Top Places To Stay During Gorilla Trekking In Uganda

Top Places to stay during Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Top Places to stay during Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Top Places to stay during Gorilla Trekking in Uganda : Uganda is the best gorilla trekking destination in the world with two gorilla destinations that are Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga Gorilla national park. The country is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas recorded to be over 400 individuals with 21 habituated gorilla families which are visited during gorilla trekking.

Both Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park are located in the south western region of Uganda.

Bwindi impenetrable national park is the most visited gorilla destination in the world and hosts the largest number of habituated gorilla families in the world, Bwindi is divided into 4 gorilla trekking sectors that is Buhoma sector in the North, Ruhija sector in the East, Nkuringo sector in the upper south and Rushaga sector in the lower south where gorilla trekking is done.

In Bwindi impenetrable national park accommodations are situated within these 4 sectors and these accommodations are as follows

Top safari lodges in Buhoma Sector

Buhoma Lodge   

Buhoma Lodge is an intimate and charming lodge boasting spectacular and uninterrupted views of Bwindi impenetrable national park, this luxury lodge is one of the only two lodges located within the Bwindi impenetrable national park.

buhoma lodge

Mahongany Springs   

Mahogany Springs is a luxury lodge perched on top of the Munyanga River overlooking Bwindi impenetrable national park, the lodge has a total of 12 luxury suites surrounded by beautiful gardens and panoramic views the verdant valle.

mahogany springs lodge

Bwindi Silverback Lodge   

Bwindi Silverback Lodge is one of the latest lodges in Bwindi impenetrable national park in Buhoma sector situated only a 5 minute walk to the park and boasts sweeping views of the valley and the forest that surround it.

Bwindi Silverback Lodge is perched on high, a top the valley overlooking Bwindi.

sliver back lodge

Bwindi Engagi Lodge

Bwindi Engagi Lodge is a modern lodge in a breathtaking setting with stunning views over the forest canopy, the lodge is situated in a large tract of land contiguous to Bwindi impenetrable national park and runs from the main road to the park’s headquarters down to the Munyaga River.

This beautiful lodge was built using local materials and the rooms were constructed from rocks found in and around the site and eucalyptus trees while the rooms are thatched from banana fiber sourced from local farmers.  

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Sanctuary gorilla forest camp is a contemporary yet classic in style luxury camp that blends in sensitively with the dramatic African mountain landscape and the forest. The camp is situated inside Bwindi impenetrable national park just only minutes away from the start of your gorilla trekking adventure.

Top safari lodges in Ruhija Sector

Agandi Lodge   

Agandi Lodge a new eco-friendly lodge in Bwindi impenetrable National Park in Ruhija Sector within a few minutes’ walk from Uganda Wildlife Authority briefing point. This Luxury Eco Lodge offers 180°C panoramic views of Bwindi forest.

agandi lodge

Ruhija Gorilla Mist Camp

Ruhija Gorilla Mist Camp is situated at the top of the hill at the road, the lodge is the most suitable accommodation in Bwindi for groups and families to a gorilla safari in Bwindi.

Ruhija Gorilla Mist camp is approximately 7 kilometers from Bwindi impenetrable national park, the camp has exclusive comfortable rooms and its own camping grounds.

gorilla mist camp

 Bakiga Lodge

Bakinga Lodge is an African Eco lodge in Ruhija Sector of Bwindi, just a 10 minute drive from the Ruhija Gorilla Tracking meeting point.

The lodge overlooks a beautiful valley and is a perfect lodge for visitors looking for a real African experience with amazing views of Bwindi Impenetrable national park.

bakiga lodge


Top safari lodges in Rushaga Sector

Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Rushaga Gorilla Camp is a midrange lodge sitting on 6 acres of land approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the gorilla tracking starting point.

This eco-friendly lodge sits on a mountain slope which guarantees spectacular vistas of Bwindi Impenetrable National park, the lodge features luxury tents and double bandas all situated close to the forest.

Facilities and amenities at Rushaga Gorilla Camp include 6 self-contained bandas, 6 self-contained luxury tents, 2 family bandas and secure parking.

Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge

Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge is a midrange lodge situated in Kisoro Area managed by the Uganda Cultural lodges, the lodge is a perfect place to stay at for visitors doing gorilla trekking in either Bwindi’s Rushaga sector or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

The lodge is perched on the peninsula of Lake Mulehe and overlooks the three scenic volcanoes of the Virunga Mountain Ranges and boasts breathtaking views of Lake Mulehe.

The lodge has 11 comfortable ensuite rooms with each room having a private verandah.

 Nshongi Camp

Nshongi Camp is a budget safari lodge located within a minute’s walk to Uganda Wildlife Authority Service hut, the starting point of the gorilla tracking. The camp is located few meters from the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

The Camp has four traditional bandas is a perfect place for connecting with nature, these bandas have double beds and private bathrooms.

4 Gorilla Rushaga Lodge

4 Gorilla Rushaga Lodge is a luxury accommodation located along the borders of Bwindi impenetrable national park’s Rushaga sector closet to the headquarters – only 10 minutes away from the Gorilla tracking and briefing center.

4 Gorilla Rushaga Lodge offers en-suite rooms and an on-site restaurant serving mouth-watering menu of both local and international cuisine with a patio area.

Other accommodations in Rushaga Sector include Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge, Wagtail Eco Safari Lodge, the lodge is an oasis of privacy, serenity and rejuvenation

Nkuringo lodge

Top safari lodges in Nkuringo Sector

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is one of the best luxury lodges in Nkuringo Region and a perfect base for travelers trekking mountain gorillas both in Nkuringo and Rushaga region.

The lodge is well placed on top of a hill overlooking the Bwindi Forest National Park at an altitude of 2,161 meters above the sea level.

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge has 12 rooms in 9 residences with full amenities divided into 3 X two bedroom family villas and six garden cottages, each cottage features en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, living area with a fireplace and comfortable chairs.

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Gorilla Heights Lodge

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is strategically located on top of a hill overlooking the Bwindi forest only 10 minutes from the Nkuringo gorilla trekking briefing point, the lodge is at an altitude of 2,100 meters above the sea level boasting spectacular views over the park’s forest canopy.

Gorilla Heights Lodge offers a total of 15 rooms, 1 family, 5 Deluxe and 9 standard cottages.

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is situated in the remote reaches of the Great Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park, the lodge is place on a hill overlooking the Virunga Mountains offering seven luxurious large cottages including 02 larger family – size cottages.

Chameleon hill Lodge

Chameleon Hill Lodge is located about 45 minutes from Rushaga gorilla region and is strategically located on the shores of Lake Mutanda overlooking the Volcanoes across Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

chameleon hill

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