Weekend Getaway to the Gorillas

Day 1: Entebbe – Bwindi

Adventure Consults’ representative will meet you on arrival at the airport, assist through customs, or (pick from your residence/hotel if already in Uganda), proceed to the domestic check-in point for your bush flight to Bwindi (Departs Entebbe @ 7:00 AM & 12:30 PM, Check in time - one hour in advance). Note that flight schedules are subject to change.

On arrival at Kihihi airstrip, meet your guide for a briefing and start an hour’s scenic drive to Buhoma. You will drive through villages with stops at places of interest for photography and interactions with the local communities.

Lunch at the lodge. In the evening, have a village walk with a visit of the local schools hospitals and craft shops. Meals and accommodation at the Lodge.

Day 2; Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Tracking takes 3 to 10 hrs.

There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular, heavily vegetated and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for trekkers. This park is best known for the fascinating Gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these fantastic apes. The thrill of spending time with and observing these gentle giants is a rare and moving adventure that will leave you with long lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The Gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other, return to the lodge in the afternoon.  Meals and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 3; scenic flight to Entebbe – Connect to international flight.

After Breakfast, start for Kihihi airstrip in time for your 9:45 AM flight arriving Entebbe Airport at 1125 AM. Depending on the weather, you may have the best views of the Volcanoes, villages and Lakes as you take off, proceed to the airport and connect to your onward international flight. Please book return flights departing Entebbe after 1pm. Note that flight schedules are subject to change.

Accommodation; we don’t restrict on where to stay but here are recommended options;

Upmarket/Lion Range; Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp/Bwindi lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Clouds Lodge
Midrange/Pride Range; Silverback Lodge/Mahogany Springs.

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