Nestled at the gateway to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Lodge has been constructed using sustainable local materials. Set just steps away from the gorilla trek start point, with an elevated central lounge, bar and dining area, Buhoma Lodge offers a cozy, social environment and the crackling fireplace that add a mystical atmosphere to cool evenings. The lodge offers multi-course meals which are freshly prepared from local produce. Enjoy morning tea/coffee on your private verandah with sweeping views over the primal forest.
The Lodge is well equipped with:
10 beautifully fitted eco-friendly spacious chalets with private balconies and forest views, one family/honeymoon suite chalet, ensuite bathrooms featuring hot showers and flush toilets (some with bathtubs as well as showers), complimentary WiFi, safes and charging stations in rooms , activities include gorilla tracking, forest walks, birding and cultural interaction.
SILVER BACK LODGE
Silverback Lodge is perched on high, atop the valley overlooking Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The view is absolutely stunning and the best place to enjoy après-tracking cocktails. Bird watching and sometimes primate viewing is possible right from the front door of your room. The 12 rooms are set as 1 single room, 4 double rooms, 7 twin rooms. These were built and designed using local materials, such as forest vines, sisal rope and purple slate stone. Each room has an en-suite bathroom (with hot water showers) and comfortable chairs on the veranda for viewing the flora and fauna that make up the surroundings in the valley.
CHAMELEON HILL LODGE
Chameleon Hill Lodge is situated in the south western part of Bwindi Forest National Park in Kisoro where you can easily access Mgahinga Gorilla and Bwindi Forest National Parks.
Located on the shores of one of East Africa’s most beautiful lakes, Lake Mutanda, you will enjoy spectacular views across the lake with its islands and surrounding hills with views of the Virunga Volcanoes in the back drop.
Chameleon Hill Lodge has 10 luxury chalets designed to provide guests with privacy and tranquility. Each room has its own unique charm and character, with its own color scheme and private garden, equipped with a modern en-suite bathroom and they all share stunning views across the lake.
BUHOMA COMMUNITY REST CAMP
Buhoma Community Rest Camp is a budget facility owned and fully run by the local community in and around Bwindi Forest. The camp offers 6 well-furnished and self-contained (en suite) safari tents, 3 self-contained cottages, and 2 non-self-contained twin cottage Bandas. All the Bandas are built with local materials and are of African architectural design. At Buhoma community camp are is a 6-bed dormitory and several camp sites. Western and African cuisines are prepared by Ugandan chefs using locally grown organic foods.
THE HAVEN LODGE
Buhoma Community Haven Lodge opened in December 2014 to help Buhoma Community Rest Camp cater for clients interested in something more than budget accommodation.
The lodge’s spacious site lies above Buhoma village, a 5-minute drive from the main road, and this elevated location guarantees best views across Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
The haven Lodge offers 2 beautifully designed twin/double cottages and 1 family cottage, all self-contained (en suite) and merging simple elegance with local materials. The 5 course meals blend Western and African Cuisines using locally grown organic foods.
GORILLA SAFARI LODGE
Gorilla Safari Lodge is a relaxed and luxurious lodge on the boundary line of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest next to the starting point of gorilla tracking.
Offering eighteen spacious cottages, fitted with solar powered lighting, en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water. The rooms have flush toilets with individual verandahs offering excellent views of the unspoilt tropical rain forest.
Five cottages have two rooms both en-suite with an inter-joining door making them ideal choice for families or large groups of people travelling together. The lodge is also equipped with a spa, restaurant, bar, lounge and campfire overlooking the forest.
Engagi Lodge was built using local materials and a local workforce.
The Lodge consists of Just 8 enSuite cottages, spaced out and hidden in the foliage. Each cottage has either double or Twin beds, a bathroom with flushing toilets and hot and cold running water. All have private verandahs where guests can enjoy their morning tea or coffee as they watch out over the forest canopy.
The main lodge building is divided into bar, sitting room, dining room and an outdoor veranda viewing platform.
RUHIJA GORILLA SAFARI LODGE
Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge offers superb chalet accommodation, fine dining, an abundance of indoor and outdoor activities, a well stocked bar, Wine Cellar, Free WiFi Internet Connection, DSTV, Hair dryer, Gift Shop, Tea and Coffee making Facilities, traditional entertainment, a mini library with magazines and books about the beautiful continent of Africa.
The Lodge currently has 14 twin sharing rooms (Four (4) Superior cabins with the capacity of (Eight in twin sharing, Four (4) Deluxe cabins with capacity of 8(Eight in twin sharing), Six (6) Standard rooms with capacity of 12 (twelve in twin sharing).
