Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Accomodation

Buhoma Region

Luxury option

1. Buhoma Lodgebwindi-impenetrable-forest-national-park-lodges

Buhoma Lodge commands spectacular and uninterrupted views of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park home to the rare and elusive Mountain Gorilla. We offer a top quality, intimate lodge for our guests’ enjoyment in this area. Situated within the National Park, Buhoma Lodge is a short distance from the meeting point for gorilla tracking and other activities in the area.

Facilities at Buhoma Lodge

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Wi Fi

Ten comfortable cottages have been carefully built, each with its own private verandah, allowing wonderful views of the forest canopy of the National Park. Inside the spacious cottages you will find comfortable beds, a well painted en suite bathroom with flushing toilet and a hot shower and also some rooms with bath tubs.

An elevated lounge area, complete with bar and dining facilities, offers a cosy, comfortable environment, to discuss the day’s activities around the fireplaces which add atmosphere and warmth in the cool evenings.

Midrange option

1. Silverback Lodge, Bwindi

Silverback Lodge is one of the best lodges in Bwindi, perched high, atop the valley overlooking Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The view is absolutely stunning and the best place to enjoy apes’-tracking cocktails.

Silver back lodge has a total of 12 rooms:-

1 single room

4 double rooms

7 twin rooms

The rooms have en suite bathroom (with hot water showers) and comfortable chairs on the veranda for viewing the forest.

Facilities and services silverback lodge- Bwindi

Fully stocked bar


Spacious large gardens

Hot shower bathrooms

Major activities while at Silverback Lodge

Gorilla trekking Adventure

Primate trekking

Excellent Birding

Varying trails for hiking

2. The Haven

Comfort and Style on the Edge of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Buhoma Community Haven Lodge opened in December 2014 to help BMCDA 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 National Park

Accommodation is currently offered in 2 beautifully designed twin/double cottages and 1 family cottage, all self-contained (en suite) and merging simple elegance with local materials.


  • Back-up power generator
  • Cigarettes for sale
  • Complimentary coffee/tea
  • Cellphone/laptop charging
  • Laundry services
  • Massage
  • Mosquito nets
  • Parking lot
  • Postcards for sale
  • Reading materials/games
  • Restaurant/well-stocked bar
  • Transportation
  • Walking sticks (for rent)

Budget accommodation

1. Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Buhoma Community Rest Camp (BCRC) is the backbone of Buhoma Community Development Association and the main source of funding to the Association activities since its inception in 1993.

Buhoma community Rest camp is located at the Edge of Bwindi impenetrable gorilla Park with the main aim of providing quality Lodging service to gorilla trekkers in Bwindi.

Services and facilities

  • 6 well raised bandas with an African Architectural Design built using local Materials, furnished with 4 to 6 beds.
  • Open and Well maintained Camping grounds right at the Edge of the Bwindi Forests.
  • Mini Bar & Restaurant serving both African and Western Cuisines.
  • A local Arts And Crafts Center, selling crafts made from local materials and sculpture
  • Local Dance & Drama groups provide entertainment on request.
  • Cultural walk to visit Batwa communities (Pygmies)


Offered in 6 well-furnished and self-contained (en suite) safari tents

3 self-contained cottages

2 non-self-contained twin cottage bandas.

All the bandas were constructed using local materials and are of African architectural design.

The camp also offers guests a 6-bed dormitory as well as several camp sites


  • Artisan craft shop
  • Back-up power generator
  • Cigarettes for sale
  • Complimentary coffee/tea
  • Cellphone/laptop charging
  • Laundry services
  • Massage
  • Mosquito nets
  • Parking lot
  • Postcards for sale
  • Reading materials/games
  • Restaurant/well-stocked bar
  • Shower facilities
  • Transportation
  • Walking sticks for rent

Ruhija Region

Luxury accommodation

1. Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge

Ruhija lodge is set in the heart of the jungle of Gorilla land -Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Ruhija Gorilla Safari Lodge is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful, hospitable and comfortable lodges to stay before visiting one of Uganda’s premier safari highlight- THE GORILLAS. The lodge has carefully designed rooms to blend the natural environment which provides luxury and hospitality.



