Fly In Safaris

A fly-in safari is one of the finest experiences on an African safari

A fly-in safari is one of the finest experiences on an African safari. Light aircrafts are used to take you around different destinations within or to different countries. Giving you a clear aerial view of the wildlife and physical features. The other advantage is it is less time consuming and enables you to visit numerous destinations in a short period compared to when you drive in a safari vehicle.

The views are breath taking and wowing you just cannot get enough of them. The experience is memorable from the time of flying till you land on the dirt filled airstrips. Most safari destinations have a well-run network of routes that can land right in the heart of the bush. Some lodges even have their own private airstrip.

Where You Can Do Fly In Safaris In Africa

Fly in safaris in Uganda exhibit beautiful and scenic game. Opting for this kind of arrangement is a perfect decision instead of the long hours’ drive to the tourist destinations from Entebbe International airport. The main aircraft operator’s in Uganda are; Aero Link and Eagle Air fly
Where You Can Do Fly In Safaris In Africa

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home for the magnificent mountain gorillas is one of the furthest parks situated in South western Uganda. A fly in safari to this park saves you long hours on the road and exhaustion. The small aircraft daily from Entebbe International Airport to Bwindi landing at Kisoro and Kihiihi Airstrip located near the park. You will be able to go trek the gorillas fresh with enthusiasm.

Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda’s true wilderness is the furthest park in North eastern part of the country.  Taking approximately 11-12 hours’ drive on the bumpy roads of Karamojong region. The fly in safari takes you from Entebbe International Airport or Kajansi Airfield to Lomej Airfield which is approximately 3 kilometers south of the park headquarters. As you land, there is an overwhelming picturesque view of the open dry savannah as the animal’s graze. You can then go for a morning game drive in the 4WD safari vehicles to look out for wildlife such as; Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, elephants, Cheetahs, warthogs, birds just to mention but a few.

Queen Elizabeth National Park the medley of wonders is also perched in south western Uganda takes about 6-7 hours to reach there. Daily flight from Entebbe Airport or Kajansi Airfield to Kasese Airstrip which is approximately 30 mins drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park Headquarters. As you land at Mweya Airstrip, you will have a clear aerial view of herds of buffalos, elephants, antelopes in the vast savannah plains, the craters and Kazinga Channel

Wildlife safaris
Murchison falls National Park has two airstrips; Pakuba on the northern bank and Bugungu on the southern bank. As you land in the park, you will have a spectacular aerial view of the park’s numerous wildlife such as; antelopes, buffaloes, Giraffes, elephants in the savannah grasslands.

Kibale National Park the primate capital of the world, flights either depart from Entebbe International Airport or Kajansi Airfield to either Fort Portal airstrip which is the closest to the park, a short 45 min drive and nearest to some of the area’s luxury lodges, or Kasese Airstrip from where you will start the drive to Kibale Forest National Park which will take you approximately 1-2 hours’ drive which reduces on the 5-6 hours’ drive from Kampala/Entebbe on road. Then trek through the forest in search for the chimpanzees in their natural habitat.

Masai Mara National Park has an exquisite fly in safari in Kenya giving you an opportunity to explore the two private conservancies in the greater Mara ecosystem, as well as the famous Masai Mara National Reserve a famous Africa's top game parks. A clear aerial view of the Great Rift Valley as you travel to Masai Mara National Park, enjoying an exclusive game viewing experience away from the crowds, the Mara river spectacle. The wildlife migration season from June to September, the hoofed animals such as gazelle, buffalo and zebra move from dry areas to places that offer more water, usually from Tanzania to Kenya and these are key months to see dramatic movements of the wildlife. After visiting Masai Mara you can also connect further to other destinations like; Amboseli, Meru, Chyulu, Mombasa.

Fly in a small bush plane over the Serengeti National Park way below you’ll spot wildlife such as; herds of zebras and wildebeest, hippos in the hippo pool, lions sunning themselves on rocks, spy shy leopards in acacia trees, and marvel at the majesty of elephants and giraffes as they graze. All the while you’ll watch the patterns of clouds on expansive savannah plains. Fly-in safaris can really enhance your holiday in Tanzania you can quickly connect to other destinations such as; Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Zanzibar.s

 It is endowed with a variety of wildlife the big 5 in particular. The scenery at the meeting place of the desert and the Atlantic Ocean is simply spectacular. You will have an opportunity to see the desert’s glorious palette of golds and reds that transform into browns, khakis and greens as you journey over the plains and the scrubland of the remote Kaokoveld where you pass over desert elephants. The desert dwelling elephants have adapted to the harssh conditions

The prominent desert red dunes and authentic encounters with ancient rich cultures found in remote hoarusib valley home to the nomadic Himba people. The best way to explore Namibia is by air so that you get a glimpse of all its nature.

The premier of big game viewing in Africa mainly seen along the Okavango delta which is formed as water from the Okavango River rising in the Angola Highlands flows into northwestern Botswana bringing life to the arid Kalahari Desert. Many animals as seen moving towards the delta to get a taste of the green grass and the water to quench their thirst. A fly in safari in Botswana is a better option to the most eye-catching destinations because of the unpaved roads in the wilderness