4 Days Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari-Flying Safari



The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda is one of Africa’s most biologically diverse ecosystems. Mountain gorillas, giant hogs, forest elephants, and half the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population live in the dense jungle. The Bwindi Forest is the best place in Uganda to go gorilla trekking, and daily sightings are around 90% in Bwindi.
Once you’ve found a habituated family group, spend an hour quietly observing from a respectful distance. The trek back to the lodge is usually quiet as you and your fellow travellers recall soulful gestures, expressions, and interactions with our closest mammalian cousins. The eco-friendly Bwindi Lodge is separated from the forest by a clear mountain stream. Day 2: Gorilla trekking, rainforest walks with a guide, or cultural activities like tea tasting and community visits are all possible.
This short gorilla trek is perfect for an East African big-game safari.


  • Fly-in itinerary – spend more time on safari
  • Intimate and exclusive tented camps
  • Ideal for romantics who enjoy adventure
  • Game drives, walks and river safaris
  • Fantastic birdwatching and photography


Day to day


Arrival Entebbe Airport

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide who will then take you to Lake Victoria Serena Hotel (High end) or The Boma Hotel (Mid-range) for an overnight and dinner. Meal plan Dinner

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Our guide/driver picks you at from your hotel in Entebbe for your transfer to Entebbe International Airports to catch up with a scheduled flight to Bwindi. You can choose to go on a morning flight or with the afternoon flight. You will enjoy Ariel’s view of the beautiful changing landscape. The flight is only for 2 hours o the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops, and papyrus swamps. On your arrival to either Kihihi or Kisoro Airstrip, you will be transferred with our vehicle to you Lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs (high-end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid-range) Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Mountain Gorilla

Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you a rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at either Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Springs (high end lodge) or Sliver back Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge (Mid-ranges) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accordion Content

You have 2 flight options returning from Bwindi, you may choose to catch up a morning flight at 1055 arriving at Entebbe 1155 or with the afternoon flight departing Bwindi at 1405 arriving 1505 to Entebbe. Whatever you choose our guide will be ready to transfer you to the Airstrip to catch up your return flight from Bwindi to Entebbe for your onward flight to your next destination. End of service Meal plan: Breakfast

  •  Scheduled flights, including safety fees, according to itinerary
  • While resident at the camps – Guests are covered for local medical evacuation
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

 An exclusive safari in some of Tanzania’s most vast and remote wilderness areas. Enjoy gorgeous hand-picked safari camps & amazing personalised service.

Liesel van Zyl

Product Manager