Activities in Buhoma sector Bwindi

Things to do in Buhoma

Activities in Buhoma sector Bwindi

Activities in Buhoma sector Bwindi range from Mountain gorilla trekking, Bird watching, Nature walks and Community walks. These tourists activities may cut across to all the sectors in Bwindi Impenetrable forest nationa park gorilla trekking sectors of Rujija, Rushaga and Nkuringo.

Mountain gorilla trekking

Mountain gorilla trekking is the distinguished activity that occurs in Buhoma sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park. There is hiking in Buhoma setors as the trails take you to captivating mountain gorillas. When in Buhoma you do tracking of three gorilla families, that is, Rushegura gorilla family, Habinyanja gorilla family and Mubare gorilla family. Gorilla trekking is for those who have a valid gorilla trekking permit which of now cost US$ 700 per perso and perday.

Bird watching

Buhoma sector harbors thick forest which is a good habitat for various bird species and more specifically for migratory species and forest bird species. You will spot various bird species when in Buhoma and these include Handsome francolin, Chapin’s fly catcher, Tit Hylia, Rwenzori Batis, Montane Oriole, Dusky Twin spot, African wood owl, Regal sunbird, Western green tinker bird, Bar-tailed trogon, Bwarf honeyguide, Black bee-eater, Kivu ground-thrush, Grey guckoo-shrikeShelly’s greenbul, Yellow-sreaked greenbul,  collared apalis, Red-throated alethe,  strange weaver, handsome francolin and many more.

As usual, the best time for bird watching safari in Buhoma sector of Bwindi starts in March and ends in September and again it starts in June and ends in July. During this time, nesting is ongoing at its maximum and migratory bird species come to the park in quantity during this month’s thus spotting as many birds as possible in Buhoma sector.

Nature walks

You will enjoy nature walks in Buhoma sector and as you enjoying the activity, you will pass through forested Buhoma sector using the various trails going through the sector. On the way you will encounter many bird species like Handsome francolin, Chapin’s fly catcher, Tit Hylia, Rwenzori Batis, Montane Oriole, Dusky Twin spot, African wood owl, Regal sunbird, Western green tinker bird, Bar-tailed trogon, Bwarf honeyguide, Black bee-eater, Kivu ground-thrush, Grey guckoo-shrikeShelly’s greenbul, Yellow-sreaked greenbul and many more.

Community walks

On the Community walks in Buhoma sector, you will have a chance to visit the cultural and traditional side of Buhoma sector. This activity allows you to penetrate into villages and communities that surround Buhoma sector plus Bwind Park.  The community members are the Bakiga who allow you to participate in their various community activities like cultural songs dances and drama, black smiting, using of local herbs by traditional healers and also exploring their behaviors by interacting with the natives and this also gives you knowledge about the village history.  Feel free to contact is below for more details on activities in Buhoma and Bwindi sectors

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