Here is the Ultimate Road trip guide to the Best Safari Destinations in Uganda and Beyond

Follow Us
Image Alt

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This is a Home to half of the Worlds Remaining Gorilla Population - it is Africa’s oldest forest and among the few that predate the arid conditions of the last ice age. It contains an exceptional variety of flora and Fauna which include 310 butterflies, 88 moths, 200 trees, 51 Reptiles and 120 types of mammals. The latter includes several primates which include chimpanzees, blue monkeys, L’hoest’s monkey and the Mountain Gorilla.
Birdlife is also exceptionally recognised with over 357 bird species that include the Albertine endemics such as short –tailed warblers, Shelley’s crimson wing, African Broadbill and the blue headed sunbird.

Expert –Led Experiences

Mountain Gorilla Tracking

The Highlight of the Visit to Africa and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a magical hour in a company of a family of Mountain Gorillas after tracking for either a few hours or the whole day depending on how far the Gorillas have moved from where they were sighted nesting in the previous evening.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has 15 habituated Groups Gorilla Groups that are tracked from trailheads at Buhoma in the Northwest Bwindi, Ruhijia, Nkuringo and Rushaga. Contact time after Tracking Gorillas are restricted to one hour while Guests can book for a Mountain Gorilla Habituation Safari to spend time with the Gorillas for Four Hours Respectively – This is good for researchers as well as the Guests who are curious to know more about the Gorilla Life.

Guided Birding & Nature walks

Bwindi’s four Trailhead’s all offer excellent Birding Opportunities with a chance of encountering more the forest rarities. The famous river Ivi trail between Buhoma and Nkuringo is the most recommended as well as the Buhoma Forest – edge Munyaga River Trail. Growing our Bird list, Guests can trail from Ruhija to a 2607m Rwamunyoni Peak as well as the Mubwindi Swamp Trail for reknown Albertine Rift edemic which includes the green braodbilll.

Though Mountain Gorilla Tracking is the Main Attraction here, engaging in other guided walking safaris provided much relaxed opportunities to explore one of Uganda’s best rainforests. Forest Trails lead to scenic waterfalls and ascend to view points for breath-taking views of Bwindi Forest, Albertine Valley and Virunga Volcanoes.

Guided Community Walks

Community walks through the forest-edge villages provide insights into the lives of Bakiga people and the most visited local Batwa Pygmies – We experience the culture of the ancient Batwa People who live in these forests and See the forest through the eyes of the first People who have lived here for over 500,000 years! we experience the lives of the Batwa People on the Interactive Batwa Trail and learn more about their hunting tricks, blacksmith, making of fire from sticks, herbal collections, weaving of Baskets, making bamboo cups, clothing beyond this generation.

error: This content is protected, If we catch you with our content, we shall go face the LAW !!