Bwindi Gorilla Forest National Park Uganda

Bwindi is located in south-western Uganda on the edge of the western rift valley covering 331 sq. kms.  It is one of the largest natural forests in East Africa, supporting large number of plants and animals not found elsewhere in the continent.

The park is Located amidst magnificent forests in the extreme end of south western Uganda, across the steep escarpments of the western rift valley, Bwindi is the only park in the world which is famous for harboring almost half of the world’s endangered gorillas. There are now only 650 left in the world! It is worthwhile for you to encounter one group of habituated gorillas believed to be the origin of mankind; the hottest attraction in Uganda today!


The forest is also a habitat for over 80 species of mammals, other primates and 346 species of bird life of which almost 90% of them are endemic to East Africa. Performances by the local communities in the evening around Buhoma are worthwhile to see or cultural village walks to meet and interact with the local communities are optional activities to be done.
There are many choices of accommodation: The volcanoes (High end/luxurious accommodation), Buhoma Homestead, Gorilla resort, Mantana tented camp, Gorilla forest camp, Lake Kitandara Tented camp.


Compiled by Jackie
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