Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable national park is something easy whether by air or by road transport. What requires you to easily access the park is to have your personnel documents which can identify your nationality and by the help of the tour guide. Bwindi impenetrable national park can either be reached by Air or by Road, the park which is located in the south western part of Uganda, estimating 490 kilometers from the south west of Uganda capital city and it is famously known as a home to the highest number of mountain gorillas in worldwide.
Above all, Bwindi Impenetrable national park hosts with four sectors described as trailheads for gorilla trekking in Bwindi and such sectors include, Buhoma and Ruhija in the north and Rushanga and Nkuringo in the south part of the park These sectors can be reached with different road routes to travelers who visits Uganda gorilla destination.
Ideally, to many travelers who choose to use road transport in order to be able to reach the park. Get much excitement along the way as drive, they get a chance of viewing the rewardable countryside, hillside, green tea plantation and in case you use the route that connects ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth national park, where you can be able to spot the rare tree-climbing lions along this sector is quiet memorable experience.
By road transport
Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is approximately 490kilomters by road from south west capital city of Uganda ‘’Kampala to reach the park and in the driving hours is 8 to 9 hours.
Buhoma sector known as the main trailheads for gorilla trekking can be accessed from Queen Elizabeth National park in 2 to 3 hours’ drive, starting the journey from Ishasha sector and to the northern sector of Queen to Bwindi it takes 5 to 6 hours drives.
From Lake Mburo national park to access one of the sectors in Bwindi it takes 5 to 7 driving hours to reach Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Driving straight from Entebbe or Kampala the main city the journey can take about 9 to 10hours to access the park.
Travelers can use Kampala –Ntugamo-Rukungiri –Kihihi –Buhoma which is the most convenient route from Kampala direct to the tarmac road of Rukungiri with an estimate of 390km in addition to murram road to Buhoma.
By Air Transport
Despite the fact that, all Uganda’s national parks can be reached by flights which are domestic flights
Traveler can decide to fly from Entebbe Airport or from Kajjansi Airfield to land to Kihihi Airstrip the nearby Airstrip to the park. This domestic flight is known as Aero link which can be scheduled by the help of the tour operator who can organize for you the pickup from Entebbe International Airport where most of our clients enters Uganda. The Airport is located a few kilometers away from Kampala the main city. Flying to Bwindi Impenetrable national park is quite possible to fly by domestic flights from Entebbe Airport or Kampala ‘’Kajjansi Airfield’’ to kihihi or Kisoro near Bwindi.
Aero link carries a limited number of four people and it flies among Uganda national parks and there are also other flights that fly to Uganda parks like Eagle air, fly Uganda and they all offer comfortable sitting pitch leg and applicable for daily flights to all national parks in Uganda.
Moreover, about the arrangement of domestic flights to Bwindi Impenetrable national park, a tour operator to do your flight booking arrangements, will acquire you to send in your photocopied personnel documents like passports, Visa to know your identity.
Bwindi Impenetrable national park can be either be reached by Air or Road Transport but I advise our guests who cannot sit for quite so long driving hours, you should always opt for Air transport which can last for 2 hours and road transport that can take 8 to 9 hours to access the main destination or the trekking sector.