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.


4 superior room cabins with capacity of 8 (Eight in twin sharing)

4 deluxe room cabins with capacity of 8 (Eight in twin sharing)


  • Bar and Restaurant facility
  • Winery
  • Car parking space
  • Laundry facility
  • Hot water heaters
  • fine dining
  • A mini library with magazines and books about the beautiful continent of Africa
  • , Hair dryer
  • Gift Shop with the Best Unique Gifts
  • DSTV
  • Traditional entertainment
  • WI-FI internet connection
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Room amenities

  • Toilet and private shower bathrooms
  • Side bed lamp stands
  • Extra blankets
  • Hot water bottles
  • Luggage storage cabins in both the superior and deluxe cabins
  • Trash cans
  • A fire place for each superior cabin
  • Comfortable chairs to relax on in both the superior and deluxe cabins
  • Reading chair and table in the superior cabins
  • Two pairs of slippers

Midrange accommodation

1. Gorilla Mist Camp – Ruhija

Gorilla Mist Camp is one of the Bwindi’s prime camp which is situated 50 kilometers from Kabale town and it is 2 and a half hours’ drive from Buhoma.

The camp gives an opportunity to track the three Gorilla groups including Oruzogo, Bitukura and Kyaguriro

The unique upscale Camp for luxury and midrange class travellers welcomes you with rewarding scenery of the impenetrable forest. It’s a home away from home, in a very quiet and serene environment; the sweet melodies of early morning birds come out clearly in a very charming and friendly atmosphere.

Gorilla mist camp is an excellent place for natural beauty – with its unique natural formations, colorful history and culture, and exciting recreation opportunities. It’s located in Kabale district south-west of Uganda about10hrs drive over 405km from Kampala city.


  • Restaurant
  • Customer care
  • Bar

Budget Accommodation:

1. Ruhija Gorilla Friends Lodge and Campsite

The lodge is found about 600m from the Ruhija Gorilla tracking trail-head. The lodge is truly an ideal basic lodging in Ruhija accommodation during your trip for you to track Kyaguriro, Bitukura and Oruzogo Gorilla Groups.

Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort was built in July 2008 with the aim of giving back to the community through income generation as well as providing tourists with affordable accommodation and access to the region’s incredible gorilla population and other wildlife.

Ruhija Gorilla Friends Lodge and Campsite has furnished safari tents, a restaurant and bar. The tents and restaurant overlooks the deep valleys and the gorilla forest as you relax on the balcony of your safari tent.

There are also ‘pitch your own tent’ services if you would prefer to bring your own camping equipment.

Ruhija area is home to a multitude of bird species, mammals and primates including the great gorilla that lives in the park. Other activities and experience include traditional dances, and village and nature walks.


  • Laundry Facilities
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Tour desk
  • Bar
  • Gift shop
  • Onsite wildlife viewing

Activities at the Lodge

  • Hiking and trekking
  • Bird watching
  • Village walks
  • Cultural performances
  • Craft and curio markets
  • Wildlife viewing

Rushaga Region

Luxury accommodation

1. Chameleon Hill Lodge

The lodge is comfortably situated on Lake Mutanda, perfect for tracking Nkuringo and Rushaga and suitable for those tracking the Rushaga, Mishaya, Nshongi, Nkuringo, Busingye, Kahungye and Nyakagezi of Mgahinga gorilla families.

Chameleon hill is a convenient and exclusive retreat on the banks of Lake Mutanda adjacent to the impenetrable forests of Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks in south western Uganda, dubbed the Switzerland of Africa.

Chameleon hill is a luxury lodging facility with ten en-suite chalets, each one individually decorated with that ‘arty touch’, painted in bright and happy colors – just like a chameleon.

In house amenities

  • Modern bathrooms with hot and cold water
  • Shower facilities and shampoo and shower gels
  • Mosquito nets in every chalet
  • Private safe
  • Umbrella and extra blankets for the chilly nights
  • Torches
  • Fire extinguisher

Facilities at chameleon hill restaurant

  • The restaurant has a seating capacity for a maximum of 20 guests.
  • Serving international cuisine with some African touches prepared by the experienced chef.
  • Individuals with dietary restrictions are also catered for.

