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Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge 2

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

Spacious rooms and cottages overlooking Virunga volcanoes
Bwindi Impenetrable ForestUganda· 17 Rooms · ££

Wonderful hospitality in a remote setting

A cosy venue with excellent opportunities for hikers, walkers and gorilla trekking

Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge sits at a 7000-ft altitude on a magnificent ridge with stunning views across the rugged landscapes and the entire Virunga Volcanoes chain backdrop. The ridge provides an awe-inspiring vantage point across the Kashasha River Valley, all the way to the forested hill of Nkuringo. The lodge is perfectly located for those who wish to visit the Nkuringo and Rushaga Gorilla groups.

Eleven garden cottages, three family-style villas with adjoining bedrooms and three luxurious forest suites sit above the Bwindi Forest canopy with distinctive elegance and startling luxury amid forest trees, flowers, and shrubs. The luxury suites are built from volcano stone, and all the rooms are graced with locally sourced furnishing. The private viewing decks fill the rooms with light and provide the perfect spot to gaze over the forest swath and beyond the entire Virunga Volcanoes chain.

At the highest point on the property sits a grand lounge building housing the dining, drink and coffee bar spaces with expansive 360-degree views of the gorgeous rugged landscape.

Gorilla tracking aside, the area is an attractive choice for keen walkers and hikers – ask us for details about the Top of the World Nature Walk which allows guests to experience 360° views over Bwindi, the Virungas and into the DR Congo, as well as the three to five hour Suma Waterfall Trail and the increasingly popular Ivi Trail, among others. The guides here work with Nkuringo Walking Safaris and their work is of an impeccable standard – they are passionate about what they do.

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