Why the focus on Kisoro and western Uganda?
Kisoro is a popular tourist destination because of its unbeatable location at the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes. The undulating terrain and being home to the endangered mountain gorillas makes Kisoro the perfect choice for many adventurous travelers. National Geographic identified the Virunga Volcanoes among the best places to visit in 2012. Similarly, the nearby Bwindi National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The African Bird Club selected Bwindi National Park as Africa’s number one birding site. TripAdvisor chose Bwindi as the best tourism destination because the park is home to more than half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. The popular tourist activities around Kisoro include;
Bamboo Ecotours also offer volunteer opportunities to travelers who wish to make a sustainable impact on the communities in Kisoro. The volunteers will support different projects in the community, which include: teaching conservation education at primary schools, working at local hospitals, Computer training programs, working with farmers, Coaching sports teams around Kisoro and Hospitality training at community lodges. The volunteer period can span from two weeks to the entire six months.
For people interested in adventure and eco-friendly tours around Uganda, Bamboo Ecotours offers wildlife tours, gorilla trekking tours, chimp tracking, cultural tours, and education exchange trips for students from all over the world.
Are you interested in any of the above tours, send us your inquiry via this email: firstname.lastname@example.org or design your own safari via thin link.