3 Day Flying Gorilla Safari

Take a charter flight to Bwindi in South West Uganda and spend three magnificent days gorilla trekking, relaxing in luxury accommodation and taking in the wonderful views of the Queen Elizabeth National Park.
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Itinerary

Day: 1
Location: Kajjansi
Morning charter flight from Kajjansi to Kayonza (Buhoma) and the Impenetrable Forest. In the afternoon take a guided community walk where you can experience various aspects of the lives of the people living close to the Forest.

Day: 2
Location: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
This morning you will wake up early and after a big breakfast set off to the starting point of your gorilla safari. You will meet up with your trekking guides and porters and receive a detailed briefing on your days trek by your head guide.  Setting off with your group, guides, porter’s and packed lunch with lots of water. Today’s activities may be amongst the most exciting and challenging you have ever undertaken. The Mountain Gorillas in Uganda are part of a worldwide population of just 720 individuals. The gorillas we are allowed to track belong to one of eight habituated family groups. For up to five years each, these groups have undergone an extremely delicate process that has gradually brought them to tolerate the presence of humans for a brief period every day. 

The gorillas are by no means tame, and are completely wild animals. However, the experienced guides accompanying you have been involved in the habituation development. The guides will use their knowledge of the gorillas’ habits and information from the previous day to locate the group’s whereabouts. Because of this, the time taken to track the gorillas varies enormously, from as little as half an hour to as much as the whole day before one returns to camp. Once the gorillas are located, your group will be allowed a maximum of one hour with them, often over all too quickly. A very memorable experience – and good to know that our presence here contributes to ensuring their continued survival.

When your precious hour is up, your guide will lead you away from the gorilla family and back to the safari starting point. You will be met by your safari guide and driven to Ishasha.  This drive will take you approximately two hours.

Day: 3
Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park
A morning Game Drive has been arranged for you.

The southern sector of the Queen Elizabeth National Park is known as Ishasha, this area is known for its tree-climbing lions. You would hope to also see Elephant, Buffalo, Uganda Kob, Waterbuck, Warthog and Hippo.

After the morning activity, back to the lodge for Lunch and you will be driven to Kihihi Airstrip to meet your Flight back to Kajjansi. This flight will take approximately one and a half hours. On arrival you will, be met by a representative of Safari Skies.

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Safari Skies Destinations

Entebbe
Entebbe
Kampala
Kampala
Kajjansi
Kajjansi
The Rwenzori Mountain Range
The Rwenzori Mountain Range
Kisoro
Kisoro
Ishasha
Ishasha
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Kibale National Park
Kibale National Park
Semliki Wildlife Reserve
Semliki Wildlife Reserve
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park
Jinja
Jinja
Ngamba Island
Ngamba Island
Bulago Island
Bulago Island
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Lake Mburo NP
Lake Mburo NP