Fly in Safaris Uganda

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Fly in Safaris Uganda is a great way to reduce travel time, especially for those with a limited time frame for a vacation in Africa. You can choose to fly some or even all legs of your safari in Uganda.

To incorporate flights into our safaris we have stationed some of our customised safari 4×4 Landcruiser vehicles with trained and experienced guides in Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale Forest and Murchison Falls National Park. You can now substitute the long 8-10+ hour drives to some of these locations with a scenic 1 ½ hour flight from Entebbe International Airport, leaving you more time to enjoy the lodges and surrounding activities.

Fly in Safaris Uganda are perfect for travellers on a short time frame our 3-6 day packages allow you to fly in to track Mountain Gorillas and/or enjoy the game and dramatic scenery of Queen Elizabeth or Murchison Falls National Parks and Lake Victoria.

Fly in Safaris Uganda

Although road trips are fun and adventurous and you get to view everything at close range, the bumpy roads that characterize almost every part of Uganda are a nightmare especially if you want a smooth ride after a long trip and that is why most people are now opting for Fly in safaris Uganda. The advantage of fly in safaris Uganda is that you get to visit as many destinations as you want in a short time and you also get to visit some of the inaccessible places in the country.

The different parks and other safari destinations always receive direct flights mostly from Entebbe airport or Kajjansi air strip and these flights provide the tourists with the perfect views of Uganda from the skies and it also helps avoid the hustle of the daily jam that is constantly seen in the country and You are always escorted by a trained tour guide on the fly in safaris.

There are various destinations where fly in safaris Uganda can be done some of the best destinations are listed below:

Fly in Safaris Uganda to Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is located in the North western part of Uganda and can be accessed by boat, road transport or air transport. It is a home to the famous Murchison Falls which are widely visited by the different tourists. The park can be accessed through the Pakuba air strip and the Bugungu air strip in the north of the Park. Several airstrips have been constructed in the Park to ease transportation. The list of the few air ports that can be accessed within or outside the parks include:

Airstrips in Murchison Falls National Park

Pakuba airstrip

Pakuba airstrip is located in the Northern part of the Murchison Falls National Park and it is the best to use by most of the tourists especially if you are searching for accommodation in the Northern Part of the Park.

Bugungu airstrip

This is located in the Southern Part of the Park and the flights are always operated by aero link. So for all those who want to access the southern part of the Park with the aim of getting accommodation, this is the best air strip to use while in Murchison.

Chobe airstrip

This is privately owned and is found near the Chobe safaris lodge. The flights are normally arranged for those that are visitors to Chobe safari lodge. Therefore for all those who want a luxury aero plane ride to Murchison, this is the best air strip to use.

Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park

Fly in Safaris Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is only 410 kilometers away from the capital city of Kampala. Most of the flights that go to Queen Elizabeth Park either from Entebbe international airport or the Kajjansi air strip and all these can be organized by the tour operator that you are using. Even though Uganda has limited air lines, the few that are around are always readily available to take tourists to different destinations of their choice.

Airstrips in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Mweya airstrip
  • Kasese Air strip
  • Ishasha air strip


Fly in Safaris Uganda to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable Park is located in the western Part of Uganda and it is a home to thousands of mountain gorillas. It is the best place where one can enjoy gorilla trekking and birding with ease due to the conservation that has been spearheaded by the government and you will also get to meet the Batwa people who are the original occupants of the area.

There are two scheduled flights daily to and from Kihihi or Kisoro airstrips near Bwindi and these are by Aero link and they depart from Entebbe International airport and the flight takes about only one hour and half from Buhoma region where the Park is located.

Fly in Safaris Uganda to Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park is located in the western part of the country and it is best known for the large number of elephants and gorillas that are found in the area. It is a tropical forest which is currently facing a bout of deforestation by the different companies and locals that live around the Park. There is no direct flight route to Kibale National park but the flight drops you off in Kasese air strip and then you drive off to the park which is just a short distance away from the airstrip.

There are various wild life that you can see in the Park and thee include warthogs, peter’s duiker, bushbucks, blue monkeys, elephants, buffalos, giant forest hogs, primates and many more other animals.

Fly in Safaris Uganda to Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park is located in the North Eastern Part of the country and the roads leading to the park are so bad since it is found in the one of the most remote places in Uganda. The Park is 700 kilometers from the capital city Kampala and is surrounded by the IK and Karamojong people who live in the area. Most of the fly in trips to Kidepo are organized by aero link and in most cases the minimum number of people that can be transported are only two due to the small size of the aero planes that are used for these trips.

Fly in Safaris Uganda to the Mgahinga national Park

Mgahinga national Park is also located in the western part of the country near the Bwindi Impenetrable Park. The flights that go to Mgahinga land in Kisoro at the Kisoro airstrip and then you have to drive for a few minutes to the Mgahinga National Park and it can also not be directly accessed by flight due to the absence of an air strip within the Park.

Fly in Safaris Uganda to Semiliki National Park

Semiliki National Park is also located in the western part of the country near Kibale National Park and it is also famous for the large number of primates that are found in the Park. The Park also has no direct flight route to it therefore the chartered aero plane lands at Kasese air strip which is the nearest to the Parka and then you have to drive for the rest of the journey in order to access the Park.

These several airstrips that are found in the different parks offer different services that will help you understand more about Uganda. And the beauty about the fly in safaris in Uganda is that you get to see everything from the wild animals, birds and other tourist attractions in the country just that this time you get to see them within a short time.

Our clients can now take advantage of this arrangement with our exclusive Fly in Safaris Uganda packages below:

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