Batwa Hunting Experience

Batwa used to enjoy wild game meat from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest but when it was azette in 1942 as a protected area and as a national park in 1992 and it was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO because of 3 great apes staying together in harmony. With these developments in the forest Batwa were evicted from the forest including not allowing them to do hunting any more inside the park.

They how ever have maintained their hunting skills which is normally demonstrated in a conserved virgin indigenous forest once part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park but now conserved by AFRICODE(African Community Based Integrated Development Initiative) A none governmental organization Advocating for rights and equity of marginalized Batwa communities around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. During this batwa hunting Experience you are welcomed by a group of the Batwa community well dressed in their traditional attire,dancing traditional music,with a pygmie/mutwa guide who will furnish you will all the information about the batwa tribe since stone age up to current.

You will get to Know different medicinal shrubs they used as there medicine,locally making fire,housing, and all other materials and house hold equipment and tools they used while still living in the forest.

During this activity in the trail you will undergo live hunting that will involve looking for an animal edible by human beings in the same forest, kill it using arrows and spears, slaughter it, roast the meat(local barbeque) and cook it while in the forest. This will expose you to traditional foods like roasted Banana, sweet potatoes as well as mingled bread from maize or millet flour.