How To Get To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Also the most visited safari destination, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is situated in the south western part of Uganda covering districts like kabale and Kanungu district. This safari destination is famous for hosting almost half of the remaining Mountain gorilla species in the world thus its ranked as the best place to enjoy a safe and affordable gorilla trekking experience in Africa. For any tourists to delight in a gorilla safari with in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you need to arrange transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle to take you to the park.
In this article, we are more than delighted to present you outstanding reliable information of how to get to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park;
It is important to acknowledge that Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park can be accessed by either Road transport means or by flight using a chartered aircraft that operates domestic flights to safari destinations in Uganda.
By road transport
Bwindi forest can be accessed from Queen Elizabeth National Park and this route takes you through Ishasha sector northern region of the park where grab an opportunity to sight the tree climbing lions hanging up on acacia tree branches. This journey takes 4 -5 hours’ drive and you access the park from Buhoma sector – North of Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park.
Travelling coming from Kampala or Entebbe Airport, you take a route passing through Mbarara – Masaka highway which is approximately 9 – 10 hours drive arriving at your booked lodge late evening. And from kabale town to the southern part of Bwindi Forest, you take about 2 hours’ drive to enter the park. All these roads connect to Butogota 17 kilometers from Buhoma entrance gate in the northern region of Bwindi Forest. As earlier mentioned the journey requires you to rent a 4×4 safari vehicle or a daily service coaster bus from Kampala to Butogota via Rukungiri and kihihi Area then finally into Bwindi Forest.
For all travelers who have issues of sitting in the car for long hours, You can use air transport from Entebbe – kajjansi airstrip and book a flight to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park landing in either Kisoro airstrip or Kihihi Airstrip and then delight in a road transfer to your booked lodge in the park. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is served by 3 airstrips such as kayonza airstrip best used for the northern area, Nyakabande located in Kisoro for the people going to track Mountain Gorillas in the southern area and the Kihihi airfield can be used travelers who would love to trek gorilla families in Buhoma sector or in the northern region.
If you are planning to enjoy an adventure road trip to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and still wondering how to get there, please don’t get stranded, with the above guide, take up an opportunity to delight in your dreamlife gorilla tour in Bwindi forest. Alternatively, you can get in touch with our reservation team by sending an email on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly on +256-775630809 or +256-701343598 to speak directly to our reservations team.