Uganda Gorilla Extension


  • Track gorillas on foot through the dense Bwindi Forest
  • Explore the clear mountain streams surround the lodge
  • Visit a local village and experience their culture and customs

Extend your exploration of Africa with our 4 day Uganda gorilla extension. This short tour offers ample opportunities to track gorillas on foot through the dense Bwindi forest. This trek require stamina, as gorillas can be elusive and difficult to find. Explore the area surrounding the lodge at your leisure and enjoy a visit to a local village for a chance to experience their culture. 

Day 1

Arrive Entebbe

Arrive at Entebbe airport where an Aerolink member of staff will assist you with the check in and transfer to your 07:45 am (arrival 09:30 am) or 12:30 pm (arrival 13:45 pm) domestic flight to Kihihi, check in time is one hour before the flight. Once at Kihihi you will be welcomed by your expert guide who will provide knowledge and assistance throughout your journey.

Transfer to Buhoma and Volcanoes Bwindi lodge (approximate transfer time of 2 hours). Rest and before dinner explore the lodge grounds with its clear mountain stream or visit the local village.

Approximate Travel Times: Flying 1 hour; Driving 2 hours

Day 2

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Gorilla Tracking

Enjoy an early breakfast before departing the lodge in search of gorillas. The Bwindi habitat is steep and densely forested and the trek requires stamina, as it can take the better part of a day to come across the gorillas. The first moment you finally see the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. You also have the option to participate in any number of activities offered through the lodge.

Day 3

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bwindi Forest

The day is yours! Choose between another gorilla tracking adventure (fees apply) or any of the optional activities hosted by the Bwindi Lodge.

Day 4

  • Breakfast, Lunch

Depart Rwanda

Transfer from Bwindi lodge to the Kihihi airstrip, approximate transfer time of 2 hours. Leave with the 09:45 am (arrive at 11:25 am) or 14:05 pm (arrive at 15:55 pm) return flight to Entebbe and connect in time for your return flight.

Approximate Travel Times: Flying 2 hours; Driving 2 hours

Tour Cost
Total Cost (USD)


$150 single supplement


  • 3 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 3 Nights Accommodations
    • 3 Nights Lodge
  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are included.
  • Park Entrance Fee
  • 1 Gorilla Tracking Permit


  • International Flights
  • Required Travel Insurance

Recommended Budgeting

  • $30 Airport Departure Tax
  • $600 Optional Excursions
    • Additional Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi
  • $50 Required Visas
Africa, Uganda, Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Entebbe
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