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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Buhoma | Kanungu, Kabale, Uganda
+256 39 2177904
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Buhoma | Kanungu, Kabale, Uganda
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"once in a lifetime"
in 60 reviews
"mountain gorillas"
in 91 reviews
"gorilla family"
in 55 reviews
"local community"
in 28 reviews
"bucket list"
in 20 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 30 reviews
"walking stick"
in 17 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 21 reviews
"two hours"
in 13 reviews
"national park"
in 29 reviews
"up hill"
in 8 reviews
"starting point"
in 10 reviews
"life changing experience"
in 6 reviews
"gorilla experience"
in 14 reviews
"these magnificent creatures"
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"worth the effort"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderfully run experience to do the tracking, hard work but porters, guides and trackers were all worth the experience!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

In June 2018 I was part of a small group of birders who visited Bwindi NP primarily to participate in a gorilla trek. The park is a treasure. To really appreciate it, a hike is recommended. It was very gratifying to note the pride the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

if you love to see and know more a bout Gorillas, then you need to visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is also on TripAdvisor twice so I will review again but keep it short, Amazing place with amazing guides. The trek is beautiful and seeing the Gorillas in there natural habitat, so close as well, is an experience that I will never forget.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

illa Trekking This is the coolest thing you could ever do if you're an animal lover. The gorillas have been hbiutated so they dont mind humans. A scout goes up into the mountains for each gorilla family, finds where they nestled last night, and follows...More

1  Thank Melissa A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outandingly well organized. Very professional. Our group of eight had the briefing and met our guide and drive to our starting point. Everyone hired a porter both to help with the walk and to support the local community. My porter is a local farmer. He...More

1  Thank MikeBirdman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because my daughter and son-in-law are research ecologists involved in current and potential projects, we all stayed in an Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation cabin in the park. This review is not about the accommodations because they are not available to the public. It is...More

Thank Donal W
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

First the cost was $650 USA dollars... much cheaper than Rwanda. We arrived at the departure area , there were probably 40 people. They took our passports, gave us a briefing on the gorillas. Passports were returned. People were then sent to different assigned areas....More

1  Thank dmc112
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Look you go to this park most likely for the gorilla trek!! If so great choice!! The guides and rangers are of world class standard and wit!! And the scenery is wonderful!!! Our trek lasted for 5h30 hours in total and we were the longest...More

Thank Mauritz B
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Trekked on 29/05/2018 on my 60th birthday. Left our lodge around 7.30am for the 10 mins drive to the UWA centre. On arrival we had a short video and briefing about the do's and don'ts of the trek and then assigned to our groups. There...More

1  Thank paulkaysheffield
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Melbandbeyond
26 March 2018|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
There are many companies. I used Let’s Go Safaris in Kigali. They cover both Rwanda and Uganda. I found them very helpful and knowledgeable, as well as reasonably priced.
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lynnharvey5
15 March 2018|
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Response from myguenevere | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lynn, YES You will NEED trekking poles which can be your own or will be provided. I highly recommend a porter as well to carry your backpack. A porter will help you cross shallow rivers, and with trekking up and down... More
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Barbara H
26 January 2018|
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Response from myguenevere | Reviewed this property |
Hi! February is the dry season. Hot and Humid for sure. Be sure to wear a long sleeve shirt in the jungle. You may be warm but it will protect you from the thorn trees. Have a FABO time!!
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