4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Flying Safari

4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Flying Safari is a flying tour on a chartered airline to and from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.  On arrival, at Entebbe International Airport, a tour guide will be there to welcome you to the country and lead you to your book accommodation facility within Entebbe.

The next day you will have a chartered flight from Entebbe International Airport to Kihiihi Airstrip lasting about 2h 45min. From Kihihi Airstrip, your gorilla safari guide will make the transfer by road to Buhoma gorilla trekking sector.

Arriving in time for lunch, you can spend the rest of the day at leisure or visit the Batwa community. Next morning, you have a gorilla trekking experience then return on a chartered flight to Entebbe International Airport on the fourth day of the trip

4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Flying Safari

4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Flying Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 2: Transfer by flight from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi Airstrip.
  • Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 4: Return to Entebbe International Airport.

4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Flying safari detailed itinerary

Day 1: On the first day of your gorilla safari, you will arrive at Entebbe International Airport. Your safari guide will be there to welcome you to the country then after ensure your transfer to a booked accommodation facility in Entebbe. Arriving in the evening, you have dinner and relax at the hotel.

Meal plan: Bed and Breakfast
Accommodation options: Luxury: Lake Victoria Hotel, Mid Range: Boma Hotel / Cape Diem Guest House, Budget: Sienna Beach Hotel /Lake Victoria View Guest House

Day 2: After breakfast early morning you will be driven back to the Airport for your flight to Kihihi at 07:45 am. This is a 2 hours flight and once you get to Kihihi, you will be driven to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you will arrive in time for lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon you could choose to relax at the lodge or visit the Batwa for a cultural experience in the local community.

Accommodation: Overnight and dinner at Buhoma Lodge / Mahogany Springs Lodge

Day 3: After an early morning breakfast and briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guides, set off for gorilla tracking in the forest. Gorilla trekking starts by 8:00 am with a group of 8 individuals allocated a single gorilla family to trek depending on their hiking ability.

When you reach a gorilla family, you are allowed to spend a maximum of 1 hour having an amazing experience in the presence of these giants. After then, you return to the park headquarters where you receive a gorilla trekking certificate in appreciation for having completed your Uganda gorilla trekking safari. Your driver guide then transfers you back to your lodging facility.

Dinner and overnight at as night before.

Day 4: After breakfast, you will transfer to Kihihi where you will get on to your scheduled flight to Entebbe at 09.45am with an arrival in Entebbe at 11.25am. You then take your flight back home from Entebbe International Airport.

End of 4 days Bwindi gorilla trekking flying safari

4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Flying Safari Includes

  • Uganda gorilla trekking safaris permit.
  • Accommodation and meals.
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle.
  • Acknowledgeable English speaking driver guide.
  • Bottled drinking water.

4 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Flying Safari Excludes

  • International flights.
  • Visas.
  • Laundry, Tips, Extra meals and drinks like alcohol.

Extra activities not included in the itinerary

Other activities on your 3 Days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari may include

  • Cultural tours like visiting the community of the Batwa(pygmies)culture and learn how they used to light the fire using sticks.
  • A chance to visit the Buhoma Kisizi waterfalls in the thick rainforest.
  • A visit to Lake Bunyonyi which is the second deepest lake in Africa.

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