Frequent Asked Questions on Batwa cultural Experience
The Batwa cultural trail refers to the forest hike paths which introduce visitors into the Batwa communities and homesteads. It gives an in-depth learning about the old lifestyle of The Batwa who lived harmoniously with wildlife particularly mountain gorillas.
The Batwa are popular as Congo pygmies also famous as minority ethnic group. The group lives in the Virunga Region and regardless of development initiatives, the Batwa still remain among the primitive people.
The Batwa cultural trail and experience offers a rich African cultural experience of the Batwa pygmies- the original forest inhabitants who lived peacefully with wildlife in the same habitat for thousands of years. Book a gorilla and cultural safari in Bwindi or Mgahinga National Park and stand a chance to explore unique hunting, gathering techniques, get entertained by the Batwa pygmies’ thrilling dances and music performances.
All Batwa trail walks are done with the lead of an experienced Batwa guides. The guides have wide knowledge about the ancient traditions, cultures, practices of the Batwa and so much more. There are also some unique handmade art and craft products to be bought and purchasing them means that you have indirectly supported most families in the Batwa local communities.
The Batwa cultural trail and experience in Uganda can be combined with other unique experiences. These include mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi/Mgahinga, golden monkey trekking/golden monkey habituation in Mgahinga NP, birding, volcano hiking in the Virunga Volcanoes in Mgahinga National Park Kisoro district, wildlife viewing in the leading parks such as Queen Elizabeth National Park/chimpanzee safari in Kibale National Park.
Tours & Safaris Involving Batwa Cultural Experience
3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Parkfrom: $ 1,620 p/p based on 4 People traveling.Duration: 3 Days & 2 NightsActivities: