Bwindi impenetrable forest national park has been rated by CNN travel as one of the best places to visit on Earth. Seated on a land expanse of 331 square kilometers; the forest has been ranked one of the top five hiking destinations in the whole of Africa by CNN travel
The park is located about 490 kilometers from Kampala city center in the vicinity if Kisoro near Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo border. It is always advisable to start your journey from Kigali in case you are planning to do gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. This will save you about 4 hours of your time.
However, you can alternatively make Bwindi impenetrable forest national park as part of your final destinations. This will give you the opportunity to visit Lake Mburo national park for a game drive to spot the best of Uganda’s antelopes, Queen Elizabeth national park for Chimpanzee tracking and game drives.
An eight day to ten day itinerary would be the best for a proper gorilla trekking experience along side exploring other parks of Uganda or Rwanda.
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