July 22, 2024
Planning a Luxury Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda? You can fly to Bwindi from Entebbe to experience this amazing adventure in 3 or 4 days.

Planning a Luxury Gorilla trekking tour? Bwindi impenetrable national park in Uganda is a great option for this amazing experience. The drive from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable national park is quite a long, about 8-9 hours. The solution is to fly from Entebbe to Bwindi. There are 2 destinations where you can connect to Bwindi. Kihihi Airstrip in the North of Bwindi and Kisoro in the south of Bwindi.

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Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in the 2 national parks, Bwindi Impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park.

If you are tracking Gorillas in the north of Bwindi (Buhoma section of Bwindi national park), then the flight to Kihihi airstrip is recommended. From here, the national park and the luxury lodges are a 1.5 hours drive away. From Kihihi, you can also easily connect to Queen Elizabeth National park for game drives, chimps and boat safari on Kazinga channel.

In case you are tracking gorillas in the southern section(Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors of Bwindi or Mgahinga national park), the recommended flight from Entebbe is the one heading to Kisoro Airport. From kisoro, the park and lodges are a 1.5 hours drive away.

We can help with all the flight booking and Safari Planning.

Therefore you can plan your 3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari or 4 Days Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda without the hustle of driving the long distances to and from Entebbe.

Summary of the 3 Days Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari

  • Day 1: Fly from Entebbe International airport to Kihihi airport or Kisoro airport
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking Day
  • Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe international airport

Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

These are the Luxury accommodations in Bwindi(In no particular order)

Northern Sector (Buhoma)

  • Buhoma Lodge
  • Mahogany springs
  • Sanctuary gorilla forest Camp
  • Bwindi Lodge
  • Silverback Lodge

Southern Sector(Nkuringo and Rushaga)

  • Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
  • Four Gorillas Lodge
  • Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
  • Chameleon Hill lodge

Photos: Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Ruhija Sector

  • Ruhija Gorilla safari Lodge

Luxury Lodge in Mgahinga National park

  • Mount Gahinga Lodge

Luxury Vehicles on your Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda

On your luxury gorilla tour, well maintained and serviced LandCruisers with popup roofs are the preferred mode of transportation around the park and incase you are to have another expedition in Queen Elizabeth national park for a Wildlife safari, then these vehicles will give you the best comfort and and great views of the wildlife.

Other activities you can do in Bwindi or Mgahinga national parks

After the gorilla trekking experience, you can do other activities in or near the park. These include;

  • Batwa Cultural tour
  • Community tour
  • Nature hikes in the park
  • Birdwatching
  • Visit Lake Bunyonyi or Mutanda
  • Canoeing on the lakes (above)
  • Golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga national park
  • Mount Gahinga Hike
  • Mount Muhabura Hike
  • Mount Sabyinyo Hike

Other Tours

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