Driving Time to Bwindi

Driving Time to Bwindi

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is located is the south western part of Uganda and home to half population of mountain gorillas and 13 other species of primates including 120 species of mammals,

What is the drive time to Bwindi national park?

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park has got four sectors, the exact driving time cannot be estimated very well as some sectors are near and others are far and also depending if you are travelling from Kampala, Ishasha sector of Queen or Kampala.

Bwindi can be reached by road from Kampala in 9-10 hours time; Buhoma sector of Bwindi is about 6-7 hours drive from Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park and Rushagga and Nkuringo sector of Bwindi national park can be reached in 4-5 hours from Kigali in Rwanda. Driving through Ishasha sector of Queen is sometimes hectic due to poor road conditions during the rain season.

The road from Kampala is long and tiresome but very rewarding with spectacular views of the country side and rift valley. You can make your journey short by stopping over at Lake Mburo national park or Queen Elizabeth national park for other wildlife viewing. If you are not adventurers you can fly in to Rwanda and drive a short distance.

Another alternative way of reaching Bwindi impenetrable forest national park for luxury clients is by using flights from Entebbe international airport or Kajjansi airfield or Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip in Bwindi national park.

Best time to drive to Bwindi

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park can be reached anytime of the year but some months are better than others so the best time is during the dry season when the roads are in good condition and the trails for trekking gorillas are also not muddy and slippery.

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