Bwindi Community Walk
Attention adventure seekers! Bwindi Community Walk awaits you. Join us on an unforgettable journey to Ruhija, a small village high up in the misty mountains, bordering the park.
Embark on a thrilling adventure as you explore the Batwa community, a school for orphaned and disadvantaged children, and a local community group. Discover the rich culture of the Batwa people, traditional pygmies who lived in the forest and have built up a spot to showcase their unique way of life. Witness their traditional dances, huts, fire-making and hunting techniques. Try your hand at archery and experience the thrill of shooting a bow and arrow just like the Batwa.
Take in the breathtaking views from the school grounds and witness the talent of the local children as they perform their special gorilla dance. Then, visit the home of a local medicine doctor where a group from the community has gathered to showcase the local way of life, including cooking, treatment of illness, and the making of the local brew.
This community walk is not only an adventure of a lifetime, but also an opportunity to give back to the local community. By participating in this walk, you will help support the Batwa community and the school for orphan and disadvantaged children, and contribute to the development of the village.
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the beautiful Bwindi area without trekking gorillas. This community walk in Ruhija takes between 2-3 hours depending on walking pace, and is suitable for all levels of fitness. Book now to experience an adventure that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.