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Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Posted by on August 13, 2020

The Top Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Uganda

Exclusive & Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safari Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda

Luxury Gorilla Trekking LodgesThe Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park. Upmarket. Uganda’s Luxury and Exclusive Gorilla Lodges that give you that feeling of comfort on your Gorilla Safari in Uganda.

Gorilla Trekkers have a wide array of choices when it comes to Luxury Gorilla Lodges. The Exclusive and Luxury Gorilla Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is in the northern area of Buhoma and Ruhija and the southern region of Nkuringo and Rushaga.

 To choose from, and we will assist you as you make choices with input beyond TripAdvisor Reviews. 

Luxury Gorilla Lodges add to your time with the Gentle Giants of the Forest. A sort of added plus to your once-in-a-lifetime Gorilla Encounter Adventure in the Pearl of Africa.

Gorilla Trekkers often ask us about the Choices one has when it comes to Luxury Lodges. Below is a list of some of them.

The Top Exclusive and Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Uganda:

Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in the Southern Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Rushaga – Nkuringo:

The most convenient way to access the southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is by flying into Kigali, Rwanda, and taking a stunningly scenic drive through the Gorilla Highlands to Rushaga or Nkuringo. You can also fly from Entebbe to Kisoro, which is the choice of many who want no drive-time and more time in the Park.

Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestClouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge:

One of the best-known Luxury Gorilla Lodges in Uganda is Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge in Nkuringo in southern Bwindi Forest.

Since it opened, this small, remote Lodge continues to win prizes, awards, and raves both internationally and locally.

Guests at Clouds stay in a built with Volcanic stone cottage. Each Cottage has a large sitting room with a comforting fireplace. The Cottage is exquisitely outfitted with overstuffed armchairs and hand-woven carpets. The walls graced with artwork of some of Uganda’s most recognized artists. Your private Cottages exudes elegance, warmth, and comfort.

From your terrace up in the clouds, you see the majestic Virunga Volcanoes in the Disdtaqnce and Bwindi Forest up close. On a clear night, you can see the faint red glow of the from the active Nyiragongo Volcano in DR Congo.

At 2,200 meters above sea-level, you are literally above the clouds. The Lodge is at the highest elevation in Bwindi Forest.

 Your wellbeing is attended to by a personal Butler and Maid who are at your beckon 24 hours a day. Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is synonymous with World-Class service at its best. 

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge gives you access to Gorilla Trekking in Nkuringo and Rushaga.

Gorilla Safari Lodge:Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

The upmarket Gorilla Safari Lodge is the choice of many, and that is because of its location near the Rushaga Area Gorilla Trekking Trailhead. It is the closest upmarket Lodge to the Gorilla Habituation Experience Trailhead.

Gorilla Safari Lodge has eighteen spacious cottages, each providing the perfect setting to relax after a day of gorilla trekking.

The cottages all have solar-powered lighting, en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water and flush toilets and individual verandahs offering excellent views of the unspoiled tropical rainforest.

Five of the cottages have two rooms (both en-suite and featuring a cozy fireplace) with inter-joining doors. Families or friends traveling together often choose one of them.

For your wellness, there is the spa where you can have a massage after gorilla trekking or a more extensive habituation experience.

 The main lodge includes a restaurant, bar, lounge, and there is a cozy campfire area. There you can have your sundowners or evening drinks while swapping gorilla trekking stories.

The Lodge is ideally located for both a Gorilla Trekking or Gorilla Habituation Safari in the Rushaga area.

Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in the Northern Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Buhoma – Ruhija:

Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestSanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp:

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is a Small,  Intimate, Exclusive Lodge with 8 (10 in 2020)Permanent Tented Cottage inside of the park itself.

Even Gorillas choose to visit Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, and they must know which is a preferred lodge. The camp is one of the high-end luxury lodges within Bwindi Forest.  Often Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is booked months ahead due to its popularity with visitors to Buhoma.

The Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has many choices for the visitors and tourists.  There is, however, only one Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp Lodge.

The furnishing, the decor, the service, the meals all show the excellent luxury lodge that it is for Gorilla Trekking.  If you like to use this lodge on Safari with us, our advice is to plan well ahead, especially if you are coming during the Peak Seasons of the Year.

Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestBuhoma Lodge -Exclusive Luxury:

Buhoma Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest – simply Luxury Comfort and it is located inside of the park itself, meaning a short walk to the Park Headquarters for your gorilla trek.

It is a restful place before and after Gorilla Tracking inside of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It is only one of two lodges that are inside of the park.

Buhoma Lodge –is an up-market luxury lodge with eight comfortable and luxurious cottages that were constructed with local materials, including tent fabrics – providing you with Luxury comfort at its best.

Buhoma Lodge is a Gorilla Lodge that has been one of the most reliable lodges when it comes to luxury and quality for gorilla trekking Safaris in the Buhoma area of the park.

Buhoma Lodge offers guests consistency in the Quality of Service. You know what you will get when you arrive.

Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestBwindi Lodge in Buhoma-Exclusive Luxury Lodge:

Bwindi Lodge has a spectacular view of the Forest, Bwindi Lodge is the most excellent gorilla lodge at Bwindi. While having coffee or a sundowner on the terrace, you will see primates and birds in the forest.

The lodge has eight luxury cottages and two deluxe ones. The theme throughout is one of subdued elegance.

This Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge is synonymous with World Class Service, Cuisine, a reserved luxury style, thoughtful planning that puts this lodge into harmony with its surroundings.

From here, walk to and from the Gorilla Trekking. Visit with the Batwa People, the first people of the forest. Do not miss having a drink, a Rolex, or cassava Chips with salsa at the award-winning Bwindi Bar sponsored by the lodge.

One of the Best Gorilla Lodges

Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestMahogany Springs Lodge – Luxury:

Mahogany Springs Lodge your affordable up-market Lodge in the Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where it has garnered quite a following with Trekkers

Enjoy your Stay at Mahogany Springs Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where, at times, even Gorillas pay a visit to the property.

The Lodge is known for spacious, well-furnished cabins, a grand main lodge, treat service and views of the forest and surrounding countryside. On top of that, great meals are served here.

The Lodge has been written up in various publications, all touting its setting, quality of rooms, service, and food, plus the closeness to Gorilla Trekking itself.

Our Clients have had nothing but raves for the lodge.

Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in the Mgahinga Gorilla Park Area:

Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Mount Gahinga Lodge – Affordable Exclusive Lodge:

Mount Gahinga Lodge is a luxury lodge that is located just outside of Mgahinga Gorilla Park. It is one of the favorite Gorilla Lodges among our clients.

The lodge is fabulous because of the natural setting. The foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes to the closeness to the Park.  From the exquisite private cottages with bath and a fireplace to take the chill off during the cool nights in the Gorilla Highlands.

Mount Gahinga Gorilla Lodge supports not only Gorilla Conservation but people conservation. It has demonstrated in its direct support of the indigenous Batwa People who are today Conservation  Refugees. Batwa cultural encounters including a visit to the Batwa Village that was built by Mount Gahinga Lodge.

There are now two exclusive deluxe Cottages at Mount Gahinga Lodge.

After the Gorilla Trek – Relax overlooking Scenic Lake Mutanda.

Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestChameleon Hill Lodge – Upmarket- Luxury:

Chameleon Hill Lodge  –is your best luxury lodge choice after the gorilla trek. It is the lodge with the million-dollar view of Mgahinga Gorilla Park and the Virunga Volcanoes. The third in the world “Must Photograph Location.”

Chameleon Hill Lodge, we call it Africa’s funkiest upmarket Lodge. That is because of its colorful appearance throughout, and it is seemingly reflecting someone’s idea of a fairytale castle.

Chameleon Hill Lodge is a perfect place to relax and chill out for a few days before heading back home. It is only three hours from Kigali and ideal for those heading there for their flight out.

You will enjoy your sundowner with a view. Be sure to try the Ugandan drink of choice, Uganda Waragi, with a Krest Bitter Lemon Soda. Be sure to check out one of our Gorilla Read Books to enjoy while you are here.


Gorilla Trekking Safaris while staying in select and exclusive Lodges in or near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park.