Bwindi Tops 25 of the Most Beautiful Places Around the World by CNN -Uganda Safari News
Hiking in Bwindi Forest
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park never seizes to have wonders and this time it comes first on the 25 of the most beautiful places around the world by CNN Travel.
The world’s a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty’s also subjective. It’d be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world — but we think this list is a good start to plan your travels. CNN noted
They also added that, in celebration of Earth Day, we’ve rounded up the best of the best. From lush African forests to vast Latin American deserts, watery Balkan paradises to ancient Middle Eastern cities, here are our picks for the world’s top breathtaking, beautiful destinations.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
Coming as number 1 on the list, this popular Uganda gorilla trekking safari destination got a beautiful description to define what makes it a top beautiful place to visit in the world. Dense, lush and otherworldly, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one of the last strongholds of the Mountain Gorilla.
Over 400 Mountain Gorillas call this UNESCO-protected national park home, with the chance for visitors to trek to and meet habituated groups.
Its biodiversity extends far beyond its most famous inhabitants, however; 348 bird species and 220 butterfly species can be found within its 331-square-kilometer expanse.
Safari attractions in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda
Popular as a biodiverse habitat with the elusive mountain gorillas Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to more than half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas that survive in a single habitat.
Mountain gorillas in the park are habituated and therefore can be trekked by tourist’s gorilla safari Uganda trips.
The gorillas are found in four different sectors of the park which are Buhoma, Ruhijja, Rushaga and the Nkuringo.
In each sector there, different gorilla families and therefore allocation of which family to trek is done on the morning of the trek yet still tourists can choose which family they would love to trek.
If you need to spend more than one hour allowed for trekking, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park also offers chance for a gorilla habituation (a process of making gorillas familiar to human presence) experience.
A tourist gets a chance to stay with a gorilla family for 4 hours. This experience is one of a kind in Africa and a perfect way to spend more time with the gorillas on a Uganda gorilla trekking safari.
Besides the mountain gorillas, more wildlife of about 120 mammals including several primate species like our closest look a like – the chimpanzees making it the only park in Africa where Chimpanzees and gorillas co-exist, the Blue monkeys, the African elephant Black and white colobus monkey, L’hoest’s monkey, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, red-tailed monkeys, the giant forest hog, Vervets, more than 45 small mammal species, 51 reptiles and 88 moths making the park an ultimate Uganda wildlife safaris and tours destination.
Bird species also add up to about 350 birds such as the hornbills and turacos including 23 Albertine rift endemics such as the Neuman’s Warble, Cinnamon – chested bee-eater, African green pigeon, African harrier hawk, Crowned hornbill, Giant king fisher and blue -headed sun bird. Birding in Bwindi impenetrable forest Uganda doesn’t miss on every passionate birder itinerary while planning a birding safari in Uganda, with the 23 out of the 24 Albertine rift endemics that can be seen here.
Beautiful places will always be memorable and identified, Bwindi is indeed a great place to visit not only for the beauty but also for the diversity within the park.
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