How to access Gishwati-Mukura National Park

How to access Gishwati-Mukura National Park

How to access Gishwati-Mukura National Park? There are many means of transport on how you can access Gishwati Mukura National Park, for example, Air transport, road transport facilities, and air transport are available to reach Gishwati Makula National Park  for different tourism activities

Gishwati Mukura National Park covers an area of 13.2 square miles. The park is a combination of two forests namely Gishwati and Mukura. The combination of these two forests has created a large habitat for 20 chimpanzees, bird species, and animals like the 5 primates namely chimpanzees, baboons, golden monkeys, blue monkeys, and vervet monkeys. It has over 390 bird species of these 230 are in Gishwati forest and 160 in Mukura i.e. the old-world warbler, red-throated Alethe purple, -breasted sunbird marital eagle among others.

How to access Gishwati-Mukura National Park By road

Rubavu-Kivu-Goma-Karongi-Rusizi-Gishwati Makura national park 2 hours

Kampala- Mbarara- Kabale Gishwati Makura National park. This takes you about 11 hours. Using this route you expect to see animals in Lake Mburo National Park, River. Katonga in Masaka and the beautiful landscape of Kisoro and Kabale

From Kigali town, it’s about 84 Kilometres taking you about 3 hours to reach the park. It can also be accessed from Mgahinga Gorilla Park and Bwindi impenetrable national park from Uganda

By water. Visitors are expected to use a boat at Kivu Lake then meet booked cars to reach the park where they can have the opportunity to see different water animals like crocodiles hippos the fish among others.

How to access Gishwati Mukura National Park By air

Visitors can use chartered flights available at Kigali international airport and go from Gisenyi Airport to Gishwati Makura National park for adventure.