6 Days Uganda Fly in Safari
A Luxury 6 Days Uganda Fly in Safari – Bwindi Forest Impenetrable & Wildlife Tour to Murchison Falls National Parks
Overview: 6 Days Uganda Fly in Safari
6 Days Uganda Fly in Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable & Murchison Falls Safari Uganda is a rewarding Gorilla trekking safari in the best park and tour to Uganda’s most visited national park. Bwindi Forest is a perfect Uganda Gorilla Safari destination and Murchison Falls the world’s most powerful waterfalls.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Murchison Falls National Park are far apart from each other and therefore transfers done by chartered flights. The flight transfers start from and end at Entebbe International Airport. They may be quite costly but worth it.
The tour comprises activities like mountain gorilla trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and a game drive, boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls at Murchison Falls National Park.
Mountain Gorilla trekking is one of the popular Uganda safari activities and Bwindi forest offers such a remarkable experience. It’s such a wonderful moment spending several hours walking/hiking through a tropical jungle in search of mountain gorillas and spending 1 hour in their presence.
Murchison Falls National Park is the most visited park in the country since it offers spectacular views. Here you have a game drive and spot several wildlife, take a boat cruise to the bottom of the Murchison Falls and hike to the top.
Between the airstrips and the national parks as well as accommodation facilities, a tour guide will ensure your transfers with a 4×4 safari land cruiser.
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- Transfers by chartered flights and 4×4 luxury land cruisers
- Activities include Gorilla trekking, game drive and boat cruise
- Safari to Bwindi Impenetrable and Murchison Falls National Parks
- Accommodation before and after trip can be arranged on request at an extra cost
What you need to know
- Pack the right Gorilla trekking clothes
- Tour can start any time of the year
- Minimum age for Gorilla trekking is 15 years
- Gorilla permit is included in the cost
Itinerary Highlights: 6 Day Fly in Bwindi Impenetrable & Murchison Falls Safari Uganda
- Day 1: Transfer by flight from Entebbe International Airport to airstrip in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
- Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
- Day 3: Transfer by aircraft from Bwindi to Murchison Falls National Park
- Day 4: Morning game drive, evening boat cruise and hike to the top of Murchison Falls
- Day 5: Return flight from Murchison Falls National Park to Entebbe International Airport.
What’s the real story?:
Itinerary by Day: 6 Days Uganda Fly in Safari
Day 1: Transfer by flight from Entebbe International Airport to airstrip in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Depending on your suitable time of departure, you will take a flight by Aerolink Uganda to Kihiihi airstrip or any other airstrip close to Bwindi forest. 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 hotel. The transfer is by a 4×4 safari land cruiser. You have lunch at a hotel and spend the evening in relaxation.
Accommodation is communicated depending on availability at time of booking.
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest
Early morning, your hotel will provide breakfast such that you get ready for the transfer to the park headquarters. You are expected to be at the park headquarters by 8:00 am local time for briefing on the gorilla trekking etiquette from the park rangers.
It is at this time when allocation of a gorilla family for each 8 members to trek is allocated. If you have any specific needs or are unable to hike for further distances communicate during briefing such that you are allocated a close family.
After briefing, you receive your trekking stick and start the walk to the forest for the experience. Trekking to and from is dependent on where the gorillas spent their previous night, the nearer they are the faster you see them and vice versa. However, when you meet the family, you are allowed to spend only 1 hour seeing them go along with their daily lifestyle.
Take this time to enjoy the experience and record memories using your non flash photography camera. After the one hour you trek back to the park headquarters where you receive a congratulatory certificate and be driven to your hotel by driver.
Lunch can be packed or you return for probably late lunch at the hotel. Accommodation as of previous night.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Transfer by aircraft from Bwindi to Murchison Falls National Park
From your hotel, most probably during mid-morning you will be transferred by vehicle to the airstrip for a flight to an airstrip in Murchison Falls National Park. From the airstrip, you will be picked up and transferred to a booked hotel where you have lunch and spend the rest of the evening in relaxation.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge
Mid-range: Pakuba Safari Lodge
Budget: Heritage Lodge
Day 4: Morning game drive, evening boat cruise and hike to the top of Murchison Falls
Have desired breakfast at the hotel then proceed for a morning game drive at Murchison Falls National Park. During the game drive, you explore an array of wildlife and these may include Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards, warthogs, lions, baboons and several bird species.
The game drive lasts about 2-4 hours with several chances to spot and photograph wildlife in the wilderness. After the game drive, you are driven back to the hotel for relaxation and lunch.
In the evening at about 2:00 pm, you will undertake a boat cruise to the bottom of the mighty Murchison Falls. The falls are so powerful and mesmerizing to watch as they form a great fall 23 feet below after squeezing through a 7 meter gorge. The boat takes you to a few feet below the powerful falls.
From the bottom, you get off the boat for an adventurous hike to the top of the falls. It lasts about 45 minutes to 1 hour seeing one of the greatest falls. From the top of the falls, you meet your driver guide for an evening drive back to the hotel for dinner and the night.
Accommodation will be as of previous night.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5: Return flight from Murchison Falls National Park to Entebbe International Airport.
Depending on the time of departure for your scheduled flight, you will be transferred from the hotel to the airstrip for a flight to Entebbe International Airport. Your flight from Murchison Falls National Park to Entebbe International Airport marks the end of your 6 days fly in safari in Uganda.
Meal Plan: Breakfast
End of 6 Days Uganda Fly in Safari – Bwindi Impenetrable & Murchison Falls Safari Uganda
- Park entrance and all activities fees
- Accommodation & meals as indicated
- Flights and 4×4 safari vehicle costs
- A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver guide.
- Bottled drinking water on board
- International flights & Visas
- Alcoholic / soft Drinks
- Any changes to the itinerary
- Chartered flights
- 4×4 safari land cruiser for luxury travelers
- 4×4 safari van for budget travelers
Safari Route: 6 Days Fly in Bwindi Impenetrable & Murchison Falls Safari Uganda
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