Bwindi Impenetrable national park
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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is famous for Gorilla Trekking Safaris in Uganda and is situated along the Democratic Republic of Congo border next to the Virunga National Park. Bwindi is on the edge of the western Great Rift Valley. It comprises 331 square kilometres of jungle forests which comprises of both montane and lowland forest and is accessible only on foot.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site with one of the richest ecosystems in Africa and a variety of animal and bird species. The park is a habitat for some 120 species of mammals, 346 species of birds, 202 species of butterflies, 163 species of trees, 100 species of ferns, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos and many endangered species. In particular the area shares in the high levels of endemic of the Albertine Rift.
Bwindi National Park is a home to Mountain Gorillas, colobus monkeys and many birds like horn bills and turacos. The park is most notable for gorillas whose numbers constitute half of the world’s population of the critically endangered primates. In Bwindi Forest, a 3 Day Gorilla Trekking Tour is the most common safari package for most visitors. This gorilla tour package offers wider chances for exploring Bwindi for trekking excursions, nature tours, community walks as well as bird watching among others. Other safari options include a one-day and two days gorilla safaris for visitors who enter Uganda through Kigali in Rwanda.