Bwindi Gorilla Safaris is an online tourism portal helping all gorilla travelers to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to find the best tourism activities to take from this park. It is this historical rain forest where you can find half of the endangered mountain gorillas. From  last research done it is said that out of the 880 mountain gorillas in the world, over 480 species found in the Bwindi Forest National Park, Uganda.

Uganda tourism has so far grown up because of the mountain gorillas in the mist. Most of the tourists coming to Uganda to experience the unique culture, wildlife, sightseeing & landscapes, white water rafting & bungee jumping, hospitable community based tourism among others combine them with gorilla trekking safaris in this park or the nearby Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

Still from the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, travelers with much time and well planned do gorilla safaris in Bwindi and after they cross to other gorilla parks in the others regions. Others destinations that clients visit for gorilla tours include the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and the others activities that attract travelers here are the golden monkey, mountain Karisimbi & Bisoke Hike, Dian Fossey Hike, the Karisoke Gorilla Research Center.

The most attractive activity here is Mountain gorilla and before a lot of travelers with limited time in Africa, have been visiting this park but due to the increased price for the gorilla permit from $ 750 USD to $ 1500 USD, clients have changed their travel routes to Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo for the gorilla safari.

Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo is the oldest Wildlife African National Park habiting the mountain gorillas, chimpanzees in Tango forest near the Mikeno Lodge and the unforgettable active Mount Nyiragongo and it first erupted in 1977 and it last erupted in 2002. Though Democratic Republic of Congo is known to be insecure on international news, it is no longer the case. Today Democratic Republic of Congo is safe and tourists are taking this amazing Nyiragongo Hiking Tours where local companies pick you from Goma border and  take you to Kibati point where the trekking starts from at 10 am.

Tourism activities to do in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

  • Gorilla Trekking Experience
  • Gorilla Habituation Experience
  • Gorilla Photography & Filming
  • Birding Safaris
  • Nature walks

There are six main nature trails in Bwindi forest, Buhoma for those who wish to explore the “impenetrable forest”:

  • Muyanga Waterfall Walk departs from Buhoma along the River Ivi-Nkuringo trail and culminates in the sensational sight of the falls plummeting 33 meters.
  • Rushura Hill Walk passes through one forest shared by two countries. On a clear day you can view Lakes Edward and George and the Rwenzori Mountains as well as the conical peaks of the Virunga Volcanoes.
  • Muzubijiro Loop is a 6km walk around a hill, where you will encounter primates and birds and enjoy a view of the Virunga.
  • The Ivi River trail is 14km and takes around four hours. The trail passes a place known as Mukempunu – meaning “a place of pigs” – where wild pigs can often be found.
  • The Buhoma – Nkuringo Trail takes three to four hours, and crosses right through the park, connecting the two villages and offering impressive views of the misty hillsides as you ascend the hills towards Nkuringo. You can leave our luggage with your driver, who will meet you at the other side. This trail can also be completed as part of the Ivi River Walk.
  • The Habinyanja Trail takes 4-6hrs. After crossing the Munyaga River, it takes in a fairly steep ascent of the Habigorogoro and Riyovi Ridge overlooking Buhoma River. Found along this trail is the legendry “African Corner” named after a rock piece depicting a map of Africa. Following the steep ascent, keen hikers can enkoy a more relaxed gentle slope to the mighty Habinyanja swamp. Birders on this trail should watch out for the Pel’s Fishing Owl, African Black Duck and Black Bee Eaters, among others.
  • Batwa Cultural Walk