Gorilla Mist Camp
What to do in Ruhija Sector of Bwindi Forest
Sleeping at Gorilla Mist Camp will ease your access to the trekking point of Ndego gate to see Gorilla Families in Ruhija Bwindi. The Gorilla families include; Oruzogo, Bitukura and Kyaguliro Gorilla Families.
Apart from Gorilla Tracking in Ruhija Bwindi, other activities that can be done from Gorilla Mist Camp are below;
Ruhija sector being the highest peak of the forest offers the best view of rear 345 species of birds for instance; brown chested Alethe, slender billed Greenbul, white starred robin, grey cuckoo shrike, strange weaver, banded Prinia , Yellow streaked Greenbul, white browned Crombec, mountain Illadopsis, Ludher’s bush shrike, grey bush shrike, grey green bush shrike etc.
Batwa Community visit
Bwindi Forest was formerly a home to an indigenous people the Batwa pygmies. Batwa guides will take you through Batwa’s ways of life, how they hunted with bow and arrow learns about medicinal plants, and watch for animals and birds.
From Gorilla Mist Camp you can visit the Mubwindi swamp a rewarding steep mountain as you drop from 2400m to 2050m. Birding in the bamboo zone is good for handsome francolin, archers robin chat, stripe breasted tit, purple breasted sunbird, mountain Greenbul, duikers, warblers, dusky Crimsonwing, mountain Illadopsis, mountain yellow warbler etc.
Nature walks along with Forest walk
The Forest walk will expose you to Bwindi’s broad biodiversity with varied mammal species which include; primates like Chimpanzees, L’Hoest’s monkey, blue monkey baboon, while the black and white Columbus with its lovely flowing white tail is prominent. The shoddy trail will expose you to an array of butter fly species, species of moths, species of reptiles, tree species, the bamboo forest, flowers and many other attractions.
Local Community Walk
From Gorilla Mist Camp guests can visit local schools, Traditional local healer and a banana brewery
Entertainment from Local Groups
After a Gorilla Trek in Ruhija, guests can be entertained by local people with songs and dance.
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