Safari activities in Bwindi Forest National Park

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Safari activities in Bwindi Forest National Park

mountain-gorillaThe popular waterfall trail
This provides on attractive features of the forest, with a profusion of tree ferns, orchids, epiphytic ferns and Bwindi’s colourful array of butterflies. The trail leads to 3 delightful crystal clear waterfalls, which typifies your impression of a tropical rain forest.

Nature walks
There are 4 fantastic hiking trails where you will have an opportunity to see primates, species of birds, butterflies, trees and other organisms. And this usually starts at 9:00am in the morning after breakfast and 2:15pm in the afternoon after lunch.

Buhoma village walk
The village walk is managed by the local community and takes up to three hours. This walk introduces you to different interesting sites such a typical rural homestead, then a visit to the local traditional healer, banana beer brewing demonstrations site and much more. There will be a traditional performance in the evening, which is presented by women ad orphan groups. Proceeds from these go directly to improve the welfare of the families around the park.

Bird watching
kingfisherIt holds over 346 species of birds and contains 90% of all Albertine rift endemics, difficult or impossible to see in any part of East Africa. For the adept bird watcher, close to 100 bird species can be identified in a day. You can visit Buhoma and Ruhija for this dream. The example of birds include; the African green broad bill-psedocalptomena graveri; dwarf honey guide indicator pumilio, kivu ground thrush zoothera a Tanganjicak, Lagden’s bush shrike Mahaconotus legdeni, Chaplin’s flycatcher
(musticapa lend) Oberhander’s ground thrush, yellow eyed flycatchers, Montane double collared sunbird Nectarinia ludoviencis and dusky twinspot inter-alia.

The Munyaga River
The trail provides short walks for the tourists with very little time to spare. It gives you an
opportunity to see birds and primates of the forest edge.

The River Ivi
This trail is the longest in the park and will occupy you for a full day. It is highly recommended for those with a soft spot for bird watching.

The 5.2Km Muzabajiro Loop Trail
It offers breath-taking views of Bwindi Forest, Western Rift valley and the Virungas. On the way, you witness hundreds of pre-historic tree ferns. The top of this trail is a great place for a picnic lunch.

The Rushora trail
The trail commands expansive views across the western park Nationale des Virungas, provides a spectacular backup and on clear days, Lake Edward and the Rwenzori Mountains are visible.

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