FOUR GORILLAS LODGE- BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Four Gorillas lodge is a new luxury accommodation (4 star) found in Rushaga sector in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable national park in Uganda. Four Gorillas Lodge is set near the headquarters of Bwindi National park ,Just 10 minutes away from gorilla tracking and briefing point. The lodge is business friendly to guests who want to explore the park with its breathtaking views, soft breezes , rustling trees and the forest canopy. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Kampala / Entebbe which takes about 9-10 hours’ drive while flying from Entebbe international Airport to the close Kihihi airstrip it take 2-3 hours then an hour and twenty minutes’ drive to be transferred to the lodge.
Four Gorilla lodge is comprised of 8 elegant and luxury en suite cottages that reflects African traditional building style with grass thatched roofs and natural materials of local woods . Rooms are well decorated, elevated with raised platform and furnished with en suite private facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, complementary bottled water ,bathtubs, mosquito nets, flat screen TVs, hair driers, satellite, extinguishers and many more facilities .Rooms have terraces and sitting areas and wooden balconies, you relax while enjoying the stunning breathtaking view of the canopy forest and surrounding areas. Rooms have excellent and clean Comfortable beddings with wooden floor and ceiling fan. The lodge has fire places where guests relax and share experiences about the safaris not only that it also provides warmth to the guests during night. Rooms varies in Different categories and sizes; single , double ,twin, triple and family cottages. Rooms cost 300$ and above per person per night, sometimes rate goes lightly high in peak season than low season.
Four gorilla 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 ; A Breakfast in the room or gardens while facing the forest , Lunch and three course dinner in the main dining area both in and out door dinner , A well- stocked bar with a shared lounge with both hard and soft drinks ( beers, sodas, wines etc), You relax on the terraces/deck en sip the cocktail while overlooking the canopy forest , thrilling gorilla viewing, soft breezes and surrounding areas ,laundry services are offered , WIFI available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Airport pick up and drop off services offered , stand by generator available, Ample parking space, business centers with meeting rooms and Honey moon package etc , Healthy and fitness center with sauna, steam bathe, massage services a, craft shop with African craft gifts like; shoes, clothes, safari essentials , Guides book to mention but a few.
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 Rushaga Sector which is the home of Five gorilla families namely; Mishaya, kahungye ,Nshongi , Busingye and Bweza. Rushaga sector also has 2 gorilla habituation experience families of Bukingi and bushaho . Rushaga can also be tracked while staying in Nkuringo location .Rushaga 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