1 Day White Water Rafting on the Nile


1 Day White Water Rafting on the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda in a one-day jinja tour for white water rafting at the source of the Nile River. White water rafting on a 1 day Jinja tour is a popular short Uganda safari activity for adventure travelers.

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All about the 1 Day White Water Rafting on the Nile.

1 Day White Water Rafting on the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda experience is a 3-4 hours activity on the Source of the Nile River experiencing the rapids of the Nile. This one-day trip to Jinja starts and ends in Kampala with early departures and late returns. Depending on what your interests are, you can choose a Grade 5 raft or family float. For extreme adventurers, the Grade 5 extreme raft is the best way to have your adrenaline pumping. The minimum age for family floats is 6 years.


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

  1. Day1 kampala Attractions

    Your morning will start with a pick-up by an allocated Uganda tour guide for a drive to Jinja. From your residence in Kampala, you will start your drive at 6:00 am local time. The drive continues past the city and then to Mabira forest on the Kampala-Jinja highway.

    The drive is scenic taking you past several tea plantations and farmlands. The drive lasts about 2.5 hours arriving at Jinja source of the Nile for the start of your Uganda safaris tour adventure. Most probably, by 9:00 am, you will have a practical briefing by the expert rafting team.

    1 Day Jinja White Water Rafting Tour at the source of the Nile River. You get into the wild rapids of the Nile River for the rafting adventure alongside experienced guides and kayakers. About 3-4 hours are spent on the water with amazing experiences and lifetimes moments.

    Any intending client going rafting should have the confidence to stay in the water and hold their breath at certain points. Rafting ends in the afternoon, then after you have a late lunch on the shores of the Nile River. Following lunch and relaxation, you drive to Jinja town for a city tour. This is Uganda’s former industrial capital with lots of unique architectural designs. You visit the town then after starting the drive to Kampala go past the newly constructed Jinja Source of the Nile bridge.

    By evening, your driver will ensure you arrive safely at your place of residence. The drive back to Kampala could take much more time depending on the traffic within the city.

Hotels, Tea Houses and Lodges

Moderate Accommodation
Moderate Hotels or Accommodations are majorly standard lodges/hotels which you can group into 3-star hotels. They have self-contained rooms, with hot running water on a daily basis. The food served is made by excellent and experienced Chefs. The Lodges cater to all dietary requirements, meaning if you are vegetarian, be rest assured that you will have lunch and dinner. All the moderate hotels in this itinerary are boutique hotels which means that we ensure the tranquility and relaxation that one needs after their trip.

Luxury Accommodation
An experience that is richer than your need is luxury. But this time it might be in the wild.
Luxury accommodations are the hotels or lodges which have five or four star ratings.
Among the luxury accommodations in Uganda is Chobe safari lodge which recently hosted the world’s famous figure, Kim and Kanye West.

Budget Accommodation
Budget Hotels, lodges or accommodations provide minimum amenities and services for a lower price than a regular hotel in the area. they provide clean rooms that are safe and meet the basic needs of a guest. Extra amenities may be available, but for an extra cost.

Budget prices vary depending on the season, destination, the amenities, the quality and the level of service. In general, a hotel that is less than 50 euros is considered a budget hotel. However, most budget hotels have rooms below this price. Most budget hotels fall into the category of 1 – 2 Star Hotels, therefore they provide the respective quality of services and facilities

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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Jinja Nile Resort