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4-Day Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari – Uganda

Posted by on November 23, 2020

4-Day Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari – 2 Gorilla Treks

4 Day Luxury Flying Safari that gives you more time in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


This 4-Day Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari – Uganda includes two Mountain Gorilla Tracking Experiences in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. You can fly to either the Southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which has most of the Habituated Gorilla Families, or you can fly into the northern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, which is the Buhoma region.

Either area offers the same experience – being in the presence of a Gorilla Group and Family.

Twice Gorilla Trekking is a once in a lifetime experience and simply unforgettable.  The Memories of which remain you for years to come.

This 4 day – twice gorilla trekking Safari is one of those memorable experiences one does not forget soon.

Option for this Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari Add the 5th Day to this safari-Trek Gorillas in Buhoma – Hike through Bwindi Forest to Nkuringo and track Gorillas in Nkuringo or Rushaga before flying back to Entebbe on a 5-Day twice Gorilla Trekking Safari with the added hike.  Another option is to trek Gorillas in two different environments, the Virunga Volcanoes of Mgahinga Gorilla Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Rushaga or Nkuringo.


Day 1 – Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Northern or South or southern Area of the Park:

4 Day Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari begins. We will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Entebbe Airport, where you check in with Aerolink for your flight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for your 4 Day Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Safari with two Gorilla Treks.

The flight is comfortable with Aerolink Uganda – the Grand Caravans Cessna Planes are well-maintained.  The views you will have of Uganda from above will be breathtaking, especially if you fly to Kisoro, where you will see the Virunga Volcanoes, Lake Bunyonyi, and Lake Mutanda.

There are superb luxury lodges in both the Buhoma Area and the Southern Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Flying to South Bwindi gives you more scenic views of what is known as the Gorilla Highlands, the Virunga Volcanoes and Lake Bunyonyi, and Lake Mutanda.

When you land in the northern section or southern section of Bwindi Impenetrable, you are met and taken to the Lodge you have chosen, where you have a chance to settle in.

Luxury Lodges – Buhoma Area

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Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp – Exclusive  Luxury

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is a Small, Intimate, Exclusive Lodge with 8 Permanent Tented Cottage inside the park.

Even Gorillas choose to visit Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, and they must know which is a preferred lodge. The camp is one of the high-end luxury lodges within Bwindi.  Often Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is booked up months ahead of time due to its popularity with visitors to Buhoma.

The Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has many choices for visitors and tourists.  There is, however, only one Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp Lodge in the Buhoma area. The furnishing, decor, service, and meals all reflect the ultimate luxury lodge for Gorilla Trekking.

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp – one of the most highly rated lodges in Uganda.


Bwindi Lodge in Buhoma-Exclusive Luxury Lodge:

In the Buhoma area, Bwindi Lodge comes with a pleasant twist, an upmarket price for an exclusive luxury Lodge.  Among Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, this lodge per night full-board and all the extras beyond what upmarket lodge offer.

This Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge is synonymous with World Class Service, Cuisine, a reserved luxury style, thoughtful planning that puts this lodge into harmony with its surrounding.

From here, walk to and from the Gorilla Trekking, visit with the Batwa People, the forest’s first people. It is unique to give back to the local Community, the Bwindi Bar, where disadvantaged youth get training in the hospitality industry and you an Espresso that is on par with the best of Coffee Restaurants in Coffee loving Seattle, WA in the US.

A lodge that you will not soon forget.

Bwindi Lodge – subdued Elegance at its best…luxury and exclusive Cottages for guests.  Bwindi Lodge is one of the few wellness lodges in Uganda.

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Luxury Lodges – Rushaga – Nkuringo

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Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge – Exclusive Luxury:

Ultimate Luxury on top of the World at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge combines its surrounding natural views and splendor, gorillas-birds-wildlife with guests’ luxurious comfort.

Clouds Mountain Lodge is simply a luxurious experience in the Nkuringo area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

From here, you can see both the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest below and the Virunga Volcanoes.

The cottages are suites and in the sitting area is a fireplace for your comfort.

