4 Days Flying Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda.
Basically from Entebbe to access Bwindi it’s a Drive of over 10 hours on the road. But with our 4 Days Flying Gorilla tracking safari in Uganda, you will have to save lots of stress on the road and only fly for 2 hours and 3 minutes. This is incredibly fantastic and fun with lots of aerial views of the majestic Bwindi forest.
Day 1: Arrival at Uganda Airport.
This will be an arrival date so, at Entebbe airport, we will transfer you to your lodge for the rest and for your next adventure in the morning.
We pick you up in the morning and transfer you to the airstrip to get on a charter plane and get to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in just 2 hours and transfer you to the lodge for Lunch.
This afternoon, you may choose to Visit the Local Bwata pygmy Trail or decide to have a local boat cruise on lake mutanda which gives a better sunset evening.
Day 3: Gorilla Tracking Experience
Starting off the day with a cup of African coffee at 8:00 am. We will drive to the briefing point and meet park rangers to equip you with guidelines to follow while tracking the gorillas.
In a group of 8 people, a specific gorilla family will be assigned to you for tracking and the park rangers will then lead you into the forest to go look out for the amazing mountain gorillas.
Tracking usually takes between 2 to 5 hours. Once you locate the gorilla family, you’ll be given an hour to watch, and also take pictures. Please Note; No Flash Light.
Please make it a point to carry along with you a rain jacket and trekking boots. Drinking water and a packed lunch will be provided.
After tracking, we shall return to the lodge, refresh and have lunch. In the afternoon, walk around the villages exploring different local communities living in and on the edges of the park.
Day 4: Fly Back to Entebbe and Fly Out.
Get on-road to Kisoro Airstrip and transfer back to Entebbe for your afternoon Flight out to your next destination.
End of 4 Days Flying Gorilla Safari in Uganda.
Included in the 4 Days Uganda Fly-in gorilla trekking tour/safari
- gorilla tracking permits per person
- All Airstrips transfers
- Flight to and from Kihihi/Kisoro Airstrip
- All accommodations while on tour
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
Excluded; International flight (can be arranged if required), Visa and personal insurance, Drinks, tips and gratuities, Personal expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.), Any item or activity not mentioned in the tour package
Flights to and From Bwindi/ Entebbe – Kihihi Airstrip Timings by Aerolink
- Entebbe to Kihihi 0700 arriving 0845
- Kihihi to Entebbe 0945 arriving Entebbe 1125
- Entebbe to Kihihi 1015 arriving at 1125
- Kihihi to Entebbe 1140 arriving Entebbe 1330
- Entebbe to Kihihi 1200 arriving at 1445
- Kihihi to Entebbe 1455 arriving Entebbe 1555
Flying to Bwindi for your gorilla trek via Kisoro Airstrip
The flight is usually about 1 hour and 10 minutes from Entebbe. Flights to Kisoro only go in the mornings. If you are flying to the gorillas via Kisoro you are most likely to enjoy the great sceneries of Lake Bunyonyi and the Virunga mountain ranges on your way. The usual flight timings for Kisoro and Entebbe are as below:
- Departing Entebbe to Kisoro at 0700 arriving at Kisoro at 0810
- Kisoro to Entebbe 0825 arriving Entebbe 1125
- Kisoro flights are subject to prevailing weather conditions and strictly morning flights