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Bwindi National Park

Bwindi_Impenetrable_National_Park_004331sq kms of dense natural forest. Bwindi on the western edge of the Rift Valley is home to half the worlds population of mountain Gorillas. Gorilla trekking is the main attraction to this national park and is very popular among tourists. Bookings must be made way in advance because there is a limit to the number of visitors that can enter this park in a year.
This is due to the Gorilla being endangered and hence interference with their natural way of life is kept minimal.
The Gorilla population is said to stand at around 300 at present. These 300 are divided into families some of which are used to having people around them and some which are not quite inviting to visitors in the park.
The Mugare family and the Katendegyere family are among these. The most habituated being the Mugare family but visitors who are allowed to visit them are still limited to 6 per day. Visitors guided by an experienced

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