Fly-in Safari To Gorillas In Uganda

See gorillas in their natural habitat

3 Days Fly-in Safari To Gorillas In Uganda

The 3 days fly-in safari to endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda is arranged for the tourists with less time and would like to enjoy the endangered mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The 3 days fly-in safari to endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda will save you long road distances traveled to access Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park as well as time. While on the road you will spend 8 to 9 hours drive from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, however, by booking our 3 days fly-in safari

to endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda, you will just need only one and a half hours to be in Bwindi southwestern Uganda for seeing the endangered mountain gorillas. Our 3 days fly-in safari to endangered mountain gorillas

will start from Entebbe airport with a chartered or scheduled flight that will airlift you to Kihiho airstrip and then our driver will transfer you to the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector where you will do your gorilla trekking from

3 Days Fly-in Safari To Gorillas In Uganda highlights

Day 1: Board your domestic flight from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Buhoma sector

Day 3: Drive from Bwindi to Kihiho airstrip for your internal flight to Entebbe international airport

Safari expectations

Airport transfers

See gorillas in their natural habitat

Traveling with the English speaking guide

Safari itinerary details 

Day 1: Board your domestic flight from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

You will start your 3 days fly-in safari to endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda from Entebbe international airport whereby the arranged domestic flight (scheduled or chartered) will transfer you to the Kihihi airstrip close to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Buhoma sector. The flight from Entebbe international airport to Kihihi airport will take about one hour and from Kihihi Airstrip, you will find when our guide is there waiting for you with our luxurious or standards 4×4 vehicle and transfer you to your booked lodge. You may decide to fly from Entebbe international airport in the morning or afternoon. Morning flights to Kihihi airstrip depart Entebbe international airport at 7:45 am while the afternoon flights depart at half past midday.

Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Flight time: Approximately one to one and a half hours

Lodging options: Silverback lodge (Luxury) |Bakiga Lodge (midrange) |Ride 4awoman (standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Buhoma sector

After taking your breakfast, with your packed lunch ready, you will now embark on the unique gorilla trekking safari in the jungle. This experience will make you meet and endangered mountain gorillas in their natural world which is so rewarding, you will starting the gorilla trekking experience at the park headquarters for a briefing where you will be given instructions to follow while in the forest enjoying the gorilla trek. Here, you will also be allocated the gorilla family to trek and that’s why it important that you inform your guide about the interest of the gorilla family that you would like to trek such that you can be considered when allocating the gorilla families. Gorilla family allocation is done basing on your interests, physical fitness, and age, and after all this, you will be transferred or taken to the starting point for your gorilla family. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park may last between 30 minutes three hours and thus you need to prepare for this journey. You will spend only one hour with the habituated gorilla family as you enjoy the family while observing their activities such as feeding and learn more about these animals including what do they do and what they like. Feel free to ask your ranger guide and you will get enough explanation. After, this you will be guided back to the starting point and get a certificate and then go to the loges relax, dinner, and overnight at your lodge.

Main Destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Lodging options: Silverback lodge (Luxury) |Bakiga Lodge (midrange) |Ride 4awoman (standard)

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Drive from Bwindi to Kihihi airstrip for your internal flight to Entebbe international airport

After morning breakfast, you will be driven by our safari guide from your lodge to Kihihi o Airstrip and then here it is where you will find your scheduled or chartered flight from Entebbe internal Airport depending on the schedule. You can even base form here to explore other national parks in Uganda

What is provided in this safari package include;

The gorilla permits,

Accommodation facility

Masks and sanitizer

The service of the guide

The ground transportation including airport transfers

The domestic or internal air tickets

Bottled water

What is not provided include; 

International flights from your home country

visa and all expenses of personal nature just

Extras at the accommodation that is drinks, laundry, telephone, and additional accommodation outside the package

Tips for porters and the driver guide

Flying safari to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park: Visitors interested in Endangered Mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park can now fly to the park instead of moving long and tiresome but adventurous road trip to Bwindi. The Aero link provides flying services from Entebbe international airport to either Kihihi or Kisoro airstrips and thus if you have less time but you want to see mountain gorillas, then better book our flying safari packages to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Aero link conducts 2 flights from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi Airstrip which is only and a half hours drive to the Buhoma region found in the northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

The scheduled flight time for the fly-in safari: The morning flight to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park departs Entebbe international airport at 7:45 am while the afternoon flight departs at 12:30 from Entebbe international airport. While from Bwindi Impenetrable the first flight departs Kihihi airstrip at 9:45 am and lands at Entebbe International Airport at 11:55 am. The afternoon flight from the Kihihi airstrip departs at 2:05 PM to Entebbe international airstrip and for the visitors heading to the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, there is only one flight that leaves Entebbe international airport at 7:30 am and lands at Kisoro airstrip at 9:45 pm.

Booking the internal or domestic flight:  Yeah at Africa Adventure Vacations we have enough consultants who are experienced in handling inquiries once you have contacted us. What you need to do is to inform us of the dates and time you expect to have your flying tour to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and the staff will check for the availability of the flights and advise you accordingly and eventually book your flights.

How to transfer from the airstrip to Lodge:  Where you have booked gorilla packages in both northern, southern, and eastern regions of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you don’t need to get worried about how you will access these regions after the flight landing especially to your lodge. At Africa adventure vacations we have got enough vehicles and well-experienced safari guides whom you will find stationed at the airstrip and transfer you to your respective booked lodge. We do offer these transfers.

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