2 Days Whitewater Rafting on River Nile

2 Days / 1 Night


This 2 Days River Nile Rafting Tour starts in Kampala and takes you to Jinja where you get to experience the adrenaline rush of white water rafting on the rapids of the Nile.

Along the way, you stop over at Ssezibwa and Mabira forest before continuing to Jinja. Start your tour to Jinja, setting off from Kampala early morning and passing by the Ssezibwa falls. This is one of the Buganda cultural heritage sites and you can enjoy rock climbing as well.

Continue the journey to Jinja, passing through the Mabira forest. This is Uganda’s biggest natural forest with quite a good number of bird species, primates & trees.

You will get to enjoy a forest walk or an optional activity like Ziplining. Reaching Jinja town has a number of craft shops, old buildings, and industries.

Enjoy lunch in one of the local restaurants or you could opt for Uganda’s street food Delicacy – the Rolex. You will also visit the source of the Nile to see where it starts.

Other optional activities you can do include quad biking to the nearby villages, and horse riding along the banks of the Nile. The Nile rafting experience takes a full or half-day.

You will enjoy getting soaked wet on grade 3 and grade 5 trips on the Nile River. Great photography & Videography during the rafting process is provided by the rafting companies.

Detailed Itinerary

Here is the full day-by-day itinerary for this tour

Day 1: Drive to Jinja via Sezibwa falls and Mabira forest. Visit the source of the Nile

Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Kampala or your place of residence and drive towards Jinja town stopping by the famous Sezibwa falls – a Buganda cultural heritage site.

Continue driving to Mabira forest which is 54 km away from Kampala. Go for a forest walk to see the various bird species and other mammals in the forest.

Afterward, head to Jinja town for Lunch. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the Source of the Nile – and enjoy the sunset. Check into your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: :

Comfort Jinja Nile resort
Luxury Lemala Wildwaters

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 2:White Water Rafting on the Nile, transfer back to Kampala.

Today you will prepare for an awesome adrenaline adventure on the river Nile. You will get pre-safety training from the rafting guides on how to handle yourself and a safety boat is always available for those not willing.

This will probably take a full or half-day Nile rafting experience depending on your choice. Also, get to enjoy a BBQ lunch. In the evening transfer back to Kampala.


The price of this tour includes the following items
  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof.
  • All fuel for the tour.
  • English-speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board.(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • All activities described in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.


The price of this tour does not include the following items
  • International airfares.
  • Entry visa to Uganda.
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • Personal insurance (medical/travel)
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature.(e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities.)

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