Welcome to “a World Heritage Site – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris Site)

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Bwindi Forest National Park) Uganda gorilla safari destination is located in the southwestern part of Uganda with thick vegetation as its name suggests. Every day when tourists go out for the famous mountain gorilla trekking adventure, the ranger guides have to cut vegetation for trackers to access the way to where mountain gorillas nested the previous night.

It is the true African jungle with droplets of the sun coming through the thick forest cover giving you a feeling of being in paradise with zero pollution from several emissions common to our daily environment. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994 because of its rich diversity in hosting different flora and fauna and being home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas.

The park covers an area of 321 km2 all of which is forested with some areas being covered by bamboo and shrubs. The forest lies on steep slippery valleys with ridges and hilltops. The weather in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is chilly because of the immense canopy, you are advised to carry some warm clothing for evenings and long-sleeved shirts/trousers to wear while doing the mountain gorilla trekking activity.

For the ultimate gorilla safari experience for anyone who chooses to trek the mountain gorillas or search for birds, butterflies, or shrubs, you need to be in good physical condition to go up and down the terrain. It lies at an altitude between 1160m-2607m above sea level.

Proposed Gorilla Trekking Safaris & Wildlife Tours to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari is done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is located in southwestern Uganda a magnificent verdant swathe across the steep ridges of the Albertine Rift Valley.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

4 Days Bwindi gorilla safari & wildlife tour

This 4 Days Bwindi gorilla safari & wildlife tour provides you a great opportunity to enjoy a trek to see the giant mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and game viewing in Queen Elizabeth.

Bwindi Gorilla National Park

5 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour

5 Days Wildlife Safari Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour for game viewing in Queen Elizabeth and Mountain Gorilla Tracking trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Enjoy Game viewing and Gorilla trekking

cultural experiences

6 Days Uganda gorilla tour

Your 6 Days Uganda gorilla tour, chimpanzee trekking, and wildlife safari get you the best of a primate tracking and wildlife Uganda safari holiday. It is an amazing 6 days/5 nights Uganda tour package offering

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

8 Days Gorilla Tour Uganda

The 8 Days Gorilla Tour Uganda Wildlife Safaris Uganda Tour, 8 Days Uganda Primate Tour takes you to Lake Mburo National Park for a Wildlife Safari in Uganda , game drive and boat cruise at the Lake.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

12 Day Jungle Safari Uganda tour

12 Day Jungle Safari Uganda tour with a great opportunity to visit Uganda’s Oldest National park Queen Elizabeth National park for an Uganda wildlife safari. The 12 Days Jungle Safari Uganda, gives you the opportunity


Safari Categories & Activities to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla families

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is divided into different trailheads where gorilla trekking tours.

Bird Species in Bwindi Forest

Bird Species

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is home to about 350 species of birds.

Wildlife in Bwindi Forest

Wildlife in Bwindi

The park is home to about 120 mammals’ species that are rarely seen as they hide in the thickets

Butterflies & Amphibians in Bwindi


It is home to over 200 butterfly species including eight Albertine rift endemics.

Access to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

There are scheduled/ charter flights from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi town connecting to the Buhoma area or to Kisoro Airstrip, which connects to Ruhija, Nkuringo, and Rushaga. There are also flights from Kajjansi Airfield, which lies between Kampala and Entebbe.

Driving: From Kampala, the route depends on the trailhead you are visiting i.e., Kampala – Kabale – Ruhija OR Kampala – Ntungamo – Rukungiri – Kihihi – Buhoma/Nyondo OR Kampala – Kabale – Kisoro – Rushaga/Nkuringo.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Best time to visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Visitors on a Ugandan safari can visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park at any time of the year. However, the dry season is the best time to visit this park for mountain gorilla trekking safari activity.

The dry months in Bwindi Forest National Park begin in June, July, August and December, January, February, early March.

Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The accommodation facilities to stay in while on a Uganda safari in Bwindi Forest National Park include Buhoma Lodge (Luxury), Chameleon Hill Lodge (Budget and Mid-range), and Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Luxury Accommodation in Bwindi Forest – Mahogany Springs

Mahogany Springs Lodge in Bwindi
Buhoma Safari Lodge

Buhoma Lodge

bwindi Safari Lodge

Bwindi Lodge

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Lodge

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Lodge

Nkuringo Safari Lodge for Accommodation

Nkuringo Safari Lodge