Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is situated in South Western Uganda. Bwindi Forest Park is home to over half of the world’s remaining Mountain Gorillas and gorilla tracking is the main reason for one to visit Bwindi. More than 300 gorillas are staying in Bwindi in the different gorilla families. Home to over half the worlds population.
The word Bwindi is in Lukiga and it means darkness . While on a day hike in the marvelous forest of Bwindi you will be able to know why it got the name Bwindi. As you think of taking the Gorilla tour to Bwindi make sure that you are physically fit , in good health and you have enough energy since the gorilla tracking experience in this Impenetrable forest involves steep climbing.
A part from mountain gorilla trips in Bwindi, the park is a home of about 346 birds species and over 200 butterflies of different types. There are 324 tree species here, 10 of which are found nowhere else in Uganda and some are medicinal trees. This is truly a safari destination to Adventure and explore. Since the mountain gorillas in this forest are among the few remaining in the world and they are habituated. One must have a gorilla tracking permit to track gorillas
A Uganda Gorilla Safari at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is the highlight of tourists who come to Uganda among other destinations. Besides that, Uganda is a beautiful and safe country where one can track mountain gorillas in their peaceful and natural environment.
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