Uganda’s foremost tourist attraction, and indeed one of the world’s most remarkable wildlife encounters, is tracking the rare Mountain Gorillas in the remote forests of South-Western Uganda. These magnificent animals, found exclusively in the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable and Virunga National Parks, number less than 800, over half of them in Uganda.
The National Park is located South – Western Uganda about 530 Km from Kampala, the capital city. The park can be reached by road from several directions that include: Through Queen Elizabeth National Park (Mweya) – Kihihi – Buhoma. This Queen Elizabeth National Parks’s southerly Ishaha sector, providing a chance for the tourists to stopover and search for the famous tree-climbing lions. BINP is 160 Km from Mweya and 64 Km from Ishaha.
You can also access the park through: Kampala – Kabale – Buhoma (5-6 hours journey);
Kampala – Ntungamo – Rukungiri – Kihihi – Buhoma (5 hours);
The Kabale – Ruhija – Buhoma (5-6 hours journey);
Kampala – Kabale – Nkuringo (6-7 hours journey)