4 DAY FLY IN GORILLA SAFARI from US $1780 - African wild Tours Uganda Budget Safaris East Africa | African wild Tours Uganda Budget Safaris East Africa


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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.

  • Description
  • Meal plan
  • Travel time
  • 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!

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