Bwindi Fly-in Gorilla Trek

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4 Days 3 Nights
Availability : Jan 21’ - Dec 21’
Entebbe
Bwindi
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 10
Tour Details

For tourists, this four-day forest journey is going to be the perfect mishmash of compact yet adventurous. Uganda is home to some of the most endangered and rare Gorillas which are found in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This four days itinerary has been designed to suit tourists on an extremely tight schedule. It takes you into the lush green depths of gorgeous Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you will get a chance to view the last of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas.

Departure & Return Location

Entebbe International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • 3 Nights at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp on fully inclusive basis
  • Return scheduled charter flights from Entebbe to Kisoro
  • Return road transfers from Kisoro Airstrip to Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
  • Gorilla permit, including gorilla trek transfers

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
What to Expect

The guides who will facilitate this tours have the complete knowledge of where to find these shy mammals so that tourists can view them in their natural habitat. Apart from spending time with the gorillas, you will also get a chance to learn about the cultural history of the place and go on a bird-watching

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
  • Encounters with the Batwa people
  • Hiking & birding
  • Colobus monkeys & incredible biodiversity
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive at Entebbe

Your unforgettable journey begins at Entebbe International Airport where you will transfer to a light aircraft for a scenic flight to the fringes of Bwindi National Park.
At the landing strip in Kihihi, you will be met by a representative from Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. Drive through the fertile and lush Ugandan landscape past small farming communities and terraced hillsides en route to the camp, and allow your guide to introduce you to the local history, culture and way of life.

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is unique because it is located on a private concession within Bwindi National Park, and gorillas can regularly be seen walking right through the camp.
Once you have arrived at the lodge, take some time out to relax in preparation for an exciting day of trekking.

Day 2Observe gorillas in their natural habitat

After a restful night’s sleep lulled by the sounds of the forest, you will rise early to set out on your expedition in search of the shy and gentle apes of the Bwindi Forest. Although you should prepare yourself for muddy, humid and perhaps challenging conditions, a day of trekking through the rainforest is possible for all reasonably fit and healthy travellers.
Expert trackers and guides will lead you to one of the forest’s habituated family groups of mountain gorillas and you will be able to spend a maximum of an hour observing the group as they feed, forage, play or interact. On returning to the camp, indulge in a well-deserved massage at the spa.

Day 3Encounters with an ancient people

The Batwa people have inhabited the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for thousands of years and have not forgotten the old ways of life.
Today you are invited to witness a re-enactment of life as it was for the Batwa in the rainforest and have the opportunity of interacting with these incredible people. The remainder of your day can be spent hiking, birding, visiting the local village or simply soaking up the sights and sounds of the forest from the lodge.

Day 4Farewell to Bwindi

Bid adieu to the rainforest and the friendly staff at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp before transferring back to the Kihihi airstrip for your return flight to the Entebbe International Airport. As you fly over the landscape, you have time to reflect on and appreciate your privileged time in the precious Ugandan rainforest.

Accommodation
1 night at The Boma Entebbe
3 nights at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.
Please treat all pricing as a guide only:
All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
Single supplements may apply

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