Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Top Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park that you can stay in while on your gorilla trekking safari.

bwindi impenetrable forest national park is located in the far southwestern part of uganda about 470km from the capital Kampala. The park is one of the most visited destinations in uganda because of the lovely attractions- the endangered mountain gorillas. Apart from gorilla trekking, tourists to the park can also enjoy thrilling activities such as the Batwa experience and also pass by the beautiful lake Bunyonyi in Kabale.

Uganda Gorilla trekking is quite tiresome and it may sometimes last for long hours like 6, 8 or even more. You however don’t have to worry about this because you will straight away move to your lodge and relax after the trek. There is a range of budget, midrange and luxury lodges around Bwindi national park. These include;

Clouds mountain lodge

Clouds mountain lodge is one of the luxury accommodations in Bwindi impenetrable national park. It is located in the southern part of the park at a site where you can clearly watch the beautiful canopy of the forest. It is the best luxury lodge where to stay when you are going to trek for gorillas in Nkuringo or Rushaga sectors.

The lodge has spacious, comfortable rooms which were built with volcanic rocks. Services and facilities are extremely luxurious with services like airport pickups.

Clouds mountain restaurant has professional chefs who prepare very tasty food. They prepare all kinds of international and local dishes. A range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks are always available at the bar.

The lodge has 8 cottages with large balconies where you can relax during your free time. The cottages offer stunning views of the forest and other volcanoes of Virunga. You can as well decide to relax in the lounge which also offers beautiful views of the surrounding.

Bwindi view bandas

The location of Bwindi view bandas is excellent. It overlooks the beautiful ever green Bwindi impenetrable forest. Bwindi view bandas is a budget accommodation situated a short distance from the park headquarters. Budget travelers that stay here are perfectly served with all the necessary facilities inclusive in the room rates.

Bwindi view bandas is located in Buhoma sector in the northern part of the park. It has a canteen which is stocked with drinks and snacks. Visitors who stay here enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the forest and the surrounding and entertainment from the local community. The rooms of the lodge are affordable; $80 for single occupancy, $130 for double occupancy and $220 for family a banda.

Ruhija gorilla Safari lodge

Ruhija gorilla safari lodge is a luxury lodge located in Ruhija sector. Ruhija sector has more gorilla families and is visited by more people because of the opportunities of a variety of gorillas families to choose to visit. They offer quality services and facilities including the tasty meals, laundry, fast and stable internet and quick response to guest needs.

The lodge has spacious self-contained rooms, which are well furnished and comfortable. Their room rates are affordable and your experience at the lodge is worth the rate. Guests at the lodge are entertained with Dstv, local dances by the locals and the stunning views while at the lodge.

Nshongi camp

Nshongi camp has bandas that perfectly reflect the traditional African houses. The acmp is located close to the park headquarters and is surrounded by a number of trees which attract monkeys there. Nshongi camp is one of the best budget accommodations in Bwindi impenetrable national park in Rushaga sector.

Guests are warmly welcomed and the best services provided. It offers a beautiful view of the forest. The camp has 6 bandas without connected electricity but light is provided by lanterns in each room. There are good sites for camping and tourists who want to camp can come with their tents.

Room rates for Nshongi camp: $24 for bandas, $14 for camping and breakfast and $27 for camping with your own tent on full board basis.

Ruhija Gorilla Friends resort

Ruhija Gorilla Friends resort is a budget accommodation in Bwindi located in Ruhija sector close to main gate that leads you to the park. It is made up of well furnished tents located at the best sites for you to view vast areas of the park. They offer good quality amenities to budget travelers that visit Bwindi national park.

The resort has a spacious restaurant where the friendly staffs serve guests with different kinds of foods including the local and international foods. Different types of drinks are available at the bar.

The lodge has furnished tents, self contained rooms and non self contained rooms at different affordable prices. The lodge also offers camping services with a well situated camping ground. Guests are entertained by people from the local communities.

Buhoma community rest camp

Buhoma Community Rest camp is a midrange lodge located in Buhoma sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park. It offers excellent accommodation facilities that will make your stay a memorable one besides the thrilling gorilla trekking experience.

