4 Days of Entebbe + Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi, by flight

Tour Plan

Start/End: Entebbe

Status:Private Tour, departs on any day, open all year round

Vehicle used: : 4/4 Land Cruiser

Accommodations: Tented Camp/Lodge

Entebbe – 1 Night & Bwindi (Buhoma) – 3 Nights

Activities: Gorilla trek, photography, nature walk, cultural tour, sightseeing & birding


Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe

Arrive in Entebbe Airport and be transferred to city hotel.

Overnight: Hotel No.5/Protea by Marriot/k Hotel Entebbe

Meals: Breakfast


Day 2: Entebbe – Transfer to Bwindi by flight

You will be picked from Entebbe hotel and be transferred to the airport for a flight to Bwindi departing at mid-morning. Arrive at Kihihi Airstrip and be picked by our guide and transfer you to Bwindi, Buhoma section. This is 1 hour, 30 minutes scenic transfer to the lodge. Arrive in time for lunch.

The afternoon is spent relaxing by the lodge.

Overnight: Buhoma Lodge/Bwindi Lodge/Sanctuary Gorilla Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3: Trekking Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi National Park

Another highlight of your safari: a meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Especially hikers will love the tracking in the beautiful ecosystem of the park. It is difficult to foresee how many hours you will hike, it may take 3 to 8 hours. Expect to walk a long distance in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorilla. But it will be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience!

You will carry packed lunch on this day.

Note: For conservation purposes, time spent with the gorillas is limited to one hour. The ranger guide always briefs you on how to behave with these giant apes.

Overnight: Buhoma Lodge/Bwindi Lodge/Sanctuary Gorilla Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 4: Bwindi – Transfer to Entebbe by flight

After breakfast, transfer to Kihihi for your flight back to Entebbe. Flight departs at 9.45a.m. to arrive at 11.25a.m. Connect with outbound flight.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Transport in Entebbe & Kihihi
  • 3-Night accommodation on full board basis
  • Bottled water
  • Gorilla Permit & Entry fees
  • Internal flight: Entebbe – Kihihi – Entebbe
  • International flights from home and back
  • Tips & porterage
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Other personal items
  • Optional Activities: Balloon ride ($450 per person), Maasai Village visit and any other activity not in the tour description above
Rates depend on:
  • Number of people traveling
  • Date or month (hotels have different rates throughout the year)
  • Any other special request i.e. children and their ages and students
  • Age limit for gorilla trek is 16 years

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