The Engagi Lodge is found in Kanungu district in Western Uganda. The lodge is located just outside the gate to Bwindi Impenetratable National Park. The lodge is situated in a large tract of land contiguous with the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, making it a great place for nature exploration.
It is a mid range lodge. The furnishings and style of the rooms is made of glass especially the glass sliding doors used as room entrances.
The lodge is in a breathtaking setting that offers stunning views over the forest canopy.
Engagi lodge is found on GPS Coordinates: 00.58’50.48S – 29.37’05.24E Alt 4,790ft
The main lodge building is divided into a bar cum sitting room, the dining room and a large outdoor veranda viewing platform. The lodge building is big enough to cater for larger groups but still allows for smaller individual groups to spread out in the various different areas for privacy.
While at Engagi Lodge, You can view Bwindi forest from every corner inside the building. The lodge consists of just 8 en-suite cottages, spaced out and hidden in the foliage. Each cottage has either double or twin beds, a bathroom with flushing toilets and hot and cold running water. All have private verandas where guests can enjoy their morning tea or coffee as they watch out over the forest canopy.
Electricity is provided by solar power with a back-up generator. Hot water is supplied by eco-friendly wood burning boilers.The main reception area has been built up near the Buhoma road and we have a large secure car-park; both of these are a good distance away from the main lodge buildings.
Tourist activities while at Engagi lodge
- Gorilla tracking adventure
- Bird and butterfly watching
- Guided forest walks to see different flora and fauna, huge and unique tree species, insects among others
- Guests will be able to enjoy a number of private walking trails around the lodge and down to the river. They may also enjoy a visit to a functioning tea farm inside the site which is maintained by members of the community.