Budget Lodges In Bwindi National Park

Bwindi National Park Budget Lodge Information

Budget lodge Information on where to say in Bwindi before and after gorilla trekking in Uganda includes the following options.

Broadbill Forest Camp

Broadbill Forest Camp is positioned in Ruhija sector to the east of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where gorilla trekking in Uganda takes place.  Ruhija sector has three habituated gorilla families namely; the Oruzogo, the Bitukura and Kyaguliro which formerly was a research group but later opened for tracking.

The Broadbill Forest Camp provides a budget accommodation arrangement without compromising quality and comfort. The accommodation is offered in tents that are placed on raided wooden floors covered by grass thatch making it ecofriendly.

Broadbill Forest Camp features 4 tents with self-contained wash rooms and they have provision for twin, double and single rooming arrangement. The Camp has the main building which houses the restaurant and the bar.  The fire place is also present where the fire is lit in the evening to present a typical African night in the wilderness.

Buhoma Community Rest Camp

Buhoma Community Rest Camp commenced operations in 1993 and presents budget / basic accommodation in the Buhoma Sector in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The local Community own and run the Rest Camp.

Accommodation at Buhoma Community Rest Camp is provided in;

  • 6 en suite safari tents
  • 3 en suite cottages
  • 2 non-self-contained twin cottage bandas
  • 6 bed dormitory
  • Campsites

The Bandas at Buhoma Community Rest Camp are constructed using local materials and feature African architecture.

The bedding configuration is in form of;

  • Single
  • Double
  • Twin
  • Triple

Buhoma Community Rest Camp Amenities

  • Back-up power generator
  • Artisan craft shop
  • Cigarettes for sale
  • Cellphone/laptop charging
  • Complimentary coffee/tea
  • Laundry services
  • Massage
  • Parking lot
  • Mosquito nets
  • Postcards for sale
  • Restaurant/well-stocked bar
  • Reading materials/games
  • Shower facilities
  • Walking sticks for rent
  • Transportation

Wagtail Eco safari camp

Wagtail Eco safari camp is a budget accommodation establishment located in Rubuguri town in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park presenting a rich ground for tracking Rushaga gorilla families of Nshongi, Mishaya, Bweza, Kahungye and Busingye  along with Nkuringo Gorilla group and these two stations are both 10km from Rubuguri

The Camp is crafted in local materials with papyrus roof along with banana fiber ceiling. The floor is tightened by local stones and impressive furniture.

Accommodation at Wagtail Eco Safari Camp is provided in;

  • Guest Room
  • Deluxe Queen
  • Junior King
  • Superior King

These rooms are en suite featuring cozy beds.

The Wagtail Eco Safari Camp also has a restaurant for fine dining and a well-stocked bar where the travelers on gorilla safaris in Uganda can chill after a daylong with gorillas.

Bwindi View Bandas

The Bwindi View Bandas is located in Buhoma sector to the north of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park presenting budget accommodation to the Uganda Safari undertakers. The Bwindi View Bandas are about 100m from the entrance of Bwindi thus presenting an ideal ground for the travellers on gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda to track gorillas in Buhoma Bwindi.

Accommodation at Bwindi View Bandas is provided in;

  • Three (3) bandas named Sparrow, Robin & Eagle each with four (4) beds
  • 2 small bandas named Kiwi & Warbler each with 2 beds
  • Camping facilities

Bwindi View Bandas Facilities

  • Heated showers
  • Canteen & Bar
  • Grocery and storage facilities
  • Pit latrine toilets
  • Picnic area, canteen and games room
  • Laundry services
  • Secure parking
  • Informational board
  • Reading materials
  • Rental facilities (tents, gum boots, rain gear, binoculars)

Bwindi View Bandas

The Bwindi View Bandas is located in Buhoma sector to the north of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park presenting budget accommodation to the Uganda Safari undertakers. The Bwindi View Bandas are about 100m from the entrance of Bwindi thus presenting an ideal ground for the travellers on gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda to track gorillas in Buhoma Bwindi.

