Accessing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Accessing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is very easy as most of the routes are well spelled out and easier to maneuver through. Bwindi impenetrable national park is situated in Kanungu district and this has made the issues of accessing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a simple deal.
Bwindi impenetrable national park is found in the south western part of Uganda and this is almost approximately 530 kilometers from the great capital city of Uganda – Kampala. This strategic location of the park has made accessing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park easy through different means of transport/traveling and that is to say, by air, road, water and very many other more ways.
Considering this big great and mighty country of Uganda where the park is found, its main entry point is Entebbe International airport, and this is approximately 46 kilometers from the capital city of Uganda-Kampala.
Bwindi impenetrable national park being a land that is filled with wonders but well known for its high population of mountain gorillas. Most visitors on Safaris to Bwindi impenetrable national park are highly interested in the gorilla expeditions and the park offers just what one would need to be on a gorilla trekking safaris.
Since Bwindi impenetrable national park can be accessed via different means i.e. by air. Visitors can normally fly from Entebbe Airport or probably from Kajjansi Airfield directly to the airstrip that is located at Kisoro. In most cases, those that are going to the Buhoma sector of Bwindi can use charter planes to Kayonza airstrip.
Accessing Bwindi Impenetrable National Park can be done from several directions by road because of it being neighbored by big towns that have got some of the good transport routes.
Bwindi impenetrable national park can also be accessed directly from Queen Elizabeth national park ( Mweya), and this is a distance of approximately 160 kilometers from Bwindi. It can take a duration of about 3 hours on road.
But what is so interesting is that Bwindi impenetrable national park can also be reached from Kampala to Kabale through Kanungu to Buhoma and this is a tarmac highway route which takes almost 414 kilometers taking a duration of about 5 to 6 hours of drive.
Still from Kampala, to get to Bwindi impenetrable national park, you could take the Kampala-Ntugamo-Rukungili- Kahihi-Buhoma route which is approximately 390 kilometers of tarmac and roughly 82 kilometers of probably murram roads and successfully reaches to the premises of Bwindi in time. Another option to reach the park would be following the route of Kampala-Kabale-Ruhija-Buhoma which is approximately 95 kilometers, and also one could take, the Kampala-Kabale-Nkuringo route which is about 80 kilometers to Bwindi impenetrable national park without any inconveniences.
One willing to go to Bwindi impenetrable national park can contact a tour company directly from Kampala to Butogoto, and from Butogoto, you can board a taxi that can take you to Buhoma, because there are no public means that can take you directly to Nkuringo. But still one can hire a vehicle from Kisoro, and it is also advisable to hire a tour operator or agency to avoid all those stopovers that might make your journey tiresome.
Bwindi impenetrable national park has got a wide range of accommodation facilities that are both upmarket and also budget. Visitors are highly advised to book in advance to avoid inconveniences. Visitors that are willing to use air transport, you are also advised to know about the airline and also ticket prices, and information that is regarding airlines and ticket prices for flights to Uganda. These can only be found on the sky scanner for those that are looking for flights to multiple destinations and also on Expedia.
Bwindi impenetrable national park has got one of the most favorable locations that can simply be accessed by all means and from all different directions. The weather of the park has also made access to Bwindi impenetrable national park possible throughout the year. Since Bwindi impenetrable national park is located in Kanungu district and it’s a well-developed district with all amazing sceneries that makes the visitors that are going into the grounds of wonders be comfortable that where they are being taken it’s the true grounds of wonders.