How to get to Bwindi Forest National park?
How to get to Bwindi Forest National park? This the main protected area park in Uganda to shelters the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitats. You need to fly to Uganda and land on Entebbe International Airport (EBB) which is Uganda’s premier airport. It’s from here that the guide will pick you and head for gorilla trekking in park situated in southwestern Uganda.
Trekkers still can get to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park by using Kigali international airport in Rwanda which is near the western part of Uganda. It is a short distance from Rwanda’s Kigali international airport to Bwindi impenetrable forest National park as compared to when you travel from Entebbe to Bwindi which is a bit far. Its only 4 hours’ drive from Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park as compared to 8-9 hours from Entebbe Kampala.
Getting to Bwindi impenetrable forest park from Entebbe /Kampala
Once you arrive at Entebbe international airport, you will be picked by our driver to your hotel. Then in the following morning, you will embark on the journey to western Uganda with our driver where Bwindi Forest Park is located. En route to the park. Your eyes will never stop blinker because of magnificent hills, plantation farms, equator line, and many more interesting things.
It takes about a maximum of nine hours to drive from Kampala or Entebbe to Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park. You can as well make a stopover to Lake Mburo National park or at Igongo cultural center as you are stretching and relaxing a bit, in Lake Mburo you can participate in game drives or boat cruise.
Alternatively, you can as well fly from Entebbe to Bwindi impenetrable forest park especially is you think that road transport is not comfortable for you.
Flying to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park
Once you have arrived at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, our professional drive you to Kajjansi airstrip to link up with Aerolink to Kihihi airstrip located in Buhoma, one of the sectors making up Bwindi Forest Park. This will take only one hour and these chartered flights are reliable and convenient.
For tourists preferring to use Kigali international airport to connect to Bwindi forest Park, you can buy an East African tourist Visa from Rwanda that will enable your visit to Bwindi from Kigali international airport. More than 65% of visitors heading to Bwindi Forest prefer to fly Kigali international airport to Entebbe because of the shorter distance getting to Bwindi.
However, the journey for gorilla trekking from Entebbe is so distinguished, and such safaris are so interesting. You can opt to try not. Majority of tourists 90% use road transport from Entebbe because of the spectacular views and a variety of attractions that they encounter while on the road as compared to planes. Both routes and transport means are so rewarding and convenient.
There are different airfields around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park where planes can charter especially Kayonza, airstrip which is served numerous airstrips such as Kihihi, Kayonza, and Kyakabande. These allow gorilla trekking in different sectors of the Bwindi Park like Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhijja.
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