Buhoma gorilla Fly in safaris – fly to see gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable national park
Buhoma gorilla fly in safaris – We welcome you to Uganda the Pearl of Africa which is a home to endangered mountain gorillas whose habitat is in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Our Buhoma Gorilla fly-in safari takes you to the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, in Buhoma the mountainous far south-western tip where you will have the opportunity to track the Mountain Gorillas. This adventure excursion will take you to Buhoma sector where you will trek the Mountain Gorillas and also interact with the Batwa people as they entertain you with their local music and dance. Buhoma is a home to one of the richest ecosystems in Africa. Mountain Gorillas are one of the world’s most endangered apes. It is estimated that there are only about 1080 left throughout the world. Almost half of them can be found in Uganda, and populations can also be found in the neighbouring Rwanda’ Volcanoes National Park and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Domestic flight from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi Airfield and aerial view of western Uganda
Mountain Gorilla tracking in Buhoma sector
One hour in the presence of Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat
Batwa native’s community visit
Our Buhoma Gorilla fly-in safari will start with a transfer to Entebbe International Airport where you will catch your local flight to Kihihi Airstrip in southern Uganda. During the short flight you will be able to see Uganda´s diversity from high up. Great Adventure Safaris driver guide will pick you up from the Airstrip and drive you up to your booked accommodation for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
The next day in the morning after your breakfast, the highlight of the Gorilla Tracking Adventure starts with a briefing at the trailhead, the park headquarters. At 8:00 am the Gorilla tracking will start with a detailed briefing about Gorilla etiquette. Depending on which family you are tracking, the briefing point is either 300 meters or 23 kilometres away. After the briefing we will either start walking from there or will be driven to the closest starting point. We will then start searching for the Mountain Gorillas. Once we find them, we will be allowed to spend one hour with them. Gorilla Tracking Adventure challenge is a hike through the natural African jungle accompanied by local guides around Buhoma sector, one of the most diverse habitats on earth.
Another exciting adventure day is with a local community walking where you walk to the communities with a local guide to interact with them as they entertain you with their music and dancing. Buhoma sector is 40 kilometres away from Kihihi town with its flora and fauna and other tourist activities which will keep you engaged at all times on your stay in Buhoma Gorilla tracking sector.
After all your successful exciting adventures you will then transfer to Kihihi Airfield for your domestic flight to Entebbe International Airport for your International flight out or back to your hotel, Contact Great Adventure Safaris to book Buhoma Gorilla fly-in safaris with domestic flights inclusive.