Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is an amazing luxury lodging option tucked away in the misty jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site that inhabits well over half the total world gorilla population. Guests at the Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge get to experience a true African bush in the misty jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The Lodge is located in the breath-taking wilderness in the Nkuringo gorilla sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, from where guests get to take in stunning golden sunrises, star-dotted night skies perfect for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Lodge has a range of accommodation option from which travellers can choose to stay in, depending on their number of pax as well as tastes and preferences. These include;
The Lodge has 4 Villas, each with two bedrooms with adjoining hallway doors and a veranda ideal for family or friends. Each of these 4 villas takes up to 4pax. Each of these villas is independent with a private bathroom, sitting area and a fireplace for the colder nights. These villas also reward guests with stunning views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest jungle.
The Lodge has 8 Garden cottages privately hidden away in the lush green gardens, with each one of the 8 cottages is individually crafted with African décor, spacious private bathroom, furniture and a fireplace for the much colder days. The cottages are also solar powered, with each having a built veranda from where guests can enjoy the great Bwindi Impenetrable Forest views.
All the cottages and villas in Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge reward travellers with misty forest views for each of the room terraces overlook the forest canopy and views of golden sunrise and sunset over the volcanic mountains in the far. Guests get to breath in the fresh air of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park while misty clouds blow over your face.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge Amenities
These villas and cottages of Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge have amenities that make one’s stay all the more rewarding. These include;
- Fire places in rooms
- Spacious bathrooms decorated in stone tile
- Complementary laundry services. Guest cloths are hand-washed and line dried.
- Private terrace view areas
- Mist spa
- Great customer service
- African bar
- Free coffee or tea
Activities around Nkuringo Bwindi Lodge
There are a number of activities that guests staying at the Gorilla Lodge can take part in. These include mountain gorilla trekking, hiking or walking safaris for Nkuringo gorilla sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is recognised as one of the top 20 hiking spots in the world by both the Lonely Planet and CNN Travel, bird watching, gorilla habituation, cultural encounters where guests can actually dance with the indigenous pygmy tribes of the forest, among others. Walks around the Gorilla Lodge are fun and a great way to explore the lodge and appreciate its beauty.
The Lodge is located at an elevation of 2161 meters high on Nteko Ridge, and overlooks the amazing and world renowned Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Given that the lodge is set in a tropical rainforest and at such a high elevation, coldness is surely to be expected. Travellers are reminded to carry warm clothing.
How to get to Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge
The Lodge can be accessed by both rad and air. By road, Nkuringo is about 550km away from Kampala, a distance that takes about 8-9 hours. The drive, though long, is very rewarding for travellers get to see the countryside of Uganda, as well as enjoy the amazing landscapes and sceneries. By air, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge can be accessed via scheduled flights that take about 1 hour and a half to access via Kisoro airstrip. From the airstrip, travellers are picked up and transferred to Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge.
The Lodge is open all year long. Booking in advance though is very important due to the high demand.
The Lodge is a stunning lodge that travellers intending to do gorilla trekking in Nkuringo sector of Bwindi can stay in. The Lodge is a perfect lodge option with great customer service and lodging facilities. The Lodge is a perfect honeymoon destination. For whatever reason you have for staying in The Lodge, be sure that you shall have a great time there and value for money. Have your tour operator book for you this lodging option and get to enjoy the stunning views from your rooms.