Bwindi is the most popular tourist destination in Uganda. Every year, a good number of tourists travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to meet the mountain gorillas in the wild! There is a wide choice when it comes to budget travel and there are campsites, places that offer lazy camping as well as budget lodges where you can stay! Of course many tourists who are planning to take gorilla safari in Bwindi get stuck when it comes to generating ideas on the where to stay on budget! we have compiled a good number of budget lodges were you can spend less and hold back some cash for other trip essentials.
If am taking to you Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is vast rain forest that many talk about every time they think about unique mountain gorillas that live in the wilderness jungle.Beyond doubt the park famed to the world because of the mountain gorillas that live in the four park sectors, Buhoma, Ruhija,Rushaga and Nkuringo.Though still you can find then in Rwanda –Volcanoes National Park and Congo-Virunga National Park without forgetting Mgahinga that is also found in Uganda.
But there is no where else to track mountain gorillas on budget than in Uganda a country of easy park access and budget accommodation. Here are some of the Budget gorilla safari lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable that will make your trip cheap and affordable.
Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Imagine being to the Gorilla starting point,Monkey and birds around and not far from the camp, the view is nice looking up a mountain and the forest and its experienced when you spend a night at Buhoma Community Rest Camp.Also known as the most comfortable budget gorilla safari lodge inside Bwindi forest close to the park headquarters in Buhoma.Enjoy the magical views of the forest , perfect restaurant services and lounge.While here feel free to talk to any staff about any problem or diet and count it sorted there and then.The lodge is clean, organized and convenient for those tracking gorillas in the Buhoma section of the park.Buhoma sector has three habituated gorilla families, Mubare, Habiyanja and Rushegura.However,if you book a gorilla permit in Buhoma and you need good budget accommodation with wifi, inside or outside shower, delicous food,warm water etc would recommend Buhoma rest camp a lodge with all budgets including backpacking.
Don’t expect a lot of luxury but it is basic and comfortable. The staff is really nice ,caring the tents and the rooms comfortable enough , relaxing and cool. Expect basic, but then again you aren’t spending much time there. You will love the surounding, food and am sure its aplace you will recommend to a fiend on any gorilla safari tour to Bwindi Impenetrable especially when travelling on budget.No matter when you arrive expect the finest atension from the campsite staff even when you choose to chil and relax around the all the day at the lodge.When going for gorilla tracking in the morning, breakfast is served in time, luch boxes are served and later head out to the park headquaters for breifing. Its found close to the park with options of half board and full baord accommodation.Sleep like a royal while away from home with a night at broadbill campsite.
Rushaga Gorilla Camp
The best budget lodge in Rushaga sector of Bwindi Impenetrable national Park for those tracking gorilla families like Busingye, Bweeza, Kahungye, Mishaya, Nshongi and Bikingi.The lodge location is excellent, tasty food, comfortable bedding and room ambience, hot showers and above all the staff is very friendly.Every thing is affordable , the village walk,acess to the gorilla briefing point etc.There rates range from 12 USD -45USD Budget, at least fare for most budget travellers.Would wide up saying Rushaga Gorilla camp is a nice place for all budget gorilla safari tours in Uganda provided you to track gorillas in the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Nshongi Gorilla Resort
Another basic gorilla safari accommodation in Rushaga sector of Bwindi National Park.Two nights here are not enough and you will leave wishing to have stayed longer.The camp is built close to the park with a five minute drive distance to the park head quarters.The staff is very and caring, food is good and enjoying your stay is a must at Nshongi Gorilla Resort.There are community excursions organized at the lodge just in case your gorilla trek ends quite early and you have a free afternoon.