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is about the best lodge in Uganda, certainly the best Gorilla Lodge.


Gorilla Safari Lodge – Upmarket:

The upmarket Gorilla Safari Lodge – quality and comfort in the Rushaga Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest,

It is the only up-market Lodge in the Rushaga Area at an affordable price and an excellent location near the park headquarters. You can track gorillas or spend 4 hours with them on a Gorilla Habituation Experience.

Each cottage comes with a bath and a fireplace to take the chill off those colder Bwindi Nights.

The Lodge comes with affordability being in the lower range as far as price per night is concerned.  It is the most often used lodge by our Gorilla Trekking or Gorilla Habituation Experience Clients in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The added benefit is that the lodge is just a 4-Hour drive from or to Kigali.

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Afternoon:  A guided interactive village walk where you meet those who live around the park and people’s culture and ways. Depending on which village walk you take, you will meet the traditional healer and learn how the forest is used to treat people for various ailments. Traditional brewing, food production, and cooking, a school visit when school is in session, craft making, blacksmith, and more.

Dinner

Meal Plan:  Lunch – Dinner


Day Two – Gorilla Trek:Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari

Have an early breakfast, take your packed lunch, and be at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Headquarters for the Mountain Gorilla Tracking (Trekking) orientation and meeting with guides and separation into groups depending on which group you will be tracking.

Things needed for Gorilla Trek:  Light hiking boots, light rain-jacket, daypack, 2 liters of water, some like to have gardening gloves to pull themselves up on vines and branches, long-trousers such as jeans, long-sleeved shirt to protect skin from getting scratched, hat – wide-brimmed is best, sunglasses, insect repellent mostly against flies. A porter’s services are provided, as are the walking sticks that you will need for support.

The flora and fauna, the other primates, mammals, birds, butterflies will be most beautiful and only enhance this incredibly special day.

The tracking (trekking) can involve some rigorous climbing and hiking. Still, then you are face to face with these powerful yet gentle Mountain Gorillas, observing them just a few meters from you watching the group, mothers with a baby, the gorillas doing their daily routine, and you are there.  You will not find the mountain gorillas in any zoo, but only in this small Africa section where the remaining mountain gorillas are found.

Dinner


Day Three – 2nd Gorilla Trek:Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari

Breakfast, and you are off for your second Gorilla Trek with a different gorilla family group giving you two different experiences.

Even if you were tracking the same group as the day before, it would be a unique experience since gorillas move daily and build new nests on a different site.  You will need the same kind of clothing as on the previous day, and once again, Porter Services are provided to carry your Daypack.

A Gorilla Trek can be from 2 hours to five hours plus but once again is a most awe-inspiring experience for you, and it becomes even more special if you can share that experience with someone such as a spouse friend.

Dinner at the lodge

Day Four-Fly back to Entebbe: 

It is Breakfast Time- in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.  You can choose the morning or afternoon flight back to Entebbe.  If it is the afternoon flight, we can arrange an activity for you.

Fly back to Entebbe – where you are met by driver-guide and taken to hotel or arrangements for your flight out are taken care of.

Hopefully, you have enjoyed your twice gorilla tracking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.


Our Take:

This 4-day Safari can easily be extended to 5 with a through Bwindi Forest trekking Gorillas on both ends of the park.  The Hike Can be continued to Lake Mutanda from Nkuringo, and a dugout canoe ride across the lake is unique.

The other option is Tracking Gorillas in both Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park. You can add Volcano Climbing, Golden Monkey Trekking, and time with the Batwa People, who were the forest’s first people.

Such a safari must be booked ahead well in advance due to extremely limited permits in Mgahinga Gorilla Park, where Gorilla Trekking is like in Rwanda on Volcanoes’ sides.

4 Day Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari includes Flight, lodging, gorilla permits, porter’s services in carrying your daypack and things, transportation, porter services, bottled water for the trek. It does not include laundry, trips, alcohol, sodas, though, in some lodges, they are included in the price.  Tips are not included.


Contact us if this Fly-In Twice Gorilla Trekking Luxury Safari Interests You.

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