Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Housing over half of the world’s remaining population of the rare mountain Gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the best safari destination for visitors to Uganda. At a Size of approximately 321km2 and an altitude of 1,160m – 2,607m above sea level, Bwindi was gazetted as a National Park in 1991 and declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994. With four sectors to track the Gorillas (Buhoma, Ruhijja, Rushaga and Nkuringo), this park offers visitors an excellent Gorilla tracking experience with over an hour to be spent with the great apes once they have been tracked.

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What to do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla tracking experience  

Looking for an adventurous and life time encounter with the rare mountain Gorillas??? Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the place to visit. Gorilla tracking is one of the best activities we recommend you try out while in Bwindi. Hiking through the Gorilla paths with the ranger guides gets you closer to nature, with several animals and bird species to be spotted during the experience that takes about 8 hours. Spending about an hour with the Gorillas gives you an opportunity to take as many pictures/ videos as possible, learn animal behavior and a lot more.

Community encounters

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in a home to the rare and indigenous Batwa communities who are hunters and fruit gatherers. A visit to these communities in the Bwindi Impenetrable forests will give you a true taste of the African cultures. They will exhibit their ways of life, hunting skills, several cultural entertainments that will make your African safari a one in a life time.

Nature walks and birding experience

The impenetrable Bwindi forests is one of the best birding destinations in Africa with several endemic and international bird species that can be spotted during the birding experience. The local safari guides will make sure you visit all the interesting sites for the birding experience. The nature walks is one of the activities not to be missed. A walk through the several waterfalls within the forests, beautiful scenery and landscape accompanied by beautiful melodies from different birds and animals in the forests will make your stay at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a lifetime experience.


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