Bwindi National Park



Bwindi national park is located in the south western part of Uganda along the edges of the western rift valley and it covers an area of 331sq.km. The park provides habitat for 120 species of mammals, 356 bird species including the 24 Albertine edermics, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos, and more than 1000 flowering plant species.


Bwindi impenetrable forest borders the Democratic Republic of Congo in the kinkizi county Kanungu district, Rubanda county of Kabale district, and to the south in the Bufumbira county of Kisoro district. It comprises of two blocks of the forest that are connected by a small corridor. The shape of the park is a legacy of previous conservation management when the original two forest blocks were protected in 1931. Bwindi locally refers to ‘darkness’ and has got many rivers which drain to the north, west and south. River ivi is the largest others include Munyaga, Ishasha, ihihizo, and ntengyere and these flow into Lake Edward and others into Lake Mutanda. For inquiries or booking contact us through info@mumwesafarisuganda.com or call +256-70013551.

 

 

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