

– Overnight Nkuringo Lodge.

Day 2: Ultimate Gorilla /trekking Experience.

The awaited day is here.. Today is the day of getting upclose with the gentle Giants (Depending on Availability of permits for which group – Rushaga or nkuringo ) we will head/drive to the briefing point. The ranger guides will takeover and you shall start the trek in search for the beautiful creatures. When you finally find them and with help of a network team, you shall spend an hour with them then return. The gentle giants are sweet, gentle and a look into their eyes takes away the doubt the equal resembrance and characters that co-exist between Gorillas and man. It’s a rewarding experience. The trek takes between 4 – 8 hours depending on where the gorillas are. Return to the lodge and wind off the memories.

 – Overnight Nkuringo Lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Ishasha for the Tree climbing Lions

After having taken in the Gorillas, On this day we will start our journey to The wildlife parks and today, we will drive through Bwindi to the ishasha sector a part of Queen Elizabeth national park. The journey is a rewarding drive with very great scenic views of the local rolling hills and interesting local villages.  The ishasha is known for the famous tree climbing lions. A game drive in this park in our 4×4 safari landcruiser presents a typical African safari in the Fig tree and acacia trees dotted savannah plains. There are chances to spot the tree climbing lions, buffalos, elephants, hippos, Antelopes, leopards, hyenas and a variety of bird species.

 – Overnight Ishasha Jungle lodge.

Day 4: Transfer to kasenyi Afternoon Kazinga boat cruise

Today morning, we will start our journey in the park, to catch a glimpse of the remaining wildlife you could have missed the previous day while we drive out to Kasenyi sector for the Afternoon Boat cruise at Mweya. The journey is about 2 hours until the jetty point where the boat cruise journey Starts. Expect to see a lot of water populated wildlife including all other wildlife quenching their thirst on the hippo populated Kazinga Channel till the lake Edward. Elephants, buffalos, hippos, lions, crocodiles and many bird species are spotted at close range in a safety boat. Later you shall return to the Katara lodge, one of the best lodges with an amazing scenery.

–   Overnight katara Lodge Lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Jinja through Fort portal

On This day, We will Start our journey through fort portal and drive to jinja in anticipation for the river rafting. This a about 8 hours drive with a few breaks for lunch and we expect to arrive in jinja about 5pm. Along the way is local life a vast array of rush green tea plantations to spectate at.

  –   Overnight at the Havens Jinja.

Day 6: White water Rafting & Transfer back to Kampala.

Today is the day to be swallowed, and spit out by the great rapids on the famous river nile. There are quite a number of Rapids while some are very hectic and shall NOT Gor through, others are simple and an easy to do. The journey starts just next to the havens lodge at about 9am and ends about 21kms away south where the river flows. We will checkout of the lodge and shall find your driver guide with the luggage at the end of the rafting session. Later, you shall start your drive back to kampala, about 2 hours drive for your connecting flight back home.

Self catering or connecting flight back home

           End Of safari

Gorillas & Nile Rafting Classic Safaris

Included in The package/Price:

  • Transfers in a 4×4 Customised Safari landcruiser
  • Full Board Accommodations 5 Nights
  • All Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gorilla permits
  • Bottled water on safari

Excluded in the Package

  • Personal International flight
  • Visa (USD $50 or $100 for east african tourist visa
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Laundry service
  • Tips

What to Bring for Nature walks, Treks and Gorillas:

  • Nice Gripped Walking/hiking shoes
  • Warm Clothing for the Bwindi sector
  • Light safari clothing for warm areas
  • Insect repelants
  • Sun Screen
  • Hats/caps
  • Rain Jacket and/or ponchos
  • Long light pants
  • Head lamp/touch
  • Binoculars
  • Backpack for carrying small luggage
  • Gloves if you want( But Not necessary)

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