Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a home to roughly half of the world’s mountain gorillas and has over 120 other species of mammal including 11 primates and these are chimpanzee, black-and-white colobus, l’hoest monkey, and red tailed monkeys.
The forest is also rich in birdlife with 360 species, including short-tailed warbler, gruer’s rush warbler, bar-tailed trogon, yellow-eyed black fly-catcher, dusky crimson wing, white-tailed blue monarch, wilcock’s honey-guide, rusty-faced woodland warbler kivu ground thrush, among others. These birds cannot be easily cited anywhere in east Africa.
There are at least 14 species of snakes, 27 species of frogs and toads, 6 kinds of chameleons, 14 types of lizards, skinks or geckos. The park has at least 202 species of butterfly and 324 species of trees. Also, elephant, bush pig, giant forest hog, many species of bats and rodents live here.
The distance from Kampala is 550 kms and takes approx. 6 hours drive