3 Days Fly in Bwindi Gorilla Safari

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Fly in Bwindi Gorilla Safari

The 3 Days Fly in Bwindi Gorilla Safari takes you hovering over the breathtaking beautiful scenery of Uganda. A community visit at ‘Ride for a Woman experience” a project that supports the less privileged women in this locality, you can also take part or buy some crafts from the work of their hands like weaving baskets, tailoring or contribute something to support this community.

You can also opt for visiting of Buhoma Community Hospital, Tea plantations or Coffee Experience, conduct a Batwa experience and also take a Community walk along with your Guide and meet with the local people including the pygmies who used to live in the forests as they share with you stories of how they used to survive in the forest and their traditional way of their day to day life.

Take advantage and go for an optional cheese and wine boat cruise on Lake Victoria to end your day in a remarkable way.

  • 3 Days 2 Nights
  • Uganda, East Africa
  • Family, Private Safari
  • Can start anyday
  • Suitable for solo travelers
  • 6+ years
Bwindi Mghinga

Cost includes

  • Airport Transfers in Uganda.
  • Return domestic Flight from Entebbe to Kihihi
  • Fuel and Ground Transportation in 4×4 wheel Tourist Vehicle
  • Accommodation with meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Services of an English-speaking Guide
  •  Company Service Fee
  • Batwa Cultural Experience fees
  • Ride for women experience or community walk.
  • Government Taxes

 Cost excludes

  • Tourist Insurance,
  • Gorilla Permits
  • International flights to and from Uganda
  • Entrance Visas,
  • Extra Beverages and anything of a Personal Nature.
  • Any Optional activities
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

You will be picked up from your Accommodation in either Entebbe or Kampala by Our Company Representative and transfer to the airport where you will check in for your flight to Kihihi airstrip found in the southwestern Uganda in Kanungu district.
Your flight will take one and a half hours of hovering over the breathtaking beautiful scenery.Upon arrival at the airstrip, you will have a warm welcome by our waiting driver who will transfer you to the lodge for an overnight.

Lunch at the lodge then go for a community visit at ‘Ride for a Woman experience” a project that supports the less privileged women in this locality like the young mothers, those who are domestically abused or those who do not have enough support to sustain their lives. Take part or buy some crafts from the work of their hands like weaving baskets, tailoring or contribute something to support this community. Other optional activities include visiting of Buhoma Community Hospital, Tea plantations or Coffee Experience. Return to the lodge for dinner after this amazing experience!

Journey Time: 1.5 hours

Accommodations: Gorilla Forest Camp, Buhoma Lodge, Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge, Mahogany Springs

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Forest National Park

After an early breakfast and a briefing from the Guides of Uganda Wildlife Authority, set off for Gorilla Tracking in the Rain Forest Sanctuary. The activity starts at 8.00am. You will carry your packed lunch, enough drinking water, rain jacket in case of rain and tracking/Jungle Boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick.

You may wish to hire the Services of a Porter should you find your Bag too heavy for your tracking experience. Part of the excitement is that it is unpredictable how long it will take to find the Gorillas as they freely move in the rain forest. However, your encounter with them will last for about one hour, undoubtedly a breathtaking, rewarding and an unforgettable experience. After the tracking you return to the Lodge at leisure for Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation : Gorilla Forest Camp, Buhoma Lodge, Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge, Mahogany Springs and Trackers Safari Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Batwa Experience before you Fly back to Entebbe

After breakfast, go for the Batwa special experience where you will take a Community walk along with your Guide and meet with the local people who are always amazed by seeing and shaking hands with the visitors. You will meet the pygmies who used to live in the forests as they share with you stories of how they used to survive in the forest and their traditional way of their day to day life. This will take about 1-2hours before you return to the lodge to prepare for your checkout in time for your flight back to Entebbe.

Upon arrival, have lunch at a nice restaurant in Entebbe then transfer to your hotel or at the airport to catch your next flight back home. If your flight is in the late evening beyond 8pm, take advantage and go for an optional cheese and wine boat cruise on Lake Victoria to end your day in a remarkable way! The cruise takes off at 5:30pm lasting about 1hour and 30mintutes of an unforgettable trip!

Journey Time: 1.5 hours

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

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