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Buhoma Lodge is one of the original camps in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the mountain gorillas. The camp is located within the park and enjoys views over the forest canopy.

The camp has an intimate, homely atmosphere; during the cool evenings, you can sit by the fire in the lounge and chat about your day's adventures. Return to your room heated by hot coals and hot water bottles in your bed. This is a good base from which to trek into the ancient rainforest in search of the mountain gorillas or go chimpanzee trekking. Other less strenuous activities include scenic forest walks, birdwatching, and searching for smaller primates.

highlights

  • Track mountain gorillas
  • Stay in comfortable hillside cabins
  • Enjoy the beautiful forest location
  • Go on forest & birding walks 
  • Be treated to freshly prepared meals using local produce

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Facilities

The elevated central lounge area features cosy fireplaces for chilly evenings, a welcoming bar and dining area  and views across the impenetrable forest.

Complementary massages are offered on your return from trekking to find the Gorillas.

General Facilities

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    Bar

Dining

Meals at Buhoma Lodge are freshly prepared using local produce and are served in the central dining area.

A variety of international dishes are served, as well as local dishes such as matoke and g-nut sauce.

En-Suite Tent

Buhoma Lodge has 8 en suite cottages built from sustainable, local materials, each with a private veranda where you can relax and admire the views across the tropical rain forests.

All bathrooms have hot and cold running water and flush toilets.

En-Suite Tent AMENITIES

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    En-suite shower only
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    Mosquito net
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    Outside area

Activities

  • Birding
  • Cultural tour
  • Gorilla-tracking
  • Guided walks
  • Local village visits
 

Traveller Reviews

  • Excellent setting in the middle of the Bwindi Forest. Excellent views from the dining room and the people were very friendly and helpful. Food also of very high quality.

    Ray Garber, May 2012
  • Buhoma Lodge was also excellent in all ways. The location, staff, accommodations, and food were all first-class. Our room, up two flights of 77 steps, had a magnificent view of Bwindi Forest, and was very comfortable.

    Erika Daileda, May 2010

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Emma Harrop

Emma Harrop

Africa Safari Expert

"I loved the elevated views from the cabins tucked away in the hillside. The hot water bottle and bath awaiting me after a hard day trekking made the stay!"

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Excellent setting in the middle of the Bwindi Forest. Excellent views from the dining room and the people were very friendly and helpful. Food also of very high quality.

Ray Garber, May 2012 >View more reviews