Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru – Uganda Culture Safari
Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru ; This is an impressive historical culture site found in the western Uganda in beautiful town of Fort portal, where you can request for a stopover while on trip to Semuliki National Park for birding safari or visit Kibale National Park for chimpanzee trekking or choose to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park for a wildlife viewing safari and boat cruise experience along Kazinga channel. Actually, this culture site has a rock which was formed as a result of stalagmites and stalactites information which was left for the geographers and to enjoy the cultural stories attached to this cave. The Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru sits between various tree species and a beautiful water falls.
Those who are cultural enthusiasts, visiting this site you will come to know the amazing cultural history attached to these rocks which widely forms remarkable caves with streams of water above them thus causing forming refresh waterfalls. Where this cultural site is located are home residence for the Batooro clan who have a strong belief attached to these caves with quite unforgettable traditional story which stands for generation.
These caves were named after King Bakuku’s daughter who named them Nyina Mwiru which translates Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru ‘’Breasts of Nyina Mwiru’’, historically King Bakuku was one of the ancient kings of the Batembuzi Dynasty who was a ruler by that time and were believed to be demi-gods by their own subjects but often disappearing to the underground at given times. The princess by that time she was a very young looking lady having a strong personality, though she refused to marry the man her father the King had chosen for her since it was the system by that time, parents to get a man to marry for their daughters.
This was a great disappointment to the king and his subjects who never thought that the king can be disobeyed. With such an embarrassment to the king, he ordered his subjects to cut off this young lady’s breast because of her disobedience t to him, meaning that she will never get a man to marry to whoever she would choose and even never be able to nurse children. It’s strongly believed that this impressive rocks found in the area are her breasts where you can find milk dropping from the breasts since that day.
Along this cultural site, you can hike to Nyakasura hill where you will be able to have a great view of 3 different crater lakes and the hike takes you on large foot within the area which is believed to belong to one of the last Batambuzi dynasty people who were the home village giants.
All facts, comes in when you visit the place definitely can be a cool moment that you least expect to find around the place and listen to true story behind this culture site where even you will think it’s a move as we know that reality comes in when your take time and pay a visit to the place down the falls, it’s quite worth.
This is a place of its own culture that attracts tourists to visit several time whenever they have their safari to western Uganda, caves are acts as a tourist attraction and a nice place to enjoy photography.
Visit the place and enjoy the breath taking life experience as you will be guided with a guide who knowns all the historical information’s of the place as also enjoy great photography moments and we recommended you carry a good camera to take clear photos. The nature walk around the site are rewardable and the guided are friendly thus making it worth the visit.
Lastly, you can make it here on your visit to Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth, Semuliki National park, Bwindi Impenetrable through combining it with wildlife explore and visit this strong heritage site the Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru found in Batooro people who are tribes in this area as well as the stunning stalactites and stalagmites which are natural features.