Midrange accommodation

1. Gorilla Valley Lodge

Gorilla Valley Lodge is situated adjacent Rushaga ranger station. Signposts lead the way coming from Kabale Road. In Rushaga take the road on the right leading straight to the lodge, on the border of the impenetrable forest and set on a steep slope the lodge has a truly unique setting.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest just is just steps away from your veranda while at this lodge.

Accommodation and rooms

Gorilla Valley Lodge consists of 12 en-suite rooms, built on a steep slope, ensuring the best views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. All rooms have a private terrace from where to experience the splendor of the forest.

Pleasantly decorated and equipped with solar water heaters and comfortable beds and comfortable rooms to ensure a peaceful sleep.

Budget accommodation

1. Nshongi Camp

Nshongi Camp is the perfect location to start a gorilla tracking experience, in fact it’s the only place in Uganda and in the world where you can track five different gorilla groups; Nshongi, Mishaya, Kahungye, Busingye and Bweza.

Situated a few minutes from the Ugandan Wildlife Service hut, the starting point of the Gorilla tracking at the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

The camp has 4 traditional bandas, and is the perfect place for interacting with nature. Guests can dine under the stars and relax by the roaring campfire.


  • A cosy restaurant which serves a three course menu, lunch boxes with hot coffee, tea and drinks
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue

Accommodation and Services

Accommodation here is provided in rooms and traditional Bandas

Accommodates 2 persons per room

Includes: All Meals

Rooms / Units: 4

These bandas have double beds and private bathrooms. Each bed has a mosquito net and views of the mountain.


Double beds, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Separate toilet, Garden views.

Nkuringo Region

Luxury accommodation

1. Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge

This remote, beautiful, intimate lodge is perched high in the clouds at over 2,000 meters above sea level; as its name suggests, it is notably Uganda’s highest lodge seen in the sky.

Since it opened, this small, remote lodge continues to win prizes, awards and accolades both internationally and locally, probably the most comfortable lodge in the Bwindi area with great, fresh food, much of it grown in the organic garden.

Accommodation and room amenities

  • Accommodation at Clouds is provided in private cottages, every guest has their own individual cottage.
  • Every cottage has a large sitting room with fireplace, vast overstuffed armchairs, and hand-woven carpets.
  • Each cottage has a butler service, day and night.
  • The lodge has en suite bathrooms with twin basins and walk-in showers.
  • Great Meals prepared with local ingredients of highest standards.
  • Afternoon tea is served in the lounge and in the evening, meals are taken in front of the roaring fire in the dining area.

Facilities at the clouds mountain gorilla lodge

  • Airport shuttles
  • Laundry facilities
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit card facilities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant on premises
  • Spacious bar and lounge
  • All the suites have en-suite bathrooms and double beds. The suites consist of patio areas, private garden lounges with double-sided fire places.

Midrange accommodation

1. Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge (aka Nkuringo Gorilla Camp) is an award winning Gorilla Lodge and the trip advisor-hall-of-fame winner that provides marvelous services at market friendly costs.

The ecofriendly and amazing lodge is situated off the beaten track at 2161m above sea level on the Nteko ridge facing a beautiful swath of the world’s famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park that’s inhabited by the world’s most sought after animal, the Mountain Gorilla.

This section of forest is home to the Nkuringo group of Mountain Gorillas (Nkuringo Gorilla Family) and Rushaga Gorilla groups from where this lodge offers a prime access point to the start of this amazing Gorilla Trekking activity.

To complement the great accommodation, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla lodge has a small cosy restaurant with endless views where guests can enjoy tasty wholesome meals and breakfast freshly prepared by the lodge’s in-house chef.

  • The lodge’s food and groceries are purchased locally in Bwindi as a way of giving back to the Nkuringo community.
  • The dinners are 4 course meals, with an African continental and international menu, including homemade bread and fresh soups.


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