Fly in Uganda Safaris


3 Days Fly in Uganda Safaris

Day 1: Flying Entebbe to Bwindi

After breakfast, we transfer you to the airport for your scheduled flight to Bwindi National Park. Upon arrival at the airport, you will connect another flight from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi|Kisoro airstrip in the south-western part of Uganda for Fly in Uganda Safaris.

Departure Entebbe: 07.00 am (check in latest at 06.00 am, 1 hr before your flight departs)

Arrive Kihihi: 09.30 AM Arrive Kisoro: 08:55 AM

On arrival at Kihihi|Kisoro airstrip we will be pick you and transfer to the lodge.

Journey time: Flight in the morning or afternoon |Transfer to lodge 1½ hours

Accommodation:

Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Mahogany Lodge | Chameleon Hill Lodge

Mid-range: Engagi Lodge | Silverback Lodge | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Best Budget: Buhoma Community Camp | Rushaga Gorilla Camp | Travelers Rest Hotel

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Today is the big day, Prepare yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the rare mountain gorilla. For most people this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest boasts both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees – the only forest in Africa which can make this claim in fact. It also hosts five other species of primate, 113 species of mammal, over 200 butterflies and 360 birds.

Fly in Uganda Safaris

The gorillas you will track belong to one of nine habituated family groups who can tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. Your trek will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, entwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the gorilla’s habitat. En route, your guide will point out signs of previous gorilla activity, including dung, nests and chewed bamboo shoots.

The time taken to track the gorillas can take as little as 2 hours to as much as 7 hours before one returns! Once the gorillas have been located, your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’

Accommodation:

Luxury: Buhoma Lodge | Mahogany Lodge | Chameleon Hill Lodge

Mid-range: Engagi Lodge | Silverback Lodge | Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Best Budget: Buhoma Community Camp | Rushaga Gorilla Camp | Travelers Rest Hotel

Meal plan: Breakfast, Packed lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe

Our  representative will take care of your transfer  to Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip. Today you will travel back to Entebbe International Airport.

Please let us know if you wish us to include one (or more) nights in Kampala|Entebbe or arrange your transport to and from Entebbe Airport with our reservations department.

Your flight schedule is as following (please ask you sales consultant the exact time schedule on the date you are flying).

Time Table flights between Bwindi and Entebbe

45 min transfer to Kihihi |Kisoro & 1h10 min flight 

Morning flight option

Departure time from Kihihi: 09.45 AM 

Departure time from Kisoro: 09.10 AM 

Arrival time in Entebbe: 11.25 AM 

Afternoon flight option

Departure time from Entebbe: 

12.00 PM or 14.45 PM

Arrival time in Kihihi: 

13.55 PM or 14.55 PM

Departure time from Kihihi: 14.05 PM or 15.05 PM

Arrival time in Entebbe: 15.55 PM or 16.15 PM

Timings may vary depending on aircraft routing.

Meal plan: Breakfast


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