Gorilla Trekking flying safari – 3 days

Gorilla Trekking flying safari to Bwindi Forest to see gorillas

3 days Gorilla Trekking flying safari is a tour which will starts from Entebbe international airport where you will connect with your scheduled internal flight to Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip near Bwindi national park. The airstrip you will land in will depend on which sector of Bwindi Forest your Gorilla Trekking flying safari gorilla permits are secured for. This Gorilla Trekking flying safari is a trip where you will engage in a gorilla trekking excursion in the impenetrable forest as you search until you see gorillas.

During the safari, you will also enjoy a cultural tour with the Batwa. The safari will end with a flight back to Entebbe international airport.

Gorilla Trekking flying safari itinerary:

Day 1: pick up and flight to Bwindi national park

You will be driven from your hotel to Entebbe international airport for your flight to Bwindi national park. On arrival at Kihihi airstrip, you will be met by your guide who will welcome you and drive you to your lodge for check in. You will also have lunch at your lodge.

Depending on your time of arrival, you will engage in a cultural tour and interact with the Batwa people, enjoy traditional dance performances and later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Engagi lodge (midrange), Mahogany springs lodge (luxury).

Day 2: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi

After an early breakfast at your lodge, you will be driven by your guide to the park headquarters for a briefing of the gorilla trek in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. After briefing, you will continue into the forest in groups of 8 to look out for the gorillas in their natural habitat.

When eventually you find the gorillas in the forest, you will spend 1 hour with them, enjoy taking photos and observing the gorillas before returning to the briefing point to meet your guide. You will be driven back to your lodge for dinner and to spend the night at Engagi lodge (midrange), Mahogany springs lodge (luxury).

Day 3: flight to Entebbe airport

On the last day off your 3 days gorilla safari you will have breakfast and check out of your lodge and your guide will drive you to Kihihi airstrip for your flight to Entebbe international airport which will bring the safari to an end.

End of Gorilla Trekking flying safari

1 PERSON = 3457
2 PEOPLE = 2808
3 PEOPLE = 2639
4 PEOPLE = 2554
5 PEOPLE = 2503
Single room supplement = US$141 (Does not apply to one person price)

Price includes

  • 1 Gorilla permit
  • Flight from Entebbe to Kihihi airstrip
  • Flight from Kihihi airstrip to Entebbe airstrip
  • Guide fees
  • Park fees
  • Transportation during the safari and fuel charges
  • Accommodation and meals during the safari

Price excludes:

  • Visas
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • Accommodation before or after the safari
  • Covid tests
  • Anything else not included in the itinerary