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.
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