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Bwindi Panorama Resort

Experience the ultimate comfort on a vacation in Southwestern only at Bwindi Panorama Resort. Located in Bufumbira, Southwestern Uganda this resort is a complete accommodation property with 10 guesthouses. The rooms feature private furnished balconies, fast wire-less internet, bathrooms with showers and slippers.

Description

From Bwindi Panorama Resort, guests can easily connect up to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is 8.3km and from St. Francis Hospital Mutolere, about 14.4km. There is also ample parking space among others.

The key facilities and services that make up Bwindi Panorama Resort include room facilities specifically standard rooms, Wi-Fi, free breakfast, outdoor furniture, dry cleaning services, front desk services, free newspapers, fire pit, car parking area, luggage storage, fully stocked bar or lounges, 1 restaurant, designated smoking area, and TV in common areas and more.

Check in and check out time

12:00am to 5:00pm is ideal check in time and check out time is 11:00am.

Access to the resort

Located in Bufumbira, Bugambira Southwestern Uganda, Bwindi Panorama Resort is reachable 30 minutes from Kihihi airport. From Kampala or Entebbe, you may need 8-9 hours to drive up to this resort.

Nearby tourist site

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is accessible within 41 minutes’ drive from the resort. Bwindi is a valuable primate destination, home to the rare mountain gorillas and other diverse mammal species and birds. The biodiverse Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park was gazetted in 1991 and extends over the land area of 331sq.km.

At Bwindi, there are 4 main sectors –Ruhija, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Buhoma. The park’s diverse species include 120 mammal species, 310 butterfly species, 350 bird species, 27 frog species, geckos, chameleons and more than 1000 flowering plant species which include 104 fern species and 200 tree species.

The different species inhabited within Bwindi Impenetrable Forest include mountain gorillas, African elephants, chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, l’hoest monkeys, vervet monkeys, giant forest hogs, red-tailed monkeys, and varied bird species.

The diverse bird species of Bwindi include the grey gecko-shrike, strange weaver bird, tit hylia, Rwenzori batis, Shelly’s greenbul, dusky twin spot, Chapin’s flycatcher, regal sunbird, Kivu ground thrush, red throated alethe, bar-tailed trogon, montane oriole, African wood owl and others. The main birding trails in Bwindi include the Bamboo zone, Mubwindi swamp trail, and Buhoma waterfall trail.

At Bwindi, there are several experiences one can enjoy including birding, forest walk/hiking (available hiking trails in this park include bamboo trail, Muzabajiro, waterfall, Kashasha River trail, Habinyanja, River Ivy trail, and more), gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation experience.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park –accessible within 53 minutes’ drive off from Bwindi Panorama Resort. The park lies in Kisoro, Southwestern Uganda and is most popular as the only place where gold meets silver. Mgahinga is also Uganda’s smallest park with land area coverage of 33.7sq.km.

Mgahinga NP expands within the Virunga Mountain ranges and features 3 inactive Virunga Volcanoes; Mt. Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura (Muhavura). This protected area sits at an elevation range of 2227 to 4127m and forms part of the Nile River watershed area.

Its position within the Virungas makes it part of the vast Virunga Conservation Region, a significant area that also encompasses Volcanoes National Park and Virunga National Park. Its biodiversity is characterized by Albertine rift montane forests, alpine zones, bamboo forest, tree heath, Rwenzori-Virunga montane moorlands, each ranging in the varying altitudes.

The park’s diverse faunal species include the endangered mountain gorillas, golden monkeys, bushbucks, giant forest hogs, elephants, leopards, black-fronted duikers, buffaloes, black and white colobus monkeys, etc. Variety of endemic Albertine rift bird species also exist within this park including the collared apalis, red-throated alethe, dusky crimson wing, handsome spur fowl, red-faced woodland warblers, Rwenzori double-collared sunbird, Kivu ground thrush, mountain masked apalis, grauer’s swamp warblers, regal sunbird, archer’s ground robin, and others.

Top things to do in Mgahinga include golden monkey tracking, gorilla trekking, Batwa trail experience, volcano climbing and bird watching.

Lake Bunyonyi- lying in the Southwestern Uganda between Kisoro and Kabale, this freshwater lake is a favorite spot for swimming and relaxation after gorilla trekking. It has 29 islands which make it spectacular and getting there is possible on canoe or boat ride. In the surrounding, guests enjoy the breathtaking sceneries characterized by terraced hills. From Bwindi panorama Resort to Lake Bunyonyi, it is about 68 minutes’ drive.

Experience the Best of Bwindi

Experience the best of Bwindi hassle-free with a range of tours on offer below. These trips will take you to see some of the best attractions and do the best activities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Simply browse the range of single and multiday tours across Bwindi to book an unforgettable trip today.
$1,050 $995 Bwindi Mountain Gorilla

Day Trip to Bwindi Gorillas

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$1,195 $1,050 Bwindi Gorilla Relaxing

2 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trek

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$2,500 $2,190 Gorilla Habituation
$1,390 $1,250 Nkuringo Gorilla

3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari

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$1,595 $1,495 Bwindi Gorilla in the Woods
$1,800 $1,615 Bwindi Forest Canopy