Scheduled Flights to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park from Entebbe
Take Scheduled Flights to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park from Entebbe International Park. People visit Mgahinga National park for mainly gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking. But there are other tour activities including mountain hiking, community tours and nature walks among others. Visitors to Mgahinga can use scheduled flights from Entebbe or road transport from Kigali, Kampala or Entebbe. Scheduled Flights to from Entebbe to Mgahinga land at Kisoro Airstrip in Kisoro town from where, guests are transferred by road to the park or may stay overnight in the town and proceed the next day for gorilla safari tours.
Flights from Entebbe to Mgahinga take roughly one hour or less which saves a lot of time for travelers who don’t want to sit for longer hours. This duration is far smaller compared to about 9 hours spent on road during the transfer from Entebbe/Kampala to the park. When you choose to take gorilla trekking in Uganda from Kigali in Rwanda, Mgahinga becomes easily accessible due to the shorter distance. It takes roughly four hours to drive by road from Kigali to Mgahinga including time for border crossing clearance.
But most tourists who visit this gorilla park largely do so for gorilla trekking after which other activities may just be supplementary. Mgahinga is found in south western Uganda near the Uganda, Rwanda and Congo border and it’s the second habitat for Mountain gorillas in Uganda after Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
At Gorilla Trekking Services, we organize gorilla tours to this park for all categories of visitors including luxury, midrange and budget travelers. We offer safaris from Kigali and Kampala or Entebbe by road and air from Entebbe only. For scheduled flights, we offer transfers to our guests from their hotels to the airport and ensure that they are checked in well. Upon landing at the airstrip, our safari vehicles are available with professional guides to pick you up for transfer to the park or to nearby designated accommodation. From Kisoro airfield to Mgahinga, it takes about 45 minutes to arrive.
Gorilla Safaris to Mgahinga National Park from Entebbe or Kigali
- 3 Days Gorilla Tour by Flying to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
- 1 Day Mgahinga Gorilla Trekking Safari
- 2 Day Gorilla trek Uganda from Rwanda
There are daily flights from Entebbe to Mgahinga National Park operated by Aerolink Uganda and other providers. These flights departs from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airfield off Kampala-Entebbe highway. Most inland flights especially to Mgahinga or Bwindi are determined at times by the prevailing weather conditions where flights may be delayed or hurried accordingly. The flights depart at 7:00 am in the morning and arrive after a few minutes. Usually, planes flying to Kisoro take other passengers to Bwindi National Park who get first dropped to Kihihi Airstrip before continuing to Kisoro. Aerolink that runs these flights is able to collect passengers from different destinations and return to Entebbe with all booked ones on board.
Booking a Scheduled Flight to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for Gorilla Trekking
If you choose to visit Mgahinga for gorilla trekking by flying to Kisoro Airstrip, ensure that you book a gorilla permit with us in time. Once we get your inquiry, we shall confirm availability of gorilla permits for the preferred dates and also book for you on a scheduled flight to Mgahinga. Gorilla permit booking and availability of a flight seat are the things we confirm at the same time to ensure that they correspond on same dates. After this confirmation, we then advise you to make a deposit with us. Then your air ticket and permit are booked safely with us.