Gorilla Heights Lodge is a unique luxurious safari accommodation that suits with comfortable amenities wanted by the visitors. The lodge is composed of two types of cottages that are Family cottages and Standard cottages and all are décor with the same amazing room amenities but different bed sizes and prices per night.
Gorilla Heights lodge is situated in the Nkuringo region of the famous four habituated gorilla regions that is; Ruhija, Rushaga, Buhoma, and Nkuringo main gorilla tracking regions in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and located in Kisoro district in southwestern Uganda respectively. However , the lodge provides easy access with perfect transportation services from Kisoro airstrip, flying guests to Rwanda boarders, Kigali Airport, and Entebbe International Airport depending on the visitor’s wants. The distance from Kampala to Kisoro is just 483.6 kilometers and Entebbe to Kisoro is 472.1 kilometers.
The lodge consists of 1 family, 5Deluxe and 9 cottages thus making up a total of 15 spacious cottages each cottage is decorated with modern and African artifacts that are delicately blended to provide a fantastic abode in the wilderness. Gorilla Heights lodge has perfect beds which were draped in white linen and located in the center of the room. The rooms are adjacent to the large aluminum doors that reward the break of dawn in Bwindi. The sunrise over the horizon is an invitation to enjoy a hot cup of coffee on the wide sheltered balconies that give a panoramic view of the Bwindi’s canopy. Each cottage offers the Virunga range view right from the dining facility. The rooms are warmed up with heat from the gas burners and electric heaters thus offering to guests the great opportunity to cozy up in the interior lounges with a cup of African coffee or tea.
The bathroom is ensuite with indoor showers and free-standing bathtubs for a rejuvenating body soak after a long day of safari activity. The bathtubs for the Deluxe cottages are designed on private balconies, offering visitors opportunities to enjoy bathtub-in-the-sky moments.
All living spaces at the lodge were furnished with sofas, heaters, mini-refrigerators, and a 50-inch flat-screen television.
Room Amenities at Gorilla Height Lodge
The lodge offers a private bathroom
The lodge also offers high-speed wireless internet access and electric heaters
They have refrigerators with assorted drinks
Their rooms are furnished with both hot and cold showers as well as Bathtub.
They offer a writing desk and chair 89
The lodge was designed with bathrobes and slipper
They offer a coffer maker with complimentary coffee and tea
They have a hair dryer, Iron, and board
They also offer 50 –inch flat screen televisions connected to DSTV.
They also offer a heated swimming pool where to chill around in the evening hours or afternoon.
They have steam and sauna service as well as offering laundry services
They have a cleanup for clients after the incredible gorilla trekking or habituation experience
The room features with fireplace where guests gather in the evening to jazz and listen to storytelling from the Uganda safari guides as they enjoy your soft drinks.
Rooms are also featured with extra-long beds, housekeeping, satellite television and a walk in shower.
They have a welcoming and friendly staff.
They have free parking for their guests.
The lodge’s modern green roofs incline to seamlessly blend with the surrounding nature.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park famously known as home to half of the total population of the mountain gorilla still exists in the wild. It is home to over 22 habituated gorilla families that are divided into four gorilla sectors; Nkuringo, Rushaga, Buhoma, and Ruhija sectors where gorilla trekking and habituation experience takes place in Bwindi. However, Gorilla Heights lodge is found in the Nkuringo sector a beautiful sector with a rewardable view of the forest canopy and Virunga mountains compared to other regions. Gorilla permits in Bwindi cost USD700 per person per day.
Things to do at Gorilla Heights Lodge –Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
They include; Gorilla trekking experience, Gorilla habituation experience, Batwa trail, cultural tour, Bird watching, Forest walk, and Visiting lake bunyonyi, and lake mutanda among others.
The best time to Visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park starts from June to Mid-September and December to February.