Budget Lodges In Rushaga Sector

Budget lodges in Rushaga sector

Budget lodges in Rushaga sector 

Budget lodges in Rushaga sector : Rushaga sector is one of the four gorilla trekking sectors of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, there are a number of habituated gorilla families who are either amenable to trekking or willing to participate in gorilla habituation experiences. There are other places, though, such Nyabaremura beneath Rushaga trailhead. The huge impenetrable tropical forest is divided into four sectors: Buhoma in the north, Ruhija in the east, Rushaga, and Nkuringo in the south. According to the current census, there are currently 468 great apes living in 23 families in Bwindi, with the remaining individuals leading solitary lifestyles. There are 1,063 gorillas in the world, including those in the Virunga mountain range in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Uganda is a home to more than 51.3% of the half gorillas in its Bwindi and the rest in Mgahinga national parks.

These three nations are the only places where mountain gorillas are found. Mountain gorilla trekking is a pricey activity in and of itself, so if you want to combine it with other activities, it’s a good idea to lower your accommodation budget to have more money for your other activities. The lodges on the list below start at $20 and range in price from low-budget to some mid-range.

In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Rushaga section is the most popular and often visited sector. There are eight habituated gorilla families in the area that are ready for gorilla trekking: the Bweza, Nshongi, Mishaya, Kutu, Rwigi, Kahungye, Busigye, and Muchunguzi gorilla families. The ninth gorilla family, known as the Bikingi gorilla family, is only used for gorilla habituation experiences that are carried out in collaboration with researchers and park rangers. Rushaga offers visitors the best gorilla trekking experience as well as breathtaking views of the Virunga volcanoes in Rwanda, Mgahinga, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Among the other luxury lodges in the Rushaga sector are Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, Rushaga Gorilla Camp, Rushaga Gorilla Lodge, and Rushaga Haven Gorilla Lodge.

In general, a number of lodges have been established in Bwindi to offer excellent dining and best accommodation options for your Bwindi gorilla tour. Choose a lodge of your choice, book a Uganda Budget Gorilla tour to Rushaga in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, and take pleasure in your stay in the mist with the following accommodation options.

Nshongi camp.

Nshongi Camp is 7.8 km from the centre of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and 340.3km from Entebbe International Airport or Kampala capital city. Nshongi, Mishaya, Kahungye, Busingye, and Bweza gorilla groups can all be found here, making it the ideal area to begin gorilla trekking in both Uganda and the rest of the world.

Nshongi  gorilla lodge

Ugandan Wildlife Service centre, the beginning site of the gorilla trekking, is only a short distance from Nshongi Camp. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southwest Uganda, is only a few metres from where the camp is situated. The camp, which contains four traditional bandas, is the ideal setting for getting close to nature.

These bandas have private bathrooms and double beds. Every bed features a mosquito net and a breathtaking view. Dine under the stars while unwinding by the blazing bonfire.

They may make lunch boxes for your trekking and they can offer three-course meals. There is always hot coffee, tea, and beverages available.

  • Recreational pursuits at Nshongi Camp.

The Batwa and Bafumbira tribes live in the settlement of Rushaga. Therefore, you will get the opportunity to visit the Batwa people. To get the chance to encounter a different culture, ask the camp staff to travel to their homes.

As the area is home to 315 different bird species, there are numerous chances for bird watching various beautiful and colorful bird species. Other activities include nature walks and sight-seeing.

Rushaga Gorilla haven Lodge.

 In Uganda’s Kisoro district, Rushaga Gorilla Haven’s Lodge is situated in a breathtaking region known as Ryarutagara. Ryarutagara, which means a hill with a breathtaking view of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, the mountain gorillas’ natural habitat, and within hearing and sight of the Mashoho River, was named by Bishop Enoch Kayeeye in 1964. For a long time, immigrants lived there formally. With surrounding natural trees that have frequently been observed on the edge of the forest directly across the Havens, he kept it in its unaltered splendor. Indeed, it is a beautiful location the lodge has 12 elegant and comfortable cottages, well established in modern style, well varnished and decorated, equipped with mosquito nets, satellites, hot and cold running showers. Rooms have good beddings in the categories of single, double, twin, triple and family cottages.

rushaga gorilla haven lodge

Bwindi Backpackers Lodge.

Bwindi Backpackers Lodge is a unique travelers’ haven that is situated on the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a world heritage site. The lodge is incredible offering the intriguing accommodation facilities from budget to mid-range, beginning from self-camping, rooms with shared bathrooms, self-contained rooms and cottages. At the lodge we do organize and get for our clients gorilla trekking permits and no extra costs, as well our clients can pay by the use of cards, bank transfers, or pay in USD, Uganda shillings to our nearby offices. Book with us for your budget lodges for your spectacular gorilla trekking safari in Uganda.

rushaga back packers lodge

Wagtail Eco safari camp.

 Wagtail Eco safari camp is a budget accommodation creation 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 groups, The facility lies at the center of Rushaga and Nkuringo Gates all of which are about 10 kms from the facility. The roof of the Wagtail Eco Safari Camp is made of papyrus, and the ceiling is made of banana fibre. Local stones and stunning white fabric furniture tighten the floor. After spending the day with gorillas, tourists on gorilla safaris in Uganda can unwind at the Wagtail Eco Safari Camp’s excellent dining restaurant and fully stocked bar. Stay in Wagtail Eco safari camp during gorilla trekking in Rushaga you will not get disappointed.

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