How to get to Bwindi National park

How to get to Bwindi National park | Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Access to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

There are flights from kajansi airstrip or Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi town connecting to Buhoma area or you can catch a flight to Kisoro Airstrip if you plan to connect to Ruhija, Nkuringo and Rushaga.

Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park from Kampala.

This is dependent on the trailhead you are visiting and these are the routes ending with the trail you are trekking

 Kampala – Kabale – Ruhija

 Kampala – Ntungamo – Rukungiri – Kihihi – Buhoma/Nyondo

Kampala – Kabale – Kisoro – Rushaga/Nkuringo.

How To Get To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Uganda For Gorilla Trekking

How To Get To Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park from queen Elizabeth national park.

Bwindi forest national park is accessible from Queen Elizabeth National Park from the northern driving time is 2 to 3 hours

By Air

You can fly from  Entebbe or Kampala at Kajansi airfield to the tarmac airstrip at Kisoro. Another  Planes may as well be chartered to  Kayonza airstrips. The park is accessible through  3 airfields at Kihiihi, Kayonza and  Nyakabande in Kisoro .

Queen Elizabeth national Park (Mweya)- Kihihi-Buhoma.
You  pass through Ishasha through the tree climbing lions and  monkeys on the road a distance of  160km from Mweya and about 64km from Ishasha.


The route is a tarmac highway to kabala covering 414 km driving time is  5-6 hour’s  you join the  murram road for about 120km.

Kampala- Ntungamo-Rukungiri-Kihihi-Buhoma.

The easiest and most convenient route is from Kampala direct to the tarmac road Rukungiri and has about 390km in addition to murram road to Buhoma.


This route covers an area of about 95km2 on the murram road and its takes about 3-4hrs.The only vehicle that can pass through Ruhija  is a 4WD.


Distance is  about 105kms from Kabale town and it takes about 4 hours to get to the mountainous murram road.

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