Budget and Luxury Accommodation in mountain gorilla tracking parks of Western Uganda and Rwanda. The accommodation listing includes budget, mid range and luxurious safari lodges for travellers to Bwindi, Mgahinga and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.
BUDGET AND CAMPING ACCOMODATION
Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp:
Kitandara Camp consists of self contained standing tents on plot situated immediately outside the park entrance. Its mid-range accommodation. Double US$220-, Single US$170-
HIGH END ACCOMMODATION
The Gorilla Resort – Bwindi This 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. The camp has been constructed and built to the highest standards whilst retaining sympathy with the local surroundings. Wherever possible local materials and craftsmen have been used.
Mantana Luxury tented Camps:
This mat tented camp about 1 km outside the park boundary, faces a steep forested hill rustling with bird life. The self contained tents all have solar lighting, an eco-friendly toilet and a private veranda. USD 137
Volcanoes Bwindi Camp:
This attractively designed safari lodge 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. Half board accommodation costs USD 90/130 , single/double. and full board USD 96/ 144. discounted by 25% for Uganda residents. Meals are available at USD 3 for a main course or Uganda shillings 5 USD for 3 courses.
Gorilla Forest Camp:
Owned by an upmarket 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, regulary pass through the grounds. Rate USD 137/220 single/double.
MID RANGE ACCOMMODATION:
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 witha 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 10 USD 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. Basic meals can be ordered for in advance at a cost of USD 3. Drinks are also available.
Bwindi Travellers Motel Butogota:
Located in the middle of Bugotota trading center 15 kms for bwindi Park HQS. Rate : USD 15
Bwindi-View Bandas & Gorilla Nest Campsite:
This private set up is considerably cheaper, with stunning views of virgin forest opposite and nestled away on the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Rate : 8 USD. 2 bed bandas are available at USD 6/8 single/ double while 4 bed dorms cost USD 6 per person or 20 dollars for a full unit and camping costs 2.50 USD. Meals Available. Bookings can be made through the National Park information office in Kabale.
Nkuringo Gorilla Campsite : located in a beautiful swath of the world renowned Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Rate : USD 20