The lodge is located in Buhoma village at the best place to view the impenetrable forest canopy. The views offered while at the lodge make it a Haven lodge. you could spot a gorilla in ares around the lodge as you relax or rise up in the morning.

Buhoma community rest camp consists of 6 furnished self contained safari tents, 3 self contained cottages, 2 non self-contained twin cottage bandas and a 6-bed dormitory. There are campsites for those who wish to enjoy a night out in the misty Bwindi area.

Buhoma lodge

Tourists who want to enjoy the serenity and tranquility of Bwindi forest have Buhoma lodge as the best place to offer the best on their safari. It was built in an area with lots of trees and visitors get the best experience of the jungle both day and night. The lodge is located in Buhoma sector and it would take you 8-9 hours from Kampala by road to reach there.

Buhoma lodge has 10 chalets with comfortable king-size beds, en suite bathrooms and flushing toilets. The rooms are spacious and are hidden in calm areas where you are entertained by birds. The rooms have beautiful wooden decorations and wide verandahs where you can relax as you enjoy the beauty of the area.

From the restaurant, bar, lounge and the rooms, guests enjoy every service and moment in the lodge. The lodge offers 4-course meals, a variety of drinks, tea and coffee, Wi-Fi, massage and there is a craft shop where to purchase beautiful items locally made.

Mahogany Springs lodge

The best place for a luxurious stay in Buhoma sector of Bwindi national park is Mahogany Springs lodge. First of all is that the location of the lodge is outstanding. It offers magnificent views of the park, the Virunga volcanoes and other surrounding areas including the Manyara River.

Guests to the park are warmly welcomed to the reception and to their rooms where they stay comfortably while viewing the beautiful surrounding. The lodge was constructed with local materials in an African tradition style and they make one of the most beautiful lodges in Bwindi. Their restaurant prepares local and international meals for their guests, with the best fresh juice and a variety of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks at the bar.

The lodge organizes camp fires for their guests to warm them from outside as they enjoy their drinks and share about the experiences.

Chameleon Hill lodge 

Located close to Lake Mutanda, Chameleon hill lodge is an incredible luxury accommodation facility with camouflaging buildings. It is situated in Kisoro between Bwindi national park and Mgahinga national park and guests can stay here if they want to visit either of the parks. Both international and local cuisines are offered at the restaurant and different drinks at the bar.

Guests who stay at this lodge fall in love with the spectacular views of Lake Mutanda, Virunga Volcanoes and other smaller hills of Kisoro.

The lodges above and many more in the region offer lodging facilities at discounted rates during the low season, tourists traveling on tight budgets have an opportunity to travel during that time so that they can save more. it is important to communicate early enough about your gorilla trekking safari so that your lodge bookings are made on time to avoid disappointment especially during the high season when the rooms get fully booked.

Ichumbi gorilla lodge

This lodge is an outstanding midrange accommodation facility in Rushaga sector in Bwindi. The lodge is located in one of the best locations to view the tropical rainforest that harbors almost half of the entire population of gorillas in the whole world.

Guests staying at Ichumbi gorilla lodge on their gorilla trekking safari can easily link up to the starting area since it is a short distance from the lodge, just about s10 minutes.

There are 9 self-contained cottages with comfortable beds and en-suite bathrooms. The rooms were built with local materials and glass and blend well with the environment.

Lake Kitandara Bwindi camp

Lake Kitandara Bwindi camp was opened in 1994 and has since been operating and providing quality accommodation to tourists. The lodge is a midrange lodge located close to Bwindi national park. It has 20 luxurious tents with comfortable beds and hot and cold running water.

Lake Kitandara Bwindi lodge is located in Buhoma sector. Both local and international cuisines are prepared at their restaurant. The display of the bar items includes a range of drinks.

Engagi camp

Engagi camp in Buhoma is located near the main road to Munyanga River near Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. The lodge consists of 8 en suite cottages with large wooden verandahs where you can relax and tap the fresh air from the surrounding and breeze from the river. The cottages have big comfortable beds, spacious with bathrooms and flushing toilets.

Delicious local and international meals are prepared and served by the best chefs and well trained waiters and waitresses.

