Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of those nature's unspoiled National Parks found in south western Uganda
covering an area of 331 sq km. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has vast diversity of mammals and birds species
and a home to a number of endangered wildlife species. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is also home to a special
group of bird species only found in the western rift valley popularly known as the Albertine Rift Endemics.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to 23 Albertine Rift Endemics. These bird species are only found in Burundi, DR Congo,
Rwanda and Uganda. These are Handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Nightjar, Dwarf Honeyguide, African Green Broadbill, Red-throated Alethe,
Archer's Robin-Chat, Kivu Ground-Thrush, Rwenzori Turaco, Grauer's Rush Warbler, Red-faced Woodland Warbler, Short-tailed Warbler,
Grauer's Warbler, Collared Apalis, Mountain Masked Apalis, Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher, Rwenzori Batis, Stripe-breasted Tit,
Purple-breasted Sunbird, Blue-headed Sunbird, Regal Sunbird, Strange Weaver, Dusky Crimsonwing and Shelley's Crimsonwing.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to half the world's rare apes the Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is
the only protected area where Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees live together.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has 4 visitor centre locations and these are: Buhoma where the park headquaters are located, Ruhija
where most of the Albertine Rift Endemics are easily seen, Rushaga and Nkuringo which are the other Gorilla trekking beginning spots
in the southern end of the park.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has vast expanses of a virgin forest and a number of other attractive components.
There are various accommodation facilities like, Mahogany Springs, Gorilla Forest Camp, Buhoma Lodge, Engagi Lodge, Volcanoes Lodge, Silverback Lodge among others.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is about 550 km from Kampala and can be accessed from Kabale, Rukungiri and Kasese-Queen Elizabeth National Park. It can also be accessed by Air.