BATWA PEOPLE OF BWINDI
The Batwa people are Known as the former Keepers of the tropical rainforest, the Batwa pygmies enchanting people of the Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park are the hunters, fruits gatherer tribe that stayed in the forest along with the wildlife in Africa’s ancient park a thousand years ago. Strap yourself in the forest as you hike boots which takes a full-day adventure within Bwindi impenetrable forest to a Batwa home states.
The Batwa homestead is where travelers observe how the Batwa women prepare, cook their meals, and serve. Engage yourself with the traditional medicine men and learn all the medicinal properties of the use of lush forest flora. Prepare to hear how ancient legends and traditional songs sound. After a warm welcome from the Batwa people, travelers spend an hour in cultural immersion. Enjoy the Batwa music performance, learn about the Batwa’s way of life, food gathering, and all the hunting techniques.
The Batwa pygmies lived in harmony with the forest habitats, they survived by hunting small game using arrows and bows, Batwa’s fascinating excursion gives travelers a greater insight into how these ancient people existed in the forest before resettlement. Foraging their lives in the lush undergrowth and gathering plants for medicinal and food purposes, the Batwa have a symbiotic relationship with the wildlife species.