Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge:
Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge is the finest luxury lodge at Bwindi. With dramatic intense views of the forest canopy across a serene stream, it is one of Africa’s unique properties. The gorillas frequently come to relax in the verdant bush around the lodge! The lodge is perfectly located for a Overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge is the finest luxury lodge at Bwindi. With dramatic intense views of the forest canopy across a serene stream, it is one of Africa’s unique properties. The gorillas frequently come to relax in the verdant bush around the lodge! The lodge is perfectly located for a Uganda jungle gorilla tracking experience. The eight individual bandas, each having their own view of the forest, have been been totally restyled with warm luxurious interiors and inviting four poster beds and locally-inspired furniture.
Engagi Lodge in Bwindi is a modern lodge in a breathtaking setting offering stunning views over the forest canopy. The lodge is situated in a large tract of land contiguous to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, and runs from the main road to the Park Headquarters down to the Munyaga River. The lodge was built using local materials and a local workforce.
The main lodge building is divided into a bar cum sitting room, the dining room and a large outdoor verandah viewing platform. The lodge building is big enough to cater for larger groups but still allows for smaller individual groups to spread out in the various different areas for privacy.
The lodge consists of just 8 en-suite cottages, spaced out and hidden in the foliage. Each cottage has either double or twin beds, a bathroom with flushing toilets and hot and cold running water. All have private verandahs where guests can enjoy their morning tea or coffee as they watch out over the forest canopy.
Electricity is provided by solar power with a back-up generator. Hot water is supplied by eco-friendly wood burning boilers.
Gorilla resort is a luxury facility in the Impenetrable Bwindi Forest. Cottages and furnished en-suite African luxury tents, Gorilla Resort attractive furnishings all are overlooking the Bwindi Impenetrable Rain forest. It has magnificent sight of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It’s suited at Buhoma along with Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla National Park besides the Mountain. The camp is enclosed with lavishness cottages in addition to the East Africa Safari Tents that are positioned on an eminent wooden platform providing a beautiful scenic view of the area.
Mahogany springs camp:
Mahogany Springs offers privacy and serenity blended with optimal comfort in a spectacular setting. With some of the most luxurious accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park .At Mahogany Springs it is the little touches that make the big difference, from the tiny details in the design of the lodge through to the unrivalled service levels provided by the highly trained management team. Mahogany Springs is the perfect base from which to begin you Gorilla Tracking or Bird watching adventures. The Gorillas have been to known to the visit the lodge and coming face to face with one of these peaceful creatures is an indescribable experience. For gorilla trekking safari in Uganda
Accommodation in Nkuringo Sector
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge:
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge has a beautiful position in the southern part of Bwindi National Park. Each of the eight cottages is en-suite with a spacious bedroom and lounge which are linked by a fireplace, ensuring the rooms are kept warm and cozy in the cool evenings. The main lodge facilities include a library and lounge area, a lush botanical garden and a sheltered veranda where guests can relax with a cup of tea enjoying the views. Food is cooked using fresh local produce and is plentiful and tasty. On arrival, you are appointed with your own personal butler, who will attend to your every need, around the clock.
A major advantage with this lodge is that guests can walk from their cottage to the trailhead where they will start and end their gorilla tracking day. The group of gorillas tracked is the Nkuringo Group which can be challenging to visit, and the walk may take four hours or more. The lodge is very involved with the local Nkuringo community and a development fund ensures that the local population directly benefits from each guests stay at the lodge. If you are looking for a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda Rwanda and DR Congo
Accommodation in the Rushaga Sector
Four Gorillas Lodge:
Four Gorillas lodge Uganda offers one of the best Luxury Accommodation of all worlds to those who travel to Bwindi Forest National Park. In this oasis of privacy, serenity and rejuvenation, there are no crowds, just Mountain Gorillas as well as the soothing sound of birds, rustling trees, soft breezes and breath-taking views – the Four Gorillas Lodge is the closest to the headquarters of the Bwindi National Park, only 10 minutes away from the Gorilla tracking and briefing center.
The Four Gorillas Lodge in Bwindi National Park Uganda offers perfect contemporary luxury while satisfying the human craving to become one with nature and our fellow apes. Our signature cottages are surrounded by dense forest and feature upscale elegance within a cozy homesteading.
Nshongi Camp: Nshongi Camp, has the perfect location to start your Gorilla tracking, in fact it’s the only place in Uganda and in the world where you can track FIVE different Gorilla Groups, Nshongi, Mishaya, Kahungye, Busingye, Bweza. Nshongi Camp is just a few minutes’ walk to the Ugandan Wildlife Service hut, the starting point of the Gorilla tracking.
Eco-friendly, rustic and warm, locally own, Nshongi Camp is known as the ideal base for Gorilla tracking, viewing and birding, several of the 315 birds species, many of them endemics and monkeys can be seen here. Sometime at night even the bush elephants come close to the camp. The camp has just 4 traditional bandas and is the perfect place for be connected to the nature or for a romantic stay.
