5 day uganda flying safari bwindi gorilla park and murchison falls national park

Day 1

You will be driven to Kajjansi Airstrip to meet your private charter plane to Kayonza Airstrip. Your safari guide will meet you at Kayonza and drive you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi is a habitat to 326 Gorillas almost half of the Worlds population of Mountain Gorillas. The forest has about 30 elephants and 120 species of mammals including 7 diurnal primates. 360 species of birds and over 200 species of butterflies. This Afro -montane forest has dense under storey of fern, vines, and shrubs. About 324 tree species have been recorded here, of which 10 don't occur else in Uganda. Tonight you will sleep to the sounds of the mountain rainforest!

After checking and having some time to relax, your guide will take you for a forest walk. Bwindi has 4 outlandish hiking trails. On all these trails, you have opportunities to see and learn about primates, many species of birds, butterflies, trees, and other organisms. Arrange at the reception for a guide.

Overnight at a luxurious Gorilla Resort/budget Buhoma Community Bandas (FB)

Day 2

GORILLA TREKKING, this is it, this is the day you have been waiting for. Get up for an early breakfast and off you go on your adventure, after the gorillas. Imagine coming less than 5 metres close to these primates. It won’t be easy but it certainly will be worth it.

Overnight at a luxurious Gorilla Resort/budget Buhoma Community Bandas (FB)

Day 3

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kayonza airstrip to meet your private charter plane to Murchison Falls National Park. On arrival at Pakuba Airstrip, you will be welcomed by your safari guide who will transfer you game viewing along  the way to Paraa safari lodge. Murchison Falls derived its name from the Murchison falls where the mighty River Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and flows down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. The vegetation is characterized by Savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Wild life includes lions, Uganda kobs, chimpanzees and many bird species including the rare shoebill.

After checking in and having sometime to relax, you will go for an afternoon boat trip along the Nile. This is often cited as being the highlight of a trip to Murchison since it allows you to get up-close and personal with the animals. Along this stretch of the river, there are reported to be around 4,000 hippos in addition to some enormous Nile crocodiles. The bird life is stunning with brightly colored kingfishers and bee-eaters darting along the riverbanks. If lucky, you may see the rare and prehistoric looking shoebill, which is a cross between the dodo and a dinosaur. The boat takes you to the base of the falls which only adds to their impressiveness.

Overnight at a luxurious  Paraa Safari Lodge/budget Red chili camp (FB)

Day 4

After breakfast, you will go for a morning Chimpanzee tracking in Kaniyo Pabidi Forest. This is an undisturbed area of natural forest within Budongo Forest Reserve where you can walk beneath mature mahogany and iron wood trees. Chimpanzee tracking is the most famous activity. You will certainly see many forest birds, including the chocolates-backed Kingfisher, the white-thigh hornbill and puvel's illadopsis found nowhere else in East Africa.

In the afternoon, you will relax by the side of the pool and if you have the energy in the afternoon, your guide will take you for a game drive. Among the creatures you should see are Rothschild giraffe, buffalo, lion, elephant as well as several species of antelope.

Overnight at a luxurious  Paraa Safari Lodge/budget Red chili camp (FB)

Day 5

FLYING BACK: After breakfast, your safari guide will transfer you to Pakuba Airstrip to meet your private charter plane to Kajjansi Airstrip. Our representative will welcome you and transfer you to Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight.


Quoted price includes;

  • Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
  • Gorilla Permit @$500 each
  • Park entrance fees
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Boat ride
  • Game drive
  • Accommodation and meals


  • Items of personal nature like Laundry, Beverages, Beers, Beverages and tipping of staffs at the lodge.

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