This 4 Days Flying Gorilla Safari tour to will take you to southwestern Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park for gorilla trekking experience. Bwindi forest is a home to a half or the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. You will explore and enjoy this unique forested national park, trek and meet the Mountain gorillas in the jungle escorted by a park ranger guide. The whole exercise may be strenuous but the joy you experience after encountering the gorillas is overwhelming.
Trip Itinerary of 4 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda:
Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be welcomed by our Tour driver/ guide who will transfer you to the Hotel in Entebbe for overnight. KARIBU GUEST HOUSE ENTEBBE/ PROTEA HOTEL ENTEBBE
Day 2: Entebbe – 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 which is a home of endangered Mountain Gorillas. You will check in at the lodge for a delicious lunch and 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
In the morning after your breakfast, you will report at the park office to attend the briefing about the DO’S and DON’TS of gorilla tracking. Expect walking long distance on a steep, muddy and slippery trail, sometimes with rain overhead while tracking gorillas. Meeting the gentle giants in Bwindi forest is perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. Trekking may take 3-6 hours but this depends 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. 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. Alternatively, you can decide to stay at the Airport as you wait for your departure flight to your next destination.
End of 4 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda Tour
The cost of the above itinerary will include the following: –
- 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
The itinerary of 4 days flying gorilla Safari Uganda excludes;
- Visa fees for Uganda
- Personal medical insurance and emergency charges
- International Flights
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the trip
- All optional activities
- Personal expenses of one’s nature like alcohol, gifts