Enjoy flying safaris in Uganda will allow you to discover exceptional destinations such as Entebbe and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Explore and discover new cultures while enjoying top tier services and facilities.
It starts and ends in Kampala! The flying gorilla safari takes you for gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park and this is customized to only one safari park but if you are looking to safari itineraries that you can take on a Uganda Fly-in Safari we have got various packages covering climbing lions, other wild game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park as well as the remote Kidepo Valley National Park. With the various domestic airlines in Uganda we also offer the best exclusive and private flying tours in Uganda and the flying safari options are highly increasing and promoting the exclusive luxury safaris in Uganda and staying in a very eco-friendly safari lodges and camps.
From your Kampala hotel, transfer to Entebbe Airport by our driver guide where you will check in 1 hour before your scheduled flight to Kisoro. Maximum flight time will take 1.50 minutes. Fly over countryside viewing the beautiful terraced hills of Kigezi commonly referred to as Switzerland of Africa with nice scenery, Mafuga forest for viewing the Virunga Mountains of Congo and Rwanda. However; this will depend on the weather of the day and the route to take. On arrival at the airstrip, you will be transferred to your respective Lodge or Hotel.
The next morning, take an early breakfast then transfer to Bwindi headquarters for gorilla trek briefing. Gorilla tracking takes about 1 hour to 8 or more depending on the movement of these forest giants at that particular day.
The terrain is steep and hilly but with dense forest cover. The thrill of coming face to face with the gorillas will erase the potential strenuous of day’s hiking.
Spend one hour with gorillas watching their daily activities and playful manner. Descend and receive your trekking certificate from the headquarters then return to your place of stay.
From Bwindi you can take a road trip to Ishasha for the climbing lions as well as a game drive in the entire queen Elizabeth national park. This will give you the opportunity to enjoy the landscapes as well as the surrounding areas.
Day for climbing lions. Tree climbing lions can be found the southern part of the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. The habit of lions climbing trees is not often. Queen Elizabeth is the only park in Uganda where tree climbing lions can be found.
You will be able to see the cubs playing and hanging in the tree branches as well as the older lions. This is one experience that you are likely never to forget and you will be able to take videos and photos of the lions lazing around in the tree.
The lions normally climb the acacia and sycamore fig trees and they climb the trees because the trees provide enough shelter during both the sunny and rainy season. These lions climb the trees when the sun has risen and not before.
At Queen Elizabeth national park the most notable areas for carrying game drives are Kasenyi, north Kazinga plains and Ishasha sector famous for tree climbing lions. During the game drives, travelers are guaranteed to see wild game such as buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs, baboons, elephants for the lions, one has to take a game drive in the early in the morning or at dusk.
Take a flight from Ishasha to Kidepo for yet another game drive. It is home to a wide range of unique wildlife animals that will be viewed in very huge populations compared to other national parks. There are two sections in Kidepo valley national park where game drive safaris are conducted, such as Narus valley and Kidepo valley.
Animals expected to be seen in Kidepo valley national park include the African caped buffaloes, the beautiful gentle elephants’, water bucks, bush bucks, the Uganda Kobs, the zebras, hippos, the antelopes, the Rothschild giraffes among other animals. The valley is home to a wide variety of grazing wildlife animals that attract a wide range of carnivorous animals such as the lions, leopards, hyenas, cheetahs among others. These animals gather at the valley to drink water therefore they can easily be spotted on game drive safari in Kidepo national park. After this unforgettable safari, fly back to Kampala and connect onto your international flight.