Bwindi National Park
Bwindi National Park is largest natural forest inhabited with endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda. The park located south western on the edge of western rift valley branch.
Bwindi covered by afro montane forest with dense fern, vines and shrubs becoming “Impenetrable”. Here the lush smell of thick vegetation, towering trees and countless vines, shrubs and exotic flowers thrill. With over 120 species of mammals is unique park the chimpanzees and gorillas co exist together. Approximately 346 species of birds includes 23 localized species found within Albertine Rift Valley branch. Also more than 200 butterfly species with over 324 tree species which 10 species only found in Uganda found in the park.
Major activity include gorilla tracking. Gorillas found in groups of 8 to 25 members and human share 97% of same genes with them. A family scene is captivating mothers with babies hanging on their chests, youngsters playing more than foraging while several in trees, throwing down an occasional berry or fruit, one picking at the head of another, many merely resting under a bush or alongside a fallen tree. Other activity includes nature walking to see bird species, butterflies and trees.