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Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Posted by on October 25, 2020

Gorilla Trekking -Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

The Best Lodging Choices for Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestHere are the best and Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. As you plan your safari with us that takes in Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, keep in mind that there are four areas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest where you can track Gorillas. These are Buhoma – Ruhija – Rushaga, and Nkuringo.  The lodge where you stay must be in the area where you will be tracking Gorillas.

We use the accommodations for our Safaris in the midrange, luxury, and High-end Exclusive Lodges.  Our clients find that they are most comfortable in such lodges.

We suggest that if you are coming during the High Seasons that you allow us to book your Gorilla Trekking Safari long before, due to permits and lodges, especially for luxury and High-end Lodges.  Exclusive High-end and Luxury Lodges tend to be booked way in advance. This is especially true with the exclusive Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp and Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodges.

We list the lodges that are best suited for our clients in the mid-range and luxury and high-end categories.  The lodges we have chosen are based on the lodge’s setting, including the forest and surrounding area’s views.  The price, level of service, quality of food, and lodge-style are all considered.

Kabiza Wilderness Safaris offers midrange and luxury Safaris, which means that we carefully select the best lodges at those price-ranges.Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

“Mid-Range Lodges” This is your best option for comfortable, self-contained (‘en suite’) accommodation set in scenic settings that do not empty your wallet.

“Luxury Lodges”They provide those extra touches regarding rooms, level of service, the quality of the meals.  Such lodges add a level of quality to your safari and yet, in most cases, remain affordable.

“Exclusive High-End Lodges” – The high-end accommodations are top in comfort and usually more spacious than the mid-range options. They often have wellness Spas, swimming pools, butlers, and more.

Both your Gorilla Trekking and Gorilla Lodging Dollar stretch further in Uganda.  – save 800 USD on Gorilla Permits compared to neighboring Rwanda and lower lodging prices, especially when it comes to Luxury and high-end Lodges.


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Buhoma Area


Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp – High End-Exclusive:Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is a Small, Intimate, Exclusive Lodge with 8 Permanent Tented Cottage inside the park.

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.  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 visitors and tourists.  There is, however, only one Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp Lodge in the Buhoma area.

The furnishing, the decor, the service, the meals all show the great luxury lodge that it is for Gorilla Trekking.


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestBuhoma Lodge – Exclusive-High-End:

Buhoma Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable Rainforest is a lodge that offers Luxury Comfort its best

Buhoma Lodge is located inside the park itself, meaning a short walk to the Park Headquarters for your gorilla trek.

A most restful place before and after Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

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 up-market comfort at its best.

People who stay here love their cottage, the level of service that they receive, and the exquisite meals prepared for them.

One of the main advantages of staying at Buhoma Lodge is that you are inside Bwindi Forest. A reason that many choose to stay here.


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestBwindi Lodge in Buhoma-Exclusive – High-End:

Bwindi Safari Lodge is located at the edge of the primeval forest. Bwindi Lodge is another masterpiece created by Praveen Moman.

In 2020 there are now 2 deluxe bandas or cottages, along with the the4upgraded standard bandas. Add to that a new dining room and the Humula Forest Spa making Bwindi Lodge the perfect wellness lodge.

Each with a private terrace from which guests can watch birds and monkeys in the treetops.

Each ensuite stone bathroom consists of double sinks, hot running showers, low flushing toilets, and the same unique, stylish décor. The main lodge building also maximizes the forest canopy’s beautiful views, with both open and covered terraces providing optimum viewing platforms facing the forest. A cozy fireside bar and lounge area enable guests to enjoy a drink while swapping stories of their gorilla tracking experiences.

Bwindi Lodge is another masterpiece created by Praveen Moman. Now with an added spa that will bring comfort to guests after a long trek.

The 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.

The Food served here often is inspired by visiting Master Chefs from around the world.

From here, walk to and from the Gorilla Trekking, visit with the Batwa People, the forest’s first people. It’s unique to 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.


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestMahogany Springs Lodge – Luxury:

Mahogany Springs Lodge your affordable up-market Lodge in the Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Enjoy your Stay at Mahogany Springs Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Mahogany Springs Lodge is a relative newcomer to the Buhoma Lodging scene. If you read the reviews on TripAdvisor, you find that Mahogany Lodge stands as one of the best places to stay in the eyes of many.

The Lodge is known for spacious, well-furnished cabins, a great main lodge, service, and views of the forest and surrounding countryside.

On top of that, great meals are served here that exceeded most guests’ expectations at the lodge.

Mahogany Springs Lodge, a special lodge to many a gorilla trekker.


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestHaven Lodge-Mid-Range:

The Haven Lodge is a Buhoma Community Project that benefits gorilla trekkers and the local community with various projects.

This is one of the better midrange lodges in the Buhoma built with the US Government’s assistance, which often assists tourist projects in Uganda.  An excellent job was done here in creating a quaint, above the norm mid-range lodge.

All cottages come with an en-suite bath.  There is a deck for each of the cottages. All cottages and the main lodge have an excellent view of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

When it comes to comfort, the trained staff is a cut above when it comes to customer service.  Meal preparation is taken seriously, and guests rave about the meals that they are served here.

