Nshongi Camp is one of the comfortable budget lodges found in Bwindi Impenetrable national park, lies inside the park near the swamp and in front of various tree species and it takes just a few minute walk to the ‘’UWA’’ Uganda Wildlife Authority headquarters at the meeting point for gorilla trekking. It’s a perfect location that offers overlooking of endemic bird species and monkeys.

This camp consists of four traditional African Banda’s meal which are served and lunch box usually prepared those on gorilla trekking activities. Nshongi camp is one of the camp that offers a gorilla dance performance for free by the Rushaga young stars.

Nshongi Camp –Room Services;

The camp is featured with six awesome traditional bandas overlooking the mighty canopy of the Bwindi impenetrable forest.

They offer hot showers, lantern lamps for every room as there’s no power thus giving one areal sense of the wilderness.

While planning to visit Nshongi camp one can carry your own tent instead of using bandas.

Other amenities offered at Nshongi Camp;

They offer intensive customer care services.

They offer Airstrip pickups

Nshongi Camp
Nshongi Camp

They offer security to visitors.

They have free internet

They offer laundry services to their guests.

Activities offered at Nshongi Camp’

Gorilla trekking

This is one of the best done activity on African continent, which starts early in the morning at the park headquarter, hike through the thick forests in order to capture these amazing uniqueness of gorillas plus the surrounding beautiful nature environments. The activity can take about 5 to 7 hours depending to gorilla family you are assigned too. Once you find them, an hour is given to the trackers to view the species, enjoy picture taking, video capturing. Gorilla trekking goes at USD700 per person per trek.

Birding; The activity is also good to engage in while at visit to Nshongi camp since Bwindi National Park harbors with over 350 bird species and blow are the amazing bird species to sight see such as Short-tailed Warbler ,White-tailed Blue Flycatchers ,Red-headed bluebill, African Emerald cuckoo , Blue-headed sunbirds ,African Green Broadbill ,Chapin fly catcher ,White-bellied Robin chat , Yellow –streaked Greenbul ,Archer’s Robin chat ,Shelly’s Greenbul ,Red –throated Alethe ,African Wood Owl ,Rwenzori Nightjar ,Black Bee eater ,Bar-tailed Trogon among others.

Tea Plantation Visit

At Nshongi Camp, you can go visit the tea plantation which is just few kilometers which is located to the nearby villages and be able to learn how tea leaves is being proceeded.

Nshongi Camp
Nshongi Camp

In general ,Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern region of Uganda ,cover an area of about 32 square kilometers of its low land  that inhabits world half remaining mountain gorillas in the wild .The park is also a home for various bird species and other primates species and home to over 22 habituation gorilla family’s which splinted in four gorilla sectors ;Buhoma ,Ruhija ,Rushaga and Nkuringo gorilla sectors  where incredible gorilla trekking experience is being conducted.

The camp can be access by road from Kampala or Entebbe Airport within 9 to 10 hours’ drive.

By air transport; You can fly by domestic flight Aerolink Uganda or Bar Aviation from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi to Kihihi Airstrip a nearby airstrip to Bwindi. From Kihihi Airstrip you will be picked up by the safari driver guide to drive you to your booked accommodation and here comes Nshongi Camp.

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