Luxury Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park : Uganda is highly regarded by tourists for its gorilla-filled jungles, breathtaking Nile waterfalls, and unspoiled, untouristy safaris. But unlike any other experience, gorilla trekking, which is only possible in Uganda and its two other neighbors, is routinely listed as a must-do in Africa.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge -Bwindi Forest National Park
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is one of the major luxurious safari lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which lies in the park’s southern section of the park. It provides superb accommodation and a base for gorilla trekking in Uganda. More so the lodge is renowned as the multi -award winning eco lodge that offers mid-range to luxury forest escapes to multiple options for travelers including; private garden cottages, family villas and luxury suites nestled on a forested ridge with baffling views of the rural landscape.
This lodge was built using beautiful local material like papyrus for ceiling and wooden floor with a touch of volcanic rock.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is located in the heart of the Nkuringo local community where guests can experience the vibrant cultural of the villages surrounding the lodge. Its Location is great base from which to go for Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Nature walking, Hiking and Birding in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest among others.
The lodge is situated 300meter from the Nkuringo Sector visitor’s reception, just 10-to-15-minute walk to the gorilla trekking briefing point. And 23 kilometers from the Rushaga sector briefing point and it is a 45-minute drive from the lodge.
The lodge has comfortably six cottages featured with ensuite, fireplace and private balcony with impressive views of either the Virunga’s or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It has 3 Villas with 2 in 1 bedroom’s cottages, each with en-suite, private entrance and terrace with interconnecting door, perfect for families and friends traveling together. There are 3 forest suites all offering perfect butler service and with spectacular view of Bwindi.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
The Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge lies near to the Visitor’s center in Nkuringo sector in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is a spacious luxury lodge that consists of a chalet- like main lodge and seven guesthouses, built from local volcanic stone and was outfitted with handwoven rugs and works from the country’s artists.
The lodge sits about 7,000 feet above sea level and it is not unusual for visitors to see the Virunga Volcanoes across Bwindi Impenetrable Forest glowing amber against the darkened sky.
Cloud Mountain Gorilla lodge suits with ten stone cottages designed with African themed art, high-beamed ceilings, a spacious bedroom, a lounge area and an en suite bathroom with a shower.
A warm in the cool evenings.
They have a private butler and housekeeper provide hot water bottle and keep the fireplace lit on chilly mountain evenings.
Besides doing gorilla trekking at the lodge, one can go for guided forest walks, visit the community project which was designed to help local farmers.
Buhoma Lodge – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Buhoma Lodge is also a perfect luxurious accommodation, set in the northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest a home to half the remaining endangered mountain gorillas in the wild and home to over 23 habituated gorilla families splintered in four gorilla sectors that is Ruhija, Buhoma, Rushanga and Nkuringo Gorilla Sector.
This luxury lodge has a beautiful a rustic charm with a modern, sophisticated ambiance. The central lounge and communal dining section offers gainful views of the forest below and an ideal setting for evenings around the fireplace while jazzing about the tiresome day of gorilla trekking or community walks among others.
The Buhoma Lodge is contemporary and well designed to meld with its natural surroundings. It consists of eight cottages each with an en suite bathroom which are named after Bwindi’s unique gorillas and furnished with four poster beds, hand-carved furniture and terraces affording spectacular views of the surrounding forest.
Take note, the expansive main terrace is excellent for enjoying sundowners and the views around is enchanting that even attract the mountain gorillas occasionally amble in to relax to the lodge’s beautiful gardens.
While at the lodge, guests can engage in guided nature walk which can be done following the river trail below the lodge and take a dip. They offer personal butler service. Guests can have a short walk to the local village for a tapa- style meal at the famous Bwindi Bar is a must.
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Lodge
This lodge is among the few luxuries lodge that lies in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The lodge’s location attracts the guests with occasional visits from one of the local gorilla families who literally look peep into guest’s rooms – What an enchanting experience.
Gorilla Forest Camp consists of eight sleeping tents built with thatch, wood and canvas. These sleeping tents are raised on wooden platforms, airy, spacious and beautifully designed. These tents are designed with a double or twin bed, a well-furnished veranda, plenty of room to change in and a separate bathroom.
The bathrooms are designed with a sink, toilet, shower and a standalone bath. The rooms are clean, homely and welcoming with polished wooden floors and various mod-cons and well chosen and locally sourced tables and seats.
Mahogany Springs Lodge
Mahogany Springs Lodge is nestled on the pristine riverbank of the Munyanga river and lodge derives its name from the 400-year-old mahogany tree that towers above the lodge gardens.
The lodge offers breathtaking views to world class cuisine and gorilla trekking expeditions. It is among the best luxury lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Mahogany Spring Lodge is designed with seven large thatched cottages that blend seamlessly with the surroundings and gainful view of the clear waters of the Munyanga River and the dense Jungles of the national park.
The touched suites are perfect with large double doors, hardwood floors, crisp white linens, sun – soaked windows, designed with beautiful open terracotta showers, mosquito net and private terraces with spectacular views of the verdant valley.
The lodge offers delicious meals prepared with professional chef who prepares a wide range of international flavors.
They also have barbecue night, a favorite with guests which is done once a week on the terrace and afternoon tea is included every day alongside fresh cakes and biscuits from the lodge’s pastry chef.
This luxury lodge offers a private bush breakfasts and dinners by the river put in the center of nature’s drama thus a magical enchantment.
What is your best choice of Luxury accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest?
Fact, all the above listed luxury lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park offer comfort and perfect privacy and serenity blended with optimal comfort in one of the perfect locations on the African continent – Bwindi a home to the half of the world’s population of endangered mountain gorillas that still exists in the world.
From the unrivalled service and break taking views to world class cuisine and Gorilla trekking experience thus leaving guests enchanted and memorable of the African Safari Experience.
Other luxury accommodation in Bwindi un mentioned in the articles but also offering quality amenities to the clients includes; Kiho Gorilla Safari lodge, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Trackers Safari Lodge, Gorilla Heights Lodge, Chameleon Hill Lodge, Mutanda Lake Resort among others.
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