3 days gorilla flying safari
Bwindi Forest National Park lies in south western Uganda, on the edge of the western Rift Valley (Albertine rift) and is shared by Kisoro, Kabale and Kanungu districts. The park covers an area of over 330 sq kms with an altitude range of 1,160 metres to 2607 metres.
This park is home to over 350 species of birds, 202 species of butterflies, 200 species of trees and 120 species of mammals that include about 440 Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei) which is roughly half of the estimated population of 880 left in the world; there are also chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), Elephants (loxodanta Africana), Blue Monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius), Olive Baboon (Papio anubis) Black and white colobus (Colobus guereza), L’hoesti Monkey (Cercopithecus l’hoesti), the needle clawed Galago (Galagoinustus) and the Potto (Perodictus potto).
Detailed Trip Itinerary:
Scheduled daily flight from Entebbe to Kihihi airstrip
Upon arrival at Kihihi, you’ll be met by a Trek East Africa representative and driven to Buhoma Lodge or Gorilla Forest Camp – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Check in as you wait for lunch. Later in the afternoon, take on a two to three hours Community Walk.
Day Two Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Early breakfast then report at the UWA information office where you will be fully briefed on the do’s and don’ts while in the forest. With your packed lunch set off with your guide (s) for the adventure. The track may take anywhere from 30 minutes to 7 hours but from the time the first Gorilla or Gorilla family is spotted, you are only allowed to spend a maximum of one hour with them as they go about their activities.
The experience of observing these endangered gentle giants is a humbling and exciting adventure. Return to your camp/ lodge from where you will relive those special moments with friends over a drink.
Overnight stay at Buhoma Lodge or Gorilla Forest Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day Three Flight back to Entebbe
Depart Bwindi Forest National Park and drive to Kihihi for your return flight to Entebbe. End of our services.
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