Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is neighbored by various tribes though the most common tribe are the Batwa Pygmies who are the indigenous people that originally lived in the mist Bwindi Forest in harmony with other wild animals about thousand years ago. The Batwa people are known as the shortest people in the world and this tribe of the Batwa situated at the edges of the forest was originally fruit gatherers and hunters. However after the Uganda Government gazetting Bwindi Forest and turned it into a national park, the Batwa people were forcefully pushed out of the park with an aim of promoting Gorilla tourism in the tropical Rainforest.
When you book a gorilla trekking tour to with Mumwe Safari Uganda, you get an insight to explore Bwindi impenetrable forest national park through the gorilla trekking experience. The tour is as well customized together with the Batwa cultural encounter where you grab an opportunity to learn more about their extremely interesting authentic culture.
The Batwa guided community walks allows you learn more about these friendly people, how they cook and serve out their meals, explore their caves, enjoy the organized traditional cultural dances that are performed with all the love and energy together with an accompaniment of their traditional exciting songs. Delight in a chance of encountering with the Batwa traditional healers that use tree plant and their leaves as well as their local medicine used for healing of the local people.
The Batwa people on the edges of Bwindi Forest are good at making beautiful African Crafts which you can purchase at an extra fees and it acts as a souvenir gift to takes to your loved ones. Some of the handmade art pieces include; Wood carvings, Bee-wax Candles and fabrics among others.
Grab a chance to meet and greet with the Batwa school children at their primary and secondary schools together with their wonderful teachers. Get ready for the wrapped interesting entertainment organized by the school children through their songs and dances.
The Batwa Cultural encounter trip allows you to get a chance of learning the African way of making tasty juices, gins and beers from ripe bananas locally made and preserved. Are you searching for a memorable cultural encounter along with your Uganda safari, our professional and knowledgeable reservation team is ready to offer you a dream lifetime Adventurous culture tour package tailored to suit all your safari interests. All you need to reach us here at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +256-700135510 or Tel +256-414699459 and we will respond to your inquiry as soon as we can.