Driving Distance from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Most guests book 3 days Uganda gorilla trek from Kigali Rwanda due to several factors such as short driving distance to Bwindi if compared to the 8-9 hours drive from Kampala to Bwindi park.

Distance from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

The driving distance from Kigali to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is approximately 4 hours to most of the gorilla trekking sectors of Rushaga, Nkuringo, Ruhija and Buhoma.

Bwindi Impenetrable forest National park is located in southwestern part of Uganda and one of the outstanding destinations for gorilla trekking tours and safaris in Africa with the greatest number of habituated gorilla families for tourism activities.

The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and is located along the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) not very far from Virunga conservation area and on the edge of the Albertine Rift. Bwindi covers about 331 km2 of both montane and lowland forest hence being accessible only on foot.

The drive from Kigali to Bwindi takes you through fascinating landscapes including mountain valleys and terraced farms, along your journey, you will cross the border at Katuna to enter Uganda as your final travel destination; driving through the rolling hills of Kabale or Kisoro arriving before arriving to Bwindi for your gorilla safari and tour

Most guests book 3 days Uganda gorilla trek from Kigali Rwanda due to several factors such as short driving distance to Bwindi if compared to the 8-9 hours drive from Kampala to Bwindi park. This tour can work out perfectly to those who want to stay in Rwanda but interested in having a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda. Many visitors are interested in trekking mountain gorillas in Uganda because a gorilla permit in Uganda goes for 700 USD where as a permit in Rwanda costs 1500 USD which helps to save money.

Important Information About Gorilla Trekking In Uganda

Only one group of tourists is allowed to visit mountain gorillas in Uganda each day; and you can only spend strictly an hour with them.

Guests are not permitted to go for gorilla trekking with a cold, flu, or any other contagious infection in order to protect the gorillas from being affected.

7 meters is the recommended distance to keep away from the gorillas and if mountain gorillas try to get close to you, you are advised to move further away.

Avoid making sudden movements before the mountain gorillas as well as ensuring low voices in order to maintain a relaxed atmosphere for the gorillas.

Avoiding eating or drinking before the mountain gorillas during gorilla tracking sessions.

Remove the flash and also shutter the sound while taking photographs during gorilla tracking.

Gorilla trekking safari is a strenuous walk; therefore, pack appropriate gears such as thick sturdy shoes, thick gloves to protect your hands from the thistle during tracking, rain gear, sunscreen, hut among others.

You are advised to carry enough drinking water, a walking stick, a journal, a camera, binoculars, some money to pay porters and a few other things.

Tourists looking for long travel to Uganda may connect to different national parks and destinations such as Queen Elizabeth National park, Kibale forest national park, Mgahinga gorilla national park, Lake Mburo national park, Ssese Islands, Jinja among others

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