General

Positioned on the Nteko Ridge overlooking the world famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge provides a fantastic place to enjoy wildlife and local culture.

From Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge, enjoy guided treks to see endangered Mountain Gorillas and other wildlife. Staying at this comfortable lodge, you will enjoy panoramic views of the Virunga Volcanoes and into the Albertine Rift Valley. Many animals and plants can also be seen from the lodge itself, including a diversity of African birds.

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Entebbe

Entebbe

Entebbe sits on Uganda’s section of Lake Victoria and offers a small town with a few different attractions. The atmosphere is relaxed and European-styled buildings sit as a reminder of its colonial history. This is a great place to begin your Ugandan experience and many tours start from Entebbe.

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Uganda

Uganda

Uganda is fortunate to contain parts of both Africa’s Rainforests and Savannah making it a great choice for an African safari as you can see many famous animals. Here you can see the well known wildlife of Africa’s grasslands like hippos, elephants, lions, but also the African rainforest inhabitants of chimpanzees and gorillas.

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Africa

Africa

Attracting explorers and adventurers for centuries, Africa remains mysterious with incredible wildlife spectacles like the great migration, some of the world’s most untouched tropical forests, a diverse culture, and fascinating flora and fauna. Africa was the cradle of mankind and the diverse and imposing wildlife we grew up with fills this continent of contrasts.

Tour Destinations

The forested areas of Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda hide some of the most magical of all the African wildlife sightings, the forest Gorillas and Chimpanzees. Our cousins have been living in these forests for thousands of years. These can be seen on tours led from eco tourism lodges that take guided expeditions to see the fantastic and majestic animals.

Heading down the continent, South Africa remains a fantastic tourist destination with protected areas like the famous Kruger National Park, Sabona Reserve and Shamwari Reserve. The reserves contains excellent lodges and safari experiences where you can see all of Africa’s Big 5 while enjoying comfortable or luxurious accommodation and walking safaris influenced by early African explorers.

Wildlife & Protected Areas

Africa’s protected areas contain the world’s most diverse mega fauna where you can enjoy seeing Giraffes, Elephants, Lions, Cheetahs, Hyenas, Rhinos, Hippos, Chimpanzees and Gorillas.

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Accommodation

Your accommodation at the Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge will be in your choice of the 8 Garden Cottages and 3 Villas (2 interconnecting Superior Cottages and 1 family Villa).

Enjoy delicious meals in the lodge restaurant prepared from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Dinners at the Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge are offered as a four course meal. Visitors often mention how they especially love the homemade breads and fresh soups.

Your comfortable and spacious room provides 24-hour electricity, beautiful views of the region and en-suite bathroom with hot water. Electricity is provided by solar panels. The lodge also provides complimentary internet access.

Responsibility

The most prominent community outreach program of the Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge is our involvement with with the Nkuringo Youth initiative to teach about sustainable development through improving local skills.

Nkuringo Gorrila Lodge also has a carbon neutral footprint from working with the Uganda Carbon Bureau by carbon offsetting. We have also begun our reforestation project by planting native trees in the area to support our eco system and to promote the importance of conservation and reforestation in the communities. Visitors can adopt a tree for US $20 and we will keep you posted about your adoptive tree

Tour

From the Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge, you can enjoy a variety of activities to explore this remote corner of Uganda.

The nearby Bwindi National Park contains half the world’s surviving Mountain Gorillas and to see these majestic animals is one of the favourite tour options (Permit Required).

You will have other excellent wildlife viewing opportunities, such as birding walks and can visit local villages.

Some activities available:

  • Visiting Batwa pygmies
  • Enjoying a guided village walk
  • A guided multi-day trek to/from Kisoro via Lake Mutanda
  • Walking through Bwindi Forest to the park headquarters at Buhoma
  • Tracking the Nkuringo Gorilla family (assuming you have a tracking permit).
  • Tracking the Nshongi Gorilla family at Rushaga (assuming you have a permit).
  • Simply enjoy the amazing vistas of the gallery forests of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Virunga volcanoes

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Wildlife of the Bwindi National Park

Offering one of the most biodiverse areas in East Africa, the main attraction of the park are the Mountain Gorillas but these are by no means the only wildlife to find.

Other animals living in the area include a high diversity of birds, black and white colobus monkeys, chimpanzees, elephants, bushbucks, buffallo, civet cats, bushpigs, giant forest hogs, black-fronted duikers, yellow backed duikers, clawless otters, genets and many species of bats and rodents.

The area is very popular for birders and provides the best birding location in East Africa. You can enjoy finding many different and interesting species, including black billed turacos, yellow eyed black flycatchers, black bee-eaters, kivus ground thrushes, Grauer´s warbler, bar-tailed trogons and many more. The Ruhija area of Bwindi is also home to the very rare green broadbill.

Rates |

4 Day Gorilla Trekking Tour:

  • Private Cottage (Double Occupancy)

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  • Private Cottage (Single Supp.)

  • Private Cottage (High Season Supp.)

5 Gorilla Trekking Tour:

  • Private Cottage (Double Occupancy)

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  • Private Cottage (Single Supp.)

  • Private Cottage (High Season Supp.)

7 Days Primate Tour:

  • Private Cottage (Double Occupancy)

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  • Private Cottage (Single Supp.)

  • Private Cottage (High Season Supp.)

10 Days Primate Tour:

  • Private Cottage (Double Occupancy)

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  • Private Cottage (Single Supp.)

  • Private Cottage (High Season Supp.)

High Season Accommodation Only - Per Night

  • Garden Cottage (Double Occupancy)

  • Garden Cottage (Single Supp.)

  • Family Villa (Entire Villa)

Low Season Accommodation Only - Per Night

  • Garden Cottage (Double Occupancy)

  • Garden Cottage (Single Supp.)

  • Family Villa (Entire Villa)

Note
Tour Rates are per person in USD
Tour rates are inclusive of Gorilla Permits
Tour rates don't include 1-night accommodation in Entebbe
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Seasons
Lodge Low Season: March, April, May, October, November
Lodge High Season: January, February, June, July, August, September, December

Accommodation Only Rates
The above rates are per person
Family Cottage rate is for cottage

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