Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge
Ruhija gorilla safari lodge, is best known as one of the luxury lodges in Ruhija sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park, the lodge has amazing services from the hospitable staff,
All the rooms are luxurious and have comfortable beds well designed for travelers. Ruhija gorilla safari lodge offer interior and outdoor activities with a well super dining, a bar comprising a variety of both local and international drinks, cold and hot drinks, it operates 24/7 with all day Dstv and any anything that can make you busy while at the lodge. If you want to shop around, the lodge has gift shop onsite door for visitors, in deed the lodge is worth to stay. While here you can do a variety of activities the main is gorilla trekking, others include community walks, nature walks etc. the park can be reached in ten hours’ drive from Kampala or Entebbe.
Many safari activities can done setting from here, to mention them include
Mountain Gorilla trekking adventure
Gorilla trekking is the main safari activity done in the park, many visitors to bwindi go gorilla trekking. Bwindi is one of the 4 parks in the world where gorilla trekking takes place, and the magical encounter with the endangered mountain gorillas is regarded as memorable, meeting these gentle giants in a close distance is a rare moment and only one hours is allowed to stay with the gorillas, watching them as they do their daily activities. You allowed to take as many photos and videos with them (not allowed to use flash cameras). Gorilla permits must be booked in advance since they are a requirement for gorilla tracking. The lodge can arrange these permits from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) on behalf of our clients if asked in advance or at the time of booking the lodge. A gorilla permit costs $700/permit for foreign nonresidents, 600 US dollars for foreign residents and 250,000sh for East Africans citizens. Book with us your gorilla permits to avoid stress.
Bird watching experience
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park is known for housing the highest concentration of bird species and with our experts, you expect to watch a verity of them during bird watching, you can have the best birding moments especially for those Albertine Rift Endemics some of which can’t be seen else where
Exploration the neighboring villages.
Gorilla Forest Camp
Gorilla Forest Camp is located on a steep hillside within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, it’s found within the thick rain forest just next to the park entry and it’s a focal point where gorillas start their tracking. The camp has a bar and dinning cottage overlooking the rain forest and the bar operates 24/7 and there is a camp fire at night.
The cuisine favors both local and international guests from different parts of the world. The tents are tremendously large with a wooden deck for visitors who may want to relax or experience life confidentially without meddling. The lodge can be reached in just a drive of about 10 hours from Kampala/Entebbe, or a charter flight can be arranged from Kanjasi to Kisoro airstrips and then from here you can be picked and driven to the lodge the flight is just about 45min.
From the lodge, many activities can be arranged setting from the camp
The lodge is located in Bwindi National park and there are two options one can use to reach the lodge, one can use the road, which can take about 12 hours’ drive from Entebbe/ Kampala, with a scenic drive through-out, and it’s a Two to three hour drive from Queen Elizabeth national park
6-7 hour drive from Lake Mburo national park. By air, one can go to Entebbe/ Kanjasi and fly direct to Kihihi air sprit using Aero link from Entebbe International Airport. When you land at the airstrip in Kihihi or Kisoro airstrip, there are many transfer vehicles to the Mahogany spring’s facility. Which is a drive of about 90mis to the lodge.
The lodge is a perfect place to begin gorilla tracking or bird watching adventures, sometimes the gorillas visit the lodge and coming face to face with one of these peaceful creatures is regarded as a memorable experience. Bwinid is described as a birders paradise, everywhere at the lodge, you can still spot a variety of bird, and the fact that Mahogany Springs is set back on an open piece of land by the river ensures we have many rare species visiting us every day. For anyone looking for luxury accommodation, Mahogany springs is a perfect place to sta.
The Superior Suites can be Twin, Double or triple, the suites are spacious with large double doors and beautiful windows. Each with its own private beautifully designed verandah with panoramic views of the nearby area. Mahogany spring also has presidential suite with double or quadruple.
Front desk services
En suite bathroom with tab and shower
Shampoo, conditioner, soap, and hair drier
220v charging outlets in the room
No air conditioning or telephone
Credit cards accepted
Bwindi clouds Lodge
Clouds Bwindi Lodge is located in the southern part of Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park the most visited Uganda Park. It’s built just meters from the trailhead of Nkuringo gorilla family. The lodge has about 10 roomy cottages build from volcanic stones located in the mores quiet western section of the bwindi forest.
The lodge services both local and international foods. It has a bar which operates 24/7. The 10 cottages were built in the traditional colonial style using beautiful volcanic rock and other local materials, it has a verandas and fireplaces, large beds with crisp linens and sitting areas equipped with comfortable wingchairs.
Each cottage has an en-suite bathroom with hot water, oversized towels and bathrobes. The main reason for its construction was to protect the natural habitat of the mountain gorilla and benefitting the community of Nkuringo and are said also to have a defined share in their entire project. For those who need other services like massage and beauty treatments, they are available at bwindi clouds lodge.
Many tourist activities can be done to whoever stayed here at clouds lodge
This new built-up lodge is located in the southern sector of Bwindi impenetrable park a home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is known as a luxury lodge in the Rushaga sector of the park and anyone who want to sleep in the stylish lodge, Ichumbi is the best option. The word Icumbi is resulting from the local word Rufumbira vernacular meaning a cool calm home.
The lodge is strategically located, it’s a 10 min walk from the Rushaga gate of bwindi national park. While here one is gifted with a chance to see forest canopy right from your room. The lodge is designed with high end comfort and relaxation to be able to enjoy your gorilla tracking experience.
