3 Days fly from Entebbe to Bwindi – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and is situated along the Democratic Republic of Congo border next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the western Rift Valley. It comprises 331 square kilometers of jungle forests and contains both montane and lowland forest and is accessible only on foot.
This is regarded to be one of the most biologically diverse forests in Africa, largely due to its antiquity and an altitude range of between 1,160 and 2,607m above sea level. Bwindi is a true rain forest, spread over a series of steep ridges and valleys that form the eastern edge of the Albertine Rift Valley.
You will be picked from your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala and then transferred to Entebbe Airport from where you will catch a flight to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. The flight time is 1 hour to Kihihi airstrip from where a waiting driver will transfer you by road to the lodge for a restful day and overnight. You can do a community walk and enjoy the African traditional dances. Have lunch and relax at the lodge preparing for the next day’s gorilla tracking safari in the forest. Dinner and overnight at a lodge you will have been booked in.
After breakfast, will drive to the park headquarters for briefing about gorilla tracking. After which you will go for trekking which takes anywhere between 1 to 8 hours. You will have one hour only with the gorillas. During the trekking you may spot birds such as the Short-tailed Warbler, Rusty-faced woodland Warbler, Bar-tailed Trogon, Gruer’s Rush Warbler, among others animals like the black fronted duikers, South African porcupines, golden monkey, giant forest hog, bush-buck, buffalo, bush pigs, buffaloes, elephants, jackals, Black and white colobus monkey, chimpanzee. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay
After breakfast you will be transferred to the air strip for your connecting flight to Entebbe Airport. At Entebbe, you may either keep around or take your next flight or be transferred to your lodge/hotel for dinner and overnight.
For inquiries contact Great adventure safaris for a perfect 3 days fly from Entebbe to Bwindi forest to trek the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable national park.