VOLCANOES BWINDI LODGE, UGANDA
Bwindi lodge by Volcanoes is the finest gorilla lodge found in Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable national park. The lodge has incredible views of the Bwindi forest Canopy across a serene stream making it one of Africa’s unique lodges. The lodge is just 500m to the starting point of gorilla trekking. It offers luxury accommodations at the park. The lodge is often visited by mountain gorillas and is a great place to spot monkeys and birds hidden in the foliage, so having to see all of them in your comfort is such an amazing experience.
Volcanoes Bwindi lodge has 9 thatched bandas (2 Deluxe), named after the Bwindi famous gorillas. These are well suited with nice beds, en-suite bathrooms, hot water showers, flashing toilets and a private veranda with a table and a few chairs that give you spectacular views of the forest and wildlife as you rest in between the activities. During your stay at the lodge, you will be assigned to a personal butler service for all your time at the lodge.
Bwindi lodge serves meals that are a combination of local cuisine and western tastes in their dining room prepared using fresh food stuffs, you can enjoy a great meal while having great views across the valley. A refreshing drink from a well stocked bar with premium wines, whisky and cocktails is available at the lodge and enjoyable by visitors after a tiring day of gorilla trekking.
The main building is thatched with grass and inside, there are comfortable seats around a fire place where visitors sit in the chilly evenings to warm themselves, chat about the activity experience of the day. Free Wi-Fi is also available to keep you connected to your people in the main lodge building. Just in the lodge premises is a gift shop with all the needed items like clothing and a massage room where you can still rest your body after a long day.
Guests staying at Bwindi volcanoes lodge can also take a short self guided walk through the well maintained trail around the lodge premises to see birds and stretch up. To associate and enjoy local life around Bwindi lodge, walk to the famous Bwindi bar that offers great drinks and food from the local staff that are trained in hospitality. Bwindi bar is located along the high street of the village also known as Harry’s bar of Bwindi, it is a stylish and colorful bar in the area. Guest make their Rolex, wrap, and the delicious Gorillini cocktail, “a must have after gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest“.
The activities that can be carried out while at Volcanoes Bwindi lodge are gorilla trekking, hiking in the forest trails, cultural visits and birding.