Bwindi Forest National Park Uganda Accommodation
Bwindi Forest National Park Uganda Accommodation : Bwindi Forest national park is Uganda’s most attractive visited safari destination that harbors with unique creatures ‘’Mountain Gorillas’’ that have attracted millions of tourists to visit the pearl of Africa. And above all, Bwindi is home of endangered mountain gorillas that are still remaining in the world and half of them are found in Bwindi, located in southwestern region of Uganda in Kanungu district estimating 9 to 10 hours drives. The park has got perfect travel hotels and Lodges /Accommodational facilities that suites your comfortable stay while on your 3 days Gorilla trekking Uganda Safari and more, below are the highlights as follows;
Bwindi Lodge, is one of most favorite Bwindi Forest National Park Uganda Accommodation lodge by the tourists in all of Bwindi National Park Uganda. It is positioned in the heart of Bwindi town, a short walk from the gorilla trekking headquarters. The moment you walk into Bwindi Lodge, you feel a beautiful overlooking of the space and the nature as the forest is right there. The lodge also gives a comfortable feeling of cosines and warmness as the fire is the central feature to the lounge.
Location –Bwindi Lodge
Bwindi Lodge sits in the heart of the Bwindi in southwest Uganda. Number of visitors travelling to Uganda Gorilla Safaris, this lodge can be their first choice even before arriving where you go to trek the habituated mountain gorillas. Bwindi is a gorgeous destination with steep mountains, lush forests and friendly communities where one couldn’t miss to visit while travelling on African safaris. Besides trekking/tracking mountain gorillas in Bwindi, there are other activities to participate in such as nature walk, forest hikes, project and community tours. After doing activities, the lodge offers a massage after your hike.
The lodge lies on large piece of land with well-furnished rooms, main area and spa that are spread out across the gardens and pathways. The main area of the lodge is quite welcoming with rewardable views of the rolling hills, green nature, primates designed with a large open plan composing cozy sofas, a central fire place, the restaurant area, then a garden and veranda area. Bwindi Lodge was designed with a lot of windows which are usually open thus creating free breathing air, light and feel a sense of being in the middle of the forest.
The lodge offers rooms which are individual cottage type, very spacious with a large bed, a corner day-bed area, an open fireplace and a well-appointed en-suite bathroom. Bwindi lodge –has currently designed one deluxe room which are much larger in size and are more contemporary. This room is a nice looking with a lounge area where fire can be done in the evening after your activities /warming area, a sofa and a coffee table.
Trekking/tracking of the habituated mountain gorillas is the main selling and best done activity, starts in the morning with the briefing. After briefing you will be guided with a park ranger to allocate you to the trekking gorilla families in Bwindi Impenetrable forest. The trip to Bwindi for Gorilla trekking safari is recommended to stay three to four nights as you can add on other activities like nature walk and community tour.
Bwindi Lodge is touched with an open bar which was a community project to train people in the world of peace, the staff are welcoming and the bar is stocked with lots of different drinks. Visits on their visit to Bwindi lodge can tour around the lodge and the bar inclusive with all the drinks, it’s a lovely bar and worth visiting.
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
The sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is a portfolio luxurious accommodation of Bwindi Forest National Park Uganda Accommodation. The property offers the main area with open plan overlooking the beautiful nature around, with a fire pit and a bar area attracting our clients in before dinner. The rooms are spacious and cozy furnished from canvas and build in en-suite bathrooms and an outdoor bath.
The camp sits few kilometers walk from the park headquarter at Bwindi National park, it is further along the road from the town and where it is located is quite quieter than those that are closer to Bwindi Town. Sanctuary gorilla forest camp is set in the midst of the thicket of the forest something rewardable.
The main area of the property is quite beautiful with open plan, a lounge area designed with bar and restaurant that is welcoming to visitors. There is nice garden area outside the lounge, surrounded fireplace to sit in the evening and enjoy a sundowner before your evening meal. The vegetation’s makes it more adorable and sounds travels.
The rooms from this camp are totally different to others in Bwindi, rooms here are essentially canvassed tented camps. The rooms were designed with wooden platforms but the overall structure is strong canvas. It has two large beds a desk area with a charging station, en-suite bathroom, an outdoor free standing bath as well as a private veranda. Each room is designed with its own free Wi-Fi connection but not available in the main area.
Trekking mountain gorillas is the best done activity here .Mountain gorilla trekking starts in the morning at 8:00am after your breakfast ,you will be given a packed lunch boxes ,be dropped to the headquarters for briefing .From here you will be given a sturdy walking sticks ,then be allocated to the gorilla group lead by the park ranger to forest trail heads to search for them in your comfortable hiking boots ,rain jacket ,mineral water bottle ,snacks and a camera to capture photos .Once you meet this endangered mountain gorillas one hour will be given to you to watch them as they feed ,play ,groom their younger ones and taking memorable photography.
Buhoma Lodge sounds has one of the top quality property in Bwindi National Park Uganda and one of the most favorite lodge here. The lodge sits on an elevated platform that gives visitors a sense of being up-high in the forest, an ideal area to visit. Buhoma lodge offers a real sense of intimacy and safari feel to it, with a warm fire pit and an indoor fire by the welcoming bar area.
