Beautiful Scenery of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Beautiful Scenery of Bwindi Impenetrable Park, Uganda Gorilla Safari, Gorilla Trekking Safaris, Uganda Gorilla Tour. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a true birders paradise. Listed as the number one birding spot in the whole of Africa, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as a cross-section of the Albertine rift endemics. 23 Albertine endemics thrive in the park of which 14 of these are recorded nowhere else in Uganda. Its regions of Buhoma and Ruhija present remarkable birding encounters. Bwindi is a habitat to some of the bird species that are threatened globally including; African Green Broadbill and Shelley’s crimson wing.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park was also an ancient home of the Batwa – one of the last groups of short people and thus their heritage can be encountered in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Afro-montane forest that is perched on the raised landscapes of Bwindi presenting a point of meeting between the low land and montane forest present ideal encounters for nature walks. All these combine to compliment gorilla trekking safaris to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda thus generating all-around Uganda safari experience.
Bwindi is gifted with many hills such as Rwamunyonyi, Kahungye, Mubare, Rushura. All these are blanketed by various tree species which act as habitat for the diverse wildlife which is found in this great ecosystem. The hills can also act as a viewpoint for the Virunga volcanoes in the far distance, lake Edward and George in queen Elizabeth and on a clear day you will have a glance at the Rwenzori ranges. rivers like river Ivy and Nshongi traverse the Bwindi wilderness and these have breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls like Muyanga that plunges 33meters below. The Bwindi impenetrable park usually for the better part of the day shrouded in mist and fog formed as a result of heavy precipitation and him dense canopies of the rain forests.
Although Uganda is considered to be a warm country with temperatures ranging between 27- 32oC due to its location along the equator, Bwindi impenetrable park, on the contrary, is relatively colder but this should not dampen your moods because even when it is to rain, best believe that it will always shine and light up the place. All these combined give you an amazingly beautiful place to be with an unforgettable experience with mother nature at its best authenticity.
The Bwindi impenetrable national park has various attractions and these include mountain gorillas, other mammals like chimpanzees, monkeys and bush elephants, tree species, butterflies species, bird species, and the Batwa people.
Mountain gorillas; Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Scientifically termed as Gorilla beringei beringei, mountain gorillas are typically gentle and amazingly shy and calm animals that have thick and long fur and this enables them to live in cooler temperature climatic zones, each gorilla can be identified basing on its nose print which is unique to each individual Read More
Cultural Encounters; On the hinges of Bwindi impenetrable national park, are two tribes of people and these include the Bakiga and the Batwa. Bakiga people; On the peripherals of this park, are communities of bantu people called the bakiga. According to the 2014 population census, there are 2,390,446 bakiga in western Uganda which represents. Read More
Chimpanzee in Bwindi; These are close relatives of humans with a 99% matching DNA to that of humans, there are two species of chimpanzees, Common chimpanzee species and the Bonobo species, Bwindi impenetrable national park has the common chimpanzee species with an estimated population of 350 chimpanzees Read More
Black and white colobus monkeys; These monkeys have a black color with a strip of white color on the side of their body, limbs and around their face and also at their tail ending, these strips are called mantle, these monkeys live in groups of 5-15 members led by a male, their weight ranges between 4-14 kg, they have a body length of up to 75 cm or 30 inches Read More
Bird species in Bwindi; Bwindi impenetrable national park habituates about 348 bird species making it one of the biggest birding site in Uganda. The birds found here include the African green Broadbill The African green broadbill has a body length of 13.6-15.6cm and weighs between 29-32.5g. this bird has a short tail and a green broadbill. Read More
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest Park; Gorilla tracking is done in any of the four sectors of Ruhija, Buhoma, Rushaga, and Nkuringo. Families in Ruhija include; Orozogo family, Bitukura family and Kyaguliro family. In Buhoma there is Habibanja family, Rushegura family, Mubare family and Katwe family. In Rushaga there is Nshongi family, Bweza family, Kahugye family, Busigye family, Mishaya family and Bikiyingi family. Read More
Nature walks in Bwindi Forest Park; The park has developed nature trails that can be taken by tourists and each of these can enable a tourist to have a glimpse at many of the bird species, primates, beautiful butterflies and the tree species at your disposal while in the park. These nature trails enable a tourist to indulge almost all his or her sensory organs while in the park because mother nature here keeps giving you more than what you imagined. Read More
Cultural visits in Bwindi Forest Park; These visits are aimed at creating a thrilling encounter between the tourists and the local communities in order to appreciate the culture and way of life of people living on the peripherals of this park and also develop an understanding of the challenges existing between the locals and the park. Some of the cultural encounters that can be undertaken by tourists include; the Batwa cultural experience. Read More
Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda & Chimps 10 days; This Uganda Safari is the highlight of Uganda Safaris & Tours. It features Gorilla trekking, wildlife game drives, chimps trekking, boat cruises and beautiful scenery viewing….. Read More