Bwindi is open for wildlife viewing and gorilla adventure safaris all year round, the best time is from June to August and December to February. There is less rain during this time and the forest trails are not impassable and slippery.
June to August and December to February are the drier months. March to April and September to November are usually very wet month, although they make the best bird watching time.
Best time to visit is June to August and December to February (trails are drier and gorilla trekking is easier)
Peak season; June to September
Low season is March, April, May, October and November (it is the rainy season and some camps and lodges are closed)
Best weather conditions: June, July and December to February (there is less rainfall during this time.)
Worst Weather conditions: March to May and September to November (there is heavy rainfall and trails become hard to travel)
The drier seasons: (June to August and December to February)
During this season, the days are sunny and wild life viewing is at its best. This is the best time to track gorillas in Bwindi. be sure to carry warm clothing it sometimes gets very cold, especially at night. And when shines it can sun you out, so water is a requirement too. There are fewer mosquitoes so chances of getting malaria are much lower during the drier months. Because it is also peak season in June and July, it is common to encounter other tourists in the park or along the gorilla trekking routes.
The Rainy seasons: (March to May and September to November)
During these months, it is usually misty and wet. And it can sometimes drizzle for days. These are the best month for bird watching because there are migratory birds in the park during this time. Gorillas can also be tracked during this time although the access roads may be hard to travel and the trails become slippery making the tracking quite difficult. Some camps and lodges might be closed especially between March and May. Warm clothing is very necessary during this season.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is famous for viewing mountain gorillas in the wild. There are two main points from where you can do this: Buhoma and Nkuringo. It is found on high mountainous altitude with deep valleys. Bwindi forest is the last piece of primary forest in the area.
If you are looking for a captivating and unforgettable adventure, a gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is just the perfect thing to do.