6:00 am: Check-in at Entebbe Airport for scheduled Aerolink flight to Kihihi Airstrip (Southwestern Uganda), departing at 7:00 am and arriving at 8:45 am. If you prefer, there is also an early afternoon service departing at 12:45 pm and arriving at 1:55 pm.
Transfer on arrival to Bwindi, Buhoma Sector (60 km / 2 hours)
Lunch at your lodge. Afternoon at leisure.
Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
After an early breakfast, depart your lodge with picnic lunch boxes, and assemble at the Buhoma Park Headquarters of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (a short walk away from your lodge) to be introduced to your rangers, and for a briefing on your trek. Begin your gorilla tracking expedition. When you find the gorillas, you will be permitted to view them for an hour before returning to the ranger post and to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
After breakfast, bid farewell to your lodge and head to Kihihi Airstrip, to check-in for scheduled Aerolink flight, departing at 9:45 am and arriving at Entebbe Airport at 11:25 am. If you prefer, there is also an afternoon service departing at 2:05 pm and arriving at 3:55 pm.
- 2 nights accommodation at Mahogany Springs Lodge (superior), Buhoma Lodge (superior) or Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge (luxury).
- Full board meal plan (i.e. breakfast, lunch, dinner included).
- Round-trip air ticket Entebbe - Kihihi on Aerolink Uganda.
- 1 Gorilla tracking permit per person in the Buhoma area of Bwindi.
- Round-trip airstrip transfers Kihihi – Bwindi (Buhoma).
- All statutory taxes.
- Beverages, incidentals, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
- Optional porter, should you require a porter during the trek (payable direct).
- Rates for additional nights at Bwindi are on request.
- Additional activities include nature walks and community visits.
1. Mahogany Springs Lodge (superior): Rates valid from 10 JAN – 31 DEC 2016
Group size of 1 adult: USD $2,410 per person single
Group size of 2 adults: USD $2,055 per person sharing twin. USD $2,205 per person single
Group size of 3 adults: USD $1,985 per person sharing twin. USD $2,145 per person single