Fly in Uganda Gorilla Safari to Bwindi

4 day Fly in Uganda Gorilla Safari, Starts/Ends: Entebbe | Fly Entebbe – Kisoro, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP

Overview

This 4 Days Fly in Uganda Gorilla Safari in Bwindi will takes you to western part of Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable forest which is a home to a half or the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. The ‘Fly in’ part means that you’ll take a return local chartered flight from Entebbe to Kisoro, an hours outside Bwindi Impenetrable NP. This option is great for one that has little time and does not want to ride the 8-9 hour drive to the gorilla forest, giving them enough energy to track mountain gorillas the next day and still enjoy the aerial view of Western Uganda. You will explore this unique forested national park, meet the Mountain gorillas in the jungle escorted by a park ranger guide.

Safari Highlights:

  • Entry through Entebbe and a night in Entebbe
  • Return Flight Entebbe – Kisoro with Aerolink local flights
  • Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable NP
  • Batwa Cultural Encounter and Forest nature walks
  • Return to Entebbe via Kihihi airstrip

Included in the price of 4 Day Fly in Uganda Safari

  • Airport and Airstrip transfers
  • Ground Transport in a private comfortable 4WD vehicle and fuel
  • Service of an experienced English-speaking tour driver/Guide
  • Tickets for Domestic Charter flights by Aerolink per 11-seater caravan (max. weight allowance 15kg in soft luggage
  • Gorilla tracking permit
  • Accommodation and Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Drinking bottled mineral water while on tour
  • Government taxes

Excluded in the price:

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.

Safari Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Hotel

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be welcomed by our Fly-in Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour driver/ guide who will transfer you to accommodation in Entebbe for overnight:

  • KARIBU GUEST HOUSE ENTEBBE
  • PROTEA HOTEL ENTEBBE

Day 2: Entebbe – Fly-in Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

In the Morning after your breakfast, drop off at Entebbe International Airport for your domestic flight to southwestern Uganda. (Kihihi or Kisoro Airstrip) From the airstrip, you will be picked and transferred by road for approximately an hour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the home of endangered Mountain Gorillas and Fly-in Uganda Gorilla Safari primary destination.

You will check in at the lodge for a delicious lunch. In the afternoon after lunch, you will go for guided nature walk in the forest where you will expect to see monkeys and forest birds. later relax at the lodge while preparing for your gorilla trekking the next day.

Dinner and overnight: at

  • MAHOGANY SPINGS LODGE
  • BUHOMA LODGE
  • GORILLA FOREST CAMP

Day 3: Gorilla trekking adventure and afternoon community walk

An Early morning start after your Fly-in Uganda Gorilla Safari breakfast, you will report at the park office to attend the briefing by the ranger guide about the DO’S and DON’TS of gorilla tracking. You will then be assigned to the gorilla family of which you will track.

Expect walking long distance on a steep, muddy and slippery trail, sometimes with rain overhead while tracking gorillas. The whole exercise may be strenuous but the joy you experience after encountering the gorillas is overwhelming.

Meeting the gentle giants in Bwindi forest is perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Trekking may take 3-6 hours depending on the movement of the gorillas in their natural habitat.

You will stay with the gorillas for a maximum of one hour once you find them, and then on return from tracking, you may go for community walk to meet local people including Batwa/ pygmies as you learn about their way of living.

Dinner and overnight at:

  • MAHOGANY SPINGS LODGE
  • BUHOMA LODGE
  • GORILLA FOREST CAMP

Day 4: Bwindi – Entebbe International Airport.

After breakfast, drop off at the airstrip for another flying safari journey back to Entebbe Airport. Upon arrival at Entebbe airport, we will transfer you to a hotel for lunch break and to refresh before you take your next flight or you can decide to stay at the Airport as you wait for your departure flight to your next destination.

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