Today, the Gorilla trekking safaris to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park can be less-hectic because besides driving from Kampala to this Park, one can always fly to and from Bwindi impenetrable forest national park for gorilla tracking.
Traveler on a Uganda safari can choose to fly from Entebbe international airport or Kajjansi airfield to Kisoro air-strip. Additionally there are planes that may as well be chartered to the grass Kayonza airstrips in kihihi. Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is served by 3 airfields: Kihihi, Kayonza for the northern section of the park and Nyakabande in Kisoro for mountain gorilla trackers within the southern area of the park.
One can use scheduled or charter flight with Eagle air, Aero link Uganda, Ndege ya ju among others.
There are always daily flights with morning flights departing at around 7:30 am at Entebbe airport and afternoons one departs at 12:30pm.
This also means that if one is just arriving in Uganda and departing for Bwindi impenetrable forest national park on that same day, you must have arrived there before afternoon for you to catch that afternoon flight otherwise; you will have to fly the next day.
From Entebbe international airport, it takes about 2 hours to get to Kihihi airstrip or Kisoro airfield depending on the section of the park one will be tracking the mountain gorillas from.
When flying from Bwindi impenetrable forest national park to Entebbe international air-port, the flight departs in the morning at 9: 00 am and in the afternoon at 2pm daily.
How to book for those internal flights
Prime Uganda safaris and tours limited is willing to handle all internal flight booking for persons willing to fly to Bwindi for gorilla tracking. The company will check the availability of the flight for the clients on the particular planned date and make provisional booking and then later confirm with full payment with a discounted rate since they are booking through an agent.
When the travelers arrive at the air strip, one of our guides will be waiting for him with a car ready to drive to the safari lodge in this park where he will be staying. The guide will take you throughout your trip, guiding on what to do, how and when to do that particular activity.
While flying back to Entebbe international airport, our safari guide will transfer you to the air-strip and to board back.