Bwindi gorilla national park is named among the greatest hiking trail in the world by CNN,. This is after Bwindi receiving a number of tourists flowing to this park, being convenient, accessible and beautiful nature including the gorillas, the great accommodations within this park, the gorilla tracking activities, cultural activities around the park.
Bwindi was gazetted as a National Park in 1991 and declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994.
This biologically diverse region also provides shelter to a further 120 mammals, including several primate species such as baboons and chimpanzees, as well as elephants and antelopes. There are around 350 species of birds hosted in this forest, including 23 Albertine Rift endemics.
The neighboring towns of Buhoma and Nkuringo both have an impressive array of luxury lodges, rustic bandas and budget campsites, as well as restaurants, craft stalls and guiding services. Opportunities abound to discover the local Bakiga and Batwa Pygmy cultures through performances, workshops and village walks. ( Coped from UWA)
Gorilla permit is sold at $600 and Uganda has always kept sanity and believes making its natural resources available all the time.
- This forest is also a starting point for other safaris to different national parks like Mgahinga gorilla national park found in kisoro, Murchison falls national park, queen Elizabeth national park, kidepo valley national park, among others,
Bwindi receives over 40% gorilla safari clients who participate in the 4hour experience.
This touristic destination has been named because its most liked, in that most clients combine queen Elizabeth national park and bwindi gorilla national park though gorilla tracking in bwindi is always the highlight of the tour.
It has the convenient place to stay in like buhoma safari lodge and others.
A trip to bwindi combined with queen Elizabeth national park is always unforgettable as you will see the tree climbing lions in queen, ishasha region, southern sphere of queen Elizabeth national park, and then gorilla tracking in bwindi impenetrable national park.
The batwa trails will also reward you with amazing memories within this forest,