Don’t overpay for a hotel in Bwindi forest for your Uganda gorilla trekking safari yet there are many cheap hotels ready to cater for every visitors need at any time of the year at friendly costs. Discover the cheap gorilla tracking lodge and camp site including the best camping ground for backpackers travel. Bwindi forest is surely Uganda’s most famous national park for gorilla trekking tours located in south-western Uganda on the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley. It spans the districts of Rukungiri, Kabale and Kisoro sprawling over steep ridges and narrow valleys of the Kigezi Highlands. This means that tourists visiting the area to track the rare endangered species find themselves having to choose between the four park sectors depending on gorilla permit availability and next tour activity. hose heading to lake Bunyonyi for chilling in leisure choice out Kisoro and Ruhija because they are close to Bunyonyi islands while those heading to Queen Elizabeth national park via ishasha sector famous for tree climbing lions chose Buhoma sector. However, bellows are some of the park cheap lodges for Uganda gorilla trekking tours.
1. Nshongi Camp
Find this place in Rushaga in the south sector of Bwindi forest and it’s close to the park gate. Its superb budget gorilla safari accommodation for tourists tracking habituated gorilla families of Mishaya, Bweza, Busingye, Nshongi, and Kahungye. The accommodation is clean and comfortable with enough camping ground and room built accommodation facilities. The showers are hot, tasty food, electricity making every guest comfortable all through. They have four bandas plus a big camping ground for those interested in camping options. Bed only is $16 in a banda,$24 bed & breakfast,$38 full board. Those on camping pay $4bed only,$14 bed $ breakfast and $27 full board. Spend less but sleep peaceful before and after your gorilla trek
2. Nshongi Gorilla Resort
A lodge with a touch hospitality services located in Rubuguri town close to the gorilla trekking points of Rushaga and Nkuringo, the cottages are large and self contained, cold at night but you will find something warm inside your bed to warm you throughout the night. Birders this is your lodge because birds come to the lodge in the morning and it’s their beautiful sounds that wake you up. The facilities in these lodges include a well stocked bar, Wireless internet, Dining room, Hot water, self contained rooms, and clean cottages. The lodge rates start at $70 per night full board basis per night.
3. Ruhija Community Rest Camp
Simply the cheapest in the area located in the eastern side of Bwindi forest close to the Institute of Tropical Forests Conservation close to the Uganda Wildlife Authority Headquarters at Ruhija where gorilla briefing takes places every morning. The rest camp has four self contained cottages with double beds, two twin cottages and a two general campsite all offering great services worth every penny spent. Full board rates per person are $40 per night while those camping pay only $10.Every service is fine form meals, beddings and the staff. Lunch and dinners are swerved with a single hot course making you feel like dining again and again. The staff is too helpful and makes you feel like you just home. It’s indeed a nice place for travelers tracking gorillas in Ruhija to gorilla families like, Bitukura, Oruzogo, and Kyaguliro among others.
4. Ruhija Gorilla friends Campsite
This lodge looks simple but too stunning with incredible views of the green lush terrace hills, great hospitality that is hard to find. A cup of warm coffee is something you will need upon arrival and its exactly what they offer for guests. Find this lodge Ruhija sector of Bwindi forest national park and its best if you tracking Oruzogo, Kyagurilo and Birukura habituated bwindi gorilla families. The tent accommodation overlooks the deep valley that you will always enjoy as you chill around the lodge. The rooms at Ruhija gorilla friends campsite cost $30 BB single,$60 BB double occupancy, Camping $15per person with tents for hire but $10 if you have your own tent. There is everything that you need to be comfortable before and after your Uganda gorilla trekking tour.
5. Buhoma Community Rest Camp
The best basic but comfortable budget lodge in Buhoma sector of Bwindi Forest national park. No luxury despite the presence of three self contained cottages, six en-suite safari tents, dormitories and campsite. The surrounding is amazing filled with scenic views and it’s close to the park main gate where trekking starts. The lodge bed arrangement is in singles, doubles, and triples and in twin. However, for family travels, they can make arrangements and you sleep in close vicinities. Expect best basic services all thought your stay including the free locally made coffee during the guided community tour. Afternoon at the lodge are fun since there is a lot of tour activities to do including riding a bicycle for a woman, nature walks and the visit to the Batwa people famously known as people of the forest. Buhoma community Rest Camp is a nice budget accommodation good for Uganda gorilla tracking adventure.