How best and fast can I reach to Bwindi?
Bwindi impenetrable national park access is too easy. After receiving several questions, here is the response today. While on A self-drive intending to reach to Bwindi impenetrable national park to meet with the Mountain Gorillas, this is your kind of must have information.
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Bwindi impenetrable national park can be reached to either by road or air keeping factors contact.
Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is located 530km away from Kampala Uganda’s capital and 576km from Entebbe Airport. You can opt to hire a tour operator to make all necessary travel arrangements for your trip to avoid getting lost in a foreign land while trying to fix thing by yourself.
What are the available modes of transport reaching to Bwindi impenetrable national park ?
There is no hard struggle when it comes to reaching to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. There are available modes of transport.
They include air transport with airlines like aero link, eagle air and many others that serve the airstrip. By road transport, there are moderately developed roads though a 4*4WD is recommended.
The available routings for the modes of transport serving this part of the country where Bwindi impenetrable national park is are listed below.
From Queen Elizabeth national park via Kihihi to Buhoma (2-3 hours),
Kampala through Mbarara (6-8 hours),
Kampala-Kabale-Kanungu-Buhoma (4-5 hours),
Kampala-Ntungamo-Rukungiri-Kihihi-Buhoma (390km) and Kampala-Kabale-Nkuringo (4 hours).
For all those routes mentioned above, a 4×4 vehicle is required. This is becauseof the kind of terrain, long distance, the rains and mud along the way.
If interested in taking the public local bus, you can board a bus from Kampala to the southern section of Bwindi via Mbarara, Kabale and Kisoro town.
Reach to Bwindi safely.
Another route is from Kampala to the northern Bwindi via Mbarara, Ntungamo, Rukungiri, and Kihihi to Butogota.
Note: While using these public buses, be alert and aware of thieves so keep your belongings safer near you or where you can see them at all times!!
There are two options of either flying from Entebbe or Kajjansi airfield to Kisoro. This flight lasts for about 1hr20mins. And those going to track from the southern part of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park can use this flight.
This is mostly serviced by Aero link see link below.
For the ones tracking gorillas in the northern part of the park at Buhoma region, they can charter planes and land at Kayonza Airstrip. Kayonza Airstrip is more dominated by Fly Uganda.
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Now that you know how to get to the home of the mountain gorillas, what plans do you have this year? Don’t hesitate sharing them with us. Baboon Adventure safaris is eagerly ready to guide you in every step of the way on your journey to meet with the relatives in the jungles of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.
see below our sample itineraries to Bwindi.
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