The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is in south-western Uganda. Species diversity is a feature of the park. It provides habitat for 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos, and many endangered species. In terms of fauna, the park is among the most diverse forests in East Africa, with more than 1,000 flowering plant species, including 163 species of trees and 104 species of ferns. The park is a sanctuary for colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, and many birds such as hornbills and turacos. It is most notable for the 340 Bwindi gorillas, half of the world’s population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. Gorilla tracking is the park’s main tourist attraction, Guided walks through the forest include a walk to a waterfall, and walks for monkey watching and birding.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Entebbe International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport
Day 2: Entebbe-Bwindi
The lodge has beautiful gardens, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the magnificent landscape of the Bwindi forest after a long day’s hike. Dinner and overnight stay at Silver back Lodge.