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3 Day Gorilla tracking flying safari

Safari overview

This Gorilla tracking flying safari takes place in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. Bwindi impenetrable national park is located in the South Western part of Uganda. The park is found with in the forest and Bwindi impenetrable forest is said to be Africa’s oldest rain forest and its worldly known for its excellent gorilla sighting opportunities. Bwindi impenetrable national park is a known world heritage site declared by UNESCO because of its breath taking natural beauty and unique ecological significance. The park is a home to half of the remaining mountain gorillas on earth. This park is blessed with other attractions such as  the spectacular virunga volcanoes, sparkling mountain streams, deep valleys, steep ridges, bird species, butterflies and lastly the Batwa culture. But the highlight of this safari is Gorilla tracking.

                               

Day 1; Arrival and flight transfer to Bwindi 

On your arrival at Entebbe airport, you will check in for an afternoon scheduled flight which will spend approximately 2 hrs. to land at Kihihi airstrip. During your flight, you will enjoy the ariel view of the beautiful landscape and the lushest highland rain forest on earth filled with primates and exotic bird species. Not forgetting valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. On arrival at Kihihi airstrip, you will be picked by our professional guide in a safari vehicle and you will be driven to Silverback lodge for afternoon relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2; Full day in Bwindi impenetrable national park

You will start your day with a morning breakfast and get ready to be transferred to the park headquarters for gorilla trekking briefing from the UWA staff. A guide will then lead you into the jungle to see the shy primates of the booked group. Please don’t forget to pack your lunch boxes before leaving your lodge as you will be having your lunch from the jungle. Gorilla trekking is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth and this experience lasts from 2-6hrs.  After tracking the gorillas from a closer range in their habitats with the help of the guide, you will be brought back to your lodge for afternoon relaxation. In the late afternoon, you will be picked to go for a village walk experience around Buhoma area. This village walk gives you a great chance to see how people surrounding the park live their lives. This walk is the most informative and rewarding to the average visitors and trusts me you will be amazed of how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways of life. After the walk, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3; Flight transfer from Bwindi to Entebbe 

You will begin your day with a morning breakfast and get ready to be transferred to Kihihi airstrip for your flight which departs at 9;45am and is expected to arrive at Entebbe international airport at 11;25am. And this mark the end of your tour.

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Return flight ticket Entebbe- Kihihi
  • Ground transfers in a safari vehicle
  • 1 gorilla trekking permit
  • Accommodation and meals at Silver back lodge
  • Village visit at Buhoma area
  • Park entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water

EXCLUSIONS  

  • International flight ticket
  • Visa
  • Activities and accommodation not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as travel insurance and telephone bills
  • Tips and gratitude’s

 

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