Gorilla mist camp is situated at Bwindi forest national park and happens to be one of the few deluxe and exclusive camp in the south western Sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park at Ruhija tracking site. The lodge, is among the two camps/lodges located at the heart of Bwindi national park and thus ideal for gorilla trekking. bird watching and nature walks which are most popular activities with Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Its Ideal location near the swamp, offers birding safaris with a number of birds associated with the swamps expect a lot of birds at the park including the African broadbill (where its species are only sighted in the whole of Africa).
Gorilla mist camp offers quality, finest and comfortable accommodation facilities with a fully stocked bar with all hard and soft drinks with a specious restaurant inside. Because of its location, the camp has often experienced surprise visits to the lodge by the endangered mountain gorilla who in most cases tend to excite guests. Gorilla mist Camp belongs to the sanctuary retreat family of lodges and boosts of 3 luxury tented rooms all luxury grass thatched houses with comfortable warm beds, huge bathtubs and all tents have been strategically constructed in the jungle canopy offering you a relaxing mood especially after your long day gorilla trekking experience.
Gorilla mist Camp offers excellent services with some of the best, experienced; professional and long serving managers, chefs and others that will offer you delicious meals ranging from local and international cuisines served in time altogether with breakfast and packed lunch while heading to the park headquarters for the briefing about the gorillas. These happens on your gorilla trekking day. with all this, you are a sure of a great and memorable experience of your stay at Gorilla mist camp- Bwindi impenetrable forest.
The fact that the lodge is located inside Bwindi Impenetrable National park, has in most cases strive with offering employment to the members of the local community in offering their service to the lodge. The lodge is one of the best places to book for your stay while in you gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. The environment offers a conducive atmosphere and good environment with cool breath-taking air from the magnificent Bwindi impenetrable forest. the lodge adheres to principles of ecotourism and responsible travel. Gorilla mist camp- Bwindi is highly recommended.
Bwindi is blessed with several habituated gorilla families from which Gorilla trekking can be done .from Gorilla Forest Camp, expect to find Rushegura, Mubare, Habinyanja, Bitukura and Oruzogo families .whereby Bitukura and Oruzogo need an early rise to hit the road as you will need to at least drive two hours to Ruhija headquarters for briefing about the does and the don’ts of gorillas before you embark on your gorilla trek through the forest.
How to get gorilla mist camp- Bwindi impenetrable forest
Access is either by air charter from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi Airstrip or by road. Driving to Gorilla Mist Camp is a bout 405km from Kampala to south western Uganda and covers approximately 10 hours drive to get there. It’s quite a long journey but an interesting one as you get to view some of the attractions on your way along the country side to keep you on track.
By air the time taken is a bout 45minutes flight from Entebbe International Airport in Entebbe or kajjansi airstrip in Kajjansi (the distance from the city is approx. 15km from Kampala city) to Kisoro airstrip or Kihihi airstrip. Gorilla Mist Camp is 3hrs drive from the airstrip.