Trip overview:

  • This is a 3 days / 2 night safari in Bwindi N.P
  • Flying Gorilla safari in Uganda
  • Gorilla permit sold at US$ 600 each
  • Fly from Entebe  to Kihihi Airstrip
  • Transfer by road form Kihihi to the home of mountain Gorillas (90 minutes drive). To book or inquire about the 1 day gorilla tour package, email us on info@rwandagorillasafaris.com
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Detailed itinerary:

3 Day Flying Safari to Bwindi Gorilla Forest in Uganda

Day 1:  Fly to Kihihi Airstrip, connect to Bwindi National Park by Road (90 minutes) uganda-safari

You will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe and head to Entebbe Airport for your scheduled flight to Kihihi Airstip in western Uganda. This is a 45-60 minutes flight by Aerolink. Upon arrival at Kihihi Airsrtip, you will be picked by our company representative and hit the road to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Welcome to Bwindi where gorillas are the centre of attraction, a distinct feature for Uganda’s tourism. Bwindi national park, Mgahinga National Park alongside Rwanda’s Volcanoes Park and Congo’s Virunga Volcanoes are habitats to the only endangered mountain gorillas left in the whole world. Overnight stay at Mahogany Springs Lodge / Buhoma Lodge / Gorilla Resort / Gorilla Forest Camp.

Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Tracking

gorilla-uganda-jungles-safarisTake an early morning breakfast, head to the park headquarters with packed lunch for an inevitable briefing ready to trek for the gorillas in the thick and impenetrable forests. You get to spend an hour with the gorillas after having trekked for about 3-8 hours. If you are not so worn out in the evening, head for a brief nature walk to the Batwa community. Also available are curio shops, drinking joints, a children’s school among others. You can try the other option being Munyanja river trail, where you can see the waterfalls and an array of bird life or the Muzabajiro/ Ruhija trails which offer forest and grassland bird species plus more primates. Return to your lodge on DAY 1 for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Reserved for Departure

Early breakfast followed by transfer back to Kihihi Airstrip for a return scheduled flight to Entebbe airport where you will be picked by our company representative back to your hotel around Entebbe or Kampala.

3 Days Bwindi Gorilla safari in Uganda from Kigali (Rwanda)

Alternatively, instead of driving for over 10hrs from Kampala to Bwindi national park, the 3 days Bwindi gorilla safari can start and end in Kigali. It is only 4hrs drive from Kigali to Bwindi National park via Katuna or Cyanika boarder. Just let is know your choice!

End of the Safari

Safari Lodges

Meal plan: Full board

  • In Bwindi N.P, you can stay in Mahogany Spring Lodge, Nkuringo Gorilla Camp, Chameleon Hill Lodge, Gorilla Mist Camp, Gorilla Valley Lodge, Gorilla Resort, Silver Back Lodge, Gift of nature among others.Book This Rwanda Tour