3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari to Bwindi (Luxury Gorilla Tour)

Safari Overview: 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari to Bwindi

3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari is 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Adventure in Uganda. 3 Days Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi National Park for a remarkable Gorilla Safari Experience. 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari to Bwindi National Park is a 3 Day Luxury Gorilla trekking to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by flight to the nearest airstrip from the park.

gorilla trekking - Bwind forest National Park

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest National Park

This 3 Days Luxury Gorilla trekking Safari in Uganda most probably starts and ends in Entebbe International Airport using a local chartered flight to one of the airfields in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The landing airport depends on the purchased gorilla trekking permit which determines which side or trailhead of the park one is going to trek gorillas from.

Bwindi Forest is host to almost half of the remaining Mountain Gorillas in the world with more than 400 living in the park. 19 Gorilla families have been habituated and can be tracked during a Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda at 600 USD per person per trek (valid till July 2020) and $700 from then onwards. 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari to Bwindi National Park in Uganda is private and available all year round. Included in the package are the gorilla permit cost, flight fees, guide fees, meals, and accommodation.

Quick Tour Details

Number of People: Tailored
Number of Days: 3 Days
Start/End: Entebbe Airport, Uganda
Availability: All year throughout
Activities: Mountain Gorilla trekking
Destinations: Bwindi Forest National Park
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Safari by day Highlight: 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari

  • Day #1: Either from an accommodation facility in Entebbe or upon early arrival, you take a chartered flight from Entebbe International Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
  • Day #2: Mountain Gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Forest lasting about 2-6 hours with a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas. 
  • Day #3: Transfer back by flight to Entebbe International Airport making the end of your 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari in Bwindi Forest Uganda

Safari by day Itinerary: 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari

Day #1: Either from an accommodation facility in Entebbe or upon early arrival, you take a chartered flight from Entebbe International Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

On the first day of your 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari, you transfer to Entebbe International Airport either from an accommodation facility in Entebbe or upon arrival. You take a chartered flight to one of the airstrips in Bwindi which exposes you to very scenic views of several hills that transform into highlands as you get closer to the park. Flights from Entebbe to Kisoro airport for gorilla trekking in Nkuringo or Rushaga last about 1h 10min. To Kayonza or Kihiihi airport for gorilla trekking in either Buhoma or Ruhija lasts about 1h 15min. When you reach the airstrip, you meet your gorilla safari guide for a transfer to your lodging facility by road. On arrival at your hotel, you check in, relax, have dinner and spend the night.

Meal Plan: Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day #2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest lasts about 2-6 hours with a maximum of 1 hour in the presence of the gorillas.

Following an early breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters for a briefing on the rules and regulations for Uganda Gorilla Safaris.

Gorilla trekking Safaris in Uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park

During the briefing, a total of 8 tourists are allocated a single gorilla family depending on their hiking ability. The trek starts with each group being accompanied by a park ranger talking for about 2-6 hours depending on where the gorillas spent their previous night. Upon seeing the gorillas a maximum of 1 hour is allocated in the presence of these gentle giants for photography and amazing moments. After the trek, you return to the park headquarters where you receive a gorilla trekking certificate. Your driver guide then ensures a safe transfer to your lodge for refreshment and relaxation.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Buhoma Lodge/chameleon Hill Lodge, Four Gorillas Lodge, Midrange: Buhoma Haven Lodge/Gorilla Mist Lodge, Budget: Buhoma Community camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge

Day #3: Transfer back by flight to Entebbe International Airport.

On the last day of your 3 Days Gorilla Flying safari to Bwindi – Uganda, have breakfast and be transferred to the airstrip for a departure flight. You take the flight back to Entebbe International Airport where you depart or continue with your trip.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

End of the 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari to Bwindi National Park

Safari inclusions

  • Chartered flight fares 
  •  A professional English-speaking knowledgeable driver-guide. 
  • Bottled drinking water on board
  • Accommodation & meals as indicated
  • Uganda gorilla trekking permit 

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas 
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry

Your Safari Route – 3 Days Gorilla Flying Safari

Important Information

Where is Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Located?

Wondering which district Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is found/Located? The park covers parts of the districts of Kanungu, Kabale, and Kisoro.

How to Get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park can be accessed either by road or by air from different destinations. Learn More about How Bwindi Forest National Park

What is the Best time to visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park?

Knowing the Best Time to Go to Bwindi Forest is key to making your Gorilla Safari Uganda memorable. The best time to visit Bwindi or to go Gorilla trekking in Uganda is during the dry season months when the rains are less.

This is during the months of December – February, and June – August. During this time the roads are less slippery and therefore the park is very accessible. However, note that there is no such a time when the park is closed therefore gorilla trekking is done all year round. You can book your trip just depending on your schedule.

The best time for bird watching in the Bwindi forest is during the months of March to September in the dry season. From November to April is the best time to spot migratory birds in the park. However, the best time to visit Bwindi, it’s the peak season and therefore all bookings and payments should be done early to avoid missing out on permits or accommodation. Learn More about Bwindi Forest National Park

Accommodation/Safari Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Lodges and hotels in Bwindi National Park offer accommodation to all kinds of travelers in all the 4 sectors of the park. Accommodation ranges from Luxury, and Mid-rage to Budget depending on the traveler’s choice and budget constraints. Here are just a handful of the lodges that you can choose to stay in while at Bwindi; Learn More about Lodges in Bwindi Forest

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