Are you planning to visit Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and stay in Buhoma sector and you are searching about luxury lodges in Buhoma, Buhoma sector is located in the northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is the first sector where gorilla trekking started in 1993 just after the park was declared a UNESCO Heritage. Buhoma is the most famous and most visited part of the park, with the oldest Gorilla family Mubare and three other families of Habinyanja, Rushegura and Katwe Gorilla families. You will need to know where you will stay during your gorilla trekking tour in Buhoma sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The recommended luxury lodges for your stay during gorilla trekking in Buhoma include;
Buhoma Lodge, is one of the only 2 lodges located within Bwindi Forest, an intimate and charming property that commands spectacular and uninterrupted views of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, home to the rare and elusive Mountain Gorilla. One of only two lodges situated within the National Park, within a short walking distance from the meeting point for gorilla tracking and other activities in the Buhoma area. An elevated central area, complete with lounge, bar and dining area, offers a cosy, comfortable environment to discuss the day’s activities around the fireplaces which add atmosphere and warmth in the cool evenings.
Bwindi lodge is the lodge which is normally visited by the gorillas, overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Bwindi Lodge is the finest gorilla lodge at Bwindi. With dramatic intense views of the forest canopy across a serene stream, it is one of Africa’s unique lodges. The property has dramatic views of the impenetrable forest and is a great place to spot the monkeys and birds hidden in the foliage.
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
The Sanctuary Retreat presents its self as a super luxury safari lodge for Gorilla tracking located out in the wilderness in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a home away from home. The property offers authenticity of service with staff having a vast experience in management and service to customer who makes it worth every penny that you pay to spend a night here and with its uniqueness in design and location, there is surely nothing bad that can be said about this lodge. With only ten private luxury tents in the heart of Bwindi impenetrable Forest and to be specific in Buhoma sector, this is the kind of place for a nice get away. You can either block off the lodge for yourself for all the days of your stay for the super luxury tourists and the room per night comes with complements on the house like free in house alcoholic drinks (excluding premium brands and champagne) to all clients. A spa at the lodge is available for you to relax your body after the experience of seeing gorillas. The lodge offers all kinds of meals and can personalize the meals to your liking, the dinning lounge and bar offers a variety to choose from and for those that want room service, full time dedicated staff for you and housekeeping to do your laundry in case of any.
What is the best time for gorilla trekking in Buhoma Bwindi?
The best time for gorilla trekking in Buhoma Bwindi is during the months of June to October and December to March during this time it is a dry season in Uganda with mild rainfall making it easy for the treks in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, as well during this time the vegetation is not fully grown and it is easy for viewing the mountain gorillas offering great sights for photographs. During the other months of April, May and November which is normally a wet season this makes the vegetations grow high making the sightings unclear however during this time the treks tend to be shorter given the fact mountain gorillas don’t move further distances looking for food, food is readily available. Gorilla Habituation Experience in Uganda can be done throughout the year given the fact it is a very well organized activity and you have 99% chances of seeing the mountain gorillas. Luxury Lodges in Buhoma
How to get Buhoma Sector for Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi
By Air: You can get to the Buhoma by air which is faster and less tiresome. Aero link is a domestic airline offering both schedule and charter flights to Kihihi Airstrip from where you connect to Buhoma. There is no direct flight to Buhoma but you can be dropped off to Kihihi where you will be picked up by our professional guide and dropped at your lodge. The drive time from Kihihi to a nearby lodge is approximately 1 hour. Passengers are always required to check in 90minutes before the scheduled departure time on you flight. It is also important to note that aero links baggage is 15kilograms per person and an excess is charged at 3usd per kilo. There also private charters available for client’s that have different timing requirements and different routings too. You might also want to travel with your kids which are free for an infant below 2years old. Children above 12years are carried at 70% of the adults fare.
By Road: Buhoma can be accessed through the main high-way road from Entebbe/Kampala which approximately 8-9 hours drive. You will pass through Kabale town and proceed to Buhoma. The Park can also be accessed from Kigali, Rwanda which is approximately 4-5 hours drive.
Why book your lodge for gorilla trekking in Buhoma with Eco Adventure Safaris
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you book your trek in Buhoma contact us here and we advice you on the booking process. We as well have different Luxury gorilla trekking safari packages to Buhoma Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park that we can book for you including the gorilla habituation permits. Feel free to checkout our tripadvisor reviews and read from a community of happy satisfied clients. With us, you can be rest assured of a memorable Uganda safari holiday. We are devoted to providing excellent service and customer satisfaction. Our team of excellent tour consultants is always willing to help answer all your safari questions and we guarantee you a great gorilla trekking tour in Buhoma with us. Feel free to contact us here about luxury lodges in Buhoma