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Bwindi Forest National Park is home to almost half the World's Mountain Climbing Gorillas. The Park is located in Southwestern Uganda about 6-8 hours from Kampala, Uganda's Capital city, through Mbarara.
One this page we concentrate on the accommodation within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, details about the Park and Tracking mountain Gorillas form Uganda can be found by following this link.
Tourist accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Gorilla Resort is a new Intimate exclusive high end safari camp with a breath-taking view of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is located at Buhoma - Bwindi Impenetrable Gorilla National Park on a Mountain side. You will find the camp constructed and built to the highest standards whilst retaining sympathy with the local surroundings. Local materials and craftsmen have been utilized where possible.
The camp is composed of a main lodge which includes a Restaurant, Bar, Suspended deck that features a campfire overlooking the Tropical Rain Forest, a Lounge and Kitchen.
Gorilla Resort has large walk-in safari tents with their own en-suite facilities, including hot and coldwater. While each of the accommodations is fitted with a Victorian Ball and Claw-foot Brass Bathtub. The Camp is equipped with comfortable beds and furniture. You may also opt to stay in cottages which include similar facilities to the tents.
Both tents and cottages command spectacular panoramic views of the forest and just below is the River Munyaga in this Mosquito- free zone.
Room charges include the Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, all drinks including Coffee, and Laundry.
ROOM RATES: USD 275-USD 375
BWINDI VIEW BANDAS AND GORILLA NEST CAMPSITE
A cheap tourist accommodation in Uganda with stunning views of the Virgin Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park only 100meters from the National Park gate and isabout 15KM from Butogota a near by small town.
Bwindi view bandas and Camp site is composed of 3 big bandas including Sparrow,Robin, and Eagle each containing 4 beds and has 2 small bandas including Kiwi, and Warbler each containing 2 beds. Do it yourself camping can also be done for about USD 2.5 per person per night.At Gorilla nest you have the option of renting some gorilla tracking and camping gear from Tents,gum boots, rain gear and binoculars.
ROOM RATES: USD 8-USD 24
BWINDI TRAVELLER's MOTEL
A Cheap Safari lodge in Uganda located in the middle of Butogota Trading Center 15 kilometers (20 minutes) from Bwindi National Park Kabale. Butogota is on the main route to the National Park.The drive from Kampala to Kabale is 5-7 hours. It is an additional 100 kilometers via Kanungu and Bulema to Butogota. There is a public bus service from Kampala to Butogota Mondays to Fridays.
The beautiful structure of this Uganda lodge is a peaceful haven overlooking the border post that divides the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.
Bwidi Traveler's Motel is an ideal place to stay when Gorilla tracking in Bwindi National Park, perfectly placed to provide a base for visitors to the park and other local attractions. The Byumba Village complex is one such local attraction 20 minutes from Bwindi and the Itangaro Falls one hour away.
ROOM RATES: USD 10-USD 15
NKURINGO GORILLA CAMPSITE, BWINDI IMPENTRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Nkuringo Campsite is located in a beautiful swath of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National ParkThe home to the latest group of Mountain Gorilla's to be habituated by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Tracking permits Known as the Nkuringo group tracking permits are now available to individuals and tour operators for those wishing to experience one of the worlds most amazing wildlife spectacles.
If you're travelling by public means you can access Nkuringo from the Kabale - Kisoro road. You take the public bus from Kampala to Kisoro a 500KM journey, aprroximately 11 hours. On arrival in Kisoro you will need to arrange a private hire vehicle to take you to Nkuringo some 36 kms from Kisoro USD 35.
The campsite operators provide transfers to and from Nkuringo in a 4wD vehicle for USD 100 per day plus fuel.
Accommodation is available in sheltered double tents.
TENT RATES: USD 20
MANTANA TENTED CAMPS, BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Mantana is a high End Camping site located on periphery of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest approximately 4kms from the National ParkMantana - Kibale Forest Tented Camp is 2kms past the Kanyanchu National Park office before Bigodi Village
Mantana Forest Tented Camps have seven fully furnished batian tents.
TENT RATES: USD 100-USD 220
LAKE KITANDARA BWINDI CAMP
This new camp consists of self contained standing tents on plot situated immediately outside the park entrance. Its mid-range accommodation
TENT RATES: USD220 -USD170
This attractively low-key camp consists of several secluded self-contained standing tents, carved into individual clearings in the surrounding scrub.
The restaurant and bar is on a wooden deck with a great view over the gallery forest on the park boundary. Full course meals are available for as low as USD 5.
TENT RATES: USD 90-USD 145
GORILLA FOREST CAMP, BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Owned by an upmarket Tour safari operator. This fabulous tented camp is easily the plushest option an Bwindi. Cut into a lush forest glade about 500 metres inside the park entrance at Buhoma.
The secluded self contained walk in twin tents are protected beneath a thatch roof extending over a private deck, while meals and drinks are served in an organically decorated open sided common area.
A good variety of birds and more occasionally monkeys, regularly pass through the grounds.
TENT RATES: USD 137 - USD 220
BUHOMA HOMESTEAD, BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Little more than a jumped-up local guest house, the Buhoma Homestead would feel extortionately priced any where else in the country at around USD 60 per person full board for a self contained single/ double with hot water.
But its a fair compromise between cost and comfort at Bwindi with a friendly atmosphere and an attractive location within the park boundary.
BUHOMA COMMUNITY BANDAS AND CAMPSITE
This attractive complex is set in wooded grounds in a slope facing a forest gallery immediately inside the park entrance gate.
A bed in a six berth dormitory costs USD 8 per person while twin and double bandas cost USD 10 per person. Camping is permitted at USD 3 per person.
No visitation fee is needed for staying here unless you go on a walk into the park.
You can order basic meals in advance for as low as USD 3. Drinks are also available.
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