Among the many unique tourist activities Uganda is known for, White Water Rafting is perhaps the most adventurous. In Uganda, White Water Rafting is done on the famous River Nile, which sets off from its source in Jinja and moves all the way up to the Mediterranean Sea, making it the longest river in the world. White Water Rafting on River Nile in Uganda is indeed an exhilarating Uganda tourist activity that most tourists like to do in groups.
Depending on your itinerary and budget, you may choose to go for either half day rafting or full day rafting. A full day white water rafting experience on River Nile covers a distance of about 21 kilometers and passes through 8 big rapids which are always fun to navigate.
White Water Rafting is a perfect way to explore the beauty of the rural side of the Pearl of Africa and is one of the most popular Jinja Tourist Activities. You will marvel at verdant lush green horizons, different bird species hovering over the River Nile and you will especially enjoy basking in the warm African Sun, when you are not in the water rapids, during the rafting experience.
For the best experience, the guides will give you a complete drill of the rafting exercise before you head out, as well as pointers on what to do in different circumstances that may occur along the way. In addition, each raft will have an expert whose job is ensure the safety of all members on the raft as well as proper direction and explanation to any questions that you may have throughout the rafting exercise. A number of expert personnel also move along in separate Kayaks to ensure safety of the whole rafting group.
At the end of the rafting exercise, you will be provided with free photos of the whole white water rafting experience, which are taken by a professional photographer that moves along in a separate Kayak. Therefore you should not worry about your cameras getting wet. Video clips are also provided at $45 per raft. Uganda tour companies like African Pearl Safaris will take care of all the necessary bookings to ensure that you fully enjoy your White Water Rafting experience on River Nile.
It is important to book your Uganda Safaris taking you to take part in White Water Rafting on River Nile well in advance in order to be allocated a suitable group that you can have the most memorable experience with.