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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park located in southwestern Uganda is the place best known for its primate populations of gorillas & Chimpanzees. It’s the home to about half the world’s mountain gorillas, at over 300 endangered gorillas. The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest ecosystem is exceptionally high in biodiversity, with rich flora and fauna species.
This lush forested area hosts some of the richest tree, small mammal, birds, butterfly, reptilian, and moth populations. Bwindi is a birding paradise, home to 348 bird species . This area is one of Uganda’s best bird watching destinations supporting nearly all of the Albertine Rift endemic species found in Uganda, along with several Red Data Book species. Bwindi is an ancient rain forest said to have survived the last ice age. A recently proclaimed World Heritage Site, Bwindi is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world hosting unique and precious floral species. There’s also a substantial chimpanzee population and research shows that bwindi is the only forest in Africa where these two apes live together. Certainly, your trip to Bwindi will give you the best experience with the world’s most popular apes.
DAY 1: FROM KAMPALA TO BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
On this day, you will set off from Kampala at am immediately after your breakfast for the 8 hours’ journey. Drive to the Southwestern part of Uganda to Bwindi. This journey will be incredible as you will be seeing various things on the way such as banana and coffee plantations, long horned cattle, rolling hills. A stop in Mbarara town after which you will embark on the road through the terraced Kigezi highlands, later arrive at bwindi Impenetrable National Park which hosts a rich ecosystem of different living organisms which you will be viewing the next day. Enjoy Dinner and Overnight.
DAY 2: GORILLA TRACKING.
Start your day with a tasty breakfast and make sure you carry packed lunch from the lodge, also other materials you might need like cameras, sturdy shoes, drinking water, sun glasses, rain jackets, and a pair of long trousers. Your guide will take you to the information center for briefing where you will meet with other trekkers before you start trekking at 8:00 am. After briefing, enter the mighty Bwindi forest as led by the Park rangers, who will take you to where the gorillas can be located at that time. The activity takes around 2 to 8 hours, this is because these gentle giants migrate and cannot be stationed in one place, and they move basing on the availability of food and water. Also remember that no skill is needed to track gorillas though one needs to be fit enough at least.There is nothing as astonishing and thrilling as watching the silver backs guard their bases, watch the females feed young ones, play, and grumble at each other among other things, you will take enough photos. Return to the lodge after, in the evening if time is available you could also have a walk in the Batwa community and see how they live. After have dinner and overnight