Bwindi Cultural Centre is a spacious mid-range lodge located in Kanungu –Bwindi Impenetrable national park offering good comfortable facilities to guests who visit gorilla safari in Bwindi. It offers a nice restaurant that serves delicious food, a 24-hour front desk, a clean garden where you can sit in the evening hours overlooking a beautiful area, a children’s playground and terraces as well as complimentary WiFi among others.
The lodge is designed with a private bathroom furnished with a hot tub in some units, bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries among others.
Bwindi Cultural centre consists of comfortable room types such as Deluxe Double –Twin rooms, Standard single rooms, Tents and Standard twin rooms. More so, the lodge is beautified cottages with en-suite bathrooms, flat television screens, mosquito nets and terraces where guests may enjoy the spectacular view of the surrounding.
They have an onsite excellent restaurant built while surrounded by banana and fruits plantation. They have skilled chefs who can prepare both local and continental delicacies and chilled local drinks.
This safari centre–lodge was designed with a conference facility carrying a capacity of over 100 people.
Location; Bwindi Cultrural centre lies 18kilomters from Queen Elizabeth National park Ishasha sector and 33 kilomters from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park . Despite this, it’s a perfect getaway in the middle of adventure gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park and easy access for a game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park. The lodge can be accessed between a 9 to 10 hours drive from Kampala the capital city and 1:30 minutes by air from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi airfield to savannah airstrip just a distance of 10 kilometres away from the centre.
Other amenities –facilities at Bwindi Cultural Centre- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bathroom facilities at Bwindi Cultural Centre
Clean cotton towels-sheets
Outdoor Facilities ;
Outdoor dining area
Kitchen Facilities ;
Comfortable dining table
Cleaning products and toaster
Reception services offered ;
On-site currency exchange
They offer express check-in/check out
24-hour front desk
Family services offered;
They have baby safety gates
Kid’s outdoor play equipment
Board games –puzzles
They offer a coffee house on site and fruits to guest
Kid-friendly buffet and kid meals
Special diet menus but on request
They serve breakfast in the room
Activities offered at Bwindi Cultural Centre;
They include; Sport fishing, hiking tours, Cycling, walking tours, Bike tours, Cooking class, and cultural encounters among others.
Cultural Encounter –Bwindi National Park
While a comfortable stay at Bwindi Cultural Centre, you can engage in cultural encounters by visiting the local Bakiga and Batwa communities where you will experience amazing village walks, blacksmith visits, visit craft shops and interesting dances.
Go visit the friendly Batwa and have stunning chances of learning how they cook and serve meals. You will also enjoy the energetic cultural dance performances and thrilling traditional songs. Reach out to other people around the park the Bakiga gets involved in making beautiful African crafts, for example, handmade artefacts such as bee wax candles, fabrics and wood carvings.
Gorilla trekking tours;
Gorilla trekking takes place in Bwindi Impenetrable national park home to one of the rarest animals on earth ‘’mountain gorillas’’. This dense rainforest is recognized as a World Heritage site with an awe-inspiring experience of biodiversity, located in the southwestern region of Uganda.
Gorilla trekking starts early in the morning after briefing, you hike into the forest trails to search for the mountain gorilla. An activity can take about 30 to 7 hours depending on their movements in their natural habitat. Once you find them one hour will be given to your to watch them as they play, feed, hunt, and nest in the evening grooming themselves and picture taking.