Distance Between Bwindi and Volcanoes

Gorilla Trekking In Uganda and Rwanda

Distance Between Bwindi Forest National Park in Uganda and Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Distance between Bwindi forest national park in Uganda and volcanoes national park Rwanda: When it comes to gorilla trekking, your choice should be in mind that it is Bwindi Impenetrable forest national Park. Currently, the decision on where to go for trekking depends on the price and the distance in-between Volcanoes national park and Bwindi impenetrable forest national Park. Remember you only find mountain gorillas in three countries, that is, Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. Currently there are 800 mountain gorillas worldwide. However; the biggest number of mountain gorillas is found in Uganda and Rwanda follows and with less in the DRC due to instabilities that take place in the forests. This states that tourists who want to go for gorilla trekking are advised to always choose between Volcanoes National Park and Bwindi impenetrable forest national Park.  The travelers who have visited both parks are always debating and comparing the two parks in terms of money worthiness to the visit.

Therefore, let’s compare the two parks for you on the distance basis. When coming from Kigali, you will drive 3 hours and get to the Volcanoes National Park and this is because Rwanda is one of the smallest countries. Whereas Bwindi covers a distance of 600km as you are coming from Kampala the capital city of Uganda and you will automatically drive for almost 10 hours.

Also, there are chartered flights that can be organized from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airfield to Ishasha and Kihihi airstrip. After the tourists can proceed to Bwindi National Forest.

The distance from Volcanoes National park to Bwindi Forest is driven for 2 hours and a half.

Most travelers like visiting both parks but one may decide to do other activities in Volcanoes and opt to do gorilla trekking in Bwindi as the best option for gorilla trekking. You will enjoy both parks since a short distance is encountered.

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