Each of the eight en-suite cottages faces the Forest and allows views of the forest canopy, with breathtaking views of the Virunga Mountain ranges. Each Room is fitted with twin beds with en-suite bathroom, flush toilets, overhead shower that supplies hot and cold water, an extra blanket and a hot water bottle for those cold nights. The restaurant offers different choices of multi-national exquisite worldwide foods with superb authentic flavor ranging from Chinese, Indian, European as well as Traditional Ugandan foods.
CRESTED CRANE BWINDI LODGE
The Crested Crane Bwindi Hotel is a beautiful family friendly accommodation near the world’s renowned Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Located a short drive away from the Buhoma section of the national park, the hotel is also close to the Queen Elizabeth National Park surrounded by picturesque of African landscape.
The hotel Consists of spacious and luxuriously finished executive cottages that offer both an elegant bedroom and a separate lounge which feature a large ensuite bedroom with dressing table, work station, sitting area and terrace or balcony. Cottage balconies over-look the spectacular green neighborhood and the impenetrable forest of Bwindi.
Facilities at the Hotel include: Private Bathroom, wifi, Free Toiletries, Private Entrance, Outdoor Dining Area, Drying Rack for clothing, Sitting Area, Wardrobe/ Closet, Towels, Taxi Service, Laundry Service, Swimming Pool, Linens, Safe Deposits, Private balcony or Terrace, 24-hours Front Desk, Tile/ Marble floor, Wake-up Service.
MUTANDA LAKE RESORT
Mutanda resort is spaciously set up and stretches into Lake Mutanda. The cottages each come with Private Veranda and ensuite bathroom. Rooms range from Single. Double/twin and family/triple rooms with comfortable beds and mosquito nets.
Perched on Lake Mutanda Peninsula in the shadow of the Virunga Mountains, the resort offers comfortable accommodation combined with the most beautiful views. It is a perfect base for gorilla trackers, lake loungers, volcano hikers, bird lovers as well as those looking for a mystical place in nature.
NKURINGO BWINDI GORILA CAMP
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is situated on the South of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park with stunning views over Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, the magnificent Virunga Volcanoes and the Great Albertine Rift Valley. There are 18 individually hand-crafted cottages, each offering the tranquility of the rainforest, the atmosphere of a mountain chalet and the warm hospitality Ugandans are known for.
The main areas of the lodge comprise of a cosy restaurant serving fantastic homemade meals and freshly baked bread, a bar and a coffee-shop with amazing views over the mountains beyond.
The 8 Garden Cottage rooms are privately hidden away in the lush gardens. Each individually crafted cottage has a fireplace for the colder nights, is powered by solar and has a large veranda.
The 4 (four), 2 (two) Bedrooms villas are ideal for families or groups of 4 people, each room is independent but the can be interconnecting. They are also joined by a large veranda with beautiful views overlooking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Each room has a sitting area and fireplace for the colder night.
MAHOGANY SPRINGS HOTEL
The Superior Suites at Mahogany can be Twin, Double or Triple. These suites are spacious with large double doors and beautiful windows. Each Suite has its own private exquisitely designed terrace with panoramic views of the surrounding area. There are power points in the rooms as well as a dressing table/desk. All suites have large en-suite bathrooms with a gorgeously designed open terracotta shower. For added comfort and peace of mind all the suites have an advanced mosquito net system that wraps around the entire area of the beds.
The Lodge has a honeymoon suite fitted with bath tub in addition to shower; Presidential suite can be Twin, double, triple or quadruple. It has two bedrooms, 2 ensuite bathrooms, spacious living room and a large private terrace. The lodge also has a living room and bar, where you may relax, read a book or take a drink by the fireplace.
The restaurant offers a la carte menus for every meal which change daily providing endless dining options and a wide range of cuisines to cater to all pallets. The food combines flavors from all over the world, Asian, African, Middle Eastern and European.
CLOUDS MOUNTAIN GORILLA LODGE
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is situated in Nkuringo, bordering the south western corner of the Bwindi National Park. It is at 2100m with a sweeping panoramic view of the magnificent Virunga Volcanoes and the Great Rift Valley.
Guests at Clouds stay in large cottages built of local volcanic stone. Each one has a large sitting room with double-sided fireplace, vast overstuffed armchairs, hand-woven carpets, private verandah and comfortable bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. There are 5 double cottages and 2 family cottages (each with 2 private bedrooms and en suite bathrooms.