Budget accommodation in Bwindi national park

Budget accommodation in Bwindi national park :Lodges/ accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park is booked according to the gorilla group and the sector you are to trek as indicated on your gorilla trekking permit, this is done so as to get easy access to the parks’ headquarters for the mountain gorilla trekking activity which starts early in the morning.


Buhoma sector is the most loved gorilla sector by tourists located in the North West region of Bwindi impenetrable national park, this sector is a home to mubare, Habinyanja, Katwe and Rushegura mountain gorilla groups where gorilla trekking safari takes place.

While in buhoma accommodation can be got from


Buhoma community camp is a pleasant accommodation facility situated a few meters away from the main entrance gate of Bwindi impenetrable national park, this facility offers various lodging options such as 2 non-self-contained twin cottage bandas, 6 self-contained safari tents, 6 dormitory style accommodations and  campsites.

Buhoma community camp site is owned and run by the local community offers various beddings that is single, double, twin and triple.

Services offered at the camp include

  • Food and beverages
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Restaurant
  • Transportation
  • Parking lot
  • Massage
  • Laundry services

Amenities offered

  • Mosquito nets
  • Shower facilities
  • Walking sticks for rent
  • Mosquito nets
  • Reading materials
  • Complimentary tea
  • Backup generator
  • Phone and laptop charging portals
  • Artisan craft shop
Budget accommodation in bwindi national park
Budget accommodation in bwindi national park

While at buhoma community rest camp you get an opportunity of watching many bird species, exceptional views of the magnificent forest canopy.


Bwindi view bandas are situated approximately 100 meters away from the main gate of the park, this facility offers various lodging facilities that is 

  • 3 bandas with 4 beds each, these bandas are named from birds that is sparrow, Robin and eagle
  • 2 small bandas with 2 beds also named from birds that is Kiwi and warbler
  • Camping facilities

                Bwindi view bandas offer facilities like

  • Tents, gum boots, rain gear and binoculars for rental
  • Reading materials
  • Secure parking
  • Laundry services
  • Picnic area
  • Grocery and storage facilities
  • Heated showers
  • Bar
  • Canteen
Budget accommodation in bwindi national park
Budget accommodation in bwindi national park


Ruhija Bwindi forest gorilla trekking sector is located on the eastern region of Bwindi impenetrable national park, this section is a home to three habituated gorilla families where gorilla trekking experience take place that is Oruzogo, Bitukura and kyaguriro gorilla family. While in Ruhija gorilla section accommodation is got from 

                          RUHIJA COMMUNITY REST CAMP

Ruhija community rest camp is situated opposite the institute of tropical forests conservation close to the Uganda wildlife authority headquarters, the camp offers 4 en suite cottages with double beds, 2 twin cottages and 2 public campsites for own camping.

The following facilities are offered

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Gift shop
  • Parking


Ruhija gorilla forest resort is situated close to the park gate with a walkable distance to the briefing spot, this resort is owned and operated by the local community and is loved by most of the tourists tracking in Ruhija. Ruhija gorilla friends resort offers lodging options that is rooms, safari tents and camping which are either self-contained or none-self-contained. From these rooms you get to views of the forest.

Services offered at this lodge include

  • Parking
  • Security
  • Food and beverage
  • Stocked bar
  • Laundry services
Budget accommodation in bwindi national park
Budget accommodation in bwindi national park


Trekkers’ tavern cottages is situated on Ruhija hill offering tranquil views of Bwindi forest, trekkers tavern cottages offers 5 cottages, En suite facilities with hot showers and flush toilets. Cottages in travelers cottages have a private verandah, facilities offered include

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Parking


Gift of nature lodge is located in kibale district serving tourists trekking in Ruhija sector, gift of nature lodge offers self-contained rooms of single, double and twin rooms. The lodge offers services like

  • expanse lounge
  • restaurant
  • free wide screen TV
  • Nshongi gorilla resort
  • Gorilla safari lodge
  • Nkuringo gorilla camp

Other accommodation in Rushaga and Nkuringo sector include gorilla valley lodge, Kisoro Travellers inn, broad bill forest camp and many more.

While going to for gorilla trekking it is advisable to book your accommodation early before the actual of trekking.


Ruhija gorilla safari lodge is a tranquil comfortable lodge situated in in the middle of the gorilla jungle, this hospitable gorgeous lodge has stunningly designed rooms with a blend of natural environment. Rooms at Ruhija gorilla safari lodge are self-contained with a verandah offering a view of Bwindi forests. 

Services offered at Ruhija gorilla safari lodge

  • Dinning
  • Reading books and magazines
  • Stocked bar
  • Traditional entertainment

Other accommodations facilities include bay cottages, Bushara island camp, bunyonyi overland camp and many more


Rushaga and Nkuringo sector are situated in the southern region of Bwindi impenetrable national park, in Rushaga sector gorilla families that is Nshongi, Kahungye, Mishaya, Busingye and Bweza gorilla families are where gorilla trekking takes place. In Nkuringo sector you find only one gorilla family that is Nkuringo gorilla family.


Nshongi camp is situated 5 minutes’ walk from Rushaga tracking point, this camp was constructed in a traditional architectural style with local materials like grass, wood and banana fiber. Nshongi camp offers 4 bandas with a camping site. The following services are offered

  • Umbrellas for rent in case of rain emergencies
  • Cultural dance performances
  • Restaurant
  • Camp fore
  • Parking


Nshongi gorilla resort is situated in rubuguri town near the trekking points of Rushanga and Nkuringo, Nshongi gorilla resort’ accommodation is offered in two forms that is a guest house and cottages. Guest house accommodation offers self-contained rooms, double and twin rooms, these rooms are very spacious with large double widows overlooking the tranquil scenic view.

Cottages are privately located with twin and triple beds, self-contained with advanced mosquito nets, reading tables, seats and dressing tables.

Facilities offered at Nshongi gorilla resort include

  • Cozy cottages
  • Cold and hot water showers
  • Wireless internet
  • Stocked bar
  • Dining room



Wagtail eco safari camp is located in Rubuguri town approximately 10 kilometers from Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors south of Bwindi impenetrable national park. This magnificent camp is constructed in local materials of papyrus roof, banana fiber ceiling with the floor tightened by local stones and impressive furniture.

Wagtail eco safari camp offers various rooming types that is guest room, deluxe queen, junior king and superior king. The camp offers services like

  • Well-stocked bar and lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Food and beverage
  • Security
  • Parking
  • Security
  • Laundry services

Wagtail Eco safari camp is situated in a unique area offering scenic views of Bwindi forest canopy, kigezi hills and Virunga volcanoes.

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