4 Days Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit (Luxury)

Itinerary Overview: Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit

4 Days Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit is designed for Luxury Honeymooners or Family travelers who love Gorilla flying Safaris with chartered flights and stay at high-end 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. 4 Days Gorilla Flying Safari and Lake Bunyonyi Visit starts from Entebbe International Airport and 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.

4 Days Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit is designed for all travelers who love Luxury Gorilla tours with chartered flights and staying 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 the availability of the Gorilla permit at the time of booking. Accommodation is at Luxury hotels in any of the prior booked sectors.

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 Tour Summary

  • 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

Itinerary Gallery: Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit

3 Days Luxury Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi
Uganda Gorilla flying Safari.
tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Safari Highlights: Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit

  • 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
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Itinerary Details: Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit

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 the 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

on your 4 Days Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit – 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 a briefing from the park rangers. During the 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 of 1 hour is spent in the presence of the mountain gorillas watching the family and taking pictures. After 60 minutes of 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 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

Accommodation Options

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 your place of residence in Entebbe or Kampala. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast 

End of the 4 Days Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit

Cost Inclusions

  • 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

Cost Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas 
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry

Transport 

  • 4×4 safari land cruiser for luxury travelers
  • 4×4 safari van for budget travelers

Safari Route: Gorilla Flying Safari and Bunyonyi Visit

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