3 Days Uganda Fly to Bwindi Gorilla Tour
This 3-day fly-in-to Bwindi Gorilla tour adventure is drafted for our guests who have less time and want to avoid spending hours on the Road. This 3 Days Uganda Fly to Bwindi Gorilla Tour will take you on the scenic route from Entebbe to Bwindi forest in no time, spending only 1:30 hours. This tour through southwestern Uganda will combine domestic air travel, all ground transportation, and comfortable accommodation at Bwindi Lodge to make this a hassle–free and unforgettable experience for you.
Detailed 3 Days Uganda Fly to Bwindi Gorilla Tour
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On this day a Tubale Safaris Guide will pick you up from your point of call and transfer you to Entebbe Airport for your inbound flight departure to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park landing at Kihihi airstrip for the northern and eastern sectors of the park or Kisoro Airstrip for the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National park.
After landing, a Tubale Safaris guide will be eagerly waiting for you for the transfer by road to your private overnight Lodge. They are 2 flight departures from Entebbe to Bwindi that are in the morning or in the afternoon you can choose your suitable flight. Morning flights usually set off in Entebbe for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park at 7:45 am and afternoon flights set off in Entebbe at 12:30 pm daily.
For the southern sectors of Bwindi, it is only one morning flight that departs Entebbe to Kisoro Airstrip daily at 7:45 am. This is because of the strong tabulates and the area is mist-covered during morning hours. Inbound flights to Bwindi national park usually take up to one and half hours depending on the mapping of the day.
Depending on the time of arrival (Afternoon, time permitting) at Bwindi, here are the activities you can carry on, Forest Walk (Optional)
Embark on a walk through the tropical rainforests with experienced wildlife guides. Enjoy scenic views, the sights and sounds of the rain forest, ample opportunity for bird watching, and glimpses of the many monkey species living in the park as they move through the forest canopy.
Batwa Community Walk (Optional)
Get ready for a community walks through the local villages surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Optional activities include visits to traditional homes, meeting traditional medicinal healers, Local orphanages or schools, and Banana brewing demonstrations. This three to four-hour walk is easily tailored to your individual schedule and interests.
Please let us know at the time of booking if you would like to participate in one of these activities.
- Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
- Accommodations: Bwindi Lodge or an Equivalent
- Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Water on Board.
Day 2 of 3 Days Uganda Fly to Bwindi Gorilla Tour: Gorilla trekking day- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Immediately after your early morning breakfast with your picnic-packed lunch box, you will head to the Park headquarters to register and join other guests for a briefing about the dos and don’ts of this activity. Gorilla Trekking starts at exactly 8:00 am. You will enter the forest and trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides, and porters to find the Gorillas, which can take you about 1 hour to a maximum of 7 hours.
The steeply forested landscape of the park is extraordinarily dense and is rich with several animal tracks allowing access to tourists. It is quite an unusual feeling getting near these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. You will have an opportunity to be within meters of these magnificent apes, sharing their daily lives and experiencing their day-to-day activities. Mountain Gorilla are extremely rare with only an estimated 880 remaining in the world. This is an experience you won’t soon forget.
Also, Mountain Gorillas are wild animals and as such, sightings cannot be guaranteed.
However, viewing success rates are over 90%.
- Main Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Accommodation: Bwindi Lodge
Day 3: Transfer to Kampala
After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to Kihihi or Kisolo airstrip for your inbound scheduled flight back to Entebbe International Airport. In this case, if you have a connecting international flight, you can then depart Uganda, or as well you may choose to transfer to the hotel of your call in Entebbe or Kampala.
If you have additional time in Uganda, this safari tour can be tailored to your wishes to include some of the many activities available in Entebbe and throughout Uganda. You could explore Kampala, Visit Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary or the Uganda Wildlife Education center, have a luxury boat cruise on Lake Victoria, or take a short trip to Jinja, the Adventure center of East Africa, offering Grade 5 white water Rafting, Quad Biking, Horse Riding and Bungee jumping.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.
End of 3 Days Uganda Fly to Bwindi Gorilla Tour
3 Days Uganda Fly to Bwindi Gorilla Tour Inclusions and Exclusions
- Park fees (For non-residents).
- Gorilla permits (One per person, non-resident)
- Chimp permits (One per person, non-resident).
- All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade).
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (Unless labeled as optional).
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section).
- Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section).
- International flights (From/to home).
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour.
- Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day).
- Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- The government imposed increases in taxes and/or park fees.
Important to Know
- Rates are per person and exclude international flights from/to your home country.
- This tour must be paid in US Dollars.