Accommodations In Rushaga Sector Of Bwindi National Park

Accommodations in Rushaga sector of Bwindi national park

Accommodations in Rushaga sector of Bwindi national park.

Accommodations in Rushaga sector of Bwindi national park :If experiencing the stunning mountain gorillas of Africa is your ultimate goal, gaze no farther than Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park because the gorilla safari destination provides some of the most excellent forest accommodation options for explorers. Half of the world’s rare great apes live in this magical forest. You can go on amazing gorilla expeditions in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you can trek and watch these gorillas while staying in nice accommodations just a short walk from the park gate. The scenery and wildlife in Bwindi are beautiful, and the people who work there are kind and helpful. If you stay at one of these accommodation, you’ll have an adventure you’ll never forget.

You are able to enter the park from four points: Nkuringo, Rushaga, Buhoma, and Ruhija Sectors. The sector has different accommodation options, from comfortable forest camps and friendly hostels to charming cottages, luxurious chalets, and family-friendly villas.

On a Uganda safari to Bwindi we select for you the most suitable accommodation in each Bwindi Impenetrable National Park sector to cater to you. Our selection is based on outstanding hospitality, eco-friendly surroundings, community involvement, positive guest experiences, and reasonable prices. We’ve been organizing gorilla trekking trips and running successful hotels in Uganda for over a decade, so we’re sure we’ve chosen the best places to stay in Bwindi. These lodges give you a real taste of Africa and help you get close to the old forest you’ve always dreamed of.

 More than half of the mountain gorillas in the whole world live in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Rushaga is the best place to go gorilla trekking safari because it is home to 5 gorilla families. It can be found in the south of the national park. Below are the top groove accommodations in that sector.

Gorilla Hills eco-lodge.

Gorilla Hills Eco-lodge is in Kisoro. It has a restaurant, a bar, a yard, a terrace and a front desk that is open 24 hours a day. Both Wi-Fi and private parking are available at the bed and breakfast free of charge. Each flat has its own bathroom with a shower, slippers, a hairdryer and free toiletries. At Gorilla Hills Eco-lodge, you can get a continental meal every day. There is a shared lounge at this property and guests can go cycling nearby.

Bwindi Guest House.

Equipped with a shared lounge, Bwindi Guest House is situated in Kanungu and also provides a garden and a terrace. Some of the services offered of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. Free private parking is provided, and guests who want to see more of the area can rent bikes from the guest house.

Bwindi Guest House.

Lake Muhele Gorilla Lodge.

Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge is in Kisoro, 7 km from Lake Mutanda. It has a shared bar. A balcony with lake views is offered in every unit. Every morning, you can get a free breakfast at the lodge. Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge is 11 km from a small crater.

Bwindi Cultural Centre.

This large spot offers an array of facilities from outstanding accommodation, bar and lounge, conference centre, WiFi among others. All 13 rooms are big, and the perfect service is the cherry on top of this lovely place.

Rushaga Gorilla Lodge.

Situated in Bugambira, near Rushaga Gorilla Tracking, Rushaga Gorilla Lodge provides free WiFi, and guests can enjoy a garden and a terrace. On-site private parking is free of charge. Every room has a terrace with a view of the yard. Rushaga Gorilla Lodge is 16 km from Bwindi Community Hospital. People love how great the setting is.

Four Gorillas Lodge.

One of the newly built and extraordinary lodges to stay in when visited Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Four Gorillas Lodge is a 4-star, high-end place to stay in the Rushaga region, which is southeast of Bwindi. It’s one of the nearest gorilla lodges of Rushaga which is only 10 minutes’ drive to the trekking starting point. The Four Gorilla Safari Lodge is an excellent location to stay if you are going to Bwindi Impenetrable and want to stay somewhere comfortable and unique that is also good for the environment. The lodge is welcoming to guests who want to discover the park with its stunning vistas, soft breezes, rustling trees and the forest canopy.

Four Gorillas Lodge in Uganda’s Bwindi National Park is a great example of modern luxury that also satisfies our need to be one with nature and other apes. Our signature cabins are in the middle of a thick forest and have high-end elegance in a homely setting.

Four Gorillas Lodge.

Gorilla valley lodge.

Gorilla Valley Lodge is situated near Rushaga ranger station. From Kabale Road, there are signs that show the way. In Rushaga, go straight to the lodge by taking the road on the right. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one meter away from your veranda. It experiences like you are invited into to home of the magnificent mountain gorillas. But these gentle giants are not your host, just your neighbors, occasionally coming out of the forest to spend some time in our garden. This is why Gorilla Valley Lodge is so unique.

