Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park; Best Lodges
Check the best Lodges and Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park organized by Hail Tours Uganda. Choose from a wide range of safari lodges from luxury, to Standard to budget lodges.
Finding a nice, comfortable and convenient place to stay is one of the best safari experiences and during your gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, travelers always hope to stay in secluded places with breathtaking views of the jungles.
The beauty of this is that Bwindi has a wide range of places for every traveler- budget, midrange, and luxury and these include;
Accommodation in Bwindi
Luxury Lodges in Bwindi
Bwindi Lodge is one of the places you can’t just afford to miss in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and is found in the Buhoma sector.
This luxurious Lodge has an outstandingly rustic splendor, contemporary and sophisticated atmosphere.
It has 8 magnificent cottages that are uniquely designed to blend with the natural environment.
Each of them has an en-suite bathroom, a large four-poster bed, and large terraces with hand-carved furniture. The main terrace area is spacious hence allowing guests to enjoy sundowner and quiet evenings after dinner.
You can’t talk of Bwindi’s luxury Lodges without mentioning the popular Buhoma Lodge, in the Buhoma sector (North of the Park).
It is one of the two accommodation facilities found inside the park and commands jaw-dropping views of the tree canopies and visitors sometimes enjoy surprise gorilla visits.
It has 10 chalets, and each of them highlights the extraordinary natural beauty of the environment of Bwindi Forest.
Guests are treated to endless views from the comfort of their private patios and each cottage has a large window, large bed, and cozy en-suite bathroom with a flush toilet, bathtub, and cold/hot shower.
The property also has an amazing restaurant where four-course meals are served for dinner, a bar area, and an open fireplace for unwinding with friends and family.
Gorilla Safari Lodge
Gorilla Safari Lodge is a well-appointed accommodation facility situated in the southern sector of Rushaga and is comfortably nestled at the edge of the verdant Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
It is marked by roughly patched paths with wooden rails that connect the 21 luxurious rooms named after different gorilla families.
Each of the rooms is solar-powered and features an en-suite bathroom with cold and hot water as well as flush toilets. The main Lodge area is where the dining area, spa treatment room, and lounge are found.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Set in the southern sector of Nkuringo, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is a stupendous accommodation facility built from typically local raw materials like Volcanic stone and furnished with hand-woven rugs.
This Lodge is comprised of 10 stone cottages that are incredibly designed with loft-like interiors marked by African-themed Art, spacious en-suite bathrooms, stunning high-beamed ceilings, and a lounge area.
Each of the rooms has a fireplace to provide warmth during chilling evenings, a private butler attending to the personal needs of visitors, and also provide hot water bottles during the cold weather.
Other luxury Lodges in Bwindi Include Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Mahogany Springs Camp, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, and Gorilla Heights Lodge among others.
Midrange/Standard Lodges in Bwindi
Situated in the Buhoma sector, Engagi Lodge is an excellent midrange Lodge boasting 8 exquisite and secluded cottages, each featuring en-suite bathrooms with hot/cold running water, and a flushing toilet.
This Lodge was uniquely built with local materials from the nearby areas such as banana fiber thatches as well as eucalyptus poles but with a special touch of luxury and comfort. There is also a dining area, solar energy for lighting, and wood-burning boilers.
Silverback Lodge is one of Marasa Africa’s outstanding properties and is found in the Buhoma sector, the northern side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
It has 12 rooms (in configurations of double, twin, and single), each constructed from traditional raw materials like sisal ropes as well as purple slate stone, also features an en-suite bathroom and a private veranda with chairs for relaxing.
Also at Silverback Lodge is a spacious restaurant that serves both local and international cuisines, verdant gardens, well-stocked bar.
Gorilla Mist Camp
Gorilla Mist Camp is one of the best midrange Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and is found in the Eastern sector of Ruhija.
It is just five minutes walk from the briefing point hence making it the most travelers’ base when tracking mountain gorillas in the Ruhija sector.
This rustic and charming Camp’s rooms are in thatched cottages with raised decks thus providing amazing views of the forest in addition to providing a warm shower and dressing mirror among others.
Other remarkable midrange lodges to try out in Bwindi are Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp, Eco Marvels Gorilla Resort, and Nkuringo Gorilla Camp, to mention but a few.
Chameleon Hill Lodge
Chameleon Hill Lodge sits along the tranquil shores of Lake Mutanda and serves the accommodation needs of travelers tracking mountain gorillas in the southern sectors of Rushaga and Nkuringo.
It has 10 remarkable Lakeview Chalets and 1 family suite, and each of these provides mind-blowing views of the Virunga Volcanoes across the stunning Lake Mutanda.
Irresistible Lodge facilities are complimentary Wi-Fi at the main lodge area, a well-stocked bar, a curio shop, a beautiful restaurant with a fireplace, a spa treatment area, a library, and a lounge area.
Budget Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi View Bandas
Bwindi View Bandas are only 100 meters from the Ruhija sector entrance point thus making them one of the most convenient, yet secluded places to stay during your gorilla trekking adventure.
Found in the Buhoma sector, Bwindi View Bandas comprises only five Bandas that sit on raised platforms and secluded Camping grounds.
This mainly caters to backpack visitors who enjoy heated showers, laundry services, laundry services, storage facilities, a small bar area, and clean pit latrines.
Ride 4 a Woman Cottage
Ride 4 a woman is a small and clean accommodation facility in the Buhoma sector but is also one of the most successful women-empowerment projects around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
It has two beautiful cottages- Mwebesa House and Noel’s cottage equipped with private bathrooms (with shower and complimentary toiletries), a work desk, and a comfortable bed.
The Guesthouse also features a stunning restaurant and gift shop where visitors can learn to weave or even purchase lots of handicrafts. Ride 4 a woman also features a well-stocked bar, 24-hour front desk, free parking space for visitors, free Wi-Fi, and a children’s play area.
Broadbill Forest Camp
Broadbill is one of the most decent and comfortable budget Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, providing guests accommodation in Tents that sits on raised wooden platforms and are grass-thatched hence providing an authentic African and jungle experience.
This eco-friendly Jungle Camp has 4 beautiful Tents with en-suite bathrooms and comfortable beds. Broadbill Forest Camp also has a fireplace, restaurant, and well-stocked bar for chilling with friends after a day of exploring Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Other amazing budget Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are Ruhija Community Rest Camp, Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge, Nshongi Gorilla Resort, Gift of Nature Lodge, Bwindi Backpackers Lodge, Wagtail Eco Safari Camp, and Trekkers Tavern Cottages among others.
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