Buhoma Gorilla Camp is a homely hoven found in one of world’s most visited national park –Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a home with high population of unique mountain gorillas in the entire world where millions of people flock in every year to meet up with our closest related mountain gorillas whom we share 98% of DNA and in Bwindi they can be trekked or seen in four gorilla habituation sector that is; Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija gorilla sector. Here we talk about Buhoma Gorilla camp which is found in one of four habituation sector –Buhoma region. However, on your visit to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for Gorilla trekking safari we recommend our visitors to always book accommodation that belongs to the sector they are to trek these mountain gorillas.
More so, Buhoma Gorilla Camp is a perfect and eco-friendly mid-range accommodation in a forest patch just 400 meters after turn off to the Bwindi Community Hospital which takes only 10 minutes’ drive to Buhoma gorilla trekking –tracking starting point in the northern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
The camp has specious restaurant that overlooking beautiful green atmosphere around where to can enjoy delicious meal in a comfortable and cool environment with rewardable natural sounds, birdlife close to a nature stream flowing through stunning forest patch. The restaurant is maintained with professional chefs who are good in preparing tasty food, snacks and much more. They serve heavy breakfast and do pack lunch for their client going for gorilla trekking and this is always guaranteed at Buhoma Gorilla Camp.
Ideally, Buhoma Gorilla Camp lies within the pristine of the think famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and located near to the local community of the historical Batwa people of Uganda. Guests on visit here always guaranteed a glimpse at Africa’s mighty primates and experience indigenous culture easily.
There rooms are clean and comfortable to very visitor here.
Other Amenities serviced at Buhoma Gorilla Camp
They offer free parking
Wake up service –alarm clock
Kids stay free
They offer room features like walk in shower, sofa, bottled water, private bathrooms, clothes, wardrobe, seating area, extra-long beds ,desk ,private balcony among others.
Activities offered at Buhoma Gorilla Camp –Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Gorilla Tracking –Trekking
Gorilla trekking is quite an exception activity in the park that has impacted a lot on Uganda Tourism Hub through supporting the conservation areas and reserves within the country. As we see numbery of tourists visit Uganda purposely to trek mountain gorillas in their nature habitant of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest at a cost of USD700 per person per trek. Note without gorilla trekking permits you cannot be allowed to trek these mountain gorillas which can be bought in advance before your time of visitation to Uganda Gorilla Destination.
However, Gorilla trekking starts early in the morning with a briefing about rules and regulations about gorillas. After briefing at 8am, park ranger will group you in a group of 8 people. Then you will go to trek them in their nature environment accompanied with a ranger who will lead you through a thick forest of Bwindi, as you will be able to sight see other species that live in this forest such as colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, beautiful butterflies, notable birds among others, the activity can take 30 to 7 hours depending on the gorilla family movements. Once you locate the gorilla family you’re assigned in, one hour will be given to you to watch them as they play, behave, feed, survive along the day as well as enjoying video capturing and photography for your future remembrance.
Meanwhile, Buhoma region is not only best sector to trek mountain gorillas but also a great site for birding in Bwindi. Some of bird species to see includes; Cinnamon-chested bee eater, Common Bulbul, African Emerald Cuckoo, Fly catchers, African green pigeon, African harrier hawk, White tailed blue, African blue among others.
Buhoma Gorilla Camp is located near to the local community where guests can easily connect with the famous Batwa people who good in entertaining their amazing traditional dance to the visitors. You will be able to listed to their interesting story telling among others.
Walks in the wild
From the lodge guests can easily go and enjoy pristine of the park, walk quietly in the forest and come up with sweet rewards.