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Buhoma Lodge is located in the northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Because of its exceptional quality and busy schedule, gorilla trackers give the Buhoma section of the national park in Kanungu district top priority. In addition to being the first place the first habituated gorilla family in the national park Mubare called home, it was also the first place visited by tourists embarking on a gorilla trekking expedition in Uganda in 1992. Bwindi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to over half of the world’s population of the critically endangered Gorilla belingei species. Additionally, you can go gorilla trekking in Rushaga, Ruhija, and Nkuringo.

Buhoma Lodge

With stunning views of the impenetrable forest, Buhoma Lodge is a luxurious, intimate camp and lodge in Uganda that offers top-notch amenities. One of the two lodges in the park, it is located five minutes from the gorilla tracking area and provides guests who come for the gorilla encounters with the best rainforest experience. It consists of a raised central lounge area with dining, bar and spa services, as well as a cosy setting for conversation about daytime activities and fire pits for nighttime warmth because the park is situated between 1,106 and 2,607 metres above sea level. The lodge is sister to the Ishasha wilderness Camp in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bakers Lodge in Murchison Falls National Park.

The main activity in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is gorilla tracking, and Buhoma Lodge will provide you with opulent, luxurious, and cosy lodging that will make your visit to the mountain gorillas in Uganda unforgettable. The lodge features eight spacious, comfortable cottages, some of which were constructed using materials sourced from the nearby bakonjo and bakiga communities.

Buhoma Lodge

Each cottage has outdoor furniture where guests can relax and enjoy a glass of wine or juice while taking in the forest’s sounds and the cool breeze blowing through the trees. The cottages have cosy, comfortable king-size beds, en suite bathrooms with flash toilets, as well as all the amenities necessary to keep clean and hygienic.

Each cottage has a private phone for guest communications in case they needed assistance while in their rooms. The restaurant offers a four-course meal prepared by excellent kitchen staff, with some ingredients sourced directly from the local community. They also have a well-maintained solar system that maintains lighting for the cottages and a central area available for charging cameras and phones in case there is low power.

twin room at buhoma lodge

In addition to being highly skilled and trained to provide the best services possible for their clients, the staff members are recruited locally and give back to the community by being hospitable and providing exceptional, above-and-beyond service with a smile.

Activities available at the lodge include gorilla tracking, nature walks, birdwatching, the Batwa Cultural Experience, and the Buhoma community walk. The park is open year-round, but is best visited in the dry seasons of June through September and December through February. For gorilla tracking, it is advisable to bring warm clothing, boots, and stocks. The lodge is eight hours’ drive from Kampala; chatter flights to the Bwindi airstrip may be arranged from Entebbe or Kajansi Kampala.

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