Kigali to Bwind forest driving time-Uganda gorilla trek via Rwanda: we offer Uganda gorilla trekking tours in both Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and in Mgahing gorilla national park via Kigali in Rwanda so it’s important to know the distance between Kigali and Bwindi forest, many of our clients fly to Kigali and cross into Uganda for gorilla trek in Bwindi or in Mgahinga.
We organize gorilla safaris in Uganda starting and ending in Rwanda, trekking gorillas in Bwindi forest via Kigali is now popular to many tourist interested in gorilla trek, the biggest reason to why more and more tourists prefer trekking gorillas in Uganda instead of trekking in Rwanda, this is because in May 2017 Rwanda increased its gorilla permits price from $750 to $1500 person which has made Rwandan’s gorilla permit very expensive which makes difficult for tourists travelling on budget.
One of the main reason is the gorilla permit price differences between Uganda and Rwanda, because this many tour companies/agencies have now opted to recommend and advise they clients to fly to Kigali Rwanda and cross to Uganda via Kyanika border in Kisoro or via Katuna border in Kabale, currently gorilla permit in Uganda cost $700 per person compared to Rwanda gorilla permit which cost $1500, with this it means trekking gorillas I Uganda instead of Rwanda it means that you will be saving $800 on each permit.
We recommend to most of our clients fly into Kigali International airport in Rwanda, our driver guides pick you and transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or in Mgahinga gorilla national park for your gorilla trekking tour at friendly and affordable price.
From Kigali to Bwind forest driving time-Uganda gorilla trek via Rwanda, the drive from Kigali in Rwanda to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or in Mgahinga gorilla national park, it is only 3 to 4 hours’ drive from Kigali to Bwindi compared to 9-10 hours’ drive from Eentebbe international airport to Bwindi forest or to Mgahinga
Driving from Kigali to Bwindi forest in Uganda, because of the affordability of gorilla permit, it’s now possible to book 2 days Uganda gorilla trekking tour via Kigali at only $1500 per person and our 3 days gorilla trekking tour costs $1700 per person both packages includes 2 nights’ accommodation and all meals, one gorilla permit per person, transport in 4X4 vehicle, services of full time English speaking driver/guide and bottled water on the tour.
Comparing Rwanda gorilla permit price of $1500 for just one single permit to trek gorillas in Volcanoes National Park while still use the same amount you can go for a complete 2 days gorilla safari in Bwindi forest national park all incursive, so it means you can still fly to Kigali airport and cross to Uganda for cheaper gorilla permits.
Yes it is about 3 to 4 hours’ drive time from Kigali airport in Rwanda to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in Uganda while it is 9 to 10 hours’ drive time from Entebbe airport to get to Bwindi forest, because of this long distances/driving from Entebbe airport to Bwindi forest, We recommend to our clients with limited time but wants to see gorillas to fly into Kigali and drive to Bwindi forest for they short gorilla trekking tour, just contact us we will advise you accordingly.
We advise our client to start their Uganda gorilla safaris in Kigali because Rwanda is closer to both Bwindi forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park; both parks are located in south western Uganda which is on the border with Rwanda. But also for those who have enough time I tell that the drive from Entebbe to Bwindi forest is very interesting because, you will drive through different villages and towns which gives you a chance to interact with local people/communities so there is a lot to see along the way so if you have time it’s also nice to start your gorilla safari from Entebbe airport. We can combine your gorilla trekking tour with other wildlife viewing safaris, mountain hiking safaris, bird watching chimpanzee trekking and other African adventures.
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