Forest walk in Bwindi National Park
When we talk of the forest walk in Bwindi National Park, we don’t necessarily mean that nature its self does the walking but it is instead the tourist/ the traveler who does the nature walk. This touristic activity has been Bwindi National park as many years as the genesis of the park, however, this was not first known as a very interesting activity of interest to travelers in the park until it was discovered that the activity gives the traveler a real feel of the wildness at his or her own pace since this walks involves gradual movement in nature via designated trails by the traveler as she stares at the green environment composed of various wonders of nature mostly bird species. Forest / Nature walk is a relaxed journey creating one’s awareness, reducing stress levels with high levels of expectations of what to see next. The characters of this kind of walk are well manifested in Bwindi National park with a lot of creatures to be seen at including several tree species, birds as well as waterfalls.
Nature / forest walk in Bwindi national park enables travelers to penetrate the impenetrable forest by mere foot to feel the real experience. This walk discovers the scenic beauty of the park with its primate inhibitors. a mere step into the forest will be rewarded by the dinging sounds if different birds hovering up in the trees as well as monkeys jumping from one tree to another within the trees. Further what you expect to see is the presence of fauna in the form of gorillas, baboons, Red-tailed monkey, and duikers to mention but a few. Although Bwindi is well known for gorilla trekking and habituation Safaris to most of the travelers, it is prudent to note that those who have engaged in nature walk/forest walk have ranked it as excellent experience that in addition to scenic views, this physical activity improves the physical fitness of travelers participating in it.
To do forest walk extremely well, there are different trails in Bwindi which among others include Waterfall trail with tea plantations and here visitors can have a chance to observe how women are harvesting tea in the garden, the next is Munyaga river trail which is about 2 hours away from the endpoint of Buhoma road well-established spot for bird watching and visiting the local factory making local juices and your free to shop some. Additionally, there is Rushura hill trail nearby Buhoma at the border with Congo, Buhoma trail makes you meet local people’s culture and their traditional way of life with local craft industry and souvenirs can be bought here. The last two trails are Muzabajiro loop trail which is best for bird watching and offers better sceneries of the park and lastly, a nature walk can be done in River Ivi trail which is the most interesting trail of all, where travelers cannot miss seeing warthogs, birds, and mountain gorillas when it is extended to 6hours.