Activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Bwindi impenetrable national park is famous for housing half of the world remaining mountain gorillas which has attracted a number of tourists interested in taking part in gorilla trekking as part of the activities in Bwindi impenetrable national park that will make your safari quite memorable and interesting about the park there more to the park that can cater for the different groups of tourists and their different tastes and preferences. The park is not only a home to the endangered mountain gorillas but also a home to a number of primate species namely the black and white colobus monkey, dent’s monkey and silver monkey among other rewarding monkey species numerous bird species like the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing that can be seen when you participate in a number of activities in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla trekking

Gorilla trekking is the most common activity in Bwindi impenetrable national park that tourists from a number of different parts of the world visit to have a rewarding experience with the mountain gorillas. It should be noted that Bwindi impenetrable national park is a home to half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas that are habituated into a number of gorilla families that you can visit to understand more about the endangered primate species. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park is carried out in four sectors of the park that is Buhoma, Nkuringo, Ruhija and Rushaga involves tourists hiking through the forests in order to spend time with the gorillas.  When you get to the habituated families, you will get to spend one hour with the primates observing their different behaviour in the park for instance their diet that involves feeding on small insects like termites, caterpillars, wild celery, bamboo shoots, you will also get to see their grooming patterns whereby the adult females grooming the young ones by checking them of ticks among other rewarding features of the primates and when the one hour with the mountain gorillas elapses you can take part in other  different activities in Bwindi impenetrable national park for an amazing time during your Uganda safari.

bwindi gorilla trekking

Gorilla habituation

Gorilla habituation is among the most memorable activities in Bwindi impenetrable national park that will make your Uganda safari quite memorable with a number of rewarding experiences you will get to live as you take part in it. Gorilla habituation involves tourists accompanying a group of researchers and trainers that will help in training the endangered primate species to get accustomed to human presence and interesting about the activity is the fact that you will also take part in the whole training process. Before tourists can participate in gorilla trekking, the gorilla families should go through the habituation process in order for them to get accustomed to human presence. During the activity you will get to see how the primates react to the different trainings for instance how they react for the first time in the presence of humans, you will get them what triggers them during human encounters among other interesting features of the primates.

Birding

Birding in Bwindi impenetrable national park is quite rewarding because the park is a home to over 400 bird species that will give birders the chance to see at least 100 bird species during your birding expedition in the park. Among the bird species that can be seen during the activity include a number of endemic species of the albertine rift and migratory species from the Congo biome, Europe and so on. Some of the different bird species that can be seen include; Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola, Chapin’s flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, strange weaver, red throated alethe, Ruwenzori turaco, the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, African Rwenzori, double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing that will make your activity quite memorable. During your activity, you will get to see a number of other rewarding activities like a number of primate species like swinging in the tree branches of the park for an amazing expedition.

Batwa trail expedition

As part of the different activities in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you can take part in the Batwa trail expedition that will give you the chance to visit the different Batwa communities in order to get to understand more about the forest people that originally depended on the forest products for survival, they also co- existed with the wild animals in the park. With the help of the guide, you ca either take part in the Buninga Batwa forest walk or the Batwa trail expedition in the different sectors of the park where you will get o understand Batwa people. During your transfer to the community you will get to see a number of attractions like the different bird species, a number of interesting views and if you are lucky enough, a number of primate species.

Batwa trail expedition
Batwa trail expedition

And when you will get to the community, you will observe the Batwa how they carry out their daily activities likehoew they entertain their guests by performing a number of songs, cultural dances, you will also get the  opportunity of watching them prepare their different meals and if youre interested, you can join them to taste them among other rewarding features of the tours around the local communities. For an amazing Uganda safari.

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