Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, in south western Uganda is approximately 10 hours drive from Kampala. It can also be reached by charter flight from Entebbe. The 127 sq mile (330 sq km) park is the home of the mighty Mountain Gorilla amongst 120 other animals, including chimps, duiker, giant forest hog and bush pig. There are approximately 350 species of bird life. The park is part of the Rukiga Highlands and of the western Rift Valley. It consists of dense tropical rainforest with thick undergrowth and has a large stand of bamboo and over 160 species of trees. The park follows the Munyaga River which flows through a series of waterfalls, to the south east of the nearby village of Buhoma.