Best Things to Do in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
A dreamland for wildlife enthusiasts, hiking maniacs, adventure lovers, and animal photographers is the Bwindi Impenetrable National park. The park is home to more than 12 families of gorillas, more than 351 species of birds and a wide variety of ancient plants.
It is the perfect location to serve your curiosity or having quality time with your family members and or friends. Here, we cover the best things that you can do in Bwindi National Park.
The mountain gorillas are living here for more than 25 years now. The park has the half of the population of gorillas from around the globe. Trekking gorillas are the major enchantment of Bwindi National Park, and it is perfectly safe and fun to do so too.
The park is open around the year for trekking, but certain guidelines should be followed. You need to keep a minimum distance from them, and that try to annoy them by throwing things or speaking too loudly near them. Also, don’t give them anything to eat.
Living with Gorillas
The captivating Bwindi National Park is the only facility in the world that provides you with the experience of living with gorillas. The sightseers can spend a most extreme of four hours of time with the thrilling mountain gorilla family. The amazing setting is just the icing on the cake as you get to have such a unique encounter.
There are at present two gorilla groups experiencing habituation and visitors can have the time of their life with them.
Bwindi National Park is a dream come true for birdwatchers. As stated earlier, it is home to more than 351 types of winged animals including 23 Albertine Rift endemics, for example, Rusty-confronted forest Warbler, Bar-tailed Trogon, Short-tailed Warbler, Kivu Ground Thrush, White-tailed Blue Monarch and many more. It is very difficult to spot such a location where so many birds are available at one location.
The location is perfectly suited for hiking and walking. The mountains filled with forests, what more can you ask from Bwindi National Park. Walking among the natural habitat, enjoying the prolific views, watching fascinating birds along with gorilla trekking is an amazing experience.
Walking with the locals
Many communities are living around the area. You can walk around, experience their way of living, their household practices, values, norms, beliefs, language, and other Ugandan cultural aspects can be very intriguing for you.