Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Posted by on August 31, 2018

The Top Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Uganda

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


T he Best Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park, Upmarket, Luxury and Exclusive Lodges for your comfort during Gorilla Trekking or a participant in the Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari in Uganda.

Gorilla Trekkers have a wide array of Luxury Lodges 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. 

The Luxury Gorilla Lodges are not all at the same Gorilla Trailhead. Your Gorilla Permit, which is issued by location, determines where you stay. For Luxury Gorilla Trekking Safaris that means the Buhoma, the Rushaga, and the Nkuringo area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. There is only one Luxury Lodge directly at Mgahinga Gorilla Park, and that is Mount Gahinga Lodge.


The Top Exclusive and Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Uganda:


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


 Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge –Exclusive Luxury:

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Safari Lodge is one of Uganda’s Premier Lodges. It exudes warmth and comfort. You have once in a lifetime views of the magnificent Virunga Volcanoes in the distance and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest up close

You are literally above the Clouds during your stay at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. The lodge is at the highest elevation in the park.

Service, look for further than Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. You have a personal Butler and Main at your beckon 24 hours a day. World-Class service at its best is found at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge.

The meals served here will rival any served in the best restaurants in Kampala or Kigali. Delightful Fusion dishes with the very freshest ingredient grown near the lodge. One cannot leave out Ugandan Pineapple, Bananas, Papaya, and Avocadoes.  The very best in all of Africa, you are in Africa’s Tropical Fruit Basket. Speaking of Fruit, the coffee grown here will delight your senses.

The Lodge is ideally located for both a Gorilla Trekking or Gorilla Habituation Experience Safari


 Gorilla Safari Lodge – Upmarket Luxury:

The upmarket Gorilla Safari Lodge is the choice of many, and that is because of its location near the Rushaga Area Gorilla Trekking Trailhead, and 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 an inter-joining door making them the ideal choice for families or larger groups of people traveling together. There is also the spa where you can have a massage after the tiresome gorilla trekking/habituation experience. The main lodge includes a restaurant, bar, lounge and campfire area overlooking the forest.

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:


 Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp – Exclusive Luxury:

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is a Small,  Intimate, Exclusive Lodge with 8 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 of time 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.


 Buhoma Lodge -Exclusive Luxury:

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

A most 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 which were constructed with local materials including tent fabrics – providing you with Luxury comfort at its best. People who stay here love staying at Buhoma Community Lodge.

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.


 Bwindi Lodge in Buhoma-Exclusive Luxury Lodge:

Bwindi Lodge in the Buhoma area is our favorite among the Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest this lodge per night full-board and all the extras beyond what upmarket lodge offer.

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 surrounding.

From here walk to and from the Gorilla Trekking, visit with the Batwa People, the first people of the forest, and its unique give back to the local Community the Bwindi Bar where disadvantaged youth get training in the hospitality industry and you an Espresso that is on par with the best of Coffee Restaurants in Coffee loving Seattle, WA in the US.

Value Plus for a Luxury Class Lodge


 Mahogany 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:


 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 that it is in, 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.

In 2018 an exclusive luxury Cottage was added to the choices one has here.


After the Gorilla Trek – Relax overlooking Scenic Lake Mutanda


 Chameleon 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.