There are 2 options tourists on Uganda gorilla safari can access Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. That is; by road and by air. Flights to Bwindi offer the quickest alternative for tourists who do not want to spend most of their time on the road to get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking safari holiday. If you have limited time yet also you need to be part of the thrilling gorilla trekking experience.
To explore its endowments, tourists can take available flight services to Bwindi and have a memorable safari holiday.
Scheduled Flights to Bwindi
Currently, Aero link operators offer 2 scheduled flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park starting from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airfield in Kampala. Flights to Bwindi from Entebbe airport or Kajjansi airfield land into Kihihi airstrip which offers easy access to Buhoma gorilla trekking region of Bwindi in the North.
From Kihihi it is about 1 and half hours’ drive to Bwindi’s Buhoma region. Or you can fly from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi to Kisoro airstrip and you drive to Bwindi and this offers easy access to Bwindi’s sectors like Nkuringo and Rushaga gorilla trekking regions in the Southern side of the park. These regions lie close to Kisoro.
The flight schedules; start early morning with visitors departing Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi at 7:30am and get there at 9:45am. Note, one flight departs Entebbe at 7:30am and lands at 9:45am. Get in touch with our team and let us get you up-dated on available flights as per your dates you plan to travel to track mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Once you land at Kihihi or Kisoro, you will meet an experienced Uganda safari driver guide waiting for you and he or she drives you to your booked gorilla safari lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Amazingly, there is possibility for tourists to incorporate several other Uganda safari parks with gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. For instance, you can pay a visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of the only destinations in East Africa with tree climbing lions; Murchison Falls National Park or Kibale Forest National Park.
It is easier to explore most of these parks including others while on Uganda safari holiday as there are flight services offered to for instance, from Entebbe airport or Kajjansi to Mweya/Kasese airstrip at Queen Elizabeth National Park or land in Bugungu in Southern section of Murchison Falls National Park.
Flights from Masai Mara National Park
AeroLink has also introduced flights from Masai Mara National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Activities to do in Bwindi include;
- Mountain gorilla trekking
- Mountain biking
- Guided nature walks
- Village walks
- Batwa experience