Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests containing almost 400 species of plants including vines, shrubs and ferns of which 10 species are not found anywhere else in Uganda.
More famously, this “impenetrable forest” also protects an estimated 320 mountain gorillas – roughly half of the world’s population, including several habituated groups, which can be tracked. This is the bucket list experience of a life time! A range of species of butterflies, mammals, elephants and diurnal primates also call Bwindi home. Other activities include birding, community walks, cultural visits, nature walks, and cycling/biking