Uganda is the Pearl of Africa, a country with fantastic natural scenery and a rich mosaic of tribes and cultures. It is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Travelling through Uganda you will be captivated by its beauty, overwhelmed by the friendliness of its people and intrigued by all that Uganda has to offer. The country harbours Lake Victoria, the second largest lake in the world forming the source of the Nile, the second largest river in the world.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa, comprising of 331 sq kms of jungle forests, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is accessible only on foot. The park is a sanctuary for colobus monkeys, chimpanzees and many birds. It is perhaps most notable for the 350 Bwindi gorillas, half the world’s population of the critically endangered Mountain Gorillas. There are four habituated Mountain Gorilla groups open to tourism: Mubare; Habinyanja; Rushegura near Buhoma; and the Nkuringo group at Nkuringo.
Located in the Buhoma sector of Bwindi 5 mins. from Impenetrable National Park.
Morning private charter or scheduled flights from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi Airstrip. For 1 – 5 persons, Kayonza airstrip (25 kms) – private charter only.
Best time to visit
The country has two seasons namely; the dry and rainy season. Most people prefer visiting during the dry season which normally runs between December – February and June – September. However, recommened time to travel is all year round.