3 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari by Flying from Entebbe to Bwindi
Enjoy a 3 day Uganda gorilla safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest by flying from Entebbe Airport. This gorilla trip is very much perfect for visitors who do not want to sit for a long time while driving by road. It is also time-saving for people with limited time to be on a safari but want to experience mountain gorillas in the wild. In case you prefer gorilla trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, you will specifically fly Entebbe to Kisoro and then transfer to the park. But in this case, you need to take a comparison between gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Mgahinga so that you make the best choice based on other activities you may be interested in.
Detailed Bwindi Gorilla Safari itinerary.
Day 1: Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Assuming you are already in Entebbe or Kampala, you will be transferred to the airport where you will take a morning scheduled airlift to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. After an hour in the airspace, you will land at either Kihihi Airstrip or Kisoro airfield from where you will be warmly received. A waiting driver guide will transfer you to the lodge for overnight. Take lunch, dinner and overnight stay at Silverback Lodge, Mahogany Springs or Buhoma Lodge. But in case you land in Kisoro town, you will do gorilla trekking with any of the gorilla families of Ruhija, Nkuringo or Rushaga sector. Therefore, the lodge facilities indicated above will have to change as those are found in Buhoma Sector in the north of Bwindi.
Day 2: Uganda Gorilla Tracking Tour in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
This day is for your long-awaited Uganda Gorilla trekking safari. Start the day with breakfast, then transfer to the park offices for briefing. After assembling with other visitors, the park guide will take you through the process of gorilla trekking, regarding the hiking, the rules and regulations of tracking gorillas while you are in the forest plus the guidelines when you bump into these endangered primates. You will start a thrilling hiking into the forest in search of the gentle gorillas in Uganda. Upon meeting them, you will liberty to photograph and observe them quietly. It’s such a touching moment being in the midst of the gorillas. This will be the peak of your wild pleasure in thick jungles of Bwindi. After sitting for an hour in the midst of your hosts, return to the same lodge for yet another night stay.
Day 3: Enjoy an in-land flight back to Entebbe International Airport
After a delicious breakfast, you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your return flight to Entebbe Airport. Upon arrival at Entebbe, you will either take your international flight out of Uganda or be picked up and transferred to an accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala just in case you have more time to stay in Uganda. This marks the conclusion of a 3 Days Bwindi Gorilla flying safari.