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Ruhija Gorilla friends resort

Ruhija Gorilla friends resort 


Ruhija Gorilla friends resort, this is one of the most loved lodge in this side/ sector of bwindi national park especially those interested in trekking the gorillas through Ruhija gate. The lodge run and owned by the local community. The lodge is close to the park gate and guests are able to walk to the gorilla briefing point easily making the lodge lovely. Those who want to trek the gorillas via this gate will trek in Bitukura, Oruzogo and Kyaguriro.

ruhija-gorilla-friends-lodgeThis beautiful lodge provides inexpensive accommodation in all categories including rooms, safari tents and camping. Well set and the facility has both self-contained and none self-contained options. The facility has well stocked bar which operates 24/7, its restaurant provides meals both local and continental food and most of the guest who happens to stayed here during their gorilla trip has found the lodge quite reliable and recommended to stay

What makes the lodge worth to stay?

  • Ruhija Gorilla friends resort has lovely views of the mountain gorilla forests from the room or restaurant balcony this is fantastic
  • Walking in the lush forest, home to the gorillas
  • When at the lodge you get mixed freely with the community during the village activities

While at the lodge you are advised to come with:

  • Walking shoes or boots since it’s a rainy forest it can rain at any time in the park and get muddy
  • Come with Insect repellent
  • Hat and sun cream
  • Layers and water proof jackets climate change at anytime
  • Liquid cash for tips and gifts or to buy soveigiers
  • Drinks and snacks can be purchased
  • Binoculars for bird watching
  • Plastic bag to protect cameras
  • Come with your own battery

Tourist activities that can be done from Ruhija Gorilla friends resort include;

  • Gorilla trekking,
  • Forest walks
  • Ruhija community village walks it takes 2 to 4 hours with beautiful entertainments from the locals
  • Handicrafts production and sale
  • Community traditional dance from 30 minutes to one hour or more on request