The driving time to Bwindi forest
The driving time to Bwindi forest
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest from Lake Bunyonyi
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest from Lake Bunyonyi
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Public transport to Bwindi forest for gorilla trekking

Public transport to Bwindi forest for gorilla trekking

Public transport to Bwindi forest for gorilla trekking, it is now easy to organize gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park using public transport from any part of Uganda or from Rwanda, just contact us and to let us know which part of the country you are in so that we can advise you according to on which public transport to use to get Bwindi forest or Mgahinga for your gorilla trekking adventure.

As soon as you tell us to know which part of Uganda or Rwanda you are in, we will immediately establish the best Bus you can use to connect to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, depending on the availability of the gorilla permits because  Bwindi forest has 4 gorilla trekking sectors so one must know which sector you be trekking in, for example, if one chooses a trek in the Southern part of Bwindi forest, you have to use Buses that going to Kisoro town which is the main base for gorilla trekking in both Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

But all that we have mentioned above it will depend on the gorilla trekking permit at the time of booking so if you earlier enough you have the opportunity to choose where you want to trek from among the 4 sectors.

Another example, the buses from Kamala city takes you through Masaka, Mbarara town, Ntungamo town, Kabale town and then Kisoro town which the center of Bwindi forest and Mgahinga park and if you choose to trek gorillas in the Northern part of Bwindi Forest, the buses to Kihihi town via Mbarara town, Ntungamo town, Rukungiri town, and then Kihihi town from there you can easily connect to Northern sector of the Bwindi forest national park.

Hiring a car to take you to gorilla trekking starting point

The buses drop you in either Kisoro town, Kabale town or Kihihi town depending on which sector you are trekking in which means from above towns you must hire a car to take you to the starting points where gorilla trekking begins from because whether you are tracking gorillas southern Bwindi Forest/Mgahinga or Northern of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, there is no public transport that will take you directly inside the national park which means that when you get to any of the above towns you will have to hire a private car which will take for gorilla trekking from any of the towns mentioned and after trekking the car bring you back to town.

Contact us we will as well organize for you budget transport that can take up to the park and back at an affordable price, we can also help you book for you a budget lodge.

How to get gorilla permits when using public transport to Bwindi forest for gorilla trekking

For anyone planning mountain gorilla trekking in either Uganda, Rwanda, or DR-Congo, a gorilla permit is the key anyone to have successful gorilla trekking because for anyone to be allowed to access the park so we highly recommend that before booking any other thing please first book your gorilla trekking permit it is the most important on an African safari that involves mountain gorilla trekking. And please take NOTE that gorilla permits are booked on first come first service which means that one has to book the trekking permit in advance so that you can secure a permit for your preferred date and day. Anyone can book the gorilla permit either through the tour operator or directly from the Uganda Wildlife Authority head office in Kampala and case you need more information contact us we are always at your disposal.

Security of your luggage when Using public transport

In Africa when travelling by public transport you must be extra serious take good care of your personal luggage as it is very easy for someone to walk away with your luggage when using public transport so please ensure that your luggage is near you at all the time and with hand luggage it advisable to move it when going out of the bus make sure that it’s safe.

How safe is Using public transport to Bwindi forest for gorilla trekking

As tourist traveling with public transport, Africa is risky unless if have been in the country for some time to know how different things works that’s why don’t recommend for our clients to use public transport while on an African safari, and for that reason, we offer the most affordable Africa safaris that can fit within your budget just contact us we have the lowest price because the tourist is traveling with public transport they most targeted items includes cash/money, phone, Laptops, cameras, and other personal items so to avoid all these risks just contact us we will organize for you a budget and affordable tour in East Africa.

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