Buhoma community walk in Bwindi Forest National Park

As you are going for Buhoma community walk, you will wake up early morning and start the walk and during the evening when you are done with gorilla trekking

Buhoma Community Walk.

The 3 hour Buhoma community walk in Buhoma sector of Bwindi national park. The walk gives an opportunity for a traveler to enjoy the daily lives of the natives who stay close to the forest.

The Buhoma community walk helps you to explore the culture of the Batwa and Bakiga. When you make a visit to Buhoma community, you will have supported the local community members staying close to the park where Mountain Gorillas live.

As you are going for Buhoma community walk, you will wake up early morning and start the walk and during the evening when you are done with gorilla trekking and you can participate in the community walk with well-informed guides who will equip you with the best information about the village.

The walk is exciting because you will observe the creativity in these local people. When you stop in the village stopovers, you will see women weaving baskets and you can buy one if you have some money and you will be appreciated for your assistance.

You can also have a stopover at River Muyaga where you will spot women washing their clothes in a cultural way that is using hands. You will spot colorful butterflies. You will see how waragi is brewed from banana plantations. Uganda is famous for banana growing therefore waragi is made in this region and you can test it if you wish.

Waterfalls can be spotted in the heart of farmlands and you will see hardworking women using hoes to dig or harvesting their crops.  You will see also how they pick fresh tea leaves and you too you can pick some leaves and take them at your home for use and for remembrance purposes.

You can also decide to visit a local community healer who uses herbals to treat local people different kind of diseases. You will be surprised of the knowledge and wisdom of this herbalist about the drugs. You can also move around community schools and you will learn how children in this are study without using computers.

From there, you can again visit the Batwa people who used to live the forest caves in the past.    They were evicted from Bwindi when it was gazetted as a national park. These locals will entertain you with songs and dances that a more of cultural meaning.

The walk is 3 hours but worthy a walk.

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