How to access Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park?
How to access Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park? Getting to the park can be by either road and air transport. Gorilla trekking is one of the most popular activities that is carried out in the dense forest of Bwindi Forest National park Forest. Visitors engage in this particular activity after obtaining a gorilla trekking permit from a trusted tour operator or Uganda wildlife Authority.
How to access Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park by Road transport
Travelers can access Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park by using the public transport available from Kampala Bus Park and drive up to Butogota through Kihihi Kanungu and Rukungiri and then you can hire a bodaboda or a private car to take you to the Bwindi impenetrable forest National park headquarters at Buhoma. This journey lasts for about 7 to 8 hours as you drive through both tarmac and murram roads. This journey is long but so much rewarding as you traverse several districts with most interesting vies of plantation farms, several hills, and mountains, Ankole long-horned cattle, make a stopover at the equator a Lake Mburo national park and Igongo cultural center in Mbarara. All the roads converge at Butogota which only 17 kilometers away from the park headquarters. It is recommended that you use the services of a tour operator for time-saving and convenience. A four-wheel-drive vehicle is recommended for you to use as you go to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
How to access Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Air Transport
Visitors can also access Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park by taking a chartered flight from Entebbe or Kajjansi to Kisoro airstrip which is about 1-hour flight. Domestic chartered can also land at the grass Kayonza or Savannah airstrips. Aerolink Uganda limited operates domestic charted flights to Bwindi Impenetrable Forests National Park. You can use the local tour operator or the travel agency to book for you a flight in advance.