Bwindi Jungle Logde
Bwindi Jungle Lodge is located on Lake Mulehe, Mucha, about 10 km from Kisoro town along the road to Rubuguli, about 20 km from the Southern gate of Bwindi National Park in Rushaga and Nkuringo. This is a beautiful location, ideal for the tourist activities in Bwindi National Park (Southern sector) and Mgahinga National Park. The lodge, embedded into a forest cover, enjoys the peace of the Lake, it is a natural birding area and it has a natural bay on the shores of the lake. This is the natural habitat of the mountain gorillas, though today the forest cover has decreased to the remaining existing national parks.
Bwindi Jungle Lodge is made by cottages, all en-suite and with raised verandah overlooking Lake Mulehe, built using the local volcanic stones and timber. The large restaurant and bar enjoys a verandah overlooking the lake and the design and architecture utilize the local tradition of volcanic stones and fencing.
Bwindi Jungle Lodge is located on Lake Mulehe, Mucha, Kisoro District, Nyundo Sub-County, about 10 km from Kisoro town along the road to Rubuguli,
The lodge is located a few km away from Kisoro Airstrip, where are landing domestic flights from Entebbe Airport connecting the Southern sector of Bwindi National Park.
While at Bwindi Jungle Lodge you can book the following activities:
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi National Park (Rushaga sector) or in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Canoe trip and village walk on Lake Mulehe:
This walk starts with the canoe ride from our dock crossing Lake Mulehe with stopover at the Giseke hill, where you meet a family of farmers and you interact with them as they show you how to make bee hives and how crops like matoke (banana), beans and rice are cultivated in this area. From the house you can also see the preparation of food and the head of the house will tell stories about traditional dances, music and about life in the Bufumbiura region. After the interaction, you continue for a walk along the hills and see more gardens, some plants, fruits and vegetables as you proceed toward Muhanga village, visit Muhanga Primary and Secondary Government School where you can interact with the pupils and students. This walk is about 2 km. Slope to the dock where the canoe is waiting to take you back to the lodge
Canoe Boat Ride on Lake Mulehe
The canoe trip in Lake Mulehe is a guided activity which takes about two hours, starting from our dock to visit interesting sights along Lake Mulehe, particularly for birding in the delta of rive Mucha, where you can see variety of bird species including pelicans, African Jacana, kingfishers, cormorants, fish eagle and many more. Continue your excursion at leisure as you also visit the fishing site and some islands.
Batwa Today at Echuya Forest
Meet the Batwa the original human inhabitants of Echuya Forest Reserve who have now been moved out of the Forest and now have taken on the responsibility of guarding this forest. They will give you briefing and a demonstration of their lives including hunting, harvesting and way of life. This is followed by guided nature walk led by the Batwa as your local guides since they are the true experts of this environment. The batwa are also the caretakers /Forest guards of this reserve. This forest reserve is a fantastic birding destination with an estimated record of 150 species of birds. Variety of flora and fauna and a few primates can be spotted during the nature walk. You can also have a beautiful view of Lake Bunyonyi. This forest also offers fantastic sites for picnic lunch. This activity starts at 9.00am and can take between 4-5 hrs.
*TARIFF PLAN (Valid from 1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016)
**Rates are per person per night in US dollars.
|Double / Twin cottage||170 USD|
|Single occupancy||210 USD|
LOW SEASON (April, May, November only)
|Double / Twin cottage||140 USD|
|Single occupancy||180 USD|
The rates include:
-Full board accommodation (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
-Tea and Coffee Station
-Local government taxes
The rates exclude:
-Drinks and beverages served from the bar and restaurant
Driver / Guides:
-The Lodge offers specific accommodation for driver – guides at a minimum cost