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4 Days Luxury Gorilla Trekking in Uganda – Fly to Bwindi

4 Days Luxury Gorilla Trekking Trip Summary

Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable forest for a lifetime Luxury Gorilla trekking experience in Uganda, staying at the best luxury lodges, having breathtaking views and delicious food in the tropical African Jungle.
  • The 4 Days trip starts with pickup from the Entebbe international airport for an overnight at nice hotel in Entebbe.
  • On the second day, depart from Entebbe international airport and fly to Kisoro or Kihihi Airstrip and then drive to your luxury hotel in Bwindi.
  • Day 3 is the Gorilla Trekking day
  • On the last day, pick up from your hotel and then drive to the Kisoro Airstrip for you flight back to Entebbe.
On this trip, we shall be tracking gorillas in the Rushaga, Nkuringo or Buhoma gorilla tracking locations because of the many chances of getting a gorilla permit in these locations and also having some of the best luxury lodges in Bwindi.

“Flying is a great option if you want to avoid the 8 hours long drive from Entebbe to Bwindi impenetrable national park.”

Gorillas in Bwindi

There is about 400 mountain gorillas dwelling in Bwindi impenetrable forest, this is about half of the mountain gorilla population in the world. Travelers stand a 99.99% of seeing these gentle giants due to the many habituated gorilla families. Going on a gorilla trekking expedition in Uganda is a worthwhile experience of a lifetime.

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Pickup from Entebbe International Airport

Welcome to Uganda, the pearl of Africa, after clearing customs, you will meet our driver at the terminal entrance, welcoming you into Uganda. Drive to your hotel in Entebbe for the night. incase you arrive early, we can go for a tour around the city.

Overnight: Protea by Marriott Entebbe or Hotel Number 5

Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National park

Have an early breakfast and then transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your 7:00am flight to Bwindi, in western Uganda. We shall be heading to Kisoro Airstrip or Kihihi Airstrip. You will meet our driver at the airstrip and then drive for about 1.5 hours to your lodge in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

On arrival at the lodge, you can relax at the lodge of go for a community walk. A Batwa Cultural Tour can also be arranged.

Flight to Kisoro: 1hr.35min
Drive to Bwindi: 1hr:30min
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge / Four Gorillas Lodge / Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
Optional Activities: Batwa Cultural Tour, Community Tour, Nature walk

Day 3: Mountain Gorilla Trekking Day

The long awaited day is here. After breakfast early in the morning, transfer to the gorilla trekking starting point. Here you will be briefed on the safety precautions, how to act in presence of the gorillas, dos and dont’s of gorilla trekking and then you will be allocated a Gorilla group the you will track in the forest. (8 people per gorilla group)

Accompanied by forest rangers, the adventure into the impenetrable forest begins. You will embark on the trail to track the gorillas. The trek goes through thick forests, high or down the mountains, rivers and valleys. The trek can be between 1 hours to 7 hours before finding the gorillas.

The trackers that go earlier than you in to the forest are responsible to locate the gorillas. Then in turn inform the rangers that are with your group the actual location and you follow this trail to meet the gentle giants.

On finding the gorillas, you will spend a maximum of 1 hour observing or 3 hours if your are on a Gorilla Habituation Experience. See them feed, young ones play as others relax. After the hour, trek back out of the forest where you driver will be waiting for you to drive back to the hotel.

Gorilla Trekking: 1-7hours
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge / Four Gorillas Lodge / Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Day 4: Drive to Airstrip and Fly back to Entebbe

Pick up after breakfast and drive to Kisoro or Kihihi Airstrip for you flight back to Entebbe. At Entebbe, you will connect to your international flight back home, or to your hotel where you will stay before your flight back home.

End of our Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

Drive to Airstrip: 1.5hours
Flight to Entebbe: 1hr 35min
Meals: Breakfast


Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

What you need on this Luxury Gorilla Trekking Tour(Packing List)

  • Light rain jacket
  • Hat
  • Gardening Gloves
  • Headband if you have long hair
  • Water proof Hiking boots
  • Long sleeved shirt (dull colors)
  • Trousers (dull colors)
  • 2 pairs of Socks
  • Camera to capture the moments
  • Sun screen
  • Insect repellent
  • Walking stick(can be hired at the park)
  • Tips for porters

Book Your Tour

Call now or Whatsapp on:
Mob: +256 775 621 572


4 Days Luxury Gorilla Safari Price: Inclusions and Exclusions

This tour can start on any day of the week all year through. It is advisable to book way in time to avoid disappointment at the last minute. The Luxury Accommodations and Gorilla permits are very competitive, the earlier the booking, the better.
If travelling in a group, the price significantly reduces and can be tailored to suite your needs.

Call us now or Whatsapp on:
Mob: +256 775 621 572


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