Bwindi Forest National Park Sectors- Gorilla Trekking Sections in Uganda
Bwindi impenetrable National park is situated in South-western Uganda in East Africa. This national park is part of the Bwindi impenetrable Forest, and is located along the DRC border next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the western Rift Valley.
It has 331 sq km of jungle forests and contains both Montane and lowland forest and is accessible only on foot. This is known to be one of the most biologically forest in Africa, largely due to its antiquity and an altitude range of between 110 and 2607m above sea level.
This national park is a true rain forest and spreads over a series of steep ridges and valleys that form the eastern edge of the Albertine Rift valley. The park has got an average rain fall of 1500mm, and it’s a vital catchments area, the source of five major rivers that flow into Lake Albert. Tourism in the park focuses on Gorilla tracking at two locations, Buhoma and recently established location at Nkuringo.
The park has got most of the gorillas estimated to be 400 individuals living in 15 troops.