Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is located in the mystique rainforest of the great Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and offers guests with a comfortable stay. Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is only a 10 minutes’ walk to Rushaga gate of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Ichumbi has stunning views of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The lodge is built to provide guests with high end comfort and relaxation when on a gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is very committed to making guests’ stay very comfortable that their gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi would go as smoothly with the lodge’s excellent service, commitment to excellent service delivery no wonder the lodge’s name Ichumbi simply translates to ä cool comfortable home”.
The Lodge has 9 luxury cottages, each with en-suite facilities like hot showers, private balconies to enjoy stunning views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the amazing landscape. These cottages are set next to flower gardens and trees which give guests a serene and tranquil environment perfect for relaxation after a gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Each of the cottages have the balconies and rooms separated by glass doors, thereby allowing more light into the room. Enjoy spotting birds and butterflies from the comfort of your room. The cottages are also large and well spacious, and are furnished with local materials sourced from the very local community with some of them being purely handmade. The cottages of Ichumbi are also perfect for families and group travellers given some cottages are inter joined.
Facilities and Amenities of Ichumbi
- Airport pickup
- Mini bar with charging facilities at the central area
- Standby generator
- Wi-Fi in the main area
- Ample parking space
- Hot showers
- Evening camp fire
- Laundry services
Activities to do near Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge for the fact that it is in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park offers travellers with amazing activities including;
- Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- Gorilla habituation experience
- Community walks
- Bwindi forest walks
- The Batwa cultural experience
- Bird watching
Getting to Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge can be accessed from Kampala and Entebbe on an 8-9 hours road drive, or by air from Entebbe or Kajjansi to Kisoro airstrip, and then be transferred to the lodge. Scheduled charter flights are available for booking and are operated by Aerolink Uganda. The Lodge can also be accessed from Kigali Rwanda on a road transfer of not more than 5 hours. Travellers who would prefer to start and end their gorilla trekking safaris in Kigali would book Ichumbi for their stay.
Planning to visit Uganda on a gorilla trekking safari? Book your accommodation of stay in Ichumbi. It is important to note that Ichumbi best suits travellers booked to do gorilla trekking in Rushaga gorilla sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. To avoid disturbances in terms of transfers from one gorilla sector of Bwindi to another, book or have your accommodation booked only after confirming to which gorilla trekking sector you have been given a gorilla trekking permit. To stay in Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge therefore, make sure to have gorilla permits booked in the Rushaga gorilla sector. Get in touch with a reputable tour operator to help you arrange or plan for a wonderful visit to Uganda, on a Bwindi gorilla safari and get to enjoy a stay in the amazing Ichumbi.