4 Days Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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4 Days Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, along the Democratic Republic of Congo border on the edge of the Albertine Rift. It comprises 331 square kilometres (128 sq mi) of jungle forests and contains both montane and lowland forest and is accessible only on foot. The park is a sanctuary for colobus monkeys, chimpanzees and many birds-hornbills and turacos. It is perhaps most notable for the 340Bwindi gorillas, half the world’s population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. The park provides habitat for some 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos and many endangered species. Floristically Bwindi is amongst the most diverse forests in East Africa, with more than 1,000 flowering plant species including 163 species of trees and 104 species of ferns.


Day 1:Transfer from Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable national park

Set off early for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, stopping in Kabale town for lunch. Stay at Buhoma lodge. Spend the cool Bwindi evening at your lodge’s cozy fireplace.Dinner and over night at Buhoma Community Rest Campwww.buhomacommunity.com

Day 2: Gorilla Tracking

After a briefing from your ranger guide, begin tracking the mountain gorillas through the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Keep an eye out for forest species such as buffaloes, elephants, black fronted duikers and bushbucks. Buhoma Community Rest Camp FBwww.buhomacommunity.com

Day 3: Village Walks and Cultural Performances

Discover the communities that live side by side with the gorillas on a village walk inRubuguri and Nyundo. Activities include meeting traditional healers, visiting authentic homesteads, watching the local blacksmith at work and learning skills such as basket weaving and millet grinding. There are also cultural performances by Kiga and Batwa communities and a group of orphans. Wagtail Eco-Safari Camp FBwww.wagtailecocamp.com

Day 4: Waterfall Hike and departure

You will take hike through the forest to Munyanga Waterfall. From here you can enjoy more cultural activities and after you will be transferred to Kampala. Depending on your flight time you may have a city tour or visit the craft villages where u can buy a few souvenirs for friends and lovely ones.

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