Nshongi camp is a budget accommodation found in Rushaga gorilla trekking sector, Rubuguri, Bugambira in Bwindi Impenetrable national park in the southern part of Uganda.  The lodge is set close to the entrance gate Bwindi National park where gorilla tracking and briefing point starts from. The lodge is convenient for budget tourists, travellers and holiday makers for Uganda safari adventures and relaxation and in perfect, quiet area to explore the park with its breathtaking views, soft breezes, rustling trees and the forest canopy. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Kampala / Entebbe which takes about 9-10 hours’ drive and 1-2 hours flight from Entebbe international Airport or kajjansi airfield to the close Kisoro airstrip then few hours’ drive to be transferred to the camp.

 Nshongi camp is comprised of 5 comfortable and spacious rooms overlooking the beautiful forest canopy that reflects African traditional building style with modern comfort. Rooms are well decorated, elevated with raised platform and furnished with en suite private facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, complementary bottled water, mosquito nets, free toiletries, slippers and many more facilities.   Rooms have terraces, sitting areas and wooden balconies; you relax while enjoying the stunning breathtaking view of the canopy forest and surrounding areas. Rooms have comfortable beds with clean beddings .The camp has fire places where guests relax and share experiences about the safaris not only that it also provides warmth to the guests during night.

Nshongi camp offers different services and facilities which include

A restaurant that  serves different Menu  both local and continental food that meets clients appetite  served by well trained, friendly  and organized  staff. Meals include;  A Breakfast overlooking the forest ,  Lunch  and three course dinner  both in and out door dinner .

  A well- stocked bar with  both hard and soft  drinks ( beers, sodas, wines etc),  You relax  on the terraces and sip the cocktail while overlooking  the canopy  forest , soft breezes   and surrounding areas .

Services include;  laundry  and house- keeping services  are offered, Ample parking space ,  WIFI hotspot internet available at the lodge that enables  visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends,   Airport pick up and drop off services offered .

Activities to do while at the lodge;  gorilla trekking experience and habituation,  nature walks in the forest, Community Visits on the local villages,  traditional dances and many more activities.

Nshongi camp
Nshongi camp

Bwindi forest   Impenetrable national park is the best and most visited national park in south western part of Uganda in Kanungu district. The park is the home of more endangered mountain gorillas over 19 gorilla groups in the park. The park occupies the total area of 330.8 square kilo meters. There are more than  600 mountain gorillas in Bwindi national park of which  19 gorilla families are habituated . The park consists of different 4 sectors namely;  Nkuringo sector,  Rushaga Sector , Buhoma sector and  Ruhijha sectors where gorilla trekking takes  place.  The lodge is found inRushaga  Sector which is the home of Five gorilla families  namely;  Mishaya, kahungye ,Nshongi , Busingye  and Bweza . Rushaga sector also has 2 gorilla habituation experience families of Bukingi and bushaho .  Rushaga   can also be tracked while staying in Nkuringo  location .   Rushaga sector is the best and most visited sector with beautiful view of the forest canopy compared to other sectors thus making up Bwindi Impenetrable national park.  Gorilla permit in bwindi  is at 700$. There are more than seven hundred and eighty six (786 ) mountain gorillas in the whole world  . Uganda hold close to half of their total population, and the majority of them live in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, whereas the others are found in Mgahinga national Park.  Bwindi Impenetrable national park has different accommodations in all sectors; Budget , Mid range and luxury accommodation . The best place to visit  Bwindi impenetrable national park is  Feb, March ,  June, July , September, October  and December . There are many activities to do while in the park include;   Gorilla trekking experience, gorilla habituation experience, Batwa pigmies   trail , cultural experience (traditional dances), bird watching/birding since the park has over 150 bird species , nature  walks in the forest, community tours  in bwindi forest, Visiting lake  bunyonyi and lake mutanda , golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga national park  and many other activities


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