How to Get to your Uganda Gorilla Trekking Destination – Uganda Safari News
If you have been planning a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, you probably could still be wondering on the best way of how to get to your Uganda gorilla trekking destination.
How to get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
How to get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by road;
The national park is 478.8km from Kampala via Masaka-Mbarara-kabale on a tarmac road about 8hours and10 minute drive to your Uganda gorilla safari destination, kabale the nearest town to the park in the south-east is 29km(18miles) away by road about 2hour drive.
From Queen Elizabeth national park to the north is about 2-3 hours’ drive of but because the terrain in the national park region a 4WD is the best you should use to have comfort on the hills.
How to get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda by air;
Planning to take a flight to your gorilla trekking safari Uganda destination, a flight can be taken from Entebbe international airport or at kajjansi near Kampala to Kisoro airstrip in the south or kayonza savannah/grass airstrip for about 1h 45 min then 2 and ½ hours’ drive to Nkuringo or Rushaga if you are going to track the gorillas from this side.
Within the park the best way to enjoy your Uganda gorilla tour is by foot through the trails with the guidance from your rangers since the park is thick and the trails are best understood by the rangers.
How to Get to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
How to get to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park by air;
From Entebbe International airport, Aerolink Uganda 121 has 1 flight daily to Kisoro airstrip at 12:45 – 13:55 all week for about 1h 10m then a road drive 0f about 15.5km in 46min via Kabale-Kisoro road.
How to get to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park by road;
There various routes for your mountain gorilla trekking /tracking destination of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park;
From Kampala the fastest route is Kampala-Kabale-Mbarara road 495km about 9h 5min.
Kampala-Mubende -Mbarara road 649km about 11h 34min.
From Kisoro town, Mgahinga National Park is 13.3km about 43min via Kabale-Kisoro road.
Kisoro-Cyanika road is 14.5km about 44min.
From Kigali, Mgahinga gorilla national park is 141km via Ruhondo road if you decided to land in Kigali, Rwanda especially tourists on our popular 3 days gorilla safari Uganda.
Kigali-Katuna road is 187km about 4h 33min.
From Congo in Virunga National Park, Mgahinga National Park Uganda is 357km via Ntungamo-Katunguru road about 7h 48min.
From Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga National Park is 44.7km via Kabale -Kisoro road about 1h 57 road drive.
Distances are given from all possible destinations either towns or parks that can be tailored on a single safari to these parks.
There’s no better way of discovering a destination than by using the road by having a great view from the sky isn’t bad either, just choose what suits you.
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