CLOUDS MOUNTAIN GORILLA LODGE
Located along a forested ridge, close to the entrance of southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the luxurious Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, one of the must-visit places in this south-western part of the country. This accommodation facility is a wonderful place of stay for passionate gorilla trekkers to Nkuringo and Rushaga sectors and is set on a spectacular hilltop.
Accommodation options and amenities at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Guest accommodation at this stupendous Safari Lodge is offered in the 8 airy Cottages that include two family cottages constructed with volcanic rocks/stones and they provides magnificent views that stretch to the Virunga Volcanoes in neighboring Rwanda and across the Democratic Republic of Congo border where the blazing views of Nyiragongo Mountains can be relished on a clear night.
Each of the two Family cottages features two bedrooms with separate en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, comfortable beds and clean linen, cozy private outdoor veranda with comfortable chairs for relaxing in-between or after adventures of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a spacious lounge area with soft-cushioned armchairs, hand-woven carpet, well-appointed flush toilet and twin vanities, plus beautiful artworks that adorn the cottage walls.
Facilities and experiences offered at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Delicious meals at Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge are detailedly and precisely prepared with the freshest local ingredients, then served at the spacious restaurant (dining area) or within the privacy of your Cottage.
Savor on mouth-watering homemade cakes served at the private Cottage veranda by your personal butler, every afternoon.
Relish a refreshing foot massage after your mountain gorilla trekking tour, mountain biking, guided forest walk or watching birds in the jungles of Bwindi.
Check-out the stunning artworks that characterize the Cottage walls and these describe the skills of local Uganda artists and if interested, you can purchase a piece at the Lodge gift shop. Also, free internet, children-friendly adventures, laundry services, private butler service, 24-hour room service and secured guest parking are offered at the Lodge.
Wide range of wines, cocktails, gins, whiskeys, juices and sodas are served at the Bar or Lounge area in the evenings.
Activities enjoyed by guests of Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
This stupendous is located within a stone throw from the Nkuringo trailhead where visitors usually start their unforgettable gorilla trekking tours.
Also, unmatched guided forest walks and birding tours around the Safari Lodge or within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are enjoyed by visitors of this luxurious Safari Lodge. For travellers who are interested in catching a glimpse of the traditional lifestyle and traditions of Batwa or Bakiga people can stay here because it is just a short walking distance from the neighboring community.
Getting to Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
You can either get there by 4X4 safari vehicle from Kampala, taking 8-9 hours or from Kigali City by a 4-5 hour journey with border crossing at Cyanika Border. A flight from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airstrip to Kisoro Airstrip takes about one and a half hours, then the road transfer to the Lodge lasts only 1-2 hours.