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Best Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Forest

Best Luxury Lodges in Bwindi Forest


The Jungle heaven on earth Bwindi forest famed to the world due to the rare primates the mountain gorillas which are only found in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Every year the park attracts 1000s of visitors with a main aim of tracking the mountain gorillas though other activities are done both within and outside the park that is culture walks, forest walks, Birding, hiking etc. In Uganda a visit to this park is always completed in a duration of three days and visitors with more time spend other days in the neighbor Queen Elizabeth National Park, a place where Tree climbing Lions are a must watch in Ishasha sector. The Kazinga channel is another exciting venture which takes you to the hippo school surrounded by different bird species and animals.

Currently Bwindi forest has twelve gorilla families and only eight visitors are allowed to view a particular family per day. To take a gorilla safari, you need to book your Gorilla permits a month before the trek or three months to avoid inconveniences since Gorilla permits are on a very high demand and based on first come first serve basis. Be ready to part with $600 for the permit during the high season and $350 during the low season of April, May and November. You can access the park by air means of transport from Entebbe to Kihihi, or by Road either by private car or public means of transport. Also sleep in a lodge of your budget by choosing from the many available near and with in the park.

However have you ever imagined spending a night in comfort and style in the wild? Which can make your vacation holiday more exciting than you have ever imagined? Check out the Best luxury lodges in all the three sections of Bwindi forest national park that’s the Northern sector Buhoma, Southern sector (Bubuguri) , and South western sector (Ruhija). Besides, tourists are advised to spend a night before tracking in the accommodation close to the briefing point depending on the sector where they will do the tracking.

Gorilla Forest Camp

A luxury lodge known for engaging service and stylish surroundings in the wild inside Bwindi impenetrable forest. Guests to this lodge get chances of spotting the Mountain Gorillas while chilling at the camp, interact with the local community, and also enjoy the breath taking view of the forest.

The other unique aspect of the camp is its location just next to the park entry where gorilla tracking starts plus the rare setting of the wooden tents large enough for visitors to relax outside without interference. The food favors both local and international guests from different parts of the world which is in line with the full package rates which include all meals, all drinks,laundry,community walk and other leaving you with no worries of extra payments in the bar or restaurant.

Mahogany Springs

Known as a popular place for unchartered luxury in Bwindi forest sited in the back of Muyanga River facing the Bwindi forest. The lodge offers a private fresh comfort setting of the forest ensuring that all guests’ needs are met. The lodge is pleasant and very clean full of helpful staff all day long. The lodge has few luxury rooms of great standard and a stay grants you the opportunity to experience the African luxury touch in the wild. This is indeed the best perfect lodge for gorilla trekking. The lodge rates are $200-$350 per night all inclusive. Sleep comfortable and enjoy the next day’s Gorilla trekking expedition in the jungle.

 Clouds Mountain gorilla lodge

A Classic luxury gem in Bwindi National park with spacious rooms, nice cuisine, Exceptional staff, fire places in the rooms and outside making it the very best lodge for a luxury Gorilla tracking safari. The lodge has eight stone beds with two rooms setting for family guests. A stunning view which enables visitors to view the Virunga Mountains plus Goma in Congo is another advantage. Guests who stay in cottages built of local stones, large sitting room with fire place, armed chairs each featuring the work of the great artists in Uganda take pleasure and feel soaked in the endless views of the volcanoes mountain & the rainy forest. Welcome to the quiet dedicated luxury lodge in Uganda.

Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi lodge

A place to get complete rest in the jungle after a scenic ride to Bwindi Forest a home to the mountain Gorillas. It’s good to book early since there are only 8 beautiful local style bandas facing the forest with en-suit bathrooms and flashing toilet. Afire place is lit every evening to entertain quests who feel like chilling and relaxing outside their rooms. Gorillas can easily be sighted outside the lodge which is an added advantage for guests to this lodge.Still to come in Bwindi forest are the other lodges like Gorilla safari lodge, Ruhija Gorilla safari lodge, Gorilla resort, trekkers tervan, Gorilla mist camp, Bakiga lodge, Buhoma lodge, Silver back lodge , Lake Kitandara, Engagi lodge among others. Sleep in Style on your Gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi forest as you discover over 92 mama, different species of primates and 350 bird species.

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