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Information about Bwindi Impenetrable national Park.

Is Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park your dream destination? Have you ever heard about gorilla highlands in Africa? Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is situated in South-Western Uganda just at the extreme Rift Valley. The park has one of the most astounding varied elevations sloping down and upwards with incomparably spectacular flora and fauna specifically the uncommonly seen forest birds and the world’s largest wild Apes as well as river gorges and misty hills. The Park spreads up to 321 square kilometers of which; the largest part is mainly forested with bamboo and shrubs. Bwindi’s elevation is between 1160 and 2607 meters above sea level.

Other places are usual, but Bwindi is a different case to talk about given the fact that its Uganda’s ancient and most biologically rich tropical rain forest. There are probably several forests in the world but few of them offer distinct attractions like the thick Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in East Africa. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a UNESCO heritage site in Uganda ever since 1994.

Getting There

There are several ways of accessing Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park; there are charter flights from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi town which links up to Buhoma sector or Kisoro Airstrip which links to Ruhija, Nkuringo and Rushaga sector. Visitors to Bwindi can also take flight from Kajjansi Airfield.

On road, one can take the Kampala-Kabale-Ruhija route or Kampala-Ntungamo-Rukungiri-Kihihi-Buhoma/Nyondo. Alternatively, you can take the Kampala-Kabale-Kisoro-Rushaga/Nkuringo route.


Bwindi’s biodiversity is still undiscovered which makes it a true haven of authentic wilderness experiences in Uganda, East Africa. Despite the popular mountain gorilla experiences, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park also has a range of wildlife species for tourists to enjoy. Come and enjoy Bwindi’s naturalness and you won’t regret in life.