Bwindi Impenetrable Forests National Park

About : Bwindi Impenetrable Forests National Park

Bwindi lies in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests, which dates back over 25,000 years. The forest is one of the richest ecosystems in Africa, contains almost 400 species of plants. An estimated 320 mountain gorillas – roughly half of the world’s population, 350 species of birds, 120 mammals, more than 200 different species of butterflies and many more endangered species. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the top tourist places in Uganda is located in south-western Uganda. Its also home to the Colobus Monkeys, the Bwindi Gorillas and Chimpanzees. The park lies in a remote area and travelling to the area is hard task because of the poor condition of the roads. Despite this thousands of tourists visit the park annually that being because of the unique Gorilla tracking facility provided by the park.

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