VOLCANOES BWINDI LODGE – BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Volcanoes Bwindi lodge is a luxury accommodation found in Buhoma sector in the northern part and outside the incredible Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in south western part of Uganda. The lodge is in the perfect location for Gorilla trekking in Uganda since it’s close to gorilla trekking point .One can be at the lodge by road transport from Kampala / Entebbe which takes about 9-10 hours’ (525 kilo meters) drive while flying from Entebbe international Airport to the close Kihihi airstrip it take 1-2 hours then few hours to be transferred to the lodge . The lodge is business friendly and convenient to guests with its beautiful views of the hill, forest canopy, farm landscape and surrounding areas.
Volcanoes Bwindi lodge is comprised of 10 elegant and luxury en suite Banda’s with 2 deluxe banda that reflects African building architecture style with beautiful grass thatched with modern comfort .Bandas’ are well decorated , elevated and furnished with tranquility and en suite private facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, flat screen TVs, free toiletries, extinguishers, and many more facilities .
Bandas’ have terraces and sitting areas and private balconies, you relax while enjoying the panoramic breathtaking views of the canopy forest and surrounding areas. Banda’s have excellent king and queen sized beds with clean and washed beddings. The lodge has fire places that provides warmth to the guests during cold night, Bandas varies in Different categories of standard , deluxe and sizes with single bed , double /twin bed triple and family rooming option with different cost 500$ and above per person per night, sometimes rate goes lightly high in peak season than i low season.
Volcanoes bwindi lodge offers different services and facilities which include;
The super restaurant that serves different mouth –watering Menu both local and continental food that meets clients appetite served by well trained, friendly and organized staff . They offer Breakfast in the room/gardens while facing the forest canopy, Lunch, 3 three course dinner both in and out door dinner.
Bwindi well stocked bar/lounge with both hard and soft refreshments of Premium wines, whisky and cocktail Menu. You relax in terraces and sip the cocktail or any drink of your choice while overlooking the canopy forest African landscape and surrounding areas.
Services; laundry and house-keeping services are offered, Airport pick up and drop off services offered, stand by generator available, Ample parking space.
WIFI internet in the main building that will keep you connected, it enables guest to keep in touch with their family and friends .
Healthy and fitness center available with beauty humula Spa and massage that will make your minds calm .
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 . 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