Luxury Uganda Gorilla Tour

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Overview

Take a local flight to Bwindi National Park for your Gorilla tour on a journey of about 2 hours with a choice to fly in the morning or afternoon. The journey to Bwindi is an interesting one with great views of spectacular scenery displays all the way.

Meet the mountain gorillas of Bwindi in a thrilling encounter that’s perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on planet earth.

Highlights

  • Day 1: Flight from Entebbe – Bwindi Forests
  • Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 3: Fly from Bwindi – Entebbe Airport – Departure

Overview

Take a local flight to Bwindi National Park for your Gorilla tour on a journey of about 2 hours with a choice to fly in the morning or afternoon. The journey to Bwindi is an interesting one with great views of spectacular scenery displays all the way.

Meet the mountain gorillas of Bwindi in a thrilling encounter that’s perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on planet earth.

Highlights

  • Day 1: Flight form Entebbe – Bwindi Forests
  • Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 3: Fly from Bwindi – Entebbe Airport – Departure

Day 1: Entebbe Airport – Kihihi Airstrip – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Arrive Entebbe on a morning flight  to receive a warm Ugandan meet and greet at the airport by our driver guide.  Transfer to your hotel to rest and refresh. At 11:00 am transfer to catch a scheduled in country flight departing to Bwindi at 12:00 hours arriving Bwindi at about 14:40 hours for your gorilla tour of a life time.

Today its possible to go for an afternoon village walk to explore Bwindi’s local communities, if your stay is within Buhoma area. (the morning flight to Bwindi departs at about 07:00 am arriving at 08:45 am and the afternoon flight departs at 12:00 hours arriving Bwindi at 14:40 hours) Today its advisable to  relax and go to bed early in preparation for your eagerly awaited memorable meeting with the mountain gorillas the next day.

Dinner and overnight overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (High end lodge)

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Today is dedicated to Gorilla tracking which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers. With you a rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, wear jungle boots or comfortable covered walking shoes, insect repellent. A sun hat and gloves will be real enhancers to your experience too.

The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates in the group you have been booked to track. Your lunch boxes will be ready as you exit the lodge in the morning and you will be reminded by your safari driver/guide to bring all the necessary gear for a great tracking experience. The tracking lasts between 2 and 8 hours but is well worth the effort.

If time allows, on return from the jungle you will go for a village Walk/ Community visit for a great opportunity to see how the local people live. A chance to meet the gorilla’s human neighbors is a delightful moment and a great add on to your gorilla tour.

Dinner and overnight stay at Mahogany Springs (High end lodge)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Fly from Bwindi – Entebbe Airport

Today we understand that you may need some extra time to sleep so you have the option to take the afternoon flight to Entebbe. Depart Kihihi at 14:45 hours arrive Entebbe at about 16:15 hours.

The available flight times from Bwindi to Entebbe  from Kihihi Airstrip: depart 09:45 am arrive Entebbe at 11:25 am,  or depart at 11:40 am arrive Entebbe at 13:30 hours or depart Kihihi at 14:45 hours arrive Entebbe at 16:15 hours.

And those with flights connecting out of Entebbe late, may opt for a birding experience, and more relaxing soft activities before flying from Kihihi in the afternoon.

This gorilla tour will remain a highlight in your life for a long time.

Meal plan: Breakfast

This Safari Package Includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Domestic flight fare to and  from Bwindi
  • Ground transfers by 4 Wheel drive safari vehicle & Fuel expenses
  • Drinking water
  • Accommodation and meals as on the safari program
  • Park entrance fees
  • One gorilla permit per person
  • Village visit in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Ranger fees

The Safari Exclusions

The expenses of personal nature like: international Air fare, Visa, soda/alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.