Where to go, what to do while in Uganda.
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST
A declared UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to its Afromontane lowland nature, Bwindi is the most biologically diverse forest in Africa. Located in the southwestern part of Uganda, the forest extends over a series of steep ridges in the Virunga Volcanoes mountain range.
Albeit having the mountain gorilla as its major attraction, Bwindi is home to several endangered animal species among them the chimpanzee, L’Hoest monkey and the African elephant. Forming part of the larger Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, It also boasts of more than 160 species of Lush trees and 100 species of ferns.
Attractions/ what to see and do
- Gorilla tracking:
This is the most common activity to indulge in at Bwini. Covering an area approximately 32,092ha, you can be sure of spotting several gorillas and primates while on safari here.
For bird watchers, Bwini is home; with rare species such as the African green broadbill, hornbills etc. The park gives you the opportunity to see more than 350 different bird species and 220 different species of butterflies.
Other activities would include nature trails and cultural tours.