Mid- Range Accommodations in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park : Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site that shelters the world’s half remaining mountain gorillas that still exist in the wild, located in the southwestern region of Uganda, an estimated 8 to 9 hours drive. Alternatively, you can opt to use a chartered domestic flight, especially for those who hate long driving journeys to access the park, you will book a domestic flight ‘’Aerolink or Bar Aviation’’ from Entebbe International Airport to Kihihi or Kisoro Airfield that lands within 1:30 hours and takes a 30-minute drive from the airstrip to the park.
More so, Bwindi ranks as the most visited safari destination because it hosts the world’s unique creatures the mountain gorillas which can be seen through engaging in Gorilla Trekking or Gorilla Habituation Experience and other activities do include Batwa Visit, Birding, or Nature walking. Gorilla trekking cannot be done without a permit but it goes at costs USD700 per person per day ‘’half day experience with gorillas’’ with one hour inclusive for viewing and Gorilla habituation a full-day activity with four hours allowed spent with a gorilla to learn more about them goes at cost USD1,500 per person per day with four hours allowed to spend with a gorilla to learn more about them.
Buhoma Community Haven Lodge is one of the spacious sites to have your comfortable stay while in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is located above Buhoma village just a 5-minute drive from the main road and this elevated location guarantees great views across Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
The lodge is comprised of six excellent designed double/twin cottages, self-contained en-suite safari tents,3 self-contained cottages,2 non-self-contained twin cottages, bandas, and 1 family cottages, all self-contained en-suite and integrates simple elegance with local materials.
Facilities featured in Buhoma Community Haven Lodge;
The lodge offers a spacious restaurant that serves 5 curse meals blending western and African cuisine, prepared by well-trained Uganda chefs using locally grown products.
They have a backup power generator
Cigarettes for sale
Free parking for their guest
Postcards for sale
Walking sticks for rent
Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge
The Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge sits in the heart of the jungle for Gorilla land in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest that offers one of the most beautiful and comfortable places to stay in Uganda’s Bwindi.
Moro so, the lodge has well-designed rooms that blend the natural environment which provides luxury and hospitality stay. Each of the eight en-suite cottages allows overlooking views of the forest canopy, with breathtaking views of the Virunga Mountain ranges.
Each room is designed with twin beds with an en-suite bathroom, flush toilets, an overhead shower that supplies hot and cold water, an extra blanket, and a hot water bottle for those cold nights, and all rooms are serviced daily by housekeeping.
Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge is comprised of Four superior room cabins with a capacity of 8, four deluxe room cabins with a capacity of 8, and Six standard rooms with a capacity of 12 ‘’Twelve in sharing ‘’.
Room Amenities Featured at Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge;
They offer clean toilets and private shower bathrooms
Side bed lampstands
Hot water bottles
Comfortable chairs to relax on in both the superior and deluxe cabins.
Luggage storage cabins in both the superior and deluxe cabins
Reading chair to relax on inbox the superior and deluxe cabins
Reading chairs and tables in the superior cabins
Two pairs of slippers
Services Offered at Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge include;
They have a perfect restaurant that offers different delicious choices of multi-national worldwide foods with superb authentic flavors ranging from Chinese, Indian, and European and traditional Ugandan foods to guests’ ultimate taste buds.
Buffets and set menu-vegetarian choices and refreshing drinks and afternoon tea which you can take from the restaurant veranda, with a great view over the forest and mountains of Bwindi.
Free car parking space
Free Wi-Fi internet connections
Gift shop with the best unique gifts
A mini library with magazines and books that talks about the beautiful continent of Africa
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge –Mid–Range Accommodation
The Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is an excellent midrange facility that offers mid-range services to travelers on their visit to Bwindi National Park. The lodge lies in Kisoro town which offers spacious services to guests; They have a clean restaurant that prepares both international and local food for the guests, free private parking, a beautiful garden, and a terrace.
The lodge consists of perfect rooms which are designed with overlooking balconies with bathrooms that include showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads with complimentary toiletries. More so, all rooms are featured with pillow-top beds and premium bedding while conveniences such as dining areas and coffee makers.
Room Facilities featured at the lodge;
Cottages offer rooms that consist of 1 large double bed which accommodates 2 people like a couple or family traveling together. Cottages offer good amenities;
Comfortable seating area
Toilet and shower
Socket near the bed
Family Room; This family room was designed with 4 single beds in the room which accommodates 4 people in the room like a couple or family traveling together.
This room offers a rewarding balcony and Mountain view while you are in the room. Amenities offered include;
Socket near the bed
Facilities offered at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge;
24-hour front desk
Spa and Massage
Campfire to spend the night listening to stories, music, and taking a drink.
They also have a barbecue to make it simple and warm
They have 2 public toilets and 2 public showers for campers among others.
Shared lounge /TV area
Aganda Lodge – Bwindi –Mid-Range Accommodation
Aganda lodge is one of the beautiful Mid-Range accommodations in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Ruhija and is just a few-minute walk to the Uganda Wildlife Authority briefing point.
The lodge sits on top of the hill which offers a panoramic view over the primary forest and the range of volcanoes. Along your visit here, you will be welcomed by a hospitable team of staff that makes your stay an unforgettable experience.
Aganda lodge is comprised of;
2 beautiful cottages
2 nest trees for the ones who want gainful views of adventures.
2 traditional Uganda huts made of wood
2 platforms with grass roofs for the campers.
Location to Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge; From ‘’EBB’’ Entebbe International Airport to access to the lodge takes about 8 hours drive. Then Kisoro town is only 1 hour from Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, Mid- Range Accommodations in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a 2 hour and 5 minutes drive from Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Queen Elizabeth National Park is just a 59-minute drive and 280 kilometers/4 hours from Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge.
Bwindi Engage Lodge –Mid–Range Accommodation
This is a midrange safari accommodation, located in the Ruhija sector of Bwindi National Park, just a few minute drive from the Gorilla Trekking Centre point. The lodge was built on the top of a beautiful valley overlooking the Bwindi forest and offers good amenities liked by visitors.
Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge
Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge is found in Ryarutagara ‘’means’’ a hill with a spectacular view of Bwindi Impenetrable forest home to great mountain gorillas and other species. The lodge lies close to Rushaga gorilla trailhead in the southern part of Bwindi 10 kilometers from the Nyanamo trading center.
The lodge offers 12 comfortable cottages that are built in modern style, well decorated, and equipped with mosquito nets, driers, private en-suite facilities like flushing toilets, and hot and cold running water showers.
The rooms have sitting areas with wooden balconies where you can relax while enjoying the stunning views of the park.
Rooms vary from the single room that occupies 1 person on a queen bed.
The triple room occupies 3 people with 3 beds and 2 windows.
The double room accommodates 1 person on king size bed and 2 windows.
The twin room accommodates 2 people,2 beds and 2 windows, and family cottages.
Facilities offered at Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge include;
Ample parking space
A spacious restaurant that serves different menus prepared by well-trained and organized staff. Services offered breakfast in the room, lunch, and dinner, both in and outdoor dining.
Standby generator available
Health centers are available to provide body fitness like spas, gyms, saunas, steam baths, and massages.
Craft shop with African gifts like clothes, bags, and shoes.
Nkuringo Gorilla Camp
Nkuringo Gorilla Camp is situated on the Nteko ridge at 2,161 meters and provides midrange services to visitors here. The camp overlooks the Kashasha River Valley and a have perfect ground for trekking the Nkuringo Gorilla Family along with the gorilla families of Rushaga.