Bwindi Forest lodge

Bwindi Forest lodge is a budget accommodation found in Buhoma sector in the Northern bwindi national park in Kanungu District Uganda. The lodge is situated close to the tracking point , in the perfect base for getaway into Bwindi impenetrable national park (the home to the almost half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the whole world for Gorilla Trekking activity. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Kampala / Entebbe which takes about  9-10  hours’ (480 kilo meters)  drive while flying from Entebbe international Airport to the close Kihihi airstrip it take 1-2 hours  then an hour and a half  drive  to be transferred to the Lodge . The lodge is business friendly and convenient to tourists and travellers for safari adventure and relaxation with its beautiful views of the forest canopy and surrounding areas.

Bwindi forest lodge  is comprised of over 10 spacious and comfortable overlooking the park that reflects  African  building  architecture style with  comfort .

Rooms are well decorated , elevated and furnished with tranquility and  en suite private facilities of  flushing toilets, bathroom  hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, free toiletries , slippers, complementary bottled water and many more facilities .   Rooms have a large sitting areas and private balconies overlooking the breathtaking views of the beautiful Forest canopy   and surrounding farm landscape.  Rooms have excellent and clean Comfortable poster bed with clean and washed beddings.   Rooms varies in Different sizes with single bed for individuals, double bed, twin, triple and family rooming option . Rooms cost 150$ and above per person per night, sometimes rate goes lightly high in peak season than i low season.

Bwindi forest lodge offers different  services and facilities  which include;

A restaurant that  serves different food both local and continental food that meets clients appetite  served by well trained, friendly  and organized  staff . Meals include; A Breakfast in the room/gardens while facing the forest ,  Lunch , 3 three course dinner both in and out door dinner .

 A well stocked bar with a shared lounge with both hard and soft refreshments ,  you relax in terraces and sip the cocktail while overlooking  the canopy  forest , African landscape  and surrounding areas ,

Services;  laundry and house keeping services available, Ample parking space , airport pick up and drop offs offered , stand by generator.

  WIFI  internet available  that enables  visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Activities to do while at the lodge include;  gorilla trekking  since the park is known for mountain gorillas, birding/birdwatching in the park , nature walks in the local village.

Bwindi forest   Impenetrable national park is the best and  most visited national park  in  south western part of Uganda in Kanungu district. The park is the home of more endangered mountain gorillas  over  19 gorilla groups in the park. The park occupies the total area of 330.8 square kilo meters. There are  more than  600 mountain gorillas in Bwindi national park of which  19 gorilla families are habituated . The park consists of different 4 sectors namely;  Nkuringo sector,  Rushaga Sector , Buhoma sector and  Ruhijha sectors where gorilla trekking takes  place.  The lodge is found in  Buhoma  Sector which is the home of three gorilla families  namely;  Mabare , Hhabinyajha and rushegura .

Bwindi Forest lodge
Bwindi Forest lodge

Rushegura is the old family in the park with Nineteen members and mabare was the first group to be habituated.  Ruhijha  can also be tracked while staying in Buhoma location .  Buhoma sector is the best and most visited sector with beautiful view of the forest canopy compared to other sectors thus making up Bwindi Impenetrable national park.  Gorilla permit in bwindi  is at 700$. There are more than seven hundred and eighty six (786 ) mountain gorillas in the whole world  . Uganda hold close to half of their total population, and the majority of them live in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, whereas the others are found in Mgahinga national Park.  Bwindi Impenetrable national park has different accommodations in all sectors; Budget , Mid range and luxury accommodation . The  best place to visit  Bwindi impenetrable national park is  Feb, March ,  June, July , September, October  and December . There are many activities to do while in the park include;   Gorilla trekking experience, gorilla habituation experience, Batwa pigmies trail , cultural experience (traditional dances), bird watching/birding since the park has over 150 bird species , nature  walks in the forest, community tours  in bwindi forest, Visiting lake  bunyonyi and lake mutanda , golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga national park  and many other activities

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