Gorilla Fly in Safari
3 Days 2 Nights
3 Day fly in safari to Gorilla may take you to Buhoma side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Kisoro (Rushaga and Nkuringo in the southern part of Bwindi using scheduled flights that land at either Kihihi or Kisoro Airstrips
This three day fly in safari is designed for those who have less time and want to trek gorillas in Uganda. It allows you to avoid the long drives from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will spend one and half hours flying and approximately one and half hours in road transfers from the airstrip (Kihihi) to Buhoma
- Day one: Pick up and transfer to Entebbe Airport for your internal flight to Bwindi
- Day Two: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day three: Transfer to Kihihi/Kisoro Airstrip for your internal flight to Entebbe
- You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
- Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost
DAY 1: Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Our guide will pick you and transfer you to Entebbe Airport for your internal flight to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park landing at either Kihihi (For the north and Eastern parts of Bwindi NP) or Kisoro Airstrip (For the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Upon landing, our guide/vehicle will transfer you by road to your respective overnight Lodge. You may choose to fly in the morning or in the afternoon. Morning flights depart Entebbe for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park at 7:45am while afternoon flights depart Entebbe at 12:30pm. For the southern part of Bwindi NP, there is only one morning flight that departs Entebbe to Kisoro Airstrip daily at 7:45am. This is because of the strong winds in this region. Internal flights to Bwindi NP take up to one and half hours depending on the routing of the day.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Lodge: Mahogany Springs\Nkuringo Gorilla Camp.
Flight time: One to one and a half hours.
DAY 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking at 7:45 am. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Lodge: Mahogany Springs\Nkuringo Gorilla Camp
DAY 3: Fly back to Entebbe
After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to Kihihi/Kisoro for your internal flight back to Entebbe International Airport. If you have a connecting flight, you can then fly out of Uganda or you may choose to stay some extra days in Uganda to Explore other regions of the country
End of your 3 Day Fly in Safari to Gorillas.
This is a private safari and is available upon request. It can be tailored to suite your needs and preferences. We can as well change accommodation/Lodges mentioned in the itinerary to the ones that you prefer. Please contact us with the dates you want to come, number of people in your group and we will check availability of rooms and permits and send you a quote.
- Transfers to and from Kihihi/Kisoro Airstrip in Bwindi NP
- Services of an English speaking driver guide
- Fuel for the whole trip
- Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
- All park entrance fees
- Drinking water while in the vehicle
- Gorilla permit at USD600.00 per person per trek or USD350.00 in April, May and November
- Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
- International and internal flights
- Uganda Visa (USD50 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
- Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry
STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN
Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people
UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER
We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.