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7 days Uganda flying Safari- Gorillas & game drives

The Uganda flying Safari that includes Gorillas and game drives

The flying safari in Uganda is a perfect gorilla expedition with game drives and an enchanting boat cruise. In addition, you get to see the seemingly endless African Savannah in Queen Elizabeth national park. On the other hand, the thick undergrowth of Bwindi Forest is amazingly ever green and beautiful.

Safari highlights:

  • The Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi forest National Park
  • Exciting sunrise and sunset game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • High chances of seeing all the big five Animals of Africa
  • Boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel
  • Including the Tree climbing Lions
  • See the deep natural Rift Valley of Africa
  • Visit the salt lakes
7 days flying safari in Uganda for gorillas and wildlife

watch the Gorillas while on the 7 days flying safari in Uganda

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda at Entebbe airport

You are received on arrival at the airport. Shortly after, we transfer to the hotel overlooking Lake Victoria. Protea Hotel (BB)

Day 2: Fly to Queen Elizabeth national park

After an early breakfast transfer to the Airport this morning flight to Mweya peninsula. On arrival, you will be taken to the lodge to have lunch and to relax. The Mweya lodge is located nearby. It overlooks the park and has fabulous views of the Kazinga channel below. In the afternoon, you enjoy the game drive with your private driver guide. Over night is at the Mweya Lodge (FB).

Day 3: Game drives and Boat cruise on the Kazinga channel

The start is early today as you head out for a game drive on the northern side of the Park. By all ways, iat is an interesting drive in the wilderness as you observe Elephants, Leopards, Hyenas, Buffaloes and a variety of Antelopes. We return to the lodge to relax and have lunch. In the afternoon, you get on the Boat cruise experience along the Kazinga Channel. The cruise ends up at Lake Edward in view of the mountains of the Congo. The Kazinga Channel has many hippos and crocodiles and it is the main source of water in the park where animals come to drink and wallow. Moreover, the channel is natural and connects two lakes namely George and Edward. Clearly, this water way has one of the biggest gatherings of birds in the world.  Over night is at the Mweya Lodge (FB)

Day 4: Mweya to Ishasha for Tree climbing Lions

Today, we leave the Mweya peninsular and head southwards to Ishasha. The best attraction here is the tree climbing lions. Besides the lions in Manyara national park in Tanzania, Ishasha is the only famous region where the lions climb trees. In the afternoon, we have a game drive to search for the lions and other animals. Overnight is at Ishasha Wilderness Camp (FB)

Day 5: From Ishasha to Bwindi Impenetrable forest

At first, we make an early game drive and return to the lodge for breakfast. Hereafter, we drive to Bwindi Forest National Park. During the drive, we make stops to see green hilly landscapes and hanging villages. Overnight is at the Mahogany Springs Lodge (FB) with magnificent views of the forest above.

Day 6: Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest

We have early breakfast and brace for the best experience of this tour. After the briefing and registration at the park office, we enter the forest in search of the mountain Gorillas. The time that it lasts to find the Gorillas may not be easily estimated. This is because the Gorillas roam the forest all the time. However, seeing them is a complete adventure. You will be given a Gorilla certificate after the tracking. As the sun sets, you may take a relaxing community walk through the villages that surround the Park. It is also possible to visit the Pygmies family. Overnight is at the Gorilla Forest Camp (FB).

Day 7: Departure and end of the Uganda Flying Safari

After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for your morning flight to Entebbe Airport and check in for your International departure flight. END. 

TOTAL PRICE (Luxurious accommodations on Full board)

2 persons: USD 3100 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour

4 persons: USD 2710 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour

The above Prices include:

  • All transfers
  • Domestic flights
  • 4×4 custom built safari vehicle with Local Guide and fuel
  • Sealed Bottled drinking water
  • Lodges with all meals
  • Permits to the National Parks and sites
  • The following activities: Gorilla tracking, game drives and Boat cruise

6 persons: USD 2595 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour

USD: 270 single room supplement outside the double/twin room

The above Price excludes:

  • All activities outside the Itinerary
  • International Flights & Insurances
  • Visas for Uganda
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and communications
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