Flying Gorilla Safari in Uganda; 6 Days Flying Safari to Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth NP

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Overview

The 6 Day Uganda Gorilla Flying Safari 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.

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Flying Uganda Gorilla Safari Highlight; 6 Days

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda (Entebbe International Airport) & transfer to the Hotel

Day 2: Fly from Entebbe International Airport to Kisoro Airstrip

Day 3: Undertake gorilla trekking and relax at the lodge

Day 4: Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP via Ishasha for tree-climbing lions

Day 5: Game Drive / game viewing in the savannah landscapes of Queen Elizabeth Np and afternoon Kazinga Channel launch cruise

Day 6: Transfer by flight back to Kampala


Day 1: Arrive in Uganda (Entebbe International Airport) & transfer to the Hotel

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. Transfer to your Hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation:

Upmarket / Luxury: Kampala Sheraton Hotel

Midrange / Standard: Cassia Lodge

Budget / Basic: Buziga Country Resort

Camping at Back Packers Hostel

Day 2: Fly from Entebbe International Airport to Kisoro Airstrip

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:

Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp

Budget / Basic: Broadbill Forest Camp

Wild Camping

Day 3: Undertake gorilla trekking and relax at the lodge

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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:

Upmarket / Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp

Budget / Basic: Broadbill Forest Camp

Wild Camping

Day 4: Drive to Queen Elizabeth NP via Ishasha for tree-climbing lions

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:

Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Lodge

Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Wild Camping

Day 5: Game Drive / game viewing in the savannah landscapes of Queen Elizabeth Np and afternoon Kazinga Channel launch cruise

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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:

Upmarket / Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Lodge

Budget / Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Wild Camping

Day 6: Transfer by flight back to Kampala

Connect to Mweya Airstrip after breakfast to catch up with an aero link scheduled flight back to Entebbe to mark the end of the tour.

End of Safari

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply)……

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda.

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply)……


General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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