Guests can dine under the stars and relax by the roaring campfire. We serve 3 meals course, and we can prepare lunch box for your tracking. Hot coffee, tea, and drinks are always available. Rushaga area, is a village inhabited by the Batwa and Bafumbira communities, ask the camp staff to visit their communities for have the opportunity to experience a new culture.
Bwindi Jungle View Lodge: Bwindi jungle view lodge is situated in Lake Mulehe 20kilometres from Bwindi impenetrable national park in the south western part of Uganda.
It’s in a unique location and not far from Mgahinga national park, the lodge is tucked in Bwindi forest and shores of Mulehe Lake giving exceptional views from the site and it’s also a birders paradise for tourists with bird watching included in their itinerary. The lodge contains cottages built with local timber and the volcanic stones extracted from the virunga volcanoes
They also offer variety of soft and hot drinks from the bar area with restaurant giving delicious meals of local and international cuisine with special meals on order for vegetarians. The dining overlooks the lake shores with a fresh breeze throughout the day. The lodge has a fireplace and shoes are cleansed from a tiresome gorilla trekking trip
Cuckoo Lodge: Cuckoo land is set in a spectacular location in a steeply-sided valley overlooking the forest and is away from any road. You need to walk down for 10 minutes from the car park and more importantly when leaving, need to walk up what can in places be a fairly steep path.
Cuckoo land accommodation Bwindi Ruhija is situated on the Butogota-Ruhija road on the eastern side of the park, 25kms from Butogota and 15kms from Ruhija. It can be reached either from Kabale or from Ishasha Gate of Queen Elizabeth National Park, taking around 2 ½ hours in either case. A 4WD vehicle is advisable especially in the rainy season.
Nyundo Valley Hill Bandas:
Nyundo Valley Hill Bandas is in Nyundo Village, 6km from the Buhoma entrance to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the residents of Nyundo were firsthand witnesses to climate change. They cultivated crops on the steep hillsides bordering Bwindi Impenetrable forest, but had noticed erosion, changing rain patterns and the disappearance of the forest´s characteristic mist. Ultimately, their crops began to fail. The Nyundo Community Conservation Project was developed in response to this. The community decided to protect the land and allow the forest to grow back, and now the trees, the rains and the mist have all returned to Nyundo. It owns five bandas, constructed in traditional style using natural materials, are designed to represent the traditional African family homestead. All bandas have sheets and mosquito nets. Latrines and showers are shared between the bandas. The showers have cold running water, with hot water provided on request.
Accommodation in the Ruhija Sector
Bakiga lodge: Bakiga Lodge was built on the top of a beautiful valley overlooking Bwindi forest, Bakiga lodge is a wonderful accommodation for visitors looking for a real African experience with great views of Bwindi impenetrable forest.
It is a luxury safari lodge, situated in the Ruhija sector of Bwindi national park, just a few minutes’ drive from the Gorilla Trekking meeting point. Main concern is your comfort – they offer warm African service and fantastic food.
The Lodge offers 4 family Cabins and 2 twin tents, all self-contained with en-suite bathrooms and spectacular views. Relax in comfort around our fire or at the bar after your Gorilla Trek or Birding tour.
Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge:
Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge invites you to surround yourself with the splendor of beautiful calm natural environment and forest-fresh air, while experiencing the luxury and serenity of our lodge. It welcomes you with a breath taking scenery of the forest, peace and tranquility – a home away from home! Come enjoy the melodies of insects and birds, butterflies, enjoy the surprise visits of monkeys or even gorillas.
The lodge has carefully designed rooms to blend the natural environment which provides luxury and hospitality. Each of the eight en-suite cottages faces the Forest and allows views of the forest canopy, with breathtaking views of the Virunga Mountain ranges. The lodge offers superb chalet accommodation, fine dining, an abundance of indoor and outdoor activities, a well-stocked bar, traditional entertainment, a mini library with magazines and books on the beautiful continent of Africa. Each Room is fitted with twin beds with en-suite bathroom, flash toilets, overhead shower that supplies hot and cold water, an extra blanket and a hot water bottle for those cold nights; all rooms are serviced daily by housekeeping.
Trekkers Tavern cottages: Trekker’s tavern Cottages is located at the hill top in Ruhija overlooking the Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park Ruhija side, one of the most famous parks and home to more than half of the world population of mountain gorillas. The lodge is very eco-friendly and has a lovely cozy atmosphere with 5 spacious cottages all with en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and flush toilets. A place of infinite calm surrounded by untamed majesty and commanding panoramic views of the Virungas on a clear day, the beautiful sunrise, Lake Edward and Bwindi forest in the south.
Ruhija Community Rest Camp is situated just at the edge of Bwindi Gorilla Park as you approach Ruhija community village. This hotel is a popular spot for backpackers. The Camp hosts 3 different accommodation set ups from Tents, Cabins to Cottages all with double beds.
The camp has a restaurant where guests serve both Local and International meals. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available at the bar. Guests can enjoy a variety of activities such as trekking safaris, gorilla and mountain walking. Ruhija Community Rest Camp is 5 min walk to Ruhija Trekking site.