4 Days Fly in Gorilla safari

Track the mountain gorillas in Uganda's Bwindi Forest and relax at the beautiful lake Bunyonyi.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1780 - $2960
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
4 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Romantic safaris Romantic Camping safaris Camping Birding safaris Birding
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This 3 days gorilla safari leads you to Bwindi Impenetrable forest to meet Uganda’s remaining giants in the mist(the gorillas). Bwindi is home to more than half of the surviving mountain gorillas and is part of the Virungas which are shared by Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. The forest is also home to more than 450 bird species, monkey species, three horned chameleon, and much more.

Day 1 Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Day 2 Gorilla tracking
Day 3 Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
Day 4 Departure

Day 1.  Fly  to Bwindi Impenatrable Forest.

You will be picked up from your Hotel in Kampala or Entebbe for transfer to Kajansi Air strip to catch your flight to Kihihi Airstrip in Kabale. You will enjoy the aerial views of verdant landscapes and the green plant cover which Uganda is known for. On arrival, you will be transferred by road to your accommodation to check in and enjoy lunch.  In the evening, you choose to either have a village walk or a forest walk or a cultural performance by the local community.

Travel Time - Approx. 2 HRs

Meal Plan – Lunch and supper

Accommodation – Ruhija community Rest Camp/Buhoma Lodge

Day 2 Gorilla Trekking

On this day, you wake up very early and are briefed about gorilla trekking before entering the Impenetrable forest. Be ready to walk for one to six hours depending on where you will find the gorillas. Having encountered them, you will be given a full hour to associate with them. The one hour you spend with the gorillas, is most likely to be highlight of your tour.  You will then be transferred to Lake Bunyonyi for an overnight. This is the deepest lake in Uganda and together with Lake Mutanda has been proven bilharzia free and therefore safe for swimming. It is some where you will get relaxed after a long day in the forest.

Meal plan –Breakfast, lunch and supper.

Travel time – Approximately 1 hr.

Accommodation – Bunyonyi Overland Resort/Bushari lake Island

Day 3 Lake Bunyonyi

You will wake up at a mighty breakfast prepared by your accommodation, take part in any of the activities at the lake, (canoeing or visit the legendary Islands or visit a Batwa community or take a swim) Meal plan – Breakfast, lunch and supper.

Accommodation – Bunyonyi Overland Resort/Bushari Lake Island

Day 4 Departure

 Having had breakfast, you will drive to Kihihi Air strip to fly back to Entebbe to catch your flight back home hence end of service.

Included in the cost are,

1 gorilla permit valued at US Dollars 600.

Internal flights

All meals as the itinerary states

All accommodation

Fuelled 4WD safari car

English speaking guide/driver

Bottled drinking water

1 of the activities at lake Bunyonyi

1 of the activities on Day 1

Emergency Air Ambulance

Not included in the cost are

Porter for gorilla trekking (if you need one)

International flights

Visa(US$ 50)

Drinks besides water provided in the plane and safari car.

Packing list

A pair of water proof trousers and jacket.

A hat

Insect repellent

A pair of sun glasses

Personal camera

A pair of binoculars

Note that weather at Bwindi is un predictable, it can rain at any time.

While on site, we accept payment in only US Dollars, GB Pound, Euro and UG Shillings.

You can remove the bits you do not want and add the ones that you want to meet your budget and interest.

Enjoy your tour!







Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Ruhija community Rest Camp
  • Buhoma Lodge
  • Bunyonyi Overland Resort
  • Bushari lake Island

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