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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bordering the DRC and in the south-west corner of the country,

Some part of the park extend over 2600meters above sea level Bwindi was gazette as a National park in 1991 and declared a  UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site

The Mubare Gorilla Group was the first to become available for tourism in Uganda in 1993

Bwindi is the source of 5 major rivers which flow into Lake Edward.

With the magnificent ecosystem has over 1000 different types of flowering plants 350 birds and 120 mammal species. Colobus monkeys and chimpanzees can be seen swinging between tree branches, disturbing turacos and hornbills en route. 

Main star attraction is Gorilla tracking Although Bwindi’s star attraction is undoubtedly gorilla tracking, visitors can also go bird-watching, mountain biking, hiking, or visit nearby villages

Bwindi  ids in two sector Buhoma In North and Nkuringo in south

Buhoma Sector – Northern Bwindi


There are 4 gorilla families in Buhoma, northern Bwindi, with a maximum of eight visitors allowed to each group per day. The permits are sold in advance, but only to members of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators.  30% of the permits are sold two years in advance, 50% one year in advance and 20% six months in advance.

Nkuringo Sector – Southern Bwindi
There are 3 gorilla families in Nkuringo, southern Bwindi, with a maximum of eight visitors allowed per day to each family.  Visitors are based at the top-class Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge or the exceptional value Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge. The point at which clients begin tracking is right next to the lodges and can pass through interesting local villages and tea plantations on the way into the deeper forest. The ‘Nkuringo’ family is said to be one of the most relaxed and interesting in

Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park is a tropical green forest found in the northern tip of Uganda is about  795km square and 1,590m above sea level. The lowest point is 1,100m on the floor of the Albertine Rift Valley to the south. The park, established in 1993, and managed by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, Kibale adjoins Queen Elizabeth National Park to the south to create a 180km-long corridor for wildlife between Ishasha, the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Sebitoli in the north of Kibale National Park.

 Kibale National Park is very well known for its primates, with over 13species, including the endangered chimpanzee, monkey that can be found in the park include the red colobus monkey,black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey, red-tailed monkey, grey-cheeked mangabay, bush babies, pottos and olive baboons.

For Bird lovers kibale has recorded over 325 species of bird including the rare forest and red-winged francolins, green-breasted and African pittas Forest elephant, bush pigs and buffalo are among the larger mammals that reside in the forest