Best Safari Lodges In Bwindi

What kind of safari lodges are you looking for in Bwindi NP? Is it budget, midrange or luxury? Bwindi Forest Park in Uganda is a complete destination with all gorilla safari lodging options for guests to choose their best. With majority of guests flocking into this pristine rainforest park for a close interaction with mountain gorillas, first, before getting there, you should have an idea on where to retire for a night prior or post gorilla trekking. 

The beauty about Bwindi is that regardless of the region or sector you intend to track mountain gorillas from, there are several comfortable accommodation facilities worth booking for overnight stay. The 4 key points to find your finest lodge for a night stay include Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija. 

  • Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge 

Set high on Nteko Ridge is a comfortable Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, a charming multi-award winning lodge overviewing the stunning Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and surrounding Virunga Volcanoes. This luxurious lodge features as the leading safari lodge and comprised of 11 private cottages, 2 family-style villas, and 3 luxurious suites. All rooms are strategically positioned with some offering excellent views of the Virunga Volcanoes, beautiful garden flowers and trees. 

The furniture is at its best right from the roof to the floor. Come experience state of art décor featuring true Africa style. This is an eco-friendly lodge, run by solar power, natural gas mainly used for heating & cooking, rainwater harvesting while onsite, there is garden with fresh vegetables supplied to the kitchen. 

  • Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge 

Located in Nkuringo region at elevation of 2100m Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is a luxury gorilla safari lodge. It is a chain lodge offering incredible lodging services not only in Bwindi but also Semuliki National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park. This luxury hospitality facility is a chalet-like main lodge and has 7 guesthouses, constructed using local volcanic stone. 

10 stone cottages make up Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge and come with unique African art, lounge area, en-suite bathroom, a shower, high-beamed ceilings and fireplace. It is a pioneer eco-tourism facility built in partnership with USAID, Nkuringo Community and AWF.

  • Gorilla Heights Lodge 

Gorilla Heights Lodge lies on the Nkuringo Hill axis and provides the breathtaking views of the rainforest canopy and rugged mountain ranges in the surrounding. The cottages features delicately woven –modern architecture and African design. At Gorilla Heights Lodge, guests get incredible blend of comfort and relaxation.

  • Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Lodge

The Retreats Gorilla Forest Lodge is operated by Abercrombie and Kent, a luxury facility. It boasts of its strategic location and occasionally, some gorilla families pay a visit an amazing opportunity for guests who spend a night here. The lodge is set deep inside Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, comprising of main lodge, 8 comfortable tents built in wood, canvas and thatch. The sleeping tents are set on raised wooden platforms, airy, and spacious to provide ultimate comfort. The rooms are fitted in twin/double bed, fully-furnished with veranda for guests to enjoy unmatched beauty of surrounding.

  • Buhoma Lodge 

Set about 5 minutes off from Buhoma area, Buhoma Lodge is a luxury accommodation facility. Buhoma Lodge is an ideal luxury facility for a night stay while in the Northern gorilla sector of Bwindi National Park. It is comprised of 10 chalets offering unmatched natural beauty of surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Each of the cottages features comfortable beds, en-suite bathroom, hot shower, flushing toilets and bathtubs. At the verandas, guests have uninterrupted view of surrounding area and at the restaurant, 4 course meal is provided. 

  • Mahogany Springs Lodge 

Mahogany Springs Lodge is set on the scenic riverbanks of the Munyanga River, and takes its name from the 400 year old mahogany tree that overviews the lodge and its gardens. At Mahogany Springs, expect world-class service accompanied by uninterrupted views of the lush Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

  • Ruhija Gorilla Lodge Bwindi

Ruhija Gorilla Lodge is caters for different categories of guests on gorilla safari in Bwindi NP. Get a warm welcome from stunning sceneries of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, tranquility that make it a home away from home. At a distance, enjoy the melodious sounds of birds and surprise visit of beautiful monkeys. 

The room types that make up Ruhija Gorilla Lodge include the Deluxe cabins, Standard and Superior cabins. Property amenities: free parking, fully stocked bar/lounge, classic restaurant, clothes dryer, free internet, shower, family rooms, suites, and more.

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