You can go bird watching and spot any species of birds. The hotel has got both hot and cold towel, hair driers & hair straighteners, the rooms are more accessible from the parking yard as well as the restaurant. One room is a bit private from other cottages and very perfect for hide out from honeymooners and lovers
This cottage is blessed with great wakeup call from the melodious birds every morning since it’s close to number of flower gardens and trees not forgetting the mind blowing atmosphere and natural fresh air just outside the balcony of the cottage.
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Bed & Breakfast
Chameleon Hill Lodge
This stunning Chameleon Hill Lodge is located in Kisoro district the Southwestern part of Uganda between the two gorilla parks including Mgahinga national park and Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.
The lodge is well situated near the shores of the superb Lake Mutanda. Chameleon Hill Lodge is one of the best tourist spot in the South West part of Uganda with perfect remarkable views of the Virunga volcanoes, Hills and the stunning lake Mutanda of which the lodge was named.
The lodge is beautifully designed in multiple rainbow colors making it look like outstanding even from a far off. The lodge cooks both local and international foods, with tea and coffee available all day. The bar operates 24/7 within the lodge providing both international hot and soft drinks with local branded beers. The lodge has welcoming staff who offers good service upon arrival and departure.
It’s also a mosquito free area. Chameleon lodge also provides accommodation for driver guides just within the lodge at friendly prices. The place was named because of the very many chameleons that was found in the area, and the many bird species such as pin tailed whyder among others.
The lodge contains ten chalets with five double rooms and five twins, two beds in twins rooms, One large bed in double rooms, Extra beds are also available on request for double rooms, each bed is provided with a net for each bed, all the rooms have birth room with shower flashing toilet and sinks.
A number of activities can be done setting from here including;
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Gorilla Heights Lodge
This new established luxury lodge Gorilla Heights Lodge is located in Kisoro district it can be reached by either air or road means. From Entebbe / Kampala the lodge can be reached in just about 10 hours’ drive and can be reached by road or air.
It takes about 9 hours’ drive to reach there and by air from Entebbe or Kajanzi, it takes 1 and half hours to Kisoro using Aero link. It also operates daily from different areas such as Queen Elizabeth to Kisoro airstrip from Kisoro it takes about 40 minutes’ drive to the lodge. If you need a supper luxury gorilla trekking experience staying at Gorilla Heights Lodge is a perfect option, the lodge is situated at the highest point of Nkuringo hill in Nkuringo area of bwindi national park.
The lodge overlooks the entire surrounding including Bwindi impenetrable forest, the numerous rolling hills in Kisoro and the Virunga volcanoes at a distance. The lodge cooks both local and international foods, it has well stocked bar which operates 24/7, and the bar is set at a higher lever for luxury. The lodge has 15 cottages well built on the hill, amongst these 9 rooms are standard cottages, 5 rooms are deluxe and 1 is a family cottage. Each room has private facilities of bathrooms, toilets, large balconies each overlooking the lovely areas of bwindi national park. One staying here can decide to relax along the swimming pool alongside the lodge. Gorilla activities can be done setting from here, batwa experience, and bird watching. Bird watching and community walk.
Buhoma Lodge is known as one of the luxury lodges in bwindi impenetrable national park situated in southwestern part of Uganda and it’s one of only two lodges situated within the National Park. The lodge has a short walking distance from the meeting point for gorilla tracking and other activities in the Buhoma area. The lodge has a complete bar and restaurant which services both local and international; cuisine it has a fireplaces which add atmosphere a warmth in the cool evenings.
The park can reached in just about 10 hours’ drive by road from Entebbe/Kampala to Buhoma in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, six hours drive from Lake Mburo National Park, two hours’ drive from Queen Elizabeth National Park passing via the ishasha sector. By air, a scheduled flight from Entebbe to Kihihi airsprip is about 1 and half hours. From Kihihi picked up and driven to the lodge.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is strategically located and it’s one of the most known lodges in the Nkuringo sector of bwindi impenetrable national park. It’s just a 10 to 15 minutes’ walk to the gorilla trekking briefing point and 300m from the Nkuringo sector’s reception. It is also a drive of about 45m from the Rushaga sector briefing point.
The facility has two lounge and dining space all with beautiful views of the lodge’s surroundings of both the Virunga Volcanoes, and the Bwindi Forest. The Upstairs lounge also has a fireplace, in-house craft shop and the best views of the Virungas.
The meals offered are based on full board including breakfast, lunch or packed lunch for those going for gorilla trekking and a 4-course dinner. Those with special diet are catered for on request. The bar operates 24/7 with all kind of both soft and rough drinks.
Tourist activities organized from here
Four Gorillas Lodge
Four Gorillas Lodge is one of the luxury lodges in bwindi impenetrable forest national park in the Rushage sector of the par.
So for those who want to sleep in the luxury style, Four gorillas lodge is a perfect place to think of especially when gorilla trekking in this sector. There are no crowds, just Mountain Gorillas as well as the soothing sound of beautiful birds, rustling trees, soft breezes and breath-taking views.
The Four Gorillas Lodge is the closest to the headquarters of the Bwindi National Park, just a mere walk of only 10 minutes away from the Gorilla tracking and briefing center. The lodge is surrounded by dense forest and feature upscale stylishness within a cozy homesteading the lodge has shuttle service to and from Kisoro Airstrip at no extra cost, its restaurant and bar is situated in the an distinctive environment.
The restaurant serves a full buffet breakfast, lunch and 4 course dinner both local and international, the bar operates full day and it has all sorts of drinks both hard and soft. All the rooms are en-suite with a patio area that provides an internet connection with the forest canopy. For booking please contact us, we will reserve you a room(s)