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Bwindi Gorilla Safari

Bwindi Gorilla Safari

Bwindi Gorilla Safari

The Drive-time to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park essentially depends upon where you are supposedly coming from. Coming from Entebbe Airport Terminal, the major entry way to Uganda, one will drive for about 9 to 10 hours to reach Bwindi National Park to gorilla trek. This voyage isn’t a boring one because it goes through diverse areas plus districts in this stunning country-  Uganda. You could have a stopover at the equator-crossing, the road-side craft as well as fresh fruits stalls. The gorgeous views of  Kigezi undulating  hills, alterations in vegetation, the rivers plus escarpments prior to reaching the habitat of mountain gorillas. When it comes to kilometers, coming from Kampala to the Bwindi is about  550 kilometers on a relatively good road which is presently under development. The area from Rukungiri town all the way to Bwindi is a little bumpy therefore there is really need to decrease speed.

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For those traveling from Lake Mburo National Park, this drive time is around 6 to 7 hours. Many organizations prefer stopping-over at Lake Mburo National Park when coming from Entebbe or Kampala for a  break in this  long journey. In case you are coming from Queen Elizabeth National Park, this drive time is around 5 to 6 hours passing through ishasha area of the park, to the town of Kihihi  and then Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This Ishasha road at times is inaccessible more particularly in rainy months when the  bridges often breakdown partially because of heavy down pour as well as heavy tracks traveling to Democratic Republic of Congo. Once this road is inaccessible, there is a short-cut which drivers use however in many instances, you will probably find yourself utilizing the Ishaka road to Rukungiri then to Nengo to Kihihi and finally to Buhoma.

In case you’re going to other parts of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for example Nkuringo, Bitukura and  Rushga,  drive time alters somewhat however the above must give you a obvious picture. For more details regarding drive time from a tourist area to another, remember to contact us.



People thinking about Chimpanzee tracking within Kibale National Park, you’ll need to drive roughly 5 to 6 hours from the Entebbe international Airport since it is roughly 350 kms. For those travelling from Bwindi, you’ll need to drive for 6 to 7 hours via Ishasha Area  to Kasese, to Fortportal and lastly  to Kibale National Park. There’s a other way used particularly in case you are from Lake Mburo. Rather than returning   to Kampala or Kasese, you may use Ibanda road that will get you to Kamwengye then finally to Kibale National Park.


This national park is well-liked for not just tree-climbing lions within Ishasha however even the well-liked boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel that has the greatest quantity of Hippos within the world and more than 600 birds species  . coming from Kampala, one will drive a 460 km  distance  for roughly 6 to 7 hours. Coming from Bwindi, it requires 2 to 3 hours and you’ll be within Ishasha of course, if you drive another 2 hours, you will be within the Mweya area that is within the northern area of the park.