6 DAYS FLYING SAFARI BWINDI & MASAI MARA ( COMBINED BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK UGANDA AND MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE KENYA)
6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara: This 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara combines 2 beautiful countries in East African region including Uganda the pearl of Africa and Magical Kenya where you will explore the top visited destination in each of the 2 including Bwindi impenetrable national park the top destination in Uganda famous for harboring the largest population of mountain gorillas as well as Masai Mara National Reserve Kenya the most stunning savanna destination in Kenya famous for the annual wildebeest migration that are seen crossing over from their neighboring park, Serengeti national park in Tanzania to Kenya and back to Tanzania.
This 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara starts from Entebbe Uganda and ends in Nairobi Kenya and it includes 6 days and 5 night’s excursion.
Highlights of 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara
- Day 1: Fly from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
- Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park – Batwa Community tour
- Day 3: Fly Back To Entebbe – Masai Mara National Reserve
- Day 4: Full day Excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve
- Day 5: Another Full day Excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve
- Day 6: Driver to Nairobi for departures
Day 1: Fly from Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Fly from Entebbe to Bwindi: On the very 1sst day of your 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara, you will depart Entebbe international airport for Bwindi using Aerolink which operates 2 flights on a daily basis. You may opt to use either morning flight at 7:45am or the afternoon flight at 12:45pm. This however depends on the availability. You will then set off to Kihihi airstrip where you will be received and welcomed by our experienced safari driver/ guide that will brief you about this safari as you transfer to your reserved lodge/hotel for check in and relaxation. All meals will be at the lodge.
Accommodation options: Buhoma lodge (Luxury)/ Buhoma Haven (Mid-range)/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp (Budget) or equivalent.
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park – Batwa Community tour
Uganda gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park: day 2 is a long awaited day of your 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara. Well, arise early for morning breakfast which should be the first thing to think of on this special day before meeting your Uganda safari driver for a transfer to the park headquarters where briefing is conducted by experienced rangers. During the briefing, endeavor to listen carefully about the gorilla trekking dos and don’ts to avoid messing up while in the jungle amidst mountain gorillas. After briefing, you will be categorized into various groups depending of the age sometimes, physical fitness level and many more and finally penetrate into the impenetrable forest for about 1-8 hours which is usually the estimated gorilla trekking time. It’s an awesome and life time experience the moment you get closer to our cousins always led and protected by a dormant silverback. You will watch these gorillas play, feed, breastfeed, copulate and many more offering you a memorable experience. You have just one hour of interaction at 15M away from these gorillas in their nature habitats in the wilderness of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Once an hour elapse, return to the park headquarters, obtain your gorilla trekking certificate and return to your lodge.
In the evening you have an optional batwa experience (let us know whether you wish to meet these special Batwa people that inhabited the forest before they were forced out to gazette it into a national park). Dinner and overnight will as above.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Fly Back To Entebbe – Masai Mara National Reserve
Fly to Entebbe and Connect to Masai Mara: After breakfast on the 3rd day of your 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara, ensure that you are transferred to the Kihihi airstrip as early as 7:00am to catch a flight back to Entebbe international airport where you will then catch another flight with aerolink to Masai Mara at 12:15pm expecting to land in Masai Mara National Reserve at 2:30 pm. Upon landing, you will then be welcomed by our experienced Kenya safari driver/ guide that will then drive you your lodge for a relaxed evening awaiting dinner and overnight sleep.
Accommodation option: AA Mara lodge/ Zebra plain or equivalent
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
Day 4: Full day Excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day game drive: After breakfast at your lodge on day 4 of 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara, meet your safari driver and embark on an early morning game drive to catch up with early risers in Masai Mara National Reserve. Morning game drive always rewards tourists with a golden opportunity to encounter with African big five (Lions, Buffaloes, Elephants, Leopards, Rhinos) plus many other early risers like elands, Zebras, cheetahs, wildebeests, kob, antelopes, gazelles and many bird species.
After the morning game drive, return to your lodge for a hot lunch and return on an evening game drive to sight more wildlife that thrill in Masai Mara. Return to your lodge for dinner and have a night rest as above. You have an optional Hot air balloon safari to view explore the plains of Masai Mara from above.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Another Full day Excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve
Another full day adventure in Masai Mara: After breakfast at your lodge, return to the wilderness of Masai Mara national reserve for yet another fascinating adventure on day 5 of 6 days flying Uganda safari Bwindi & Masai Mara. You enjoy another breath taking game drive to maximize your sightings after which you will be driven to your lodge for a hot meal and later in the afternoon have a cultural experience with the local Masai people along Masai Loita Hills. Be sure to learn more about the Masai culture, interact with the local Masai people and many more. After all, retire to your lodge for dinner and have a thrilling night sleep as above.
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 6: Driver to Nairobi for departures
Masai Mara to Nairobi: This marks the end of our 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara. After breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and de drive to Nairobi city via Narok town where you will have your enroute lunch in case the lodge never packed for you meals and have a brief cultural experience only if you wish too, buy some crafts and many more. You will finally be dropped off in Nairobi either at a hotel or airport.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
END OF 6 DAYS FLYING SAFARI TO BWINDI & MASAI MARA
Inclusive in 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara
- Airport Pickups and drop offs
- All Domestic flight as per itinerary
- Gorilla trekking permits
- Park entrance fees as per itinerary
- 5 Nights’ accommodations as per itinerary
- All meals as per itinerary
- 4X4 safari vehicle & Fuel & Vehicle for ground transportation
- English speaking drivers/ guides for both Uganda and Kenya
- Bottled mineral water while on safari
Exclusive in 6 days flying safari Bwindi & Masai Mara
- Air ticket
- Additional accommodation before and after safari (can be arranged upon request)
- All other expenses of personal nature
- All exclusive activities