Thursday, May 20, 2010
Rafting the Nile
If you are ever in Uganda and looking to experience the Nile at it's best. Make your way to the head waters, just below Lake Victoria. Don't worry fishermen have killed all the hippos and crocodiles in this area, so you don't have to worry about them when you fall out. Though, how bad ass would that be if that was just another element to rafting it.
This part of the Nile actually has some vertical to it, unlike the lower sections, which creates some monster sections of rapids, including the largest commercial white water hole in the world. Just ask your guide to portage around the impassable class six rapids and put in just under them.
There is also a 3 meter waterfall that you can try your luck at. Other than that, enjoy paddling your ass off for most of it. It has long sections of flat water.
Try the bungee jump at the beginning. If you do it topless it's free. Who ever came up with that one is a genius. Cheers!
Adrift Rafting Company http://adrift.ug/