hiking and nature walks in bwindi impenetrable forest national park-uganda
Bwindi Forest Impenetrable National Park offers six different hiking trails within the Buhoma sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest, as tourists hike in these trails through impenetrable forest, it gives travelers a chance of spotting different primate species, tree species, beautiful butterflies, and various bird species singing loud in the air. And as you enjoy your walk through the forest trails, your experienced tour guide may take you to understand the natural system within this National park. Travelers can always request a nature walk/hiking activity. Tourists can explore Bwindi impenetrable forest National park through the following six different trails.
Muyanga Waterfall trail
Muyanga Waterfall trail starts from the Buhoma sector along the River Ivi-Nkuringo trail where it will take you to the point that is occupied by the falls plummeting 33meters. Muyanga Waterfall trail leads you to the three extremely beautiful waterfalls covered by many tree ferns, epithetic ferns, and orchids. Muyanga waterfalls trail’s atmosphere is filled with beautiful forest sceneries, colorful butterflies, primate species, and bird species singing.
Rushura Hill walk
Rushura hill walk is one of the most famous trails being explored by tourists to discover Bwindi's impenetrable forest. Rushura hill walk passes via one forest covering two countries including Uganda and DR Congo, as you move via Rushura hill trail, you will have a chance to spot beautiful panoramic views of Lake George, Lake Edward, the Rwenzori Mountains mostly on a clear day, and the rewarding view of the conical peaks of the Virunga volcanoes.
Muzubijiro Loop Trail
Walking through the Muzubijiro loop trail takes a 6km distance within a hill. Muzubijiro loop trail makes tourists encounter various primates such as the black and white colobus monkeys among others, view beautiful bird species, various butterfly species. You will also experience multitudes of pre-historic tree ferns. Travelers shouldn’t miss out on viewing of the Virunga chained volcanoes, and on the hilltop of Muzubijiro loop trail is definitely is everyone’s favorite place where the picnic lunch is taken.
Buhoma -Nkuringopark trail is an interesting trail that takes between 3-4 hours as tourists explore Bwindi Impenetrable forest national . Buhoma -Nkuringo trail passes via the National Park and later connects with two different villages. Buhoma -Nkuringo trail offers the most attractions such as viewing the misty hillsides, as you climb the Hill towards Nkuringo. Clients should not be bothered about carrying their luggage they can leave it with the drivers who can later meet them on the other side. Buhoma-Nkuringo trail can also be completed at the Ivi Riverwalk.
The Ivi River Walk
The Ivi-River trail walk takes trail covers a distance of approximately14km that takes about seven hours. The Ivi-River trail cuts across a famous place known as “Mukempenu” in the local language which means “a place for pigs”. Ivi River is where many wild pigs are situated often.
The Habinyanja Trail/ Railegh trail
The Habinyanja trail nature walk may take between 4-6 hours, Habinyanja trail crosses up to the Munyaga River, travelers always climb up to the steep slopes of Habigorogoro and Riyovi ridges where at the top they may be able to view Buhoma River. as you ascend, you will encounter a relaxed gentle slope up to the famous Hbimanya swamp where tourists may be able to spot beautiful bird species such as African black Duck, Pel’s Fishing owl, and Black Bee-eaters among others.