Bwindi National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park was established in 1991 and lies in south-western Uganda, covering 321 km². The mist-covered forest is home to over 400 mountain gorillas who are considered the main attraction of the park. There are 11 habituated gorilla groups in Bwindi and gorilla trekking in the park is one of the most popular tourist activities in Uganda.

Besides the mountain gorillas, the park is also home to about 120 species of mammals, 360 species of birds, 200 species of butterflies, and 324 tree species – of which 10 of these cannot be found anywhere else in Uganda.

Besides gorilla trekking there are quite number of other activities to do, such as going on forest walks and visiting cultural centres and villages. It is clear that Bwindi is definitely not a park to be missed on your travel itinerary!

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