Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Wildlife
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the prominent features in Uganda, and one of the most biologically diverse areas on Earth, which has attracted many people from various areas due to its unique features compared to the other Tourist attractions. The numerous Bwindi Mountain Gorillas exist in large mountain Gorilla families in the squeezed bwindi forest ground forming half of the world’s population of the highly endangered mountain gorillas living in this place swallowed up by the jungle
The National Park borders Congo next to the Virunga National Park, on its banks, there is Albertine Rift that consists of the dominant tree species of montane and the lowland forest. These forests are well supported by the Humidity in the atmosphere.
Due to the enormous supportive climatic conditions, this place has supported both aquatic and wild life; It Provides an ecological niche or habitat for more than 300 species of birds, over 120 species of mammals. More than 200 species of butterflies, Different species of Geckos, Frogs among others.
The Park is dominated by many tree species with in the forest like the Guineo-Congolian flor, Mahogany, Brazzelia Longipedicellata among others. The National Park is one of the fascinating feature around with its vast numbers of wild life that are interesting to look at. It’s dominated by different species of Monkeys, Gorillas, Different species of birds
Birding in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
This is one of the famous National Park best known for Mountain Gorillas with over 350 bird species summing up the Albertine Rift which is part of the East African Riftvalley. It has the most populated area with Gorillas and is highly known for Gorilla tracking and Birding. This is so because of the thick impenetrable forest across the area dominated by different tree species. The place harbors vast Bird species among which include the most popular and rare bird species; Shelley’s Crimson wing and the African Green Broadbill among others.
The community around Bwindi has never the less withdrawn their vigor to showcase their hospitality, Cultural dances that include both the Bakiga and Batwa Dance, and some interesting features. This community is occupied by local Bakigas and Batwa.
Cycling/ Mountain Biking in Bwindi
Explore this interesting feature trailing around where you freely get access to see some of the human friendly animals like black and white colobus, bushbucks, and Different species of Monkeys, among others.
Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable
This is the main activity here; tracking normally occurs during day time in a group of about 8 people. Gorilla Trekking can even be done in a single day, as there is a biggest number in population. Uganda gorilla safaris to bwindi are customisable depending on your gorilla budget.
Hiking/ Nature Walks in Bwindi
This is an interesting activity where most of our guests get excited of, there are six main nature trails in Buhoma we explore. I.e. The “thick and impenetrable forest”, that do include waterfall walks, forest walks, primate encounters, mountain views, impressive birdlife, and some of the nearby social animals
Note: The forest is seen the edge of the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the great East African Rift, the first Gorilla group to live here was the Mubare gorilla group that was introduced here in the late April 1993 and very accessible to be toured, this was facilitated by the Uganda Tourism board. Overlooking the imposing hillsides covered by mist and fog rising from the gracious mist swirling Bwindi Impenetrable forest Summits, there stands the hospitable neighboring towns of Nkuringo and Buhoma that offer a sketch to lifegiving luxury lodges, budget camping sites, Restaurants, Mid range lodges, Souvenir Craft Shops, Guiding and Porter Services.