The 3 day flight safari in bwindi gives tourists the opportunity to enjoy the batwa pygmies, nature walks and gorilla tracking with the much time allocated.
Day 1: Fly to Kihihi Airstrip, transfer to Bwindi, batwa
Day 2: Gorilla tracking
Day 3: Back to Entebbe
Day 1: Fly to Kihihi Airstrip
You will have a flight at Entebbe Airport flying to Kihihi Airstrip where you will find your guide gladly waiting to drop you at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The flight takes about 1 hour and from Kihihi to Bwindi Park it is 120km and it takes 3 hours. On your arrival, you will have lunch and then go for the cultural encounters where you will meet the batwa pygmies who will tell you about their life experience, local food, perform their traditional dances. You will have dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 2: Gorilla tracking
You will have breakfast you will transfer to the park headquarters for your briefing about the activity. You will forest with the game rangers who will help scare away the wild animals and pave you way to find the gorillas. You will spend a maximum of 1 hour to see how the gorillas behave, have their photo shoots. You will carry packed food and a lot of water. You will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe
You will have breakfast and then transfer to kihihi Airstrip to have your flight back to Entebbe. You will find your guide waiting to either help you as you get your flight back to the country or to take you back to your hotel in Kampala.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge is located near the tail head where Nkuringo family gorilla tracking takes place. This is a luxury lodge with 8 cottages and very good facilities given to the tourists. These have double rooms and twin beds with clean cotton sheets and confortable warm duvets. There are private chairs outside the cottages where you can sit and have good views of the bwindi forest, virunga, Rwanda, botanical gardens and others.
Gorilla Mist Camp
This camp is not big size but however comfortable. It has 4 thatched roof African cottages having balconies. The rooms have electricity, hot and cold showers and clean facilities offered to tourists while on their safaris in Uganda. The camp caters for luxury, midrange and budget tourists.
Ruhija Gorilla Friends resort
This lodge is a budget facility and its profits help in the well-being of the community and conservation of the area. The camp also promotes the local products produced by the local people, these are bought by the tourists who may want to have memories of Uganda as they get back to their country.