9 days Uganda safari Kidepo & Bwindi/9 Days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

cultural tour to kidepo valley national park

Overview of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

This 9 days Uganda safari Kidepo & Bwindi is more else a 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda. Exclusively planned, this luxury safari is wholly a flight tour in Uganda for those who would love to trek mountain gorillas and visit the best wilderness in Africa and need to beat the distance. The tour from western to far northern Uganda features gorilla trekking in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable national park, game drives and community tours at Kidepo valley national park.

On day 1 of arrival at Entebbe international airport, an English-speaking guide or a translator (if necessary) will welcome you to Uganda and start the transfer to an accommodation in Entebbe. The next day, you are driven to Entebbe international airport for a flight to an airstrip close to your allocated gorilla trekking sector. The next morning you go gorilla trekking in Uganda then return to Entebbe international airport the next day. The next day you are again returned from your lodging facility to Entebbe international airport for a flight to Kidepo valley national park where you take a full day game drive the next day. A visit to the Ik and Karamojong communities follows before you return to Entebbe international airport for departure.

Highlights of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Day 1: Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, your Uganda safari guide picks you up for a transfer to a hotel or lodge within Entebbe where you rest and spend the night.

Day 2: You are driven from your lodging facility to Entebbe international airport for a flight to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 3: After early morning breakfast, you are driven to an allocated gorilla trekking sector for a about 2-8 hours Uganda gorilla trekking experience.

Day 4: From an airfield within Bwindi, you are flown back to Entebbe international airport where you are driven to a lodging facility Entebbe where you spend the night.

Day 5: From your hotel/lodge in Entebbe, you are driven to Entebbe international airport for a flight to Kidepo valley National Park.

Day 6: After breakfast, you go to the plains of Kidepo alongside your driver guide and park guide for a full day game drive with packed lunch.

Day 7: You again take a morning game drive, have lunch and then visit the Karamojong communities in the evening.

Day 8: Following breakfast, you take a visit to the IK people on Mount Morungole spending the day with the natives of the mountain.

Day 9: From Kidepo valley national park, you are flown back to Entebbe international airport where you take a departure flight to your next destination.

Day by day itinerary of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Day 1 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

At Entebbe international airport on arrival, you will be met by your knowledgeable safari driver guide who briefs you about the whole 9 days safari in Uganda, helps you with transfer to a booked accommodation in Entebbe where you check in, have dinner and relax for the rest of the day.

Accommodation options: Protea Hotel (Luxury), 2 Friends Beach Hotel/Boma Hotel (Mid-range)

Day 2 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

After a relaxed breakfast and depending on the time of your chartered flight to Bwindi impenetrable national park, a driver guide will transfer you to Entebbe international airport from your hotel/lodge. Here you are flown to an airstrip close to an allocated gorilla trekking sector in Bwindi forest (the park has 4 gorilla trekking sectors and 2 airstrips). On arrival here, you meet your safari driver guide (the guide drives to Bwindi after driving you to your hotel on day 1, then another driver guide will pick you up from the hotel for a transfer to the airport) who transfers you by road to an accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park. You check in, relax and spend the night there. Depending on the time of arrival, you can take a Batwa cultural experience in the evening or visit the community on a walk.

Day 3 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour UgandaAfter early breakfast and with your packed lunch, you are driven to the park trek start point for briefing from the park rangers on Uganda gorilla trekking etiquette taking about 30minutes. During this time, you are allocated a gorilla trekking sector according to your physical ability alongside 7 other trekkers (a total of 8 trek a single gorilla family) and an armed park ranger. From about 8:30am, you start the search to sight these elusive gentle giants on this Uganda gorilla trekking safari. The time taken to meet the gorillas is unpredictable and when you get to them, you only spend 1 hour with them with the guidance of the trackers and rangers as you take memorable pictures. On return to the trek headquarters, you receive a Uganda gorilla trekking certificate then be driven back to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

Day 4 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Following early morning breakfast, you are driven to a close airstrip for a chartered flight back to Entebbe international airport. On arrival at Entebbe international airport, a driver guide from your tour operator will be there to transfer you to a lodging facility within Entebbe where you spend the night.

Day 5 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

On this day, from the shores of Lake Victoria your driver guide picks you up for a transfer to Entebbe international airport. From here, you are flown to Kidepo airstrip where you meet your safari guide who transferred there from Bwindi. On arrival at the airstrip, you meet your driver guide who transfers you to an accommodation in Kidepo valley national park. Upon arrival here, you check in, have a meal and relax at the plains of the rugged savannah plains of Kidepo.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 6 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour UgandaBe up before sunrise, have breakfast carry your packed lunch and take a drive using a 4×4 safari vehicle to kidepo plains for a game drive in the untainted wilderness of Kidepo. Visiting the Narus Valley you are offered chance to wildlife sightings of Elephants, herds of Buffaloes, Antelopes and Zebras with luck for a cheetah sighting. In the evening, you return to your accommodation in Kidepo valley national park for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

 

Day 7 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Anticipate to wake up early for another morning game drive through the beautiful rugged horizon of savanna grasslands as you observe a profusion of animals on a drive through the two main biomes of Kidepo from Narus Valley to Kidepo valley. Endemic cats such as the Cheetah, Stripped Hyena, Aardwolf, Bat-eared Fox, and Caracal are part of the major sightings on this day of your Uganda wildlife tour. In the afternoon after lunch, you visit the Karamojong community where you learn about their culture, unique housing, ornaments, handmade crafts and probably try a local beer and dance. You return for dinner and an overnight stay in a lodging facility in Kidepo.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 8 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour UgandaAfter a night of contemplating on the attractions in Kidepo valley national park, you will be driven to Mount Morungole (2,479m above sea level) to visit the Ik people. This is one of the smallest tribes in Uganda found on this mountainous region of Karamoja and very diverse with unique cultures. You will spend the whole day with the Ik people and share lunch with the local people then after return and spend the night at Kidepo valley national park.

Accommodation Options: Apoka Safari Lodge (Luxury), Nga’ Moru Wilderness Camp (Mid-range), Apoka Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 8 of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

After breakfast, you are driven to Kidepo airstrip at the end of your wildlife safari in Uganda. From here, you are flown to Entebbe international airport where you take a flight to your next destination.

End of the 9 days fly in wildlife safari Kidepo & Bwindi gorilla trekking tour Uganda

Do you need to visit just Kidepo valley and Bwindi impenetrable national parks? This luxury tour in Uganda offers you the chance to make this trip come true. For those who love flight safaris, the good news is that Air Kenya and Aerolink Uganda are going to connect Maasai Mara and Bwindi making more Kenya safaris and gorilla trekking safari Uganda more possible. Fly Uganda and Coastal aviation are also going to connect Uganda to Serengeti national park making both Tanzania wildlife safaris and a Uganda tour possible.

Get your wings today and fly to the best safari destinations in Africa in just 9 days.

 

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