Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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World heritage site · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
A World Heritage Site protecting a large proportion of the world's wild mountain gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest represents one of Uganda's oldest rainforests. Bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo and nearby neighbor to Rwanda, the park provides a home to a diverse population of plant and animal life, with one of the broadest ranges of vegetation in East Africa. Prepare yourself for a challenge if you go gorilla-tracking--although the sight of an endangered gorilla in its natural habitat will more than reward your efforts. If you're looking for something at a slower pace, the forest's 350 avian species provide ample bird-watching opportunities. Bring plenty of water and sunscreen. Before you visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Can't miss adventure if you like one of kind experiences. The people of Uganda are unforgettable and full of love and hospitality. The gorillas in the natural habitat are something you will never...  more »
  • Hiking to see the gorillas of Bwindi forest was by far the top highlight of our safari. The walk was steep and it was very wet in the forest, but all of this added to the adventure! Highly...  more »

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