Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

26th July 2014 Parks

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About Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Park at a Glance Size: 321km2 Altitude: 1,160m – 2,607m above sea level. Bwindi was gazetted as a National Park in 1991 and declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994. The Mubare gorilla group was the first to become available for tourism in Uganda in April 1993. Nine groups are now habituated for tourism, and one for research. Spread over a series of steep ridges and valleys, Bwindi is the source of five major rivers, which flow into Lake Edward. Certificate of Excellence 2013 Winner Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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