4 Days Luxury (Flight) Gorilla Safari Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Tour
Luxury 4 Days (Flight) Gorilla Safari Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Lake Bunyonyi Tour Uganda
Itinerary Overview: 4 Days Luxury Gorilla Safari Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Tour
4 Days Luxury (Flight) Gorilla Safari Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Tour is a short Luxury Gorilla Holiday comprising chartered flights as the means of transport and accommodation only in Luxury Hotels.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is host to more than 50% of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. It is home to the highest number of habituated Mountain Gorillas ready for trekking. A memorable maximum of 1 hour is spent in the presence of the Mountain Gorillas.
This 4 Day Uganda Gorilla safari starts from Entebbe International Airport then takes a flight to one of the airstrips around Bwindi. From Bwindi forest, the return will also be by flight to Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airstrip.
The tour takes 4 Days and is designed for all travelers who love Luxury Gorilla tours with chartered flights and stay at high end hotels. This Gorilla trekking tour is also tailor-made with a visit to Lake Bunyonyi for great adventure activities.
Note: You will trek Gorillas either in Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo or Rushaga sector depending on availability of the Gorilla permit at time of booking. Accommodation is at Luxury hotels in any of the prior booked sectors.
But wait, let me tell you something:
- Safari is by flight & 4×4 Luxury land cruisers
- Gorilla trekking will be in Bwindi Forest National Park
- A maximum 1 hour will be spent with the Mountain Gorillas
- Accommodation before and after trip can be arranged on request at an extra cost
What you need to know
- Accommodation is provided in Luxury hotels
- Pack the right Gorilla trekking clothes
- Tour can start any time of the year
- Minimum age for tour is 15 years
- Gorilla permit is included in the cost
Safari Highlights: 4 Days Luxury (Flight) Gorilla Safari Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Tour
- Day 1: Transfer by chartered flight from Entebbe International Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
- Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Forest
- Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, undertake a boat cruise or zip lining
- Day 4: Return flight from Bwindi to Entebbe International Airport
What’s the real story?:
Itinerary Details: 4 Days Luxury Gorilla Safari Bwindi & Lake Bunyonyi Tour
Day 1: Transfer by chartered flight from Entebbe International Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Depending on your desired time of departure, be ready to take a flight by Aerolink to Kihiihi airstrip. Flight can be early morning, mid-morning or in the Afternoon for about 1 hour 45 minutes.
From the airstrip, your driver guide will be there to pick you up for a transfer to a booked luxury hotel. The transfer is by a 4×4 safari land cruiser. You have lunch at a hotel and spend the evening in relaxation.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Forest
Early morning, you have breakfast and then be transferred to the gorilla trekking sector headquarters. It’s expected of you to be at the park headquarters by 8:00 am for briefing from the park rangers.
During briefing, the park rangers inform trekkers of the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking. At this time, you are also allocated a gorilla family to trek. Each group is trekked by 8 people in most cases depending on the hiking ability.
You get to the very dense tropical jungle of Bwindi forest for a lifetime adventure. You spend about 2-6 hours or more trekking. However, a maximum 1 hour is spent in the presence of the mountain gorillas watching the family and taking pictures.
After 60 minutes watching the gorillas, you then walk back to the park headquarters. Here you receive a congratulatory gorilla trekking certificate. Your guide drives you to your accommodation facility where you relax. Overnight at previous night accommodation.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi, undertake a boat cruise or zip lining
After breakfast, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi which is one scenic lava dammed lake. The word Bunyonyi is a local word that refers to many little birds due to the fact the place has many birds and birders can take chances to go birding.
Here you relax and can choose from the several activities which include a boat cruise to one of the most historical islands on the lake, swimming or zip lining. All of these adventure activities offer such an amazing experience. You spend a night at one of the lodges on the lake shores.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Luxury: Arcadia Lodges Lake Bunyonyi
Mid-range: Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort
Budget: Bushara island camp
Day 4: Return flight from Bwindi to Entebbe International Airport
At a hotel in Lake Bunyonyi, you have breakfast then be transferred by your 4X4 luxury land cruiser to either Kihiihi or Kisoro airstrip for a return flight to Entebbe International Airport. On arrival, you then take your departure flight out of Uganda or be driven to place of residence in Entebbe or Kampala.
Meal Plan: Breakfast
End of Luxury 4 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari Bwindi
- Uganda gorilla trekking permit
- Accommodation & meals as indicated
- 4×4 safari vehicle
- A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver guide.
- Bottled drinking water on board
- Flight fees
- Activity fees
- International flights & Visas
- Any changes to the itinerary
- 4×4 safari land cruiser for luxury travelers
- 4×4 safari van for budget travelers
Safari Route: 4 Days Luxury Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari Bwindi
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