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Kanungu Resort Hotel

Kanungu Resort Hotel is a 4-star hotel facility in Kanungu District, Western Uganda. It is one excellent location that guests on Uganda safaris or business trip in the Western part can consider a must-book for a night stay.


Location & access

Kanungu Resort Hotel (KRH) is found along Rugyeyo route just behind Kanungu District headquarters. From Kihihi airstrip, this resort is reachable within 33km.

The 4-star Kanungu Resort Hotel is known for its world-class experiences and professionalism. No better place beats Kanungu Resort when it comes to service provision and affordable rates. This is one place where guests can experience actual test of comfort and delicious meals.

Kanungu Resort Hotel is a complete accommodation facility with an outdoor swimming pool, fully stocked bar, terrace and beautiful garden. There is also a classic restaurant offering African, Dutch and American cuisines. The hotel also caters for guests, especially vegetarians, or those who desire dairy-free and kosher options.

At Kanungu Resort, the rooms are fitted with a wardrobe, private bathroom and shower, balcony and other viewing options. There are also flat-screen TV in the rooms and a safe deposit box. This resort property is also excellent for wedding, meeting, conference and other events. It is a business-friendly property.

The bar and restaurant are of standard and run by professional and experienced team –from the waitresses/waiters to the chefs. Customer care is unmatched and visitors are guaranteed of efficient service delivery.

Top facilities/services

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Room services
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting or conference halls

Bathroom amenities/facilities comprise of toilet, toilet paper, towels, bathrobe, shower, private bathroom, slippers and more. Outdoor facilities –terrace and garden; services offered – 24- hour front desk, room service and airport shuttle. General facilities include fan, non-smoking rooms, iron, family rooms, hardwood or parquet floors, air conditioning, private entrance, carpet and mosquito net.

Accessibility –entire unit wheelchair accessible, hearing accessible and upper floors accessible by stairs only. Wellness facilities –hot tub or Jacuzzi, fitness centre, spa and wellness centre and sauna.

What surrounds Kanungu Resort Hotel?

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the nearest protected area to Kanungu Resort Hotel. Located in Southwestern Uganda, Bwindi is a lush rainforest park and lies on the rim of the rift valley. The park is set on an altitude of 1190-2607m, and its highest point is Rwamunyonyi Hill located on the Eastern gorilla trekking region (Ruhija).

Bwindi is a significant habitat to over 120 mammal species and these include the endangered mountain gorillas, side-striped jackals, golden cats, buffaloes, elephants, duikers, civets, yellow backed duikers, clawless otter, and bats, etc.

About 350 species of birds also share the same habitat with numerous mammal species in Bwindi. The different avifaunal species comprise of Albertine rift endemic species and resident birds. They include montane oriole, Rwenzori nightjars, black bee-eaters, Kivu ground thrush, handsome francolins, Doherty’s bush shrikes, Augur buzzard, white starred robin, grey cuckoo shrikes, African broadbill, black faced rufous warblers, blue headed sunbird, cinnamon chested bee-eaters, giant kingfishers, shelley’s crimson wings, yellow streaked greenbul, Rwenzori apalis, Neumann’s warblers, regal sunbird and more.

Things to do in Bwindi NP

While at Bwindi, expect to enjoy myriad of experiences including mountain gorilla trekking, bird watching, forest walks, Batwa cultural experience, gorilla habituation and cycling. As of 2024, Bwindi gorilla permits can be booked at USD 800 per person and obtaining one can be done at ease through a reliable tour operator on ground. The best time to go to see Bwindi Impenetrable Forest gorillas is from June to September or December, November to February.

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

1 Day Bwindi Gorilla Trek

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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 $1,290 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