5 Days Fly in Uganda Gorilla trekking safari
5 days fly in Uganda Gorilla trekking safari-This primate’s experience takes you deep into Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for a memorable encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda. Bwindi National Park is one of the remaining sites where gorillas can be seen in the wild and its home to roughly 340 mountain gorillas. The gorilla family groups are habituated to human presence and trekkers are allowed to observe them from a respectful and mandated distance as they go about their daily lives.
For travelers seeking to expand their East African safari experience beyond gorillas, this 5 days fly-in Uganda gorilla trekking safari can be done with an extension trip to the Serengeti or the Masai Mara to see the wildebeest migration and the Big 5 animals.
Detailed Itinerary for 5 Days Fly in Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to your Hotel
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe town or Kampala City for dinner, relaxation and overnight as you get yourself ready for your upcoming gorilla trekking adventure.
Days 2-4: Transfer to Bwindi and Gorilla trekking
After an early breakfast, you will catch a light aircraft for a scenic flight to the home of Mountain Gorillas-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park landing at Kihihi Airstrip. Here you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel driving through the fertile and lush Ugandan landscape past small farming communities and terraced hillsides. Take some time out to relax in your room in preparation for an exciting day of trekking.
The next day you will rise to an early breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing about the dos and don’ts of gorilla trekking before you are led by the rangers and expert trackers to one of the forest’s habituated family groups of mountain gorillas. On finding the gorillas, you will be able to spend a maximum of an hour observing the group as they feed, forage, play or interact which is a good opportunity for photography. Return to the lodge for a well-deserved relaxation.
On your final day in the Bwindi wake up at leisure, have your breakfast and thereafter head out to witness a re-enactment of life as it was for the Batwa in the rainforest as you interact with these incredible people. After your lunch you will spend the rest of the time of the day visiting the local village, hiking or simply enjoying the sights and sounds of the forest from the comfort of your lodge.
Day 5: Say Goodbye to the Home of Gorillas
After breakfast you will transfer to Kihihi for your return flight to Entebbe International Airport. Enjoy the scenery and landscapes as you fly over the jungle and have time to reflect on and appreciate your privileged time in the precious home of Mountain Gorillas
End of Safari