5-Day Gorilla Fly in Safari Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

From $2,260 (USD)

Rates are per person and based on 2 people sharing 1 room

Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

Safari overview

Penetrate the impenetrable Bwindi forest for once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spot endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Join experienced game rangers and penetrate deep into the Uganda’s Impenetrable forests. Our safari trucks are an adventurous and inexpensive way to see the highlights. Experience a world apart as you encounter the colorful cultures and wild landscapes of Uganda.

Tour Summary

You'll go to Uganda 

This tour starts and ends in Entebbe (Uganda)

You'll visit Entebbe (City), Bwindi NP, Mgahinga Gorilla NP & Entebbe Airport

Activities: game drives, gorilla tracking & nature hikes/walks

Game drives: pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle

Getting around: open-sided 4x4 vehicle & air transfer

A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost.

Day by Day

Arrival

You'll be collected from the airport (or hotel).

Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost.

Day 1: Arrival- Hotel Transfers

Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe. You will check on your hotel, refresh and then our guide will brief you about your safari. Retire for Dinner and Overnight at 2Friends Hotel. BB.

Main destination: Entebbe

Accommodation: 2Friends Hotel Entebbe Mid-range hotel located in or near Entebbe

Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

Day 2: Fly from Entebbe - Bwindi

Our representative will pick up from your hotel and drop you off at Entebbe airport or Kajjansi Airstrip for your local scheduled flight with Aerolink too Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Arrive in the morning, check in and have lunch. Please note that most local scheduled flights depart early morning and the drive from the airstrips to the lodges is between 1 and 2 hours. Overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge (B.L.D).

Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge Luxury lodge located outside Bwindi NP

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Gorilla Trekking- Bwindi Impenetrable

After an early breakfast and a briefing by a ranger guide, penetrate the impenetrable Bwindi Forest for your adventure. The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular. The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense, but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle and endangered giants is an awesome, exciting experience to be long savored. Many find it to be a rare and moving opportunity. A unique and unforgettable experience! Dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge (B-L-D).

Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge Luxury lodge located outside Bwindi NP

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Golden Monkey Tracking & The Batwa Trail- Community tour

With packed lunch, our guide will pick you from the lodge and drive you to Mgahinga briefing point. You will rally behind your ranger fro briefing and later hike over the volcanic terrain in search for golden monkeys. Enjoy the most amazing views as the park stands at three volcanoes of Muhavura, Sabinyo and Gahinga. Wind off the evening with the Batwa Trail, a firsthand introduction to one of the original people & the most unique cultures worldwide. The Batwa pygmies are a forest people displaced from the rain forest they shared with mountain gorillas. This experience will give you the opportunity to learn more about their age old culture while you enjoy a hike with the Batwa guides, see how they lived and hunted, hear ancient legends and learn about medical plants. The revenue generated from these activities directly benefits the Batwa to strengthen their community. Dinner and overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge (B-L-D).

Main destination: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge Luxury lodge located outside Mgahinga Gorilla NP

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 5: Bwindi -Entebbe

Enriched with an experience of a lifetime and unforgettable memories you will say goodbye to the Land of Mountain gorillas. Our guide will drive you to the airstrip and take your flight back to Entebbe arriving in the afternoon. Depending on your flight schedule you can join our guide on a city tour and visit some interesting and historical sites. In time you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport for your international flight. (B).

Main destination: Entebbe International Airport

Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)

Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

End of tour

Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost.

You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

Included

  • Park fees (for non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident)
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)