Trekker’s Tavern Cottages is a perfect safari accommodation that boosts with infinite calm surrounded by untamed majesty primates and commanding spectacular views of the Virungas on a clear day, the beautiful sunrise, Lake Edward and in the south of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The lodge lies around 2 kilometers from the park headquarter. More so, the lodge is very eco-friendly and has a perfect cozy atmosphere with 8 spacious cottages all with en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and flush toilets.

Staff; The lodge has perfect chefs who prepare tasty food. Above all, the lodge offers special atmosphere, friendly and welcoming staff got from local villages and trained by the lodge.

Location; There bandas are located two kilometers from the park headquarter past the trading Centre of Ikumba. It is 52 kilometers from Kabaale takes 44kilomters from Buhoma ,462 kilometers from Kampala and 502 kilometers from Entebbe.

However, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a home to more than half remaining mountain gorillas and bewildering variety of other primates, birds, butterflies and various beautiful tree species which can be accessed within 20 minutes’ walk.

Security; Trekkers Tavern Cottages offers 24-hour CCTV surveillance system for your security.

Trekkers Tavern Cottages comprises excellent room types;

Single Room;

These rooms offer breathtaking views, beautiful garden free Wi-Fi and they have three gourmets a la carte meals daily, local coffee -chocolate delivered to your table every morning, on site activities which are guided by locals in house nature specialists, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. They designed with comfortable bed size two king size and three Queen size.

Trekker’s Tavern Cottages
Trekker’s Tavern Cottages

Double Room;

The double rooms offer 3 gourmets a la carte meals daily, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks, local coffee –chocolate delivered to your table every morning. They have free Wi-Fi, perfect bathroom, clean linen and housekeeping and overlooks beautiful nature around.

Twin Room; These rooms offer nice local coffee –tea –chocolate delivered to your table every morning inclusive with unforgettable on site activities guided by us in house nature specialists. They offer amazing bed size designed in two queen beds.

Triple Room; The room facilities offer local coffee /tea/chocolate delivered to your table every morning and amazing on site activities guided by us in house nature specialists. They are furnished with 3 queen beds.

Things to do while at Trekker Tavern Cottages;

They include; Gorilla trekking, bird watching, cultural visits and nature forest walk

Gorilla Trekking

This is unforgettable experience that starts in the morning after breakfast and be driven to the park headquarter for   briefing about dos and don’ts. After briefing, you will be escorted by the park rangers in the forest trail heads to search for the assigned gorilla family in a group of eight people. This is half done activity with one hour allowed to watch them how they feed, play, nest, hunting and picture taking. Requires one to carry essentials which will make your comfortable stay in the jungle, items include; rain jackets, water proof bags, enough mineral water, warm clothes, hiking shoes, sunglass, long slavered   shirt and trousers.

Bird watching; This is also one of the stunning activity to do at stay on Trekker Tavern Cottages. However, the park boosts about 350 bird species with23 bird species endemic to the Albertine Rift. Some of birds to encounter includes; blue-headed sunbirds, short-tailed warbler, African Green Broadbill among others.

Cultural visit; The lodge is located near the community of Batwa people where you can visit and be able to learn how they lived, hunted, cooked and how they collected wild honey as well as teach you how they prepare food into a traditional way.

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