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By taking a plane to Kihihi for your gorilla trekking in Bwindi, you may skip the exhausting 9-hour trip from Entebbe to Bwindi on your 4 Days Fly in Gorilla Safari to Bwindi. A trip from Entebbe to Bwindi takes you to the western region of Uganda, home of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. The phrase “fly in” refers to taking a domestic chartered flight from Entebbe to Kisoro or Kihihi, which is one hour’s drive from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. If you’re short on time and don’t want to spend nine or ten hours riding a gorilla park, this is a perfect option. Enquire Now This gives you ample time and energy to enjoy the airborne view of Western Uganda the next day, as well as tracking mountain gorillas. Explore this unique national park with its dense forests and go on an escorted tour with park rangers to see mountain gorillas up close.

4 Days Fly in Gorilla Safari to Bwindi

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival – Entebbe Airport

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative who will brief you on the 4 day tour and transfer you to a hotel in Entebbe for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Protea Hotel, Lake Victoria Serena Hotel.

Meals: (Dinner).

Day 2: Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Drop off at Entebbe International Airport for your domestic trip to Southwest Uganda in the morning after breakfast. (Kihihi or Kisoro Airstrip) After leaving the airstrip, you will be driven for about an hour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the principal destination of the Fly-in Uganda Gorilla Safari and the home of the critically endangered Mountain Gorillas. After checking in, you will have a delectable lunch at the lodge. You will go on a guided nature walk in the forest in the afternoon after lunch, where you might spot monkeys and forest birds. After that, unwind at the lodge and get ready for your gorilla trekking the following day.

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs, Gorilla Forest Camp.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking Experience – Community Walk

You will report to the park office early in the morning to attend the ranger guide’s briefing on the DOs and DON’TS of gorilla tracking, after breakfast on the Fly-in Uganda Gorilla Safari. You will then be tasked with tracking a family of gorillas. Be ready to cover a significant distance on a narrow, muddy, and treacherous trail, occasionally with rain falling overhead when tracking gorillas. The thrill of witnessing the gorillas outweighs the exhaustion of the entire experience.

Meeting the gentle giants of Bwindi forest is definitely one of the world’s most exciting animal encounters. A trip with gorillas could take three to six hours, depending on how they move in their native habitat. You will spend no more than an hour with the gorillas after you find them. Following tracking, you could go on a neighbourhood stroll to get to know the people and learn about their way of life, including the Batwa and Pygmies.

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge, Mahogany Springs, Gorilla Forest Camp.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 4: Fly to Entebbe Airport – Departure.

You will be dropped off at the nearest airport, Kihihi or Kisoro, after breakfast so that you may take a second flying safari journey back to Entebbe Airport. We will take you to a hotel when you get to Entebbe Airport so you may eat and get changed before your next trip, or you can stay at the airport until your flight leaves for your next destination.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch).

End of the 4 Days Fly in Gorilla Safari to Bwindi

The 4 Days Fly in Gorilla Safari to Bwindi includes;

  • 1 Gorilla Permit per person.
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic Flights.
  • Ground Transportation in a 4X4 safari vehicle.
  • Park Entrance Fees.
  • Community visit.
  • Ranger Fees.
  • Services of an English-speaking tour guide.
  • Government Taxes.

However, the tour cost excludes; International air fare, personal travel insurance, Visa fees, alcoholic drinks, cigarettes, tips to local guides, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.

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