Top Lodging Choices – Mgahinga Gorilla Park – Lake Mutanda

Posted by on June 4, 2017

The Top Lodging Choices – Mgahinga Gorilla Park – Lake Mutanda -Budget to Luxury

The Lodging Accommodations found in – near Mgahinga Gorilla Park and Lake Mutanda


Top Lodging Choices – Mgahinga Gorilla Park – Lake Mutanda gives you many options including what you would like to do and see while staying at the Lodge.  From all Mgahinga Gorilla Park and Lake Mutanda you can not only explore Mgahinga Gorilla Park, Lake Mutanda but the southern region of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest areas of Nkuringo and Rushaga.


Lodging Choices – Mgahinga Gorilla Park


Top Lodging Choices - Mgahinga Gorilla Park - Lake Mutanda Mount Gahinga Lodge – Upmarket:

Mount Gahinga Lodge is an upmarket – luxury lodge that is located just outside of Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

The lodge is simply fabulous from 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.

The meals served by competent, service orientated staff are a delight and something to look forward to after a day of trekking, hiking, climbing in Mgahinga Gorilla Park, paddling across Lake Mutanda or tracking Gorillas in nearby Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.


ibi-iwacu-community-campAmajambere Iwacu Community Camp – Budget:

The camp is located just outside of the main entrance into Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

Lodging costs in this camp range from shoestring to budget.  Most of the lodging is with shared bath, two bandas are self-contained.

Meals are Ugandan style dishes served in the main gathering area of the camp where you can also enjoy a nightly campfire along cold drinks, Batwa Tribal Dances.

This is the only budget accommodation near Mgahinga Gorilla Park, meaning convenience for the budget traveler.


Lodging Choices – Lake Mutanda:


Chameleon-Hill-LodgeChameleon Hill Lodge – Upmarket

Top Lake Mutanda – Kisoro Lodging Choices and Chameleon Hill Lodge is on top – it is an up-market lodge overlooking Lake Mutanda- Chameleon Hill Lodge is a new addition to the  Mutanda – Kisoro area of southwest Uganda with a splendid view of Lake Mutanda and of the Virunga Volcanoes.

It is the perfect base for hiking, birding, boating around Lake Mutanda and venturing into Mgahinga Gorilla National Park where you can climb volcanoes, track gorillas and golden monkey, interactive forest walks with the Batwa people.

Chameleon Hill is also a great base for exploring the southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest gorilla tracking and hiking.


mutanda-lake-resortMutanda Lake Resort -Moderate:

Mutanda Lake Resort – is located right on Lake Mutanda on a private peninsula that juts out into the Lake.  It is a  moderately priced lodge with permanently tented cottages with en-suite bath.

Lake Mutanda Resort was formerly Nkuringo Safari Lodge with new ownership came the name change.

It is a great place from which to explore Lake Mutanda, Mgahinga Gorilla Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

You can also do birding by boat or foot from here, dugout canoe outings, hikes into the Gorilla Highlands and a hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.


travellers-rest-hotelTravellers Rest Hotel-Moderate – Budget:

Travellers Rest Hotel- located in the town of Kisoro is one of the older hotels in Uganda – it has been renovated again and again with new amenities being added for its guests.

Early gorilla researchers all stayed here and enjoyed the hospitality here including Dian Fossey who called it her home away from home in nearby Rwanda.

Travellers Rest Hotel is a better budget hotel from where you can explore all the surrounding countryside including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and Mgahinga Gorilla Park.


Top Lodging Choices – Mgahinga Gorilla Park – Lake Mutanda for your safari in Uganda  – from any of the lodges above you can visit Mgahinga Gorilla Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Rushaga and Nkuringo Regions, Lake Mutanda and the Gorilla Highlands.  There are the many activities inside of the parks but countless more outside of them that you can access from your above lodging.


Top Lodging Choices – Mgahinga Gorilla Park – Lake Mutanda  – let us know which one you would want to include in your safari with us.