Amabere Ganyina Mwiru is understood to be the “breasts of the mother of Mwiru”. This rock resembles two breasts splashing drops of breast milk all the time.
Amabere Ganyina Mwiru In Fort Portal Tourism City
Amabere ganyina Mwiru is one of the natural wonders of the world located in Ibonde parish in Nyakasura Fort portal tourism city in the current Kabarole district. This unique feature represents the strong cultural symbols that the people of Toro believe in and it worth visiting.
Amabere Ganyina Mwiru is understood to be the “breasts of the mother of Mwiru”. This rock resembles two breasts splashing drops of breast milk all the time. This is a cave composed of stalactites and stalagmites which were formed naturally. What happens is that these caves contain calcium carbonate which is dripped from the foot roots of the rock-forming stalagmites.
The Amabere Ganyina Mwiru are found in the small forest and as visitors approach the sites, they will be first welcomed by the sound of the waterfalls and their wonderful scenic views of the waterfall, the places offer the best opportunities for photography. Move under the falls as you trace the original features of the Amabere Ganyina Mwiru that is entangled in the dark cave.
The rocks are of cultural significance to the history and culture of the Batoro. The rocks act as a tool used to make the younger generation respect the elders. It is hypothesized that the once king of the Batembuzi dynasty in the names of Bakuku used to disappear always from this spot/rocks.
Upon his total disappearance, these rocks were baptized Nyina Mwiru daughter of the king Baluku. Nyina Mwiru never gotten married because she never wanted her father to make for her a choice.
This sparked off conversations among the local leaders and members of the community and it made the father order for cutting off the breasts of his daughter for defying his orders. This served as punishment from the king to the daughter not to marry and produce children. It is from here that the caves are dubbed the breast of Nyina Mwiru and they keep on dripping milk assign that they were cut hence the named Amabere Ganyina Mwiru according to the residents.
This feature has been visited by many tourists who even decide to go ahead and hike the Nyakasura falls or hill. Upon reaching the top of this hill, you will be able to have major views of several carter lakes within the Fort portal. After here still, you can link up to Semuliki national park, Kibale forest national park, Bigodi sanctuary, and even queen Elizabeth national park.in these destinations you can do a lot of activities such as chimpanzee trekking, bird watching safaris, nature walks, visiting the hot springs in Semuliki among other activities