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Gorillas Visit Bwindi

Gorilla Group Visits Bwindi Lodge!

The Rushegura gorilla group has come to Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge for a quick visit last week!
The Rushegura group and the lodge staff are old friends. The staff have got to know the characters and ‘personalities’ of individuals in the group.
In 2010 one of the group’s females, Buzinza, even gave birth to her baby in the [...]

Ruterana Close Call

Ruterana Escapes Close Call in Bwindi

In recent days as trackers were on their daily routine around Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, they noticed that Ruterana of the Rushegura group was looking weak and unwell. They notified the doctors of The Mountain Gorillas Veterinary Project who quickly realised that she recently gave birth but her infant was nowhere to be found.
Upon further scrutiny, [...]

Bwindi TripAdvisor Winner

Bwindi Forest is a TripAdvisor Winner!

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South-Western Uganda has won the prestigious Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, which honours businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travellers.
With the rating of 5, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has earned a place among the very best. The award is given to only the most exceptional performers in the [...]

Silver Lining

Sleeping Giant’s Final Rest has Silver Lining

Even giants eventually must fall, as was evidenced June 28th with the passing of Ruhondeza, the oldest silverback gorilla and leader of the first habituated gorilla family within Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, in Uganda.
The UWA announced news of his death with great sadness, as he represented the beginning of protected great ape tourism within the [...]

Mysterious Bwindi Visitor

Mysterious Visitor Over Breakfast in Bwindi!

Breakfast at the Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge is not as ordinary as it it is in most lodges. On a recent visit to the lodge, Richard, one of our sales staff from our Kampala office, realised he had some rather extraordinary company in the trees nearby. It’s not everyday you’re visited by a chimp while you’re [...]

Unequalled Style and Comfort

Unequalled Comfort and Style in the Jungle!

Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge lies at the edge of the dense jungle of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to over half of the world’s mountain gorilla population. The remote location of this forest means you will see few other travellers and will gain a truly authentic experience of the jungle, the gorillas [...]