Overview of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

The 6 Day Uganda Gorilla Flying Safari is a 6 days safari that enables you to explore the critically endangered mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable without being subjected to a 10 hour drive to cover 527km from Kampala. It allows you fly from Entebbe International Airport with an affordable scheduled Aero link flight with impressive Ariel views of the lush Uganda country side including the savannah rangelands of Lake Mburo National Park, the famous Kigezi Highlands and the magical Virunga Volcanoes. You explore the gorillas in Bwindi, undertake a surface transfer to Queen Elizabeth with magical wildlife views including the tree climbing lions, the game viewing in the park including the lions, savannah elephants, Cape Buffaloes, Water bucks, Uganda Kobs and the aquatics of the Kazinga Channel including the Nile crocodiles and the great Hippo Concentrations. The safari also features a flight back from Mweya close to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Entebbe International Airport.

Highlight of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

Day 1 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda: Arrive in Uganda at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to a hotel in Entebbe.

Day 2 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda: Fly from Entebbe International Airport to Kisoro Airstrip in western Uganda

Day 3 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda: You undertake gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and relax at the lodge

Day 4 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda: Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP via Ishasha sector popular for tree-climbing lions

Day 5 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda: Game Drive / game viewing in the savannah landscapes of Queen Elizabeth Np and afternoon Kazinga Channel launch/boat cruise

Day 6 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda: From Kisoro, you transfer by flight back to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

Day 1 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

Meet your guide at Entebbe Airport who will warmly welcome you to the Pearl of Africa. Entebbe International Airport is positioned on the shores of Lake Victoria enjoying the magical fresh air that arise from the world’s second largest fresh water lake and the largest tropical lake in the whole world. If during the day, the brightening tropical sun offers an exciting welcome to the tropical part of the world. In the evening, you then transfer to a booked Hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options:
Upmarket / Luxury: Protea Hotel/2 Friends Beach Hotel
Midrange / Standard: Boma Hotel/Cassia Lodge

Day 2 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

After breakfast, transfer to Entebbe International Airport and aboard a scheduled flight offered by Aero link Uganda to Kisoro Airstrip in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Ariel views of the Ugandan countryside including the beautiful rangelands of Lake Mburo National Park dotted with counts of wild game and myriad of Lakes, the magical scenery of Kigezi Highlands and the Virunga chain of eighth mountains stretching from Uganda through Rwanda to DR Congo. Upon landing at Kisoro Airstrip, you find the safari vehicle and your guide waiting for you after which you will transfer to the lodge for relaxation. In the afternoon, you can opt to explore the Batwa community in the environs to explore their heritage before return for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:
Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge,
Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp,
Budget / Basic: Broadbill Forest Camp

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Day 3 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

After an early morning breakfast transfer to the respective park headquarters for briefing from the park rangers at 8:00am and then begin the gorilla trek with the help of the rangers and porters who can even extend physical support when climbing the slippery terrain becomes challenging. This activity takes about 2- 8 hours or more depending on the direction and movement of these gorillas on that particular day. Gorilla tracking is quite tedious but seeing them play, feed and interact is an exciting and breathtaking moment to every visitor to Uganda. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:
Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp

Day 4 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

In the early morning after breakfast, drive to Ishasha – the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Having a game drive in this sector will offer you possibilities of spotting tree-climbing lions along with other wild game such as buffalos, elephants, antelopes like Uganda kobs and waterbucks among others. Then proceed to the upper section for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:
Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Lodge
Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Day 5 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

Undertake an early morning game drive to catch up with the early risers and predators returning to their hide outs. The game drive goes for 3 – 4 hours with possible sights of lions, leopards, hyenas, buffaloes, stripped jackals, Kobs, bush bucks and water bucks. Later in the afternoon go for a launch trip on the Kazinga channel at 2pm. Also referred to as the Paradise of Hippos the Kazinga Channel supports one of the great concentrations of Hippos in the world. They have gradually rejuvenated following the great Hippo Curl that took place in the 1950s to reduce the Hippo populations that had caused over grazing in the park. The channel also offers sights of the Nile Crocodiles along with water birds. Retreat from the 2 hour activity and embark on the drive in the channel track to explore more game as you connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options:
Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Lodge
Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Day 6 of the 6 Days Flying Gorilla Safari Uganda wildlife tour Uganda

From your lodging facility after breakfast, you are driven to Mweya Airstrip catch up with an Aero link scheduled flight back to Entebbe International Airport where you take your departure flight.

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