Trekkers Tavern Cottages

Trekkers Tavern cottages is a budget accommodation in Ruhija sector. It is situated don a hill which offers stunning views of the Virunga volcanoes, Bwindi forest and Lake Eadward which is shared between Uganda and the DRC.

The lodge is made up of 5 cottages each with en-suite bathrooms. Trekkers Tavern is a home to a variety of birds.

You can have a taste of the local foods at the restaurant but international meals are prepared as well.

Gorilla Mist Camp

Gorilla Mist Camp is one of the best midrange accommodations in Bwindi impenetrable national park in Ruhija sector. This lodge is a privately operated entity and services are of high quality. Gorilla Mist camp consists of 3 self contained tented rooms, with hot and cold running water. It has affordable prices with a number of facilities such as WiFi, laundry services, airport a big parking space and delicious meals at the restaurant among others.

Agandi Eco lodge

This is a midrange accommodation facility located a short distance form the Uganda wildlife authority offices in Bwindi impenetrable forest. It is an eco friendly lodge built with local materials in an African style. The thatched cottages are raised above the ground and offer spectacular views of lots of beautiful things in the southwestern region such as the Bwindi forest, the Virunga volcanoes and the numerous hills around the area.

Apart from gorilla trekking, guests enjoy other activities like nature walks, community walks, and bicycle riding among others.

Silverback lodge

Silverback lodge is where guests find the finest luxury accommodation in Bwindi. It is one of the lodges owned and operated by Marasa. It is located in Buhoma sector and has 12 well furnished luxurious rooms where you’ll stay with much comfort. They have room for single occupancy, 4 rooms for double occupancy and 7 rooms for twin occupancy.  The lodge offers magnificent views of Bwindi forest and other beautiful surroundings.

The restaurant serves a variety of local and international cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Silverback lodge’s bar is well stocked with soft drinks, wines, whisky and other drinks. Other facilities that guests enjoy at the lodge include WiFi, sauna and more.

Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge is located in the southern part of Bwindi in Nkuringo sector. It is a luxury accommodation facility well known for customer care at its peak and quality facilities.

This lodge consists of 12 well furnished cottages built in an African style. It has 6 Virunga terrace rooms with en-suite bathrooms, 4 private garden cottages and 2 bedroom villas. The restaurant has beautiful wooden designs with wide glass windows that enable guests to have clear views of the Bwindi areas. Facilities available for guests include WiFi, a coffee shop, good security and a bar and restaurant among others.

Activities to do when staying at Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge are gorilla trekking, hike and canoeing, bird watching, the Batwa cultural experience and Nkuringo Community and cultural walk.

Gift of nature lodge

This lodge is located in Ruhija sector in the northern part of the park in Kabale district. The lodge has eight comfortable bedrooms, each of them is self contained with warm and cold running water.

The lodge is surrounded by beautiful green vegetation, located on a hill that offers spectacular views of the forest and many plantations in the area. Gift of nature lodge is a calm place to spend your gorilla safari and do other activities like community visits, riding and bird watching

Bwindi lodge

Stunningly situated in the forested Buhoma area, Volcanoes Bwindi lodge is an eco friendly luxury lodge in Bwindi. It is made up of scattered thatched cottages in one of the most serene areas of Buhoma. The rooms are self contained with en-suite bathrooms and flushing toilets.

 Bwindi lodge offers spectacular views of Bwindi forest above from the hill on which it is situated.

It has a spacious restaurant where you can enjoy local or international dishes. The bar is fully stocked with soft drinks, wines, whisky and other drinks.

Gorilla Valley lodge

This is one of the lately established lodges in Rushaga sector. It was established in 2013 perched on one of the hills in Bwindi where you clearly watch over the forest. It is one of the best midrange accommodations in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park where visitors get the best value for their money.

Gorilla Valley lodge consists of 12 rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The lodge has a spacious dining/waiting area where you can relax and watch different things there like the beautiful forest, birds and other animals that come around.

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is a home to one of the most amazing creatures, the mountain gorillas. It is one of the most visited national parks in Uganda, east Africa and Africa. The highlight for visiting is gorilla trekking but other activities like Batwa experience can be done along with the trek. Your experience is not only determined by the forest walk but also by your accommodation moment. Contact us to book for the best accommodation facilities for your gorilla trekking safari.