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2 Days Uganda Fly in Gorilla Safari (Luxury Gorilla Safari)

2 Days Uganda Fly-in Gorilla Safari (Luxury Gorilla Safari)

OVERVIEW

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the destination for the two-day fly-in safari. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the critically endangered mountain gorillas.

It is home to half of the world’s Mountain Gorilla population. It is situated in Southwestern Uganda on the side of the western rift valley, occupying 331 square kilometers and occupied by Kabale, Kisoro, and Kanungu districts.

The park has an elevation range of 2607m (Rwamunyonyi Peak) to 1160m (Ishasha Gorge). The threatened Mountain Gorillas can be seen in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, which is the best spot in the world to track them.

Aside from gorillas, the park is home to 11 different primate types. Among them are black-and-white colobus and L’Hoest’s apes, baboons, and chimps.

Forest Elephants and a variety of antelopes are also inhabitants. 42 of the 200 butterfly species found in Bwindi are native to the Albertine Area. There are 23 Albertine Rift endemics among the 350 bird species.

Safari Highlights

  • Arrival
  • Fly to Kihihi Airstrip
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Flyback to Entebbe

Trip Summary

Day  destination hours Hours Kilometers
1 Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kampala (Entebbe or Kajjansi). 2h 522
2 Mountain Gorilla detection and return flight to Entebbe. 3-4h 40

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kampala (Entebbe or Kajjansi).

After breakfast, our representative will drive you to Aero Link, where you will check-in and board your flight to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Travel to Kisoro for the northern sector of Bwindi (Rushaga, Nkuringo, and Ruhija) or Kihihi for the southern sector (Buhoma). After landing, you will be greeted by our driver guide, who will accompany you during your stay and transport you to your lodge. In the afternoon, go to the Batwa villages and talk with the locals.

Day 2: Gorilla detection and return flight to Entebbe.

Wake up early, enjoy your breakfast, prepare a snack, and arrive at the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Headquarters for the Mountain Gorilla Monitoring (Trekking) orientation and consultation with guides, as well as group split based on which party you will be tracking.

Around 8.30 am, you reach the forest in search of Mountain Gorillas. Depending on how far the gorillas are and which gorilla family you watch, tracking will take anything from 2 hours to half a day.

After monitoring, return to the lodge for lunch. Moving to the airstrip for the ride back to Entebbe.

Trekking Gorillas in Bwindi

Trekking Gorillas in Bwindi

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Prices / included services.

Pricing for 3 days Gorilla safari in Congo, gorilla safari in Virunga from Kigali
Persons 1 Person 2-3 Persons 4-5 Persons 6 Persons and more
Budget $2480 $ 2340 $2200 $2000
Midrange $3340 $ 3260 $ 3130 $ 2980
Luxury $ 3980 $ 3580 $ 3280 $ 3000

Included in this safari.

  • Flight from Entebbe to Bwindi
  • Ground Transportation on a tourist vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Airport transfer
  • Gorilla permit
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle.
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program.
  • VAT for hotels and lodges outside Kampala

Exclusions

  • Expenses of a personal nature such as drinks, tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc
  • Personal Insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Tip/gratitude
  • Visas and international air tickets
  • Any other items which are not included in the itinerary.

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