it is located southwestern Uganda. The park part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
The Park is on the edge of the western arm of the Great Rift Valley, only a few kilometers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border and about 25 kilometers (16 mi) north of the Virunga Mountains.
Composed of 321 square kilometers (124 sq mi) of both Montane and lowland forest, it is accessible only by foot.
BINP has been recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as a world heritage site for its biological significance
Species diversity is a feature of the park. It provides habitat for 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos, and many endangered species.
Floristically, the park is among the most diverse forest in East Africa, with more than 1000 flowering plant species, including 163 species of trees and 104 plant species of ferns.
The northern (low elevation) sector has many species of Guineo-congolian flora, including two endangered species, the brown mahogany and Brazzeia longipedicellata. In particular area shares in the high levels of Endemisms the Albertine Rift
The park is a sanctuary for colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, and many birds such as hornbill and turacos. It is most notable for the 400 Bwindi Gorillas, half of the world’s population of endangered mountain Gorillas.
Habituated mountain gorilla groups are open to tourism in four different sectors of Buhoma, Ruhijja, Rushaga and the Nkuringo in the Districts of Kanungu, Kabaale and Kisoro respectively all under the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority
Gorilla trekking best time to go in Uganda is usually in the dry seasons: December-January and June-August
The price for Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda is $700
Bwindi is a home to over 350 Gorillas, 350 bird species