Hot to get to Rushaga – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for the Gorilla Habituation Experience or Gorilla Trek
The Best Ways of reaching Rushaga – Bwindi for a Gorilla Habituation Experience or Gorilla Trek
Getting to Rushaga – Bwindi for a Gorilla Habituation Experience – Trek -The Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has emerged and now is the best area for Gorilla Trekking.
On top of that Rushaga has become even better by being the only area in Africa for a Gorilla Habituation Experience which is an all-day trek and 4-hours with a Gorilla Family being habituated.
Most of our Clients choose flying into Kigali – Rwanda and to continue their Safari with us in the Rushaga Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. A small number of our clients fly to the Rushaga area, the majority of clients choose to fly into Rwanda or Uganda and depart out of Entebbe or Kigali.
Getting to Rushaga – Bwindi for a Gorilla Habituation Experience Trek – Here are the ways
The easiest way is to fly into Kisoro from Entebbe International Airport to Kisoro which is 45 minutes from Rushaga. This allows you to do a Gorilla Habituation Experience in just 3 days and you can include a Village walk and a walk in the Buniga Forest with the original people of the Forest, the Batwa Pygmies.
This has become one of the favorite ways with our upmarket clients in getting to the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
The flight is 1 1/2 hours in length and is always one of the most scenic flights in Uganda.
We can book you both the Permits and the lodging of your choice in the area.
Visitors to Africa do not realize as to how close Rwanda and Uganda are to each other. They are neighbors and the southern end of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest including the Rushaga area is only 3 hours from Kigali.
While on this safari you can combine the best of Rwanda and Uganda in one Safari which is an added plus.
Flying into Rwanda and doing a Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda makes practical sense.
You can choose to drive from Entebbe – Kampala to the Rushaga area which is 10 hour plus ride each way.
The best way is to incorporate the Gorilla Habituation Experience into a longer Safari beginning with a 6-day safari or longer.
You cut the drive times by driving from Kampala to Kibale Forest for Chimpanzee Trekking or an all-day Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, including a visit to Queen Elizabeth Park, Gorilla Trek or the Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi Forest and return to Kampala by spending a night in Lake Mburo Park.
An alternate option is to begin your safari in Entebbe and end it in Kigali for your flight out.
Incorporate the Gorilla Habituation Experience into your Safari:
Land in Entebbe and your safari begins taking in the wildlife, chimpanzees, parks of Uganda. End up in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Forest where you participate in the Gorilla Habituation Experience.
Afterward, continue the Safari in Rwanda and fly back home from Kigali Rwanda. The Kigali airport is only 3 hours from Rushaga and that is the border crossing. At this time the Border is not open to Safari Vehicles that want to cross at night or during the early morning hour
The Gorilla Habituation Experience is still a new activity in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
There is confusion about what a Gorilla Habituation Experience really is, one might even find conflicting information here or there on the Internet.
We have put together Gorilla Habituation Experience Informational Page along with helpful tips and advice based on our experience since the inception of the new activity and feedback from our clients.
Getting to Rushaga – Bwindi for a Gorilla Habituation Experience – Trek – there are three main ways and the choice is yours. Once you reach Rushaga – the experience is the same, a once in a lifetime experience on a Gorilla Habituation Experience Trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Getting to Rushaga – Bwindi for a Gorilla Habituation Experience – Trek – if you have any questions – please ask us.