In the dense midst of the Impenetrable Forest, Bwindi Lodge sits surveying the rich tea gardens and deep vegetation of this dramatic landscape. The ecological diversity of the tropical surroundings, along with highly knowledgeable and expertly trained guides, make this the perfect base from which to undertake your gorilla-tracking expedition of a lifetime.
Eight newly renovated, luxury bandas and one brand new deluxe banda, all with power sockets and ensuites
Excursions including gorilla tracking, tea plantation tour and waterfall walks
Cultural and community visits
Personal butler service
Forest Spa with brand new sauna
Children under 15 are welcome at the lodge but unable to track the gorillas
Each secluded, luxury banda offers spectacular views across the forest, with double doors leading onto private decking from which to observe the surroundings. Organic materials echo the Lodge’s stunning natural environment, with high, palm frond ceilings and exposed stone fireplaces epitomising its rustic charm. The elegant dining room and lounge area feature warm wooden furnishings and soft textiles, where staff will grant you their undivided attention as you enjoy the panoramic vistas of the wilderness beyond.
Plunge into the depths of this unique World Heritage Site on a mission to gaze in awe upon its famous, magnificent occupants. The hours of tracking and hiking will melt away as your witness the magical scenes of gorillas feeding, grooming and eating, totally at ease in their natural habitat. As well as the main attraction, Uganda is home to a staggering 150 unique bird species, making it a true ornithological paradise. Relax on the privacy of your expansive veranda and soak up the sights and sounds of the jungle, with numerous birds singing and soaring overhead.
Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust works to train disadvantaged local young people in hospitality
Funds Bwindi Bar, the winner of PURE 2016 Community Engagement Award
Tea plantations and processing in partnership with the local community, helping reduce ‘crop raids’ and subsequently eradicate human-wildlife conflict
Extensive conservation schemes
Why we love it
Bwindi Bar, located on the main street in Buhoma, provides a wonderful atmosphere in which to relax and soak up the local culture, while also giving back to the community. A quaint property with stunning views, the venue provides practical hospitality training for young people in the local area. Sample some authentic Ugandan cuisine after a long day in the jungle, or chat to the welcoming staff over a morning coffee and watch the hustle and bustle of the village go by.
Planning your experience
Contact our Private Adventures team to find out more about our great accommodation partners and to start planning your own bespoke experience.
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