What is the closest airport to see mountain gorillas in Africa?

closest airport you fly-in to see gorillas in Africa

About the closest airport to see mountain gorillas in Africa – fly-in safaris to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mgahinga National Park (Uganda), Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda), Virunga National Park and Kahuzi Beiga National Park (Congo) for eastern lowland gorillas.

If you are planning to visit Africa for a gorilla trekking experience and looking out for the closest airport to fly into, this will depend on where you want to go trekking with the gorillas among the four major parks in Africa for Gorilla trekking.

The nearest airport to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is Kigali International Airport in Rwanda which takes about 4 to 5hrs of driving on the road to the park and Entebbe International Airport in Uganda takes approximately 9 hours driving from Entebbe airport to Bwindi found in the southwestern side of the country.

The nearest airport to Volcanoes National Park is Kigali International Airport located in Kanombe in the capital city of Rwanda. It is approximately a 2-hour drive to Volcanoes National Park situated in the northwest of the country.

Having arrived at Kigali Airport, you can further enjoy a domestic fly-in gorilla safari experience in Rwanda by chartering a domestic flight from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park which we can quickly arrange at your request.

The quickest way out of Entebbe Airport is by either chartering or booking the scheduled domestic flight to Bwindi through Kisoro Airstrip or Kihiihi. Aerolink Uganda operates scheduled daily domestic flights from Entebbe Airport to both airstrips in the morning and afternoon and vice versa. So, you can either book on your own or let us help you plan a complete fly-in Gorilla Safari to Bwindi

The nearest airport to Virunga and Kahuzi Beiga National Parks in Congo is Goma International Airport in Congo and Kigali International Airport in Rwanda.

Flying into Kigali airport and later transferring by road to Congo crossing the Goma border is highly considered by many travelers for Congo tours and this takes about 5 hours to drive from Kigali airport to Kahuzi Beiga National Park.

Contact Gorilla Holidays as your trusted gorilla trekking company for all your gorilla safaris and tours in Africa and other related adventures in East Africa.

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