Gorilla valley lodge.

The lodge is on a steep slope at the edge of an impenetrable forest. This makes it a very special place to stay. Imagine waking up to the sounds of the forest, having a cup of coffee or tea on your private terrace, and watching the forest come to life as the mist suddenly disappears to reveal a lush jungle. Gorilla Valley Lodge comprises 12 en-suite rooms, constructed on a steep slope, ensuring the best views on Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

All of the rooms have their own private terraces where you can see the beauty of the forest. Our rooms are designed with style and have comfortable beds and solar water heaters to make sure you have a good night’s sleep.

Ichumbi Lodge.

Ichumbi Lodge is a midrange accommodation that provides accommodation in en suite bright luxurious units with individual verandahs allowing spectacular views towards the pristine tropical rain forest. Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is a lodge in the Rushaga Sector that offers free WiFi, free bikes, and a yard. On-site private parking is free of charge. Fitted with a sun terrace, the units feature a flat-screen TV.

Each room has a balcony with a view of the garden. Each room at the accommodation has a private bathroom with free toiletries.

Vegetarian, buffet, full English/Irish, continental and American breakfast options are available each morning at the lodge. There is a balcony at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge.

For guests’ convenience, the accommodation has a business centre. Guests can also hang out in the lounge room, which is shared.

Ichumbi Lodge.


Wagtail Eco safari camp.

Wagtail Eco safari camp is a budget accommodation establishment located in Rubuguri town in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park presenting a rich ground for trekking Rushaga gorilla families of Nshongi, Mishaya, Bweza, Kahungye and Busingye along with Nkuringo Gorilla group and these two stations are both 10km from Rubuguri Reaching it takes 10 hours from Kampala or Entebbe airport on the road.

The camp is in a special place where you can see the endless Kigezi hills, the Virunga volcanoes, and the beautiful Bwindi Impenetrable Forest canopy. The lodge has clean and comfortable rooms, as well as a bar and a restaurant that serve a range of local and foreign cuisines.

They also have gardens that can be used for parties, family gatherings, talks, lunch, and a lot of other things.

Rushaga Gorilla safari Lodge.

Rushaga Gorilla Safari Lodge is a high-end place to stay in South Bwindi’s Rushaga Sector. The lodge has eight large, luxury rooms with en suite bathrooms and private verandas with great views of the untouched tropical rain forest. It is a newer lodge in the Rushaga area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and if you are trekking the Nshongi Gorilla Family Group this is the place for you to stay.

This appropriately constructed Lodge straddles the boundary line of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and if you are coming to Bwindi to track gorillas in the southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest this is the place to stay. This is the closest luxury lodge to the Gorilla Habituation, a 4 hour adventure with Mountain Gorillas. If you want to stay here during your trip, you can see the Mountain Gorillas and get used to them.

Rushaga Gorilla safari Lodge.

When you stay at the Gorilla Safari Lodge, you won’t be far from the Rushaga area briefing site. Therefore you do not have to drive great distances on the morning to catch up with your gorilla trek.

The southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is where the Rushaga area is. This section of Bwindi was opened in 2009 for Gorilla trekking and is believed to have the greatest amount of habituated mountain gorilla families or groups. In Rushaga there are five mountain Gorilla families namely Nshongi, Kahungye, Mishaya, Busingye and Bweza. There are 40 people in this region and it is the most focused gorilla trekking site for tourists who want to trek mountain gorilla at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Rushaga region is one of the most popular places to visit in Bwindi because it is close to Kigali Airport. Trackers who fly to Rwanda instead of Entebbe Airport because the trip from Entebbe Airport to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is difficult often choose to visit the Rushaga region.

Another important factor is that, the Rushaga region is the most suitable place for gorilla habituation for trackers who want to spend more time with the Gorillas. Rushaga is the most frequently visited location to trek gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Gorilla habituation at Bwindi costs $1,500 for four hours, while gorilla trekking safari with Mountain gorillas costs $700 for one hour.

 The specific groups of mountain Gorilla families include the following.

Kahungye Family. This family was revealed in 2011. Their most enjoyable trait is the tremendous energy exhibited with climbing and all acrobatic antics making them a Gorilla tracker’s dream to hike with. They are quite entertaining.

Bwesa Family. This is a lately entailed group cleaved from the much larger Nshongyi family.

Nshongyi family. This was one of the biggest groups of mountain Gorillas for a long time. It stands out from the rest of the group because it has a big silver background.

The additional groups include, Mishaya group and Busingye group. Within the Rushaga area.

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