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Bwindi Trekkers Tavern Cottages

Trekkers Tavern Cottage is a very cozy lodging located in Ruhija Sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The lodge offers great views of not only the impenetrable forest but also the Virunga Volcanoes of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.


Bwindi Trekker’s Tavern Cottage is located 2 kilometers from the park headquarters past the trading center of Ikumba. It is 52 kilometers from Kabale, 44 kms from Buhoma, 462 kms from Kampala and 502 kilometers from Entebbe.

The lodge rests on a hill top overlooking the magnificent Virunga volcanoes and the panoramic views of the Bwindi forest.

The lodge is very eco-friendly and has a lovely cozy atmosphere with 8 spacious cottages all with ensuite bathrooms with hot showers and flush toilets.

On a clear day, the beautiful sunrise, Lake Edward and Bwindi forest in the south. It is around 2 kms from the park headquarters.

The staff with one of the best chefs in the country Trekker’s Tavern is an unforgettable experience: the lodges’ special atmosphere, friendly and welcoming staff all from local villages and trained by the lodge.

The uniqueness of its location provides outstanding views, and a birders paradise as the Albertine endemics and other bird species are often seen in the cottages and around the lodge premises.


  • Five cottages
  • Private bath room and showers
  • Towels and toiletries
  • Cozy double beds
  • Each cottage can accommodate four guests
  • Flush toilets
  • The Lodge has 24 hour CCTV surveillance system for your security.


  • Gorilla trekking- one gorilla group open for tracking which is Bitukura group.
  • Nature walks
  • Bird watching

Second to gorillas is bird watching whereby a bird watcher may have a chance to see 29 of the 34 Albertine endemics. The African Green Broadbill in the Mubwindi swamp, Grauer’s Rush Warbler and many other Albertine rift endemics can easily be seen here in Ruhija.

A day walk to the mines offers a bird watcher a chance to see the Spotted Eagle Owl in a day roost, Doherty’s Bushshrike, Mackinnon’s Bushshrike, Red throated Wryneck, Dusky Twinspot, a variety of Waxbills and many others

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

3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Habituation Experience

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$1,390 $1,290 Nkuringo Gorilla

3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Safari

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$1,595 $1,495 Bwindi Gorilla in the Woods

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi

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$1,800 $1,615 Bwindi Forest Canopy

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Nature Walks

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