Gorilla tracking in Uganda from Kampala, Entebbe and Kigali-Rwanda
Getting to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park for a holiday begins after you have landed at Entebbe international airport Kampala Uganda or Kigali international airport Rwanda.
Kigali-Rwanda s the most liked gateway to southwestern Uganda where Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park are situated. And these two parks are most populated parks and they poses a huge number of gorilla tracking spots in the pearl of Africa.
The perfect way of getting to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is either by Air or by Road.
Most of the gorilla safaris to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park start from either Kampala or Entebbe.
Bwindi can be approached from Queen Elizabeth National Park in the north which is 2-3 hours from kabala to the south (1-2 hours) or it can be from Kampala via Mbarara (6-8 hours).
The roads meet at Butogota, 17km from the Buhoma entrance gate and in these we recommend a4x4 safari customized vehicle during the wet season,
The distance and way to Bwindi forest national park for gorilla trekking is roughly 9-10 hours driving on the road and is about 1 hour and 30 minutes on a flying safari.
There are alternatives of flying a traveler can select from, to fly to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park that is either Entebbe international airport or Kajjansi Airfield. Close to Kampala to Kisoro Airstrip for travelers tracking Mountain Gorillas in the southern region of Rushaga and Nkuringo, while travelers tracking Mountain Gorillas in the northern region of Buhoma fly to Kihihi Airstrip.
From Queen Elizabeth National Park through Kihihi to Buhoma (3-4 hours) Kampala –Ntungamo-Rukungiri-Kihihi-Buhoma(9-10 hours), Kampala through Mbarara city (9-10) hours, kampala-kabale-kanungu(10 hours), we highly recommend a 4×4 tourist vehicle for the journey since the roads are slippery and muddy most especially in the rainy seasons.
Some of the travelers might be interested in using the public local buses, and can board a bus from a bus from Kampala to the southern region of Bwindi national park via Mbarara city to kabala to kisoro town or from Kampala to the northern Bwindi via Mbarara-Ntungamo-Rukungiri-Kihihi to Butogota. While in these buses, travelers are advised to keep a keen eye on their properties and should keep them closer. Clients who always travel by road have a great opportunity to explore the country side and enjoy the fascinating attractions along the road.
Get in touch with safari vacations and travel services for inquiries and detailed information about how to get to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park situated in south western Uganda.