Major Attractions In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park : Bwindi Impenetrable National park is located within the Southwestern region of Uganda in Kanungu district and it was established as a national park in 1994 and it was named as a UNESCO Heritage site which is being managed by Uganda wildlife Authority that is a famously known as a government agency program that has a fully responsibility of protecting and conserving all the game parks in the country.  More so, Bwindi Impenetrable National park is considered to be among the smallest national park covering a total surface area of about 321 square kilometers and stands at an elevated area between 1,160 meters and 2,607 meters above the sea level. However, tourists who choose to travel to this national park on their adventurous safari always get opportunities to engage in many interesting activities like; Mountain biking, bird watching, Gorilla trekking, canoeing, gorilla habituation experience, visiting the Batwa people, game drives, cultural encounters, game viewing, visiting the Community hospital, hiking, community visits, visiting the restaurant and bar and many others where they gain new experiences and create good memories. In addition, there many attractions within the park whereby many people travel from many parts of the world to visit the park.

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Tourist Attractions in Bwindi Impenetrable National park.


Bwindi impenetrable national park  is seen as a birders paradise  because it is a home to over 350 birders species such as; dusky crimson, honey guide, bar tailed trogon, yellow eye black fly catcher, giant kingfisher, crowned hornbill, African Harrier hawk, African green pigeon, cinnamon-chested bee-eater among others.

 Mountain Gorillas.

Bwindi Impenetrable national park is a home to over 400 mountain gorillas that are always available for trekking and about 19 habituated gorilla groups whereby some of these are purposely meant for research purposes. More so, these mountain gorillas are found within four sectors such as; Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo sector, Rushaga sector. And for tourists who are interested in trekking these species are always encouraged to purchase their trekking permits in advance in order to avoid any inconveniences during the right time of the trekking however, they should individuals should note that these permits in Bwindi national park are always charged at a cost of about 700 USD per person and before the trekking tourists are always briefed about the rules and regulations to follow and they are put in groups with a maximum number of 8 people depending on which gorilla group they are willing trek.

Major Attractions In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Major Attractions In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Munyanga waterfall.

Tourists exploring within Bwindi impenetrable national park they can choose to walk through the park using the forest trails which start from Buhoma along River Ivi Nkuringio trail which leads them to Munyanga waterfall where they capture beautiful views of the roaring and splashing waters as they they enjoy the fresh atmosphere that has a cool breeze of air that is rewarding. More so, tourists while at this waterfall are blessed with chances to sight see beautiful bird species as they move in the sky.

Muzabajiro Loop.

Tourists in this national park can opt to walk around the hill to Muzabajiro loop, which is a walk of about 6 kilometers. During a walk they are accompanied with tourist guides whose role is to ensure the safety of people and lead, them through different trails where they get opportunities to sover look at different primate species such as; monkeys and baboons, bird species, and capture beautiful views of Virunga.


Bwindi impenetrable National park is the best destination to travel to while on your adventurous tour in Uganda because touring around this national park gives you chances to sight see many wildlife species due to the fact that this game park is a home to over 120 mammal species such as; lions, buffalos, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, Nile crocodiles, bushbucks, leopards, waterbucks, hippos, giant forest hogs, black fronted duiker, numerous bats, elephants, golden cats, duikers, elephants, bush pigs, yellow backed duikers, clawless otter, side-stripped jackal, golden cats, civet, cheetahs among others. More so, this park is also a home to many primate species like; white and black colobus monkeys, baboons, chimpanzees and many others.

More so, there are many trails that always seem interesting to find out and walk through and some of these include; The Buhoma-Nkuringo trail, the Ivi river walk, the Habinyanja trail and many others.

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