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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Fly-in

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Duration

3 days 2 nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Languages

English, Francais

Overview

his tour is set to satisfy travelers with a very short stay in Uganda, mostly those on a business trip (Conferences) where 2-3 days can be spared for a little bit of adventure through the pearl of Africa. Enjoy the most flexible domestic flight (morning or afternoon flight) from Entebbe with comfortable transfers to the best lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, thereafter discover the elusive Mountain Gorillas & visit the popular Batwa of Bwindi.

Key
B&B: Bed and Breakfast
FB: Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, and Lunch

DISCLAIMER:

The journey time(s) stated in the itinerary is an estimation and it is subject to variation depending on traffic and road conditions.
Listed accommodation options are subject to availability at the time of booking. If not available, similar properties will be considered

Basis

Bed and Breakfast

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gorilla tracking
  • Bird Watching
  • The Batwa cultural trail
  • Breath-taking scenic views
  • Guided community/nature walks
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Bonfire & storytelling
  • Souvenir shopping

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive At Entebbe & Fly To Bwindi Via Kihihi Airstrip

Journey Time: 1 Hr: 30 Min

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be assisted by our representative to proceed to the check-in area for a domestic flight to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, landing at Kihihi Airstrip with a road transfer to the lodge. Upon check-in spend the rest of the day at leisure with meals at the lodge.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Located in southwestern Uganda, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is said to be Africa’s oldest rainforest. It is world-renowned for its excellent gorilla-sighting opportunities. The rugged landscape features dense jungle, cascading waterfalls, sparkling mountain streams, deep valleys, and steep ridges. This untouched forest has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its breath-taking natural beauty and unique ecological significance.

Aside from the amazing gorilla interactions, there are other drawcards such as a network of forest walks, over 340 species of bird to spot, and a variety of butterflies.
Optional Activities: Batwa Cultural Trail & Community/Nature walk
Buhoma Community Village Walk
This walk provides guests with an opportunity to support the local community whilst enjoying visiting various interesting places as you follow a walking trail through the village. Get a chance to interact with the Batwa –indigenous forest people. Highlights include the traditional healer, banana brewery, and visit a local Primary school where you may interact with the children
Overnight: Gorilla Valley Lodge/ Mahogany Springs Lodge / Trackers Safari Lodge
Basis
Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

Included
Return transfers; Airstrip to the lodge

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking Day | Optional Activities

Early Breakfast, and transfer to the Park Headquarters for briefing before Gorilla Tracking. Get up close & personal with the Gorillas and spend a full hour watching, photographing & learning more about the giant apes limited to only Uganda, Rwanda & the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Birding is also among the activities, as the park is home to over 348 bird species (African green broadbill, Shelley’s crimson & more), together with 220 butterfly species awaiting your visit. Thereafter return to the lodge for lunch, with optional activities in the evening.
Overnight: Gorilla Valley Lodge/ Mahogany Springs Lodge / Trackers Safari Lodge

Meal Plan
Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Included
Return transfers; Lodge to the National Park

Day 3: Transfer To Kihihi, Flight To Entebbe & Departure

Journey time: 2 hours
After breakfast depending on your domestic flight schedule, depart the lodge by road to Kihihi airstrip & upon arrival hop onto your domestic flight to Entebbe where upon arrival you will check in for your outbound departure.

Included/Exclude

  • Gorilla tracking permits
  • Domestic Airline ticket
  • Ground transfers in a 4 x 4 land cruiser (Window seat guaranteed)
  • AMREF Medical evacuation cover
  • Services of an English-speaking tour guide
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation
  • Meals on full board basis
  • Breakfast on departure day
  • All government taxes
  • International Airline ticket
  • Optional activities
  • Meals on departure day
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Drinks except for mineral water
  • Medical & travel insurance
  • Tips & Gratuities

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