Alternatively to Gorilla Trekking in  Bwindi, nature walks & hiking can be done as a full activity, or as an extra activity alongside other activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda.

This involves walking around the famous national park, admiring nature, viewing some of the attractions in Bwindi national park like animals and birds, and even relaxing and exercising muscles. There are six main nature trails in Buhoma for those who wish to explore the famous “impenetrable forest” by foot.

Muyanga Waterfall Walk departs from Buhoma along the River Ivi-Nkuringo trail and culminates in the sensational sight of the falls plummeting 33 meters.

Rushura Hill Walk goes through one forest shared by two nations. On a sunny morning, one can see Lakes Edward, George, the Rwenzori Mountains and additionally the funnel-shaped pinnacles of the Virunga Volcanoes.

Muzubijiro Loop is a 6km long and it takes a walk around a hill, this is where visitors might encounter primates and birds plus enjoy a view of the Virungas.

The Ivi River Walk takes around seven hours is 14km long. The trail passes a place known as Mukempunu – signifying “a place of pigs” – where wild pigs can regularly be found. One can even get a chance to taste these sweet creatures.

The Buhoma-Nkuringo Trail takes 3-4hrs, and crosses directly through the park, crossing the two towns of Buhoma and Nkuringo, offering noteworthy views of the misty hillsides as guests ascend the sloppy hills towards Nkuringo. This trail can likewise be completed as part of the Ivi River Walk.

The Habinyanja (Raleigh) Trail takes 4-6hrs. After the crossing of the Munyaga River, it takes in a genuinely steep climb of the Habigorogoro and Riyovi Ridge sitting above Buhoma River. Found along this trail is the legendary “African Corner” named after a stone piece depicting the map of Africa. Following the steep ascent, sharp climbers can appreciate a more casual gentle slope to the Habinyanja swamp. Birders on this trail dependably keep an eye out for the Pel’s Fishing Owl, African Black Duck, and Black Bee Eaters, among others, a perfect spot for Uganda Birding Safaris.

A day nature walk can go for US$30 (Foreign Non-Residents) and US$15 (Foreign Residents), with a night walk going for US$40 (Foreign Non-Residents) and US$20 (Foreign Residents). Ugandans and other members of the East African Community are charged US$3 (10000USH) for a day walk and US$4(15000USH) for a night walk.

Among the various Safari lodges in BwindiAccomodations in Bwidi Park, or Where to stay in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the Famous Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, located in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda.

Self Drive Car hire rentals are available by Prime Uganda Safaris, for all those travelers willing to explore the park themselves, at their own convenience. Among these vehicles are the 4×4 safari land cruiser hire Uganda Kampala.