Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

September 1, 2019
Destinations in Uganda

This park is one of the smallest national parks that were gazette to protect the mountain gorillas. This area is an important water catchment area for several rivers which in turn supply the surrounding local farms. It’s considered the richest forest in Uganda in terms of plant species and boasts steep hills. This park is home to most of the few remaining gorillas and bird species.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is Uganda’s foremost tourist attraction a popular destination for gorilla tours. Bwindi alone is a home to half of the world’s population of Mountain Gorillas, with 400 found in the park. The park has a total of 120 mammals, which includes numerous other primates such as Chimpanzees, Blue Monkeys, Black and White Colobus, Grey-cheecked Mangabey, and L’hoest’s Monkey making it a popular spot for primate Uganda safaris.

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