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Batwa trail

This was a very interesting experience! Coming to see the gorillas I Also think it is important to... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Sofiastrand
,
Stockholm
via mobile
Informative and Entertaining

This was definitely a worthwhile trek. It takes a few hours, but the information is great and the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Barbara L
,
Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting experience! Coming to see the gorillas I Also think it is important to support the native minority group that was forced out of the national parks in 1991, loosing their land and way of living. This was for saving the...More

Thank Sofiastrand
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This was definitely a worthwhile trek. It takes a few hours, but the information is great and the guides are quite entertaining! At the end of the trail, you are given the chance to buy some local crafts from the Batwa - so take some...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was one of the most amazing things I've ever done. I got to see the ways of life of Batwa people in the forest. The hike itself was easy.

1  Thank Nataliya A
Reviewed 8 March 2016

It was nice joining the trail package as i enjoyed having a typical African people experience from the Batwa people. Well organized and hospitable people

Thank Wild_Safaris
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We expected authentic experience of the Batwa life in the forest, but the reality was absolutely different: - Batwa people were dressed in a skins with zippers! (and other non-authentic clothes) - They used nails to let their buildings stay without a supervision. - Women...More

1  Thank Anton M
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This was a relatively easy hike led by a park ranger and the Batwa people with demonstrations of their old ways of life in the forest. The highlights for us were the fire-making demonstration and the visit to the large underground cave. It was good...More

Thank Becky0222
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We visited the small huts of these very poor, displaced people. We talked to them about their lives.

1  Thank Jean M
Reviewed 16 June 2015

This was a highlight of our trip. It is on the grounds of the Mt. Gahinga Lodge, which is a great place to have a meal, if you are not staying there. Do not miss it!

Thank CALfromLA
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Don't miss the trip to see the Batwa. It will give you a real appreciation for how lucky we are. They were welcoming and friendly. We all sat around on the ground and talked about their history, and they asked questions about what it was...More

Thank SherryRoadrunner
Reviewed 14 February 2015

This is one the best cultural experiences I ever had. Learning about the life of the Batwa in their ancestral forest homes was very enriching. I would recommend the Batwa Trail to any one interested in cultural tourism. Moreover, the trip is inexpensive!

Thank beyondgorillas
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