Distance from Kampala to Bwindi by Road

Distance from Kampala to Bwindi by Road ; Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park is a world’s popular safari destination that harbors with endangered mountain gorillas and by road transport is approximately 540kilomters ‘’9 to 10hours drive’’. Number of travelers per year come to adventure these unique creatures on Uganda’s Gorilla Safari in the southwestern regions and the number of visitors is increasing year by year except these seasons of Covid-19 which has somehow lead to destruction of everything. But safari to national park has now to waken up as we can see, so you shouldn’t hesitate to inquire us Achieve Global Safaris for more details about transport costs, gorilla trekking permits many more. Moreover, the main entry to Uganda /foreigners enters the country through Entebbe International Airport located 46 square kilometers from Kampala main city of Uganda.

By Road; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park can be accessed through several routes when choose to use the options of driving, could be for a 3 day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari or 7 Days combined Uganda safaris primates &wildlife. Note that, Gorilla trekking –tracking is one of the most adventured trip in Uganda.

For instance, the distance from Kampala to Bwindi by road is 9 to 10 hours’ drive while passing via Mbarara –Masaka road and Kibale –Mbarara to access park.

Bwindi Impenetrable national park can also be reached from Queen Elizabeth national park in Mweya which estimates 170 kilometers ‘’3hours’’.

The park can be accessed from Kampala to Kabale -Kanungu – Buhoma and it takes 440kilometers ‘’6 hours’ drive’’ to reach the main destination.

From Kabale -Ruhija -Buhoma the driving journey is 100kilomters. Yet Nkuringo 90kilometsrs route.

Apart from road transport, you can choose to fly with domestic flight by Aero link and it flies to Kisoro airport from to Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi Airfield, where you will be picked up by the guide who will drives you to Bwindi in 1hour and 10 minutes check in at your booked lodge. Then tourists who assigns to trek gorillas in Buhoma sector, they would have to use a charter plane to Kayonza Airstrip.

Distance from Kampala to Bwindi by Road
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national  is a primate safari destination ‘’great mountain gorillas’’ located in the southwestern Uganda on the rim of the Rift valley ,known to be one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diversity rainforest that contains  number of species  of over 400 species of plants ,120 mammals species ,350 species of birds including Albertine Rift endemic and more famously  to protect huge population that estimates 600 mountain gorillas roughly half of the world’s population including number of habituated  groups which can be tracked ,of which Mubare gorilla group was the first gorilla group to open up for tourism in Bwindi in year of 1993 .Other primates to see in the park include  baboons and chimpanzee ,monkeys among many.

The park was gazette as a National Park in 1991 and declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994 to protect our dearer mountain gorillas.

Gorilla trekking as an activity is the main encounter that as sold Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park all over the world, because their unique and beautiful body structure and their behavior which is not far different to those of human being, since we share a close DNA with gorillas. Gorilla trekking activity is an hour experience given to the visitors to spend with gorillas which can be done half or full day depending on their movements in the forest, so you will be helped by the tour guide allocate the gorilla group you are to trek. Bwindi-Gorilla trekking goes at USD700 per person per trek for Foreign nonresident, USD600 for Foreign residents and East Africa citizens UGX250,000 per person.

How to make your bookings easy; Always contact a tour operator on time to arrange you a convenient trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Travelling to Bwindi from Kampala by car is rewarding and memorable with very many attractive natures along the way compared to Air transport. Road transport may seem to be tiresome due to long driving hours’ full day but worth the journey.