Getting To Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Getting To Rwenzori Mountains National Park: The Best way to get to Rwenzori mountains National Park is by Road & Air transport From Kampala/Entebbe.
How to get to Rwenzori Mountains National Park? Rwenzori Mountains National Park can be reached by road transport , 0r by air. However the most fast & convenient option typically involves a direct charter flight from Kampala/ Entebbe to Kasase airstrip in 90 to 120 minutes, that means, you wont have to spend many hours driving to the Park, like it is for road transport.
By road: Drive From Kampala to Kasese
The Rwenzori Mountains National Park is about a 4-6hour drive from Kampala depending on the route. The road is fairly tarmacked and in pretty good condition. Fuel is never a problem in Uganda, and easy-to-follow maps are available with all car rentals.
Rwenzori Mountains National Park can be reached by two routes from Kampala to Kasese. The shortest route starts from Kampala to Fortportal via Mubende for a distance of 300km by a 4×4, while the longest route begins from Kampala, via Masaka through Mbarara, Busheny to Kasese for 350km distance drive.
The second route to Kasese offers amazing stop over at the Equator to experience the difference in both the Northern and southern hemisphere
By Air: Getting To Rwenzori Mountains National Park
A scheduled chartered flight can be arranged from Entebbe International Airport to Kasese Airstrip, which is then followed by a 30 minutes walk to the Rwenzori mountains National Park.
Chartered flights to Kasese airstrip are organized in two schedules with the first one departing at 7:00 am, while the second one departs at 12:00 noon.
Note That: The Rwenzori Mountains National Park can also be accessed from the democratic republic of Congo. By road, it take 4×4 drive from Kigali Rwanda to Gisenyi , thereafter continues to Beni, where it takes a bout 13 kms drive to Mutwanga, the base at which all Rwenzori mountain treks begin.