Scheduled Flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Scheduled flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are an alternative that travellers take to get to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. To many travellers, scheduled flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are a convenient means of travel that has them saving time. A road transfer from Entebbe or Kampala to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park takes 8-10 hours which though scenic, is too long for some travellers. With scheduled flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, it only takes about 1-2 hours to get to the park. To reduce on the time spent on the road transferring to Bwindi that would otherwise would have been used to do a tour activity, travellers have opted for scheduled flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Scheduled flights are provided by Aerolink Uganda Limited and Fly Uganda. These scheduled flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are boarded from Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe to Kihihi airstrip, Kisoro airstrip or Kayonza airstrip, from where it takes about 1 hour to reach the park on a transfer from the airfields.
Kihihi and Kayonza airfields best serve travellers visiting the northern region of Bwindi that encompasses the Buhoma gorilla sector as well as Ruhija gorilla sector in the east. Kisoro airfield on the other hand best serves those visiting the southern gorilla region of Bwindi that has both Nkuringo and Rushaga gorilla sectors. Though costly in terms of price, having scheduled flights to Bwindi saves time.
Given that a number of travellers are opting for scheduled flights to the Park, booking in advance to secure one’s seat is advisable. Sometimes though, scheduled flights can be adjusted to fit the travellers’ availability. If there are no scheduled flights on a particular day that a traveller would prefer, Aerolink could work around that. A full payment of the chartered plane is however applicable, that is; you pay for all the seats available on a flight if it is you are the only one using it on that particular day.
Aerolink operates one flight schedule from Entebbe International Airport to Kisoro airstrip, departing at 7am from Entebbe and arriving at 8:10am. From Kisoro airstrip, it departs at 8:25am and arrives in Entebbe at 11:25am. Also, Aerolink has three flight schedules to Kihihi airstrip from Entebbe International Airport at 7am-8:45am, 10:15-11:25am, and 12:00-14:45pm respectively. From Kisoro airstrip to Entebbe, flights are scheduled as follows; 9:45am-11:25am, 11:40am-13:30pm and 14:55-15:55pm. These are operated daily. Worth to note though, Kisoro flights are subject to prevailing weather conditions.
Do you have little time to spare in Uganda and would like to not leave without a gorilla trekking in Bwindi experience? Or maybe you would rather do without the 8+hours of road drive to Bwindi? Booking a scheduled flight to Bwindi would be the answer to this. With scheduled flights to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, 1-day gorilla safaris in Bwindi are possible. Get in touch with a trusted tour operator to help you pull this off.