Your #1 Local Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park
Welcome to Visit Bwindi Gorillas
, a comprehensive guide to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
. Did you know that Bwindi is one the only four national parks that inhabitat the mountain gorillas? Gazetted as a national park in early 1990s, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site and provides a a safe haven to a big fraction of the remaining mountain gorillas. With the need to promote conservation of the mountain gorillas, gorilla tourism was introduced in the park guided by strict regulations - tourists in groups of eight (8) are allowed to encounter a habituated family of the endangered apes in the thick forest of Bwindi in Uganda. Gorilla trekking is carried out elsewhere in Mgahinga National Park in Uganda, Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.
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Many travelers wonder about how to reach/access Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for an ultimate African safari experience. Bwindi Impenetrable National park a place full of wonders can be accessed by both air and road transport, to enable you achieve your dream of visiting what CNN and other tourists have described as incredible and beautiful.
Bwindi impenetrable National park is one of Africa’s top destinations because it is one of the extraordinary places where the critically endangered mountain gorillas can be tracked. This Ancient Forest is located in South-western Uganda, spans at 331 square kilometers and is shared by Kanungu, Kabale and Kisoro Towns. It was gazzeted in 1991 (the same year with Mgahinga National Park) and in 1994 it was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its biological diversity. Learn about Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, location - directions/map, history, weather conditions and more.
The Attractions in this Park are distributed within the four sectors of the Park that include Buhooma (Northern part), Ruhija sector (in the western side of the Park), Nkuringo and Rushaga sectors in the Southern side of the Parks.
Bwindi Impenetrable National park is a home to over 120 species of wildlife including 12 species of Primates that include the renowned mountain gorillas, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Chimpanzees and Red-tailed monkeys among others. Other mammal species that call this park home include Forest Elephants forest Buffaloes, leopards, spotted hyenas and yellow-backed duikers among others. There are also 375 species of birds including 23 Albertine Rift endemic species and 14 bird species native to this park only that make this Park an important bird Area and a natural wonder worth visiting, over 202 colorful butterfly species and 400 plant species including 160 unique tree species. With the kind of interesting attractions that this National park holds, it is no doubt that it would be among the top African national parks to be visited in 2017 (according to CNN’s 2017 ranking). Get to know the must see attractions in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest including mountain gorillas, interesting flora and fauna, etc