Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kabale

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A World Heritage Site protecting a large proportion of the world's wild mountain gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 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 Kabale, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • We went up to the gorillas, and the second day we crossed the Bwindi on our way to QENP. Breathtaking views opened up to us. The roads are very, very tough, but it is worth the effort.  more »
  • AFRICAN NIGHTMARE: AVOID THIS BUSINESS AT ALL COSTS Michael Ahabwe Mugerwa of Mushra Travel, located in Uganda, has provided the WORST travel experience in our 35 years of roaming the globe.. After ca...  more »
  • I have been fortunate enough to experience very many wildlife encounters in several countries in the world and this was one of the best. The thing about gorilla trekking is that you are able to observ...  more »
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  • What a great experience to see the mountain gorillas and contribute to the community in a very well set up way. The rangers were very kind and knowledgeable, after a total of 6 hours hiking to locate Christmas (silverback) it took an other 2 hours to hike back. Great day!
  • Had a gorilla trekking experience. It is pricey but worth every penny. This is the best way to see animals (in their home habitat) and you get to contribute to their conservation via your park fees. Entirely safe, well organized and passionate rangers at your service.
  • The home of most endangered species, mountain gorillas. Come to trek and have a memorable experience for the rest of your life.
  • If you want to have a lifetime experience in an amazingly rich and think forest....ever cool and fresh forest with those cute and gracious gorillas, then look no further. The trees have wide deep green leaves. Oh my Goodness, Uganda is indeed the pearl of Africa!!
  • Located in southwest Uganda, it offers an unbeatable experience with a variety of activities like gorilla trekking, nature walks by experienced tour guides. The place has very hospitable and friendly people. They also have different lodges offering accommodation and meals to the tourists.
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