Accommodation at Bwindi View Bandas is provided in;

  • Three (3) bandas named Sparrow, Robin & Eagle each with four (4) beds
  • 2 small bandas named Kiwi & Warbler each with 2 beds
  • Camping facilities

Bwindi View Bandas Facilities

  • Heated showers
  • Canteen & Bar
  • Grocery and storage facilities
  • Pit latrine toilets
  • Picnic area, canteen and games room
  • Laundry services
  • Secure parking
  • Informational board
  • Reading materials
  • Rental facilities (tents, gum boots, rain gear, binoculars)

Gift Of Nature Lodge

Gift of Nature Lodge is positioned in Ruhija Sub county in the district of Kabale and offers Budget accommodation to the travelers on gorilla safaris in Uganda that are tracking the gorilla groups of Ruhija namely Oruzogo, the Bitukura and Kyaguliro.

The Lodge presents its accommodation in self-contained rooms configured as;

  • Singles
  • Doubles
  • Twin rooms

Gift of Nature Lodge Facilities

  • Expanse lounge
  • Restaurant
  • FREE wide-screen TV

Nshongi Camp

Nshongi Camp is positioned in the south of Bwindi in the Rushaga area and it provides budget accommodation for the Uganda gorilla safari undertakers tracking the groups of Mishaya, Kahungye, Bweza, Busingye and Nshongi as it is about 5 minutes’ walk from the Rushaga tracking point.

It is built in traditional architectural style using local materials and it presents accommodation in;

  • Four (4) Bandas
  • Own Camping

Camp Facilities

  • Camp Fire
  • Restaurant
  • Cultural dance performances
  • En suite facilities in the Bandas
  • Electric lamps
  • Umbrella for rain emergencies

 Nshongi Gorilla Resort

Nshongi Gorilla Resort is a budget accommodation located in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the Rubuguri town close to the gorilla trekking points of Rushaga and Nkuringo.

The Resort presents accommodation  in guest house and Cottages.

Guest house accommodation at the Resort;

  • Self-Contained rooms
  • Double & Twin rooms
  • Spacious with large double windows overlooking outside

Cottage accommodation at the Resort;

  • Privately located
  • Have power sockets
  • Dressing tables
  • Reading tables and seats
  • Twin or triple
  • Advanced mosquito nets
  • Self-Contained

 Nshongi Gorilla Resort Facilities

  • Cozy Cottages
  • Self-Contained Rooms
  • Hot Water
  • Dining Room
  • Wireless Internet
  • Stocked Bar

Ruhija Community Rest Camp

Ruhija Community Rest Camp is a budget accommodation in Ruhija region to the east of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park few meters from the park boundary

The Rest Camp is positioned opposite the Institute of Tropical Forests Conservation close to the Uganda Wildlife Authority Headquarters at Ruhija.

This Camp presents accommodation in;

  • 4 en suite Cottages with double beds.
  • 2 twin Cottages
  • 2 general Campsites for own camping

Camp facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Gift Shop

Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort

The Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort is positioned in the Ruhija sector to the east of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park presenting budget accommodation for travellers tracking the gorilla families of Oruzogo, Bitukura and Kyagurilo.

The Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort came into existence after the members of Katojo Parish in the district of Kabale joined hands in 2008 to form a project that will promote their sustainable livelihood and serve the visiting people in the area.

Ruhija Gorilla Friends Resort presents accomodation in Tents that overlook deep valleys enjoyed right from the private terrace

Ruhija Gorilla Friends Lodge Facilities

  • Laundry
  • Restaurant
  • Tour desk
  • Gift shop
  • Bar

Ruhija Gorilla Friends Lodge Room Amenities

  • Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Self-catering
  • Private bathrooms
  • Hot water

 Trekkers Tavern Cottages

Trekker’s tavern Cottages is positioned on the Ruhija Hill Top with the views of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest on one side and the community land on the other side.  Trekkers Tavern Cottages offers basic / budget accommodation to the travellers on gorilla safaris in Uganda tracking the Ruhija region.

Trekkers Tarven Cottages presents accommodation in;

  • 5 cottages which feature;
  • En suite facilities with flush toilets and hot showers.
  • Private Verandahs

Trekkers Tavern cottages Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar