1. 3 DAYS FLY IN BWINDI GORILLA SAFARI

3 DAYS FLY IN BWINDI GORILLA SAFARI

The 3 days fly in Bwindi gorilla safari is a remarkable 2 night/3days Uganda gorilla trekking tour. This is one of the best short Uganda gorilla safaris offering you a lifetime opportunity to visit mountain gorillas in the wild, spend an hour with them, explore in-depth about their daily behaviors, take photos etc.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is among the 4 parks in the world where mountain gorillas only live. Bwindi was established in 1991 and it is an officially declared UNESCO Site stretching up to 331sq.kms of land area. It is a home to over 120 mammal species and these include over 459 mountain gorillas and other special primates etc.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a magical gorilla trekking destination located right in the Southwestern part of Uganda. Your 3 days fly in Bwindi gorilla safari will begin and end in Entebbe.

Brief itinerary

  • Day 1: Entebbe Airport to Kihihi Airstrip
  • Day 2: Gorilla trekking & Batwa cultural visit
  • Day 3: Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe International Airport

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Entebbe Airport to Kihihi Airstrip

Transfer from your hotel to Entebbe International Airport (EBB) to catch up with your flight to Kihihi Airstrip in Kabale, Southwestern Uganda. This will take you 1-2 hours to fly to Kihihi (morning flight sets off at 7:45am and afternoon departure flight at 12:30pm).

Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: Gorilla trekking & Batwa cultural visit

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Visit Bwindi park offices after breakfast to be briefed about gorilla trekking rules and also to be assigned to habituated gorilla group- 20 habituated gorilla families all live in compact Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Briefing is always done from the following trailheads- Buhoma, Rushaga, Nkuringo and Ruhija then by 8:00am, the park guide leads you to look for mountain gorillas for 2-6 hours or less depending on the nature of the habitat.

Wind through the forested steep landscape and upon finding a gorilla family, the park guide will permit you 1 hour to take photos, learn about their daily behaviors etc. After, return to the lodge for refreshments before connecting to the Batwa community for evening entertainment from Batwa cultural and traditional dances, music performances etc.

Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3: Kihihi Airstrip to Entebbe International Airport

Enjoy a hefty breakfast, after, board your 4×4 safari vehicle and drive to Kihihi. From Kihihi airstrip, fly up to Entebbe airport and today marks the end of the 3 days fly in Bwindi gorilla safari.

End of fly in safari in Bwindi

Meal Plan: Full board (Break fast, Lunch & Dinner)

Inclusions

  • Gorilla trekking permit (Uganda $700 per person)
  • Park Entrance
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Transport by 4wheel drive safari car
  • Full-time English speaking driver-guide
  • All activities in the itinerary
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Bottled water

Exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Medical insurance
  • Airfares/international flights
  • Personal expenses such as personal laundry, telephone, cigarettes, alcohol, drinks, tips, accommodation and meals that are not part of your travel plan as well as other activities.

TOUR CODE:(WIA-1903)

  • Safari Duration : 3 Days
  • Safari Destinations
    • › Entebbe
    • › Bwindi Impenetrable Forest NP
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