The lodge was set at a short walk from the park headquarter in Bwindi National Park. Bwindi Impenetrable forest is renowned has the top visited national park on Gorilla trekking experience because it hosts high number of mountain gorilla’s individuals than other African Gorilla destination like Rwanda and Congo where Mountain gorillas do exist. Bwindi is biodiversity area with over 600 mountains gorilla’s individuals ,350 bird species recorded ,310 butterflies ,200 trees ,51 reptiles and 120 mammals thus making it a preferable place to visit where you won’t regret.
The lodge offers raised wooden platforms that sits between the main area and your room, you walk across wooden platforms and a lot of stairs are designed around. The main area is touched with a cozy indoor hanging fire place and a dining area for breakfast and dinner. The 10 rooms are set back from the main area, set on higher elevated platform thus offering interesting views.
Buhoma lodge offers 10 comfortable chalets built from locally sourced materials on a comfortable level. Each chalet is eco-friendly, with solar light and rain showers. They also have a bath-tub for relaxation and enjoyment after the day’s experience, the outdoor veranda has comfortable chairs.
Gorilla trekking is the main activity to encounter in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park, we recommend you to book your permit advance before trekking dates, gorilla permit can be booked direct from ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority costs USD700 per person per day.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
This lodge sits in remote areas of Bwindi Forest with access to three habituated gorilla families, the area is quiet and rewarding. Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge offers eight cottages in the tranquility of the rainforest, the atmosphere of a mountain chalet and the warm peace and welcoming Ugandans.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge is a good choice of property set in the heart of Bwindi forest, lies to the northern area of Buhoma and has easy outreach to three habituated gorilla groups. The lodge offers spectacular views of the majestic volcanoes which is the Virunga chain, Bwindi Forest as well as the escarpment into the Albertine Rift Valley within the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The lodge has a cosy with roaring fireplace as a resting area after your activity for warmest, freshly made food and an inviting dining room with great views of the Virunga Volcanoes. Nkuringo has got ‘’8’’ eight classic cottages which are positioned around the main area, overlooking the beauty of Bwindi forest. It also offers a comfortable spa a perfect place to restore your mind, body and spirit in the forest.
These eight cottages were built an en-suite and a private terrace with either rewarding view of the Virunga Mountain or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Other rooms are self-contained with hot water, awesome visit.
While on visit to Nkuringo Bwindi, you can participle in very many activities include walking safari, visit the Batwa pygmies, undertake a full day Gorilla habituation experience at cost USD1,500 per trek per person, guided Village walk among others.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
This lodge is intimate and more beautiful to have your stay on Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park Uganda. It sits at a height of 2,000 meter above sea level. Cloud Mountain Gorilla Lodge is one of most luxurious lodge, that lies in the south-western part of Bwindi National park and can be outreached to 6 habituated gorilla families with in the park, offers a remote and luxurious experience with wonderful gorilla sightings.
Cloud Mountain Gorilla lodge is located in the south western side of the park in area called Nkuringo.
Amazingly, the main area of Clouds and cottage is built from local volcanic stone. The main lodge is described as a luxury ski chalet with exposed wooden beams, spectacular views to the thick forest and cosy, beautiful with fireplaces and nice sofas and armchairs.
The lodge offers 5 double cottages and 2 family cottages. The cottages are spacious yet beautiful. Each have large sitting room with a double-sided fireplace, quite welcoming to enjoy in the evening before and after dinner. They also offer private veranda and well-furnished en-suite bathrooms. Just luxurious stay and worthy it.
Along your stay here, you can go for unforgettable gorilla trekking, forest walk, birding, cultural experience, community tours and Visiting the Batwa people ‘’the indigenous people from the mountain slopes. The lodge also has well –appointed spa where you can enjoy a relaxing massage after your gorilla hike.
Mahogany Springs is a colorful independent lodge in the heart of Bwindi National park, that lies in Bwindi Forest National Park in the south-west region of Uganda, approximately 9-10 drive hours. This lodge is owner run with nice services, comfortable rooms and welcoming main area with overlooking of beautiful garden area and green nature. This could be a great choice of your accommodation during your Uganda gorilla trek, with a fordable service.
This lodge sits in the northern side of Bwindi National Park in the south-west of Uganda. Bwindi National Park is famous with over 21 habituated gorilla families that you can trek in four gorilla sectors. Mahongy Spring sits few meters away up the road from both the park headquarter and the small town of Bwindi.
The lodge is touched with main area very spacious to visitors, built of wood and with combines a dining area, a large veranda, a bar and a curio shop. The area of warm and colorful. The room lies off a stoned pathway and the forest in the background. The property offers quiet and spacious area for relaxing/for your comfortable stay.
The lodge suites with double or triple and offer en-suite bathrooms with private terrace with great views of the surrounding forest. Best for families, the two bedrooms interconnects and the final room type is a honeymoon suite which is similar to the superior suite but also offers large bed and a bathtub.
The main activities to be done in Bwindi is gorilla trekking /tracking but you need to first hold a permit at USD700 per person per day, book it advance. On your safari to Bwindi for gorilla trekking do not get to carry a camera with extra batteries to capture photos as you wish for your future remembrance.
Apart from the above mentioned comfortable Accommodation facilities ranging in different range of Luxury, Mid-range and Budget, there are other more facilities which can be booked by the help of the tour operator, you can contact us Achieve Global Safaris for further notice on Bwindi Forest National Park Uganda Accommodation.