3 Day Flying Gorilla Safari

Uganda Uganda Tours

It is now possible to fly in to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorillas with the new services of Aerolink. This 3 Day Flying Gorilla Trekking 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

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Entebbe Airport for your internal flight to Bwindi
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Day 3: Transfer to Kihihi/Kisoro Airstrip for your internal flight to Entebbe

Day 1: Fly in from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On your first day of 3 Day Flying Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi National Park, get up to an early breakfast at your hotel before the shuttle transfers you to Entebbe airport for at 0645 for check in.

The scheduled flight will depart at 0745 and arriving Kisoro airstrip at 0850. The lodge vehicle will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge (1hr 30minutes drive). At the lodge, check – in. Take walk around the lodge after lunch to visit the Batwa /Pygmy community to see how they live.

Accommodation: Engagi Lodge. Relaxed Luxurious lodge bordering Bwindi NP without fences
Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking In Bwindi Forest – Fly in gorilla tracking safari

After an early breakfast on your second day of 3 Day Flying Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi National Park,  depart to the starting point for briefing about your gorilla trekking adventure after which you will be led by experienced gorilla trackers on the slopes of the volcanoes.

You will start from the site where the gorillas were encountered the day before and from here the gorilla tracking begins. Although the hike can be physically demanding, the anticipation of the exciting experience ahead is amazing, and the beauty of the gorilla forest and its inhabitants are fascinating.

Accommodation: Engagi Lodge. Relaxed Luxurious lodge bordering Bwindi NP without fences
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Fly out from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to Entebbe

After breakfast on your last day of 3 Day Flying Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi National Park, transfer from the lodge at 0730 to the airstrip for the 0930 flight back to Entebbe International airport.

Arrival time at Entebbe International Airport will be 1155 hrs. Continue to the departures counter for your home bound international flight.

Meal plan: Breakfast

End of  3 Day Flying Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi National Park

NB: 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.

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