5 Days Gorillas and Game fly-in Safari.

Gorillas and Game fly-in Safari

5 Days 4 Nights

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Overview

This 5 Days Gorillas and Game Fly-in Safari will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park. This fly in Safari allows you one gorilla trek and time for game drives and a boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park for wildlife viewing.

Summary of the 5 Days Gorillas and Game Fly-in Safari

  • Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Entebbe Airport for your domestic flight to Bwindi
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 3: Domestic flight to Kasese and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive and overnight.
  • Day 4: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Day 5: Domestic flight back to Entebbe for drop off at the Hotel or Airport to end the trip

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Domestic flight to Kihihi or Kisoro

Our guide will pick you from your Hotel 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 Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Flight time: One to one and a half hours.

Drive time: Approximately 1-2 hours


DAY 2: Gorilla tracking Experience in Bwindi Forest 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/Rushaga Gorilla Camp


DAY 3: Domestic flight to Kasese or Mwaya and afternoon boat cruise

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kisoro/Kihihi for a flight to Queen Elizabeth National Park, depending on the time you arrive you will drive to your lodge for check-in and Lunch then in the afternoon you will drive to the park for an evening game drive.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Buffalo Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge


DAY 4: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.

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

Early morning cup of tea/breakfast and you head off to Kasenyi plains for yet another game drive in search for animals you could have missed in your previous game drive. Return to the lodge for lunch and then transfer to the pier for a 2 hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Kazinga channel is believed to be the largest natural water channel in the whole world and has the highest concentrations of hippos recorded in the whole world. While on this boat, you can sport several water birds, crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and so many animals that visit this channel for drinking water. This cruise also takes you to some fishing villages in the park for you to understand how people can co-exist with wildlife in harmony. Return to your overnight Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Lodge: Buffalo Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge


DAY 5: Domestic flight back to Entebbe to end the 5 days Gorillas and Game Fly-in Safari.

After breakfast and if you are booked on the morning scheduled internal flight, you will transfer to Mweya or Kasese Airstrip for your flight to Entebbe. If you are booked on an afternoon flight, you may choose to do a game drive or go for an optional chimpanzee walk in Kyambura gorge before flying back to Entebbe

End of your safari.


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.

Cost Includes

  • Transfers to and from Entebbe/Pakuba Airstrip
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees and activities as per the itinerary
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • 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.

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