The Haven Lodge of Buhoma has consistently offered quality rooms, service, and meals since opening.  Thing have only Improved over the years the lodge has been open.,


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Ruhija Area


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestRuhija Gorilla Safari Lodge-Mid-Range:

Ruhija Gorilla safari lodge consists of eight spacious en-suite cottages.  There are four superior room cabins, 4b deluxe room cabins, and six standard rooms. They have both hot and cold running water. The cottages offer views of the rain forest.

All staff at the lodge are very hospitable and well trained in all lodge activities and easily accessed at the lodge.

The restaurant is spacious and prepares a variety of local and international dishes. You can request juice made with fresh local fruits, and it shall surely quench your thirst and perfectly accompany your food.

The lodge has a gift shop where you can purchase locally made African items for safari memories.


Top Lodging Choices  in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Rushaga Area


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestGorilla Safari Lodge – Upmarket-Luxury:

The upmarket Gorilla Safari Lodge offers better quality and comfort in the Rushaga Area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest,

It is the only up-market Lodge in the Rushaga Area at an affordable price and a fantastic location near the park headquarters from where you can track gorillas or spend 4 hours with them on a Gorilla Habituation Experience.

Each deluxe cottage comes with a bath and a fireplace to take the chill off those colder Bwindi Nights where the temperature gets down to 10 degrees Celsius.

The Lodge is within proximity to both the Gorilla Trekking and Gorilla Habituation Experience Trailheads in the park.

The lodge can be reached from Kigali within four hours’ drive time. Fly into and Rwanda and trek Gorillas in Uganda, safe money by staying at Gorilla Safari Lodge.

The lodge is locally owned and managed.


Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge-Mid-Range:Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

The Lodge is in the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, towering above Lake Mulehe at about 1793m above sea level. The lodge is near to Gorilla Tracking in both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

LakeMulehe has 11 comfortable, en-suite rooms, each with private verandas and breathtaking panoramic views

views of Lake Mulehe and the Virunga Volcanoes such As Mount Gahinga, Muhavura, and Sabinyo.

The Lodge gives you added value, with each room having an individual style that reflects the original African architecture. The quality of service is impeccable and the meals offered are a real treat after gorilla trekking.

The cozy lodge areas are welcoming with an open fireplace to take away the chill off cool nights. And the lodge offers a massage service, bliss for tired muscles after a full day of trekking.

Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestLake Mulehe Safari Lodge

This is an excellent quality lodge combining a base for Gorilla Trekking in the Rushaga Area with the added plus of being along Lake Mulehe with the Virunga Volcanoes providing a beautiful backdrop.

Private, en-suite cottages, consistent customer service, meals prepared with an Italian touch.

Nearby Hiking Trails, Village Visit, Canoe Boat ride on the lake does not get any better.

Staying at Lake Mulehe Safari Lodge gives you easy access to the southern portion of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for Gorilla Trekking and the Gorilla Habituation Experience.

You have also close to Mgahinga Gorilla Park, where you can trek gorillas, golden monkeys and climb three of the Virunga Volcanoes in the park.

Since its beginning, we have used the lodge, and we have never had a complaint from our clients about this lodge.


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Rushaga Gorilla Camp – Mid-Range:

Rushaga Gorilla Camp has become synonymous as one of the best.

The Rushaga area has the most habituated gorilla families but lacked lodging.  Rushaga Gorilla Camp will make that a bit easier.

Rooms and tented cottages come with a bath, tasty meals, and cold drinks are served in the main lodge, and the lodge is within walking distance to Park Headquarters.

Free Wi-Fi is offered here – you can also hike, bike, visit a village from this lodge.

Located in Bugambira, near Rushaga Gorilla Tracking, Rushaga Gorilla Camp provides free WiFi, and guests can enjoy a garden and a terrace. Free private parking is available on site.

A terrace with garden views is offered in every unit.

Full English/Irish breakfast is available every morning at the property.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the lodge, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestGorilla Valley Lodge- Mid-Range:

Gorilla Valley Lodge is ideally situated for Gorilla Tracking in the southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and provides moderate-quality lodging at one of the best prices in Bwindi Forest.

Each room comes with a bath, quality beds.  There is a great service and welcome you receive, excellent meals, and a quiet lodge with a splendid view of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

The Lodge has become quite popular with guests because of what Gorilla Valley Lodge offers and because of the increased gorilla groups that are open for tracking in the Rushaga area.

The Lodge is 20 minutes or more from Trailheads in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Gorilla Valley Lodge brings mid-range value to Gorilla Trekking.


Top Lodging Choice in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Nkuringo Area


Top Lodging Choices in Bwindi Impenetrable ForestClouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge – Exclusive High-End:

Ultimate Luxury on top of the World at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge combines its surrounding natural views and splendor, with gorillas-birds-wildlife, with guests’ luxurious comfort.

Clouds Mountain Lodge is simply a luxurious experience in the Nkuringo area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

From here, you can see both the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest below and the Virunga Volcanoes.

The cottages are suites and in the sitting area is a fireplace for your comfort.

Clouds Mountain is one of Uganda’s outstanding exclusive high-end lodges in Uganda.


If you are interested in using any of the above lodges for your safari with us – please let us know.

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