How to get to Kalinzu Forest
Kalinzu forest is situated along the Kasese – Mbarara highway, 10km in Bushenyi district west of Ishasha within the area of Queen Elizabeth national park. The reserve’s reception centre is situated in a favourable position for both visitors coming from Queen Elizabeth national park or going to Queen Elizabeth national park.
There are different ways of reaching Kalinzu forest by using either public transportation, private or aero. Public transport like the bus or taxi, boarding from Kampala bus terminal takes about 5hrs, and fares range from 25000ush to 35000ush. Visitors that use public transport get off at Butare and walk a short distance to Kalinzu forest reserve. You’ll hear interesting sounds from the forest as you’re walking to the forest reception.
Private transport like the safari vehicle of the company you booked your trip with, will allocate you a vehicle with a tour guide that will transfer you to Kalinzu Forest reserve, and the other destinations on your travel itinerary.
For a Kalinzu Forest memorable wild adventures try to include nature walks in the forest, and a wildlife game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park. Some tourism activities in Kalinzu forest will stretch your legs from the long drives in the safari vehicle during the game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park. In tourism small details matter and you wouldn’t want to miss out on the sensational exposure of nature within Kalinzu forest reserve.
As you’re embarking on the activities in Kalinzu forest, these are the regulations you need to know;
- A maximum of 6 visitors in a group are allowed to trek into the forest.
- Always keep your voice low when in the forest.
- Remember to keep on the trekking trails.
- Do not stay at a particular place unless you’re ready to get company from the primates.
- Do not leave or drop your garbage in the forest.
- Do not feed any primates in the forest,
These regulations were put in place for nature’s sustainability