Bwindi accommodation ranges from the very best up-market or super luxury lodgings to mid-range and basic lodging options right in the heart of the beautiful verdant UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned tropical rainforest in the southwestern region of Uganda in the districts of Kisoro, Kanungu and Kibale. Bwindi accommodation can be found not only inside the park but also outside in the near-by towns and communities.
Bwindi accommodation is grouped according to the four gorilla sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park of Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija, which have habituated gorilla families that tourists can visit on a Bwindi forest gorilla trekking experience. These four gorilla sectors of Bwindi offer travelers a variety of accommodation options, with amenities that are a source of comfort to many travelers, coupled with good customer care and safety. Travelers can find the list below useful for their guidance on choosing their preferred Bwindi accommodation.
Buhoma Gorilla region
Buhoma gorilla region is the most sought after gorilla region by travelers after a gorilla trekking experience. For this reason, accommodation in this sector gets booked very fast as well as gorilla permits. If Buhoma is your preferred sector, booking in advance is a must. Accommodation options in Buhoma include;
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp – Luxury
This is a luxury lodging option with great amenities, service and safety. It is a perfect lodging option and with it being located inside the park, gorillas sometimes visit the camp. This gives you an opportunity to sight these great apes more in addition to gorilla trekking.
Mob; +256 772 753619, +256 777 912448.
UK; +44(0)207190 7728
Buhoma Lodge – Luxury
Buhoma lodge is a luxury lodge also located in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Here, alongside great comfort, service and safety, travelers are assured of impeccable views of the forest and unrivaled amenities.
Mob: +256 772 502 155, +256 772 721 479
Tel: +256 414321479
Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp – Luxury
Lake Kitandara camp is another luxury Bwindi accommodation located in Buhoma. This beautiful camp was built with local materials that give it an amazing outlook.
Mob: +256 782 399235, +256 775 887258
Tel: +256 312 277304
Mahogany Springs – Luxury
This is yet another luxury Bwindi accommodation located in the Buhoma sector.
Mob: +256 792 740 300/9
Tel: +256 414 321 552,
Mob: +256 701 563 437
Buhoma Community Rest Camp – Budget
Buhoma Community Rest camp is one of the most commonly used budget accommodation in the Buhoma region. The rates are affordable given the location. Buhoma community Rest Camp is an initiative of the locals of Buhoma Mukono Community Development Association, that has over 7000 members whose livelihood and source of income is the rest camp.
Tel: +256 312 100060
Mob: +256 772 384 965
Bwindi View Bandas
+256 772 399224
Nkuringo Gorilla Sector
Nkuringo gorilla sector is located in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This gorilla sector has the following lodging options;
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge – Luxury
Tel: +256 414 501 866
Mob: +256 772 657 700
Chameleon Hill Lodge – Luxury
This luxury lodge is close to both Nkuringo and Rushaga gorilla sectors. The architectural designs of the lodge are a marvel themselves, and the views of Lake Mutanda are breathtaking.
Mob: +256 772 721 828
Mob: +256 774 231 913
Rushaga Gorilla Sector
Gorilla Safari Lodge
Tel: +256 414 345 742, +256 392 912 673
Mob: 0772 470260, 0712 470 260
Ruhija Gorilla Sector
Ruhija Gorilla Mist Camp
+256 756 563 577, +256 772 331332
Cuckooland Tented Lodge
Tel: +256 757 399046
Trekkers Tavern Cottages
Mob: +256 772 455 423
The above are not the only available Bwindi accommodation. There are more not listed here say Gorilla Resort, Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi Volcanoes Lodge, Bwindi Gorilla Conservation Camp, among so many others. Planning to visit Uganda on a gorilla trekking safari, get in touch with us and we will plan the best safari for you and advise you on the best accommodation fit for just you.
When booking Bwindi accommodation, it is important for travelers to first know the gorilla sector or region they are to have gorilla tracking from. This is to prevent long drives from one gorilla region to another for the gorilla experience, say driving from Nkuringo gorilla sector where your accommodation is to Buhoma to do the gorilla trek. Securing gorilla permits in a particular sector of your choice is important, and thereafter booking your preferred accommodation follows. Given that gorilla trekking is a much sought after activity, booking way in advance is vital and therefore much advised. With the help of trusted tour operators, travelers intending to visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on a gorilla trekking safari could be able to get great deals with special tour operator rates. Get in touch with us and we will surely offer you with some of the greatest deals.