Bwindi national park is the largest home of the endangered mountain gorillas with one of the most ancient rain forests with a variety primates, birds, plant and tree species and when you add in the local inhabitants and magnificent landscapes, you will get one of the best safari experiences in Uganda. Situated in the south western corner of Uganda, getting to Bwindi impenetrable forest can be a short flight or long road trip depending which means that fit your budget and personal needs. It could be a self drive trip or guided trip but whichever choice you take , make sure you go for one that suits your style and comfort.
Below are three transportation means to use if you are planning to do a safari in Bwindi forest this season, check out which option suits and Uganda Car Rental Services will avail you that option.
Rental car – For a more private , flexible and comfortable road trip to Bwindi forest, you should consider renting a private car but make sure you book a safari car that can handle the tough park terrain and most importantly fit your budget and number of people you are traveling with. You can rent a car in Uganda with a driver or for self drive, your choice depends on your sense of adventure and budget. Rental prices differ depending on type of car you want to use and number of days you wish to be with the vehicle.
Public means – If you are looking for the cheapest means to get to Bwindi park, then your best choice will be public transportation means that feature the both large and mini buses. Get ready to sit with strangers and truth is you wont be guaranteed to get where you are going on time as they make passenger pick-up and drop-offs along the way and the worst part of it all you wont be dropped off the exact park gate but in a near by bus park. The public buses might be a cheaper option, but the most uncomfortable and unsafest way to travel around Uganda.
Aeroplane – Ditch the long hour road journeys and just hop on a plane to Bwindi forest, a flying safari might be more expensive than a road safari but is by far the safest and fastest way to get to any park or destination in Uganda. The spectcualr aerial views of the landscapes, water bodies and homesteads will make your hour trip worthwhile plus you dont have to worry about a tyre replacement or running out of fuel which is the case for cars. You can book a full flying safari package or just book a flight with any one of the various charter flight companies at Entebbe airport.
Planning to do a safari to Bwindi this season and still wondering how to get to the park, you can choose between the above three depending on what suits your pocket and style. To book a Murchison falls tour , simply send us an email to email@example.com or call us on +256-700135510