Uganda has various affordable lodges and hotels but gorilla trekking lodges count much to the country’s tourism sector since gorilla trekking is one of the world most memorable wildlife adventure. Many travelers visit Uganda every year just to see the beautiful primates in the jungle. No tour holiday can be complete without accommodation especially when it comes to exploring a foreign land and every traveler feels great if they spend less and save big on every vacation they take. Budget accommodations’ help much in saving for other upcoming trips on your buck list and also open gates to enjoy exceptional adventures that would have been for big spenders gorilla trekking inclusive because a gorilla permit alone costs $600 in both Bwindi forest and Mgahinga national Park.Are planning to track mountain gorillas in Uganda soon and wondering where to stay during the trek at affordable rates?.Here is a list of some budget lodges and campsites where to stay while on a gorilla safari in Uganda that offer only the best when it comes to guests in their premises.
Buhoma Community Bandas & Campsite
Enjoy a prime location overnight stay on during your Uganda gorilla trekking tour to Bwindi forest at a campsite overlooking the mountain gorilla forest. The campsite is equipped various types of rooms including self contained tented accommodation, dormitories, bandas in double, single , triple and Twin arrangement but they also have a great family unit that is if you hoping to go gorilla trekking with your family. Find this lodge just opposite the Bwindi forest national park entrance in the Buhoma sector .The rates range from $8 – $140 with even camping for only $2 if you come with your camping equipment. Meals are available though if you looking at spending more than one night better to look at the fallboard option so that all meals can be catered for including the lunch box that you carry for your gorilla trek.
Nkuringo Gorilla Camp
Surrounded with impressive views of views of Bwindi forest, Kashasha river valley and the Virunga volcanoes, Nkuringo Gorilla camp is awesome affordable lodge for those tracking gorillas in Nkuringo sector of Bwindi forest. You can chose to book the two self contained cottages or the five twin rooms with shared bathrooms .For couples, I would recommend the twin Banda safari tent with a private camping full of comfort and privacy. Nights here are lovely with lantern lights, warm bathing water a, friendly staff and fantastic food. Guests staying in Nkuringo gorilla campsite start the day with fatty morning breakfast hard to find anywhere else. Bookings can be made online or through your travel expert or in person upon arrival which is quite risky especially if you travel during the high season.
Nshongi Gorilla Campsite
This gorilla campsite has decent bathrooms, self-contained rooms, bar, restaurant ensuring that every guest gets just the best. Find this lodge in a walking distance to the park briefing point of Rushaga sector in Bwindi Forest. It’s ideal for tourists tracking in Rushaga or those with gorilla permits for Meshaya, Kahunge, Nshongi and more. If you want to enjoy full day gorilla habituation, this is one of the affordable lodges to check out during your trip. The lodge rates are affordable and with the hospital staff, nothing can surely disappoint even though you known for being one of the hard people to please.
Broadbill Forest Camp
Featuring the natural beauty of Bwindi forest, gorilla trekking, birding and cultural experience, Broadbill Forest camp borders Bwindi forest a home to mountain gorillas and the prime attraction of Uganda the Pearl of Africa. It’s a traditionally styled campsite with a natural name of a green bird called African Green Broadbill. An exclusive breakfast is An exclusive breakfast is served daily at before you depart the lodge for the days tour activities either in Bwindi forest or in your next destination of interest after your gorilla trekking tour adventure. When you spend a night at Broadbill no morning drives to the park gorilla head quarters so make sure you book gorilla permits of Kyaguriro, Bitukura and Oruzogo.