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Wings over Uganda

Gorillas and Game – Five Day Fly-in Luxury Safari  

 

Our popular fly-safari, WINGS OVER UGANDA   is a fabulous safari – specially designed for those who are short of time, but want to see two of Uganda’s foremost game, bird and primate  viewing areas.

This safari includes flights over the beautiful highlands of Uganda boasting incredible scenery. There is a drive from the airstrip via local villages to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – from where you will be able enjoy a thrilling visit with the Mountain Gorillas.  After a couple of nights here, with plenty of time to explore and the possibility of a second trek, you drive to the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National park to enjoy multiple game drives in a park boasting a large range of wildlife - large herds of elephant, buffalo, Uganda kob, plus numerous predators including the famous tree climbing lions.  Uganda boasts some of the best bird watching in Africa, with over 1000 different species, including the rare shoebill stork and the remarkable grey crowned crane.  Luxury accommodation, professional guides and custom made safari vehicles – this safari will be the trip of a lifetime.  Please note - two gorilla tracking options are available with this itinerary based on availability. Please make your request at the time of booking. 

This safari is available on any day. Itinerary may change based on permit and accommodation availability.

Day One

Pick up from your Entebbe hotel, and transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Kihihi.  This is a scheduled service which runs daily.

Your flight takes approximately 1 hour 15 mins.

On arrival, met and transferred to BUHOMA LODGE, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Meal Basis: Dinner

Day Two

Full Day Gorilla Tracking

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda. Overnight at Buhoma Lodge

Meal Basis: Full Board

Day Three

Optional Second Day Gorilla Tracking, Community or Forest Walk.  Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park – community visit enroute optional.  Overnight at  Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Meal Basis: Full Board

Day Four

Game Drives – Ishasha Sector, Queen Elizabeth National Park

Overnight at Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Meal Basis: Full Board

Day Five

Transfer to the airstrip for your return flight Kihihi-Entebbe.

On arrival Entebbe, met and transferred to your Entebble hotel

Meal Basis: Breakfast

 

LOW SEASON

HIGH SEASON

 

Valid 1 April – 31 May 2017

1 – 30 November 2017

Valid 1 Jan – 31 March 2017

1 June – 31 Oct & 1 – 31 Dec 2017

Min 2 guests plus person sharing

USD 2660 including flights*

USD 2850 including flights*

Single room supplement

USD 350

USD 420

Gorilla permit excluded

USD 450

USD 600

SOLO traveller supplement

USD 825 including

USD 890 including

2nd Gorilla trek permit costs

USD 520 including booking fee and transfers

USD 670 including booking fee and transfers

Optional Extras

 

 

Guided Forest walk - Bwindi

USD 70 including park fees

USD 70 including park fees

Community Visit Bwindi

USD 30

USD 30

Batwa (Pygmies) Visit - Bwindi

USD 85

USD 85

Ishasha Community Visit

USD 15

USD 15

*NB: If you purchase permits for RUHIJA group, on fly-in packages a surcharge is applicable to drive to the gorilla family.

USD 100 per person minimum two persons (return)

USD 200 for solo person

  Includes:

 

  • Airport transfers
  • 4x4 safari transport with English speaking local driver/guide as above
  • Accommodation and meals as above (full board on safari, bed and breakfast in Entebbe) 
  • Bottled water in safari vehicle
  • Flight from Entebbe-Kihihi-Entebbe on scheduled flight
  • All park entrance fees, game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park in a safari vehicle on a shared basis
  • Full liability insurance cover

Excludes:

  • Gorilla Permit of USD600 Bwindi– must be prebooked/prepaid (USD 450 in low season April/May and November)
  • All international flights
  • Personal expenses such as porters, drinks, tips, visas and travel insurance 
  • Services/activities/meals not included above

Health:

Yellow fever & malaria prophylactics are required.

For gorilla trekking it is imperative that you are healthy and free of any disease or virus – officials do have the right to refuse entry if you are found to have or show any signs of communicable illnesses. 

Visas:

Most nationalities require a visa to enter Uganda

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