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Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge


Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is one of the luxury lodges in Nkuringo Sector in Southern Bwindi. Located on the Nteko Ridge, this lodge overlooks Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is located on the Nteko Ridge overlooking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Perched at an altitude of 2161 m above sea level, it is totally mosquito free and it enjoys superb views of the forested hill locally known as Nkuringo”, the Kashasha River Valley, the magnificent Virunga Volcanoes, the world-renowned Bwindi forest and the Great Albertine Rift Valley.

There are 12 individually hand-crafted cottages, each offering the tranquility of the rainforest, the atmosphere of a mountain chalet and the warm hospitality Ugandans are known for.

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge prides itself on its green credentials and through its various initiatives including solar energy and rainwater harvesting proudly operates as a carbon neutral lodge.

The main areas of the lodge comprise of a cozy restaurant serving fantastic homemade meals and freshly baked bread, a bar and a coffee-shop with amazing views over the mountains beyond.

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is situated in the heart of the Nkuringo local community and not only provides a fantastic base from which to go Mountain Gorilla Trekking and birdlife of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest but also allows its guests to experience the rich and vibrant culture of the communities that surround it.

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge’s 12 rooms are split into 3 categories, the Virunga Terrace rooms, the Garden Cottages and the 2 Bedroom Villa.

The 6 Virunga Terrace rooms offer great value; they all have en-suite facilities, a front terrace and views over the magnificent Virunga Volcanoes.

The 4 Garden Cottage rooms are privately hidden away in the lush gardens. Each individually crafted cottage has a fireplace for the colder nights, is powered by solar and has a large veranda.

The 2 Bedrooms villa is ideal for families or groups of 4 people, each room is independent but the can be interconnecting. They are also joined by a large veranda with beautiful views overlooking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Each room has a sitting area and fireplace for the colder night.

Tourist activities

  • Hill hiking tours
  • Sight seeing
  • Community village tour
  • Batwa cultural experience
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Golden monkey tracking
  • Bird watching


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