Ichumbi Hotel Kisoro is an excellent safari lodge built to serve numerous tourists who visit one of the two homes for mountain gorillas in Uganda: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. It is situated in the heart of Kisoro town, in the western region of Uganda. This hotel fits both luxury and medium–budget guests and provides perfect accommodation service.
The lodge was designed to give the best, most comfortable, and most experiential safari stay.
Room type; Rooms are comfortable, cozy, neat, and private rooms. They consist of double, twin, and deluxe rooms ready for the guests on business retreats, en route for gorilla trekking in either Bwindi Impenetrable or Mgahinga National Park from neighboring Rwanda or on your way to the safari.
They have large clean rooms and are connected with Wi-Fi that keeps you in touch with your beloved ones.
You can choose to stay in the warbler room well designed with a balcony and view. The lodge is also close to the world’s famous Bwindi National Park home to half-mountain gorillas that still exist in the wild – you can access it for the great encounter of silverback Gorillas.
Facilities and Amenities at Ichumbi Hotel Kisoro
The lodge is well organized with a touch of class and gives visitors a welcoming and comfortable stay.
They have enough space for a conference, meeting facilities, a swimming pool, spa, and health club, and a fully-fledged shop and restaurant in a serene environment.
The place is lovely and offers first-class service.
The lodge is the perfect place for Gorilla trekking expedition.
They have a very friendly and hospitable staff.
They provide hot water bags to every guest on stay which is much required after the rigorous trek through the forest for Gorilla Tracking.
What to do at Ichumbi Hotel Kisoro.
They include; the Batwa community tour, Agro-tourism, Coffee plantation tour, preparing local foods and basket weaving with the community, Gorilla trekking, Community walks and tour Forest and Natural walks many more.
This is an incredible life-changing experience that starts early in the morning with a short briefing about the dos and doesn’t of gorilla trekking activity. Then a park ranger will group you in a group of eight people. He will then lead you to forest trails in search of the gorilla family assigned too. The trekking activity can take about 30 to 7 hours depending on where were last seen the previous day. Once you allocate the gorilla assigned a range will give you an hour to spend with mountain gorillas while learning about their amazing lifestyle, feed, play, and behaviors as well as participating in photo shoots and capturing videos for future remembrance.
Coffee Plantation tour;
You can go for a coffee plantation tour where you can be taught the different processes of preparing coffee aroma and even you can have some tasty aroma.
Forest and Nature walk;
This is an interesting activity that is done on different thrilling forest trails where you expect to see numerous forest species such as colobus monkeys, forest elephants, beautiful butterflies, vegetation, and birdlife among others.
This is another popular activity carried out in one of its nearest safari destinations -Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and nearby Lake Mutanda which are inhabitant by more than 600 bird species. Some of the bird list to spot includes; White-necked raven, Black kite, Pin-tailed whydah, Paradise flycatcher, Ibis, Whydah, Specked mouse bird, Double-collared sunbird,-Bwindi Birds including; Yellow-streaked greenbul, Shelly’s greenbul, African wood owl, Strange weaver, Rwenzori Batis, Handsome francolin, Chapin’s flycatcher, Dwarf honey guide, Black bee-eater, Western green tinker bird, Montane Oriole, Rwenzori Batis, Handsome francolin, Bar-tailed trogon, African wood owl among other species.