The Bwindi Batwa Trail

A new project that helps to support the local Pygmy Batwa community. Tourist activities of the Bwindi Batwa Trail include: Hike through the forest past stunning vistas and the serenity of this ancient rain forest. Along the way, you will watch demonstrations of how the Batwa used to live in the forest, how they use…

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Mountain Bike Rides

Ride 4 a Woman – Guided Mountain Bike Rides that supports the Ride 4 a Woman women’s group and in turn their families. You will have escorted rides around the forest and villages on well-maintained bikes for up to 3 hours or less. We now have new mountain bikes at Silverback Lodge and mountain biking…

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Community Hospital Visit

Visit the Bwindi Hospital, a wonderful facility that provides access to medical care for the impoverished groups near the park, with special emphasis on the Batwa. Donations are encouraged as they go straight to the communities who in turn appreciate the value of Gorilla tourism in Bwindi.…

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The Popular Waterfall Trail

This provides on attractive features of the forest, with a profusion of tree ferns, orchids, epiphytic ferns and Bwindi’s colorful array of butterflies. The trail leads to 3 delightful crystal clear waterfalls, which typifies your impression of a tropical rain forest.…

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Bird Watching

Bwindi impenetrable forest holds over 346 species of birds and contains 90% of all Albertine Rift endemics, difficult or impossible to see in any part of East Africa. For the adept bird watcher, close to 100 bird species can be identified in a day. You can visit Buhoma and Ruhija for this dream. Bird species…

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Gorilla Trekking

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is Uganda’s most popular and one of the most visited national parks and is home to more than half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world. Through the undergrowth and thick creepers of the dense Bwindi rain forest, track the famous gorillas. Being in company with the most peaceful, rarest and…

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The Munyaga River Trail

The trail provides short walks for the tourists with very little time to spare. It gives you an 
opportunity to see birds and primates of the forest edge.…

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Buhoma Village Walk

The village walk is managed by the local community and takes up to three hours. This walk introduces you to different interesting sites such a typical rural homestead, then a visit to the local traditional healer, banana beer brewing demonstrations site and much more. There will be a traditional performance in the evening, which is…

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Nature Walks

There are 4 fantastic hiking trails where you will have an opportunity to see primates, species of birds, butterflies, trees and other organisms. This usually starts at 9:00am in the morning after breakfast and 2:15pm in the afternoon after lunch.…

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The River Ivi Trail

This trail is the longest in the park and will occupy you for a full day. It is highly recommended for those with a soft spot for bird watching. The 5.2Km Muzabajiro Loop Trail
 offers breath-taking views of Bwindi Forest, Western Rift valley and the Virungas. On the way, you witness hundreds of pre-historic tree…

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