Batwa Experience at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park-Uganda Safaris News
The Bwindi Impenetrable national Park is popular because of its various natural biodiversity and so many travellers coming for Safaris in Uganda come with the intensions of visiting the exotic plants as well as animals characterize the Bwindi National Park. For decades of years the Impenetrable forest in Bwindi was habitant to the local Batwa people also called the Batwa pygmies.
When Bwindi Impenetrable Forest was gazzetted to national park, the Batwa where pushed away since then they started living miserable life but currently the traditional owners of the forests are enjoying the management of the park resources and now they developed the Batwa trails which is a community based tour products were tourist can visit the local owners of forest.
Tourists on Uganda safari have the opportunity to visit the Batwa community and the batwa trail which begins at Muhavura Mountain at 8:00am takes the visitors through the lower slopes of Gahinga and Muhavura volcanoes in the Mgahinga gorilla national park and the journey which takes roughly the full day pays visitors with the wonderful view of the vegetation and the wild life with the forests.
The most appropriate way to have a full Batwa experience is through booking Safari to Uganda and here one will be taken to Bwindi to have face to face encounter with the Batwa pygmies who are endowed with the interesting history about how they managed and adopted live in jungle of Bwindi forests. By the help of Batwa guides, tourists will have chance to see the huts constructed of branches, leaves, and also the history of the batwa which involves how these people managed hunting ,surviving in the forest.
The impressing experience comes when the visitors are led to the Garama cave, which is about 200m-long under Gahinga Mountain. In this cave visitors will be entertained by the Batwa women group who perform traditional songs, dances to the visitors, the Batwa are known for their dance and music performances and hence the garama cave provides memorable experience.
The Batwa trail explains the celebration of the first local people who lived in the forest for over 60,000 years and experiencing this Batwa culture will give someone an over view the past Batwa and even the show the modern current Batwa.
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