Our 9 day Kidepo valley and bwindi gorilla fly in safari is meant for those people that prefer flying than driving. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in the south western part of Uganda while Kidepo Valley National Park is located in the far north eastern part of the country. Our 9 Day Kidepo Valley and Bwindi Gorilla fly in safari makes it possible to combine these two great National Park by frying from one place to another. In Kidepo Valley National Park, you have one of the best park when it comes to wildlife, birds and scenery and when combined with the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, our 9 day Kidepo Valley and Bwindi gorilla fly in safari will surely give you an experience of a life time.
Summary of our 9 Day Kidepo Valley and Bwindi gorilla fly in Safari
- Day 01: Arrival and transfer to a Guest House in Entebbe
- Day 02: Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 03: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Day 04: Fly back to Entebbe for overnight in Entebbe twon
- Day 05: Fly to Kidepo valley National Park
- Day 06: Morning and afternoon game drives in Narus Valley
- Day 07: Morning game drive and a visit to the KaramajongoManyatas
- Day 08: Game drives or visit the IK people
- Day 09: Fly back to Entebbe Airport
- You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
- Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Entebbe Guest House
Arrive for your 9 day kidepo Valley and Bwindi gorilla fly in safari. At Entebbe Airport, you will be met by our driver/Guide who will transfer you to a Guest House for overnight. The guide will later meet you for briefing about your 9 day Kidepo Valley and Bwindi gorilla fly in safari so that you confirm that what was booked is what you will get.
Drive time:Approximately 10 minutes Lodging: Papyrus Guest House Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast
Day 2: Transfer to Entebbe for your flight to Bwindi
Depending on the flight schedule, you will be transferred to Entebbe Airport for your internal scheduled/charter flight to Kihihi Airstrip from where our Local guide will pick and transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Enjoy your lunch if booked on the morning flight and go for an optional forest or village walk to learn more about the forest or the local community. Retire to your Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Drive/Flight time: Approximately 1 hour flight Lodging: Buhoma Lodge or Mahongany Springs Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park
After breakfast and with your packed lunch, you will walk to the park headquarters for briefing about gorilla trekking. Your guide will take you through all the dos and don’ts while with mountain gorillas and after that, you will be transferred to the starting point of your gorilla family. Please note that gorilla family allocation depends on your interests, fitness and age. Please inform your guide of your interests and he will try to request for the gorilla family of your choice before you start the trek into the forest. Gorilla trekking can be strenuous and a certain level of fitness is required. Gorilla trekking can take from 30 minutes to three quarters of the day so one needs to prepare for both. You guide will try to provide information about trees, birds and other wildlife in the forest until you reach a given gorilla family of gorillas. You will be allowed only one hour of photography and observing mountain gorillas as they go about with their daily day activities and then trek back to the park headquarters to pick your certificates and then dinner and overnight at your Lodge.
Day 4: Fly back to Entebbe town
After breakfast, you will transfer to Kihihi Airstrip for your internal flight back to Entebbe International Airport from where our representative will pick and transfer you to a Guest House in Entebbe. There optional optional activities to occupy your evening while in Entebbe Town. You may choose to visit Botanical gardens for birding and nature walk, visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Center or explore Entebbe on foot.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Lodging: Papyrus Guest House