Spare no effort to make your dreams come true by encountering the mountain gorillas. This is one of the most rewarding journeys to Uganda especially for guests with less time. The scenic flight to Bwindi forest is exceptional providing an opportunity to enjoy a scenic view of the countryside from above. Here is the opportunity to take lasting memories. Feel more immersed in the local life of the indigenous people living around the park.
3 Nights 4 Days
Day 1: ENTEBBE –FLY TO KIHIHI AIRTRIP (Flight time 02h00)
Morning pick up from your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala and be transferred to Entebbe Airport for your scheduled Aerolink flight to Kihihi airstrip north of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, landing at Kihihi Airstrip very close to Ishasha sector. A morning flight schedule departs at 07h00 arriving at 08h45 and the afternoon flight departs at 12h00 arriving at Bwindi 14h20.
Meet your driver guide and transfer to your lodge for check in. The afternoon, you will depart for a village walk in Buhoma. You will get a glimpse of the daily life of the communities living around the park, interact with the indigenous people, and get entertained with a local dance performance. You will return to your lodge in the evening.
About 2 hours
Day 2: BWINDI GORILLA TREKKING DAY
Start off with an early cup of coffee from your lodge, drive to the park headquarters for briefing. Set off for your Gorilla trekking experience inside Bwindi forest. You will need to carry drinking water, rain jacket and jungle boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick. The experience of meeting mountain gorillas is a life changing moment that no one would not wish to miss given an opportunity. Bwindi is however most notable for her 340 Mountain Gorillas, about half the world’s population of this critically endangered primate. After tracking, come back to the lodge for late lunch.
Evening at leisure enjoying and sightseeing around your lodge. Dinner and overnight stay
Day 3: BWINDI –FLY BACK TO ENTEBBE & DEPART (Flight time 02h00)
Breakfast at the lodge and check out. Transfer to the airstrip in Kihihi airstrip, for your scheduled flight returning to Entebbe International Airport for your connecting flight. The morning flight out of Kihihi departs at 09h45 arriving at 11h25, or the afternoon flight departs Bwindi at 14h45 arriving at 16h15. Meal plan (HB: – Breakfast & Lunch). End of Service.
Note: Flight time depends on the flight routing.