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Gorilla Safari Lodge is located on the boundary line of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southwest Uganda, known for its biodiversity and large troops of mountain gorillas.

The lodge offers accommodation in spacious and well-appointed cottages. With African decor, each unit is equipped with solar-powered lighting, en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water and flush toilets. Guests can enjoy views of the rainforest from the veranda,

Meals are included and served at the main lodge, which also offers a bar and shared lounge area. A campfire is lit in the evenings. Baby sitting services are also available.

Gorilla Safari Lodge also includes a spa centre and offers massage treatments. Guests can enjoy a drink at the on-site bar. The property also offers packed lunches and also welcomes walk ins. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including canoeing and hiking.

Gorilla Safari Lodge is an ideal base for gorilla trekking opportunities. On advance request, the lodge can arrange fully guided treks, forest walks to Bayenda Falls and bird watching. Car hire services or airport transfers with an experienced guide/driver are available at an added fee.

Gorilla Safari Lodge has been welcoming guests since 30 Jul 2015.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
  • Bedroom 1: 2 double beds
  • Bedroom 2: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 4: 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 5: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 6: 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 7: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 8: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 9: 2 single beds
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Max adults: 1
Single Room
  • 1 single bed
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About Gorilla Safari Lodge

Welcoming guests since 30 Jul 2015

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  • Hello Could you please give me an idea of total price for gorilla trekking and other trips you can arrange if we stayed with you for 2 nights and 3 days for four people. Many thanks

    Dear Sir/ madam Thanks for your inquiry, its $1,339 per person sharing based on 4 paxs. This rate includes all transfers in a 4x4 wd safari Land cruiser, guide with all expenses, fuel, 1 Gorilla permit per person, accommoadation onFB, water in car.

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Property surroundings *
Excellent location - show map
Natural beauty
  • Lake Lake mutanda
    7.5 miles
  • Lake Lake Bunyonyi
    24.9 miles
  • Mountain Firings volcanoes
    28 miles
Closest airports
  • Goma
    50.6 miles
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: African, International, European

Facilities of Gorilla Safari Lodge
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Fruits
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules
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07:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


07:30 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
US$338 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

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The fine print

Please note that gorilla tracking requires a permit, which has to be bought in advance. Please get in contact with the lodge for details. Please note that all transport arrangements need to be arranged with Gorilla Safari Lodge in advance.

Please note that private charter flights can be arranged by the lodge from Entebbe to Kisoro Airstrip, located 75 minutes from the camp. There is also the options of a scenic, 4-hour road transfer from Kigali Airport in Rwanda, or a 8-9 hour drive by car from Kampala.

Please inform Gorilla Safari Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Legal information

Managed by a private host. EU and/or national consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply. Learn more

FAQs about Gorilla Safari Lodge

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Gorilla Safari Lodge by:

    • Car 4h

  • The prices at Gorilla Safari Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Gorilla Safari Lodge is from 07:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Gorilla Safari Lodge (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Gorilla Safari Lodge include:

    • Chalet
    • Single

  • Yes, Gorilla Safari Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Gorilla Safari Lodge is 5.6 miles from the centre of Rubuguli.

  • Gorilla Safari Lodge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Hand massage
    • Walking tours
    • Spa facilities
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Movie nights
    • Bike tours

  • Gorilla Safari Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant