Don’t want drive long distances to go gorilla trekking? Well, the 3 days Uganda luxury gorilla flying safari is the perfect tour for you. The trip using AeroLink Uganda scheduled flights to Bwindi, connects you from Entebbe to the nearest airstrip to Bwindi which is either Kihihi or Kisoro before driving for 45 to 1 hour to proceed to the lodges closer to the starting point of gorillas.
- Day 1: Pick up from the hotel / transfer to Bwindi.
- Day 2: Gorilla tracking.
- Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe.
Day 1: Pick up from the hotel / transfer to Bwindi.
Depart the hotel at 6am, you will be picked up from your hotel to transfer to the airport Entebbe. With Aerolink Uganda you will fly to either kihihi or kisoro airstrip depending on the gorilla tracking permits secured. Arrive the airstrip in 1 and half-hours’ time maximum before you drive to proceed to the hotel which is 45 mins to 1 hours’ drive.
Luxury; Gorilla forest camp, Clouds Lodge or Nkuringo gorilla Lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla tracking.
Today you will be transferred to the starting point by the hotel. Through the forest start the search for gorillas. Gorilla trekking takes place anytime of the year and therefore can be done on any day provided there are gorilla tracking permits available. Lunch will be provided to you by the hotel and you should be transferred to the starting point at 6:45 am. Track the gorilla family, you have been allocated. Once you meet the gorillas, you will spend 1 hour following them and taking pictures. Overnight at previous lodge or hotel.
Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe.
At 7:45 you will depart your hotel to transfer to the airstrip to catch your onward flight to Entebbe. Flight Usually departs at 9am, unless if they communicate otherwise. Therefore, you should arrive the airport at 10:10am in the morning to connect to your onward flight. We recommend that you book an onward flight that departs anytime after 4pm. End of 3 days Uganda Luxury gorilla flying safari
List of Items to Carry for the Luxury Flying Gorilla Safari .
- Long Trousers
- Rain Coat
- Bac Pack
- Sun screen
Best time to do the 3 days Uganda Luxury gorilla flying Safari?
The best time to do this luxury gorilla flying safari is during the drier months of the year. That is during June to September and then Jan to February. When it is dry, even the gorilla trek is easier and simpler and the hikes are just a walk through.