Activities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Activities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park are: Gorilla trekking, bird watching tours, Gorilla Habituation Experiences, Cultural Encounters

Four Gorillas Lodge found in the Rushaga region of Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park. The best for tracking mountain gorillas which is the main activity in the whole park. The region with the largest number of habituated gorilla families.

While on your stay at Four gorillas lodge, there are many activities to do and attractions to see, However, you need to arrange these activities with your Local Tour Operator and among the many are; the mountain Gorillas, the birds, the culture, the Bubale river, and frontier mountains in the Uganda Rwanda border. When staying with us, your personal enrichment is never far away as far as nature is concerned.

Gorilla tracking/trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park

​The forest has its doors and windows open wide enough for you to have an unrivaled gorilla trekking experience.

Having an encounter with these landlords of the mountainous and forested Bwindi impenetrable national park in the Rushaga region is beyond word description.

The tracking experience involves moving on foot in the thick forest, cross over rivers, do a little bit of hiking in pursuit of the man’s immediate wild relative.

Lasting for several hours in gorillas’ pursuit, one hour is permitted to all those tracking the giants which is the moment for interacting, observing, and capturing the priceless moments. However, this experience will need prior arrangements like booking with any tour operator earlier enough. This I the main activity in this park, as well as the region of Rushaga, and kindly, don’t miss it for failure to buy a tracking permit early enough.

Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi National Park

There is more than just a gorilla trekking experience that allows you to spend only one hour with the mountain gorillas.

You can also do a gorilla habituation experience that gives you four hours in the presence of mountain gorillas.

This is an activity that will see you study the behaviors of mountain gorillas as they get familiar with human beings around them.

After this experience and the habituated family are confirmed for tracking by the Uganda wildlife team, journalists, and scientists, they are unveiled for public viewing.

Birding safaris/ bird watching.

Offering the world’s best bird watching tour  experience with a vast diversity of bird species, in Rushaga region near the Four Gorillas lodge is home to several is species including the endemic Albertine rift ones like:

the Short-tailed Warbler, Rusty-faced woodland Warbler, Bar-tailed Trogon, Gruel’s Rush Warbler, Wilcock’s Honey-guide, Yellow-eyed black Fly-catcher, Kivu Ground Thrush, Dusky Crimson Wing, White-tailed Blue Monarch that are almost impossible to see in any other part of East Africa. Your stay at four cousins’ lodges blends up your birding safari.

The knowledgeable guide will help in the identification of all the birds spotted during the safari or stay in the lodge in the Rushaga region. Prior bookings for the bird-watching safari are necessary. Kindly contact a reliable reputable tour operator for the service.

Nature walks.

Take a beautiful walk through various trails in the forest. You can also reach the river Bubale in the lower parts of the Four Gorillas lodge, listen to sounds of birds singing as you move through the forest around the lodge, and have sights of other animal species present in the area. All these can both be locally arranged by the local tour operators.

The encounter of Cultural tour Experiences: Meet the Batwa: Pigmies 

Famously referred to as the Pigmies, the Batwa tribe is one indigenous tribe in Uganda. Your stay at Rushaga region at Four Gorillas lodge gives you accessibility to reach to them and encounter the cultural and traditional experience bestowed to them.

They lived in this forest apparently gazetted as Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park for several years. For the opportunity to meet and have an encounter with the Batwa community or people, book with our trusted tour operator partners.


There are several trails to hike onto in this region. Hiking is done during the gorilla habituation experience, gorilla trekking safari, and when determined to reach the top of waterfalls found at Rushaga region. This will also be arranged by a local tour operator.