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Mahogany Springs

To reach Mahogany Springs accommodation facility in Bwindi National park from Entebbe involves 2 options:

Option 1 – fly direct to Kihihi with Aero link from Entebbe International Airport. When you land at the airstrip in Kihihi there are many transfer vehicles to the Mahogany spring’s facility. Transfer time around 90 mins.

Option 2 – Driving from Entebbe using car rental Uganda services. This can take around 12-15 hours depending on road and weather conditions. We recommend splitting the journey over 2 days or staying around the different tourist destination along that route before you head to Bwindi Impenetratable Park.

Set back on the pristine waters of the Muyanga River and facing the Impenetrable forest the natural setting of Mahogany Springs is beyond imagination.

The exotic gardens and intricately designed stone pathways leading to the river invite you to explore every corner of this magical place uncovering the various surprises along the way such as the Home grown vegetable garden.

Sit on your terrace or down by the river to absorb the stunning panoramic views and allow your imagination to float off into a world of divine relaxation.

Mahogany Springs offers privacy and serenity blended with optimal comfort in a spectacular setting. With some of the most luxurious accommodation in East Africa the feeling that you will experience when staying here is beyond compare.

At Mahogany Springs it is the little touches that make the big difference, from the tiny details in the design of the lodge through to the unrivalled service levels provided by the highly trained management team.

The team is one big family of people from the local Ugandan community who love hosting clients and showing you the true wonders of Ugandan hospitality.

Mahogany Springs is the perfect base from which to begin you Gorilla Tracking or Bird watching adventures. The Gorillas do visit the lodge and coming face to face with one of these peaceful creatures is an indescribable experience.

With more bird species per square kilometer than anywhere else in the world Bwindi is often described as bird watchers paradise and the fact that Mahogany Springs is set back on an open piece of land by the river ensures we have many rare species visiting us every day.

Come and stay at Mahogany Springs and it will live in your memory forever with a charming elegance that will leave you wanting more…

The Superior Suites can be Twin, Double or Triple. These suites are spacious with large double doors and beautiful windows. Each Suite has its own private exquisitely designed terrace with panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Absolute privacy mixed with complete spaciousness the Presidential Suite can be twin, Double, Triple or Quadruple. With 2 bedrooms, 2 en-suite bathrooms, spacious living room and a large private terrace that overlooks the river and faces the forest this suite

Tourist activities at Mahogany springs

  • Bird Watching

Experienced bird watchers are known to identify up to 100 species a day in Bwindi. Bwindi contains 90% of all Albertine rift Endemic such as; the Short-tailed Warbler, Rusty-faced woodland Warbler, Bar-tailed Trogon, Gruel’s Rush Warbler, Wilcock’s Honey-guide, Yellow-eyed black Fly-catcher, Kivu Ground Thrush, Dusky Crimson Wing, White-tailed Blue Monarch among many others, difficult or impossible to see in any other part of East Africa.

  • Tree Planting

Offset some of the carbon you have used on your trip by planting a tree or shrub within our grounds. Once you have taken part in this activity you can feature on a tree planting gallery if you agree.

  • nature walks

Take a beautiful walk through various trails in the forest to the see waterfalls and other marvels.

  • Meet the Batwa people

The Batwa tribe better known as the Pigmies only began leaving their forest homes around 15 years ago and still live locally.

  • Community Tour

This fantastic experience can be arranged when you are at Mahogany Springs. The Tour actually begins at Mahogany Springs where you walk across the river and around the Community. It can last 2-3 hours. On the Tour you will meet a local healer that will explain the various plants they use for medicinal purposes, you will then walk onto meet a few locals who will show you how they brew alcohol from Banana leaves, and from there you will meet other members of the community including some of the local Batwa tribe.

  • Garden Tour

Ask our Head Chef Subedi to give you a guided tour of our Vegetable garden so you can see that we only use the freshest ingredients.

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