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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

As parks go, there’s hardly a more fascinating Park in Africa let alone Uganda as a safari destination than the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This layout of steep mountains covered in thick, steamy jungle is just as magnificent as it sounds. It is penetrable though? The forest sits on 331-sq-km World Heritage–and listed Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of Africa’s most ancient habitats, even surviving the last Ice Age as most of the continent’s other forests disappeared.

The combination of its broad altitude span (1160m to 2607m) and its antiquity has produced an incredible diversity of plants and animals, birds resulting in some 120 mammal species and over 350 bird species calling Bwindi home. The stars of the show, however, are the approximately 400 mountain gorillas living here.

This is one of the best places in the world to see mountain gorillas up close, since it has the world biggest number of primates in just one place. You will take a look at these critically endangered creatures up close is an unforgettable experience – that you would not want to miss.

The Bwindi Impenetrable national park, of Uganda is where you will find mountain Gorillas that are friendly, funny sociable and calm. The impenetrable forest has a predicted number of 320 populations of gorillas approximately half of their population on earth. Of course the park is penetrable with our guides and you will get to enjoy the primates there.

It is located in the western part of Uganda and the drive will take about 6 hours from the capital city Kampala or about 7 hours from the airport through Kampala and toward the park. Of course there are many things to see on your way to the park. The park consists of many wildlife and plant species including; about 348 bird species, 120 mammal species, 220 butterfly species, 27 species of chameleons, enchanting frogs, the geckos, flowering plants, 104 fern species, 163 species of trees. Some of the bird species include; the turacos and the horn bills. All these adventures for you to enjoy and more, so be sure to look out for this experience once you visit Uganda.