This 4 day Fly-in safari is specifically designed for those who are short of time, but want to see the rare and endangered Mountain Gorillas. Spending one night in Entebbe before flying up to Bwindi Forest This safari includes flights over the beautiful highlands of Uganda boasting incredible scenery. There is a drive from the airstrip via local villages to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – from where you will be able enjoy a thrilling visit with the Mountain Gorillas. After two nights here, you drive back to the airstrip and return to Entebbe to catch your international flight out.
Arrive at Entebbe International Airport where you will be met by Agasaro Safari representative and transferred to your accommodation. Depending on your arrival time, a half day trip to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary can be arranged at an additional cost. This could also be arranged at the end of your safari if you prefer.Other options include a luxury boat cruise on Lake Victoria. Ask when you book, if you are keen on this. Explore on foot and visit the local markets and crafts, curio shops for souvenirs, and the Botanical Gardens on Lake Victoria where you can walk among beautiful trees, watch monkeys moving through the canopy above, and spot many indigenous bird species. Entebbe has a wide variety of restaurants serving many different cuisines as well as several bars and clubs where you can sample the local beer, catch a game of football and chat with the local Ugandans, known for their open and friendly nature.
Overnight at Karibu Guest House.
Transfer to Entebbe Airport for your scheduled morning flight from Entebbe to Kisoro airstrip in the South-Western region of Uganda.Upon arrival at Kisoro you will be met by the Agasaro driver guide and driven to Chameleon Hill Lodge located on the shores of Lake Mutanda area of Bwindi Forest National Park, the drive is approximately 1 hour.Bwindi National Park, located in south western Uganda on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, is considered the most diverse forest in Uganda. The area, one of the few large expanses of forest in East Africa, where lowland and mountain habitats meet, contains a dense ground cover of herbs, vines, and shrubs. Home to over 120 mammals, 345 species of birds, 200 species of butterflies, and 160 species of trees, Bwindi is one of the richest ecosystems in East Africa. The park contains almost one half of the world’s population of the endangered Mountain Gorilla, making it an extremely valuable conservation site. Bwindi is also home to several endangered bird species with very limited ranges, and acts as an important catchment area for many rivers, supplying water for agriculture in the surrounding region.
Overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge
Following breakfast at the lodge, travel to National Park Headquarters, approx. 1-1.5 hours to meet your guides for the day and begin your gorilla tracking experience. Experienced guides and trackers will accompany your party on an early morning trek into the dense rain forest on the mountain slopes. The journey, through dense foliage and up steep climbs, is abundantly rewarded with the lifetime experience of viewing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. You will have an opportunity to be within meters of these magnificent apes, sharing in their daily lives and experiencing their day-to-day activities. Mountain gorillas are extremely rare with only an estimated 880 remaining in the wild. This is an experience you won’t soon forget! Following the trek, return to the lodge for some relaxation on the lake, or take part in some of the optional activities available.
Overnight at Chameleon Hill Lodge
After an early breakfast return transfer to Kisoro airstrip for your scheduled flight to Entebbe to connect to your international flight out.Book Now
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