Buhoma Lodge

Buhoma Lodge is one of the luxury and top quality accommodation strategically positioned with a spectacular and charming property that offers unbeatable and clear views of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the top tourist destination in Uganda that harbors the largest population of endangered mountain gorillas thus Gorilla trekking is the topmost activity enjoyed by tourists who stay at Buhoma Lodge. In most cases, gorillas are seen visiting the lodges thus guest have a chance of having a glance at them in the garden though not a guarantee.

Buhoma lodge has a team of well experienced staff members that are welcoming and offers the best customer care and attentive services. In fact the lodge won itself a Certificate of Excellence from the Trip advisor.

Buhoma lodge is situated in the Northern part of Bwindi impenetrable national park a few walking minutes to the trailhead of Gorilla trekking in Buhoma sector of Bwindi and was established in 2005 well-constructed using local  materials that are readily available and uses solar as their source of energy to light up all their facilities. 

The lodge has a raised area with a lounge, a dining area, a bar, a fire place and many more to offer you a conducive atmosphere for relaxing, refreshments and discussion about the activities enjoyed throughout the day while enjoying the warmth from the fire place setup in the evening hours to create a warm feeling while overlooking the neighboring surroundings without any interruption.

Services at Buhoma lodge


Buhoma lodge constitutes of 10 spaced self-contained luxury Chalets / Cottages made mostly using the locally available materials from the local communities around the Bwindi impenetrable national park and they really look stunning and luxurious each well equipped with a private verandah that has outdoor furniture to chill and relax overlooking the forest canopy while sipping on wine and the surrounding environment that all create a beautiful and calm ambiance.

Inside each Chalet/ cottage is a king sized bed, flushing toilet, as well as an ensuite bathroom well supplied with hot and cold water, shower gel, shampoo, bathing and washing soap, hair conditioner as well as a bathtub that offers you and your loved ones a comfortable stay at Buhoma lodge. Buhoma lodge also has large chalet comfortable for families, honeymooners, and group travelers well equipped with an open fire place and lounge.

While on your Uganda safari to Bwindi impenetrable national park, Buhoma Lodge will offer you the best experience and comfort that you need to enjoy your breath taking Gorilla trekking adventure as it is located about 5 minutes from the briefing grounds of Buhoma sector the best sector for Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Bar and restaurant,

Buhoma lodge has stunning Lounge equipped with a bar where guests can keep their throats hydrated while enjoying the warmth from the fire place.  The restaurant provides hot drinks like coffee/ tea throughout the day and serves 4 course meals prepared with a balance of both local and international cuisine.

Other services and facilities 

  • Buhoma lodge offers free Wi-Fi
  • Complementary Massage
  • A craft shop
  • Telephone services 
  • Gravitational water

Activities to enjoy while at your stay at Buhoma lodge include;

Mountain gorilla trekking: this is the major tourist activity done by several primate lovers on a Uganda safari to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Buhoma lodge is situated about 5 minutes to the briefing grounds in Buhoma sector thus offers a relaxed transfer from the lodge to the briefing center. A gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi costs $700 for foreign nonresidents, $600 for foreign residents and Ugandan shillings 250,000 for East African community members. Buhoma lodge will provide you with a packed lunch box, drinking water, some fruits and any other thing as you head out for your breath taking gorilla trekking adventure. Since Bwindi thrills with the highest population of mountain gorillas, it as well offers the best trekking experience compared to its counterparts in Mgahinga gorilla national park also in Uganda, volcanoes national park in Rwanda and Virunga national park in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Batwa cultural experience: This is yet another enjoyable activity done in Buhoma sector of Bwindi. It takes you onto an encounter with the local Batwa people that were once forest dwellers before being eliminated from their homestead in the jungle of Bwindi impenetrable national park. Batwa experience offers a thrilling experience as you get an opportunity of closely interacting with the local Batwa about their previous life in the forest and close the experience with performances of Music, dance and drama as you return to your Buhoma lodge since this activity is mainly done in the evening after Gorilla trekking.

Buhoma community walk: While at Buhoma lodge, you may as well enjoy a community walk visiting the locals in the surrounding areas of Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Bwindi forest walk: Bwindi impenetrable national park has lots of walking trails to different attractions including Mubwindi Swamp Trail, Bamboo Trail, Kashasha River Trail, The Ivy River Trail, Munyanga Waterfall Trail and many more lasting between a few hours to several hours.

Bird watching: Being an impenetrable forest, Bwindi national park is a birder’s haven offering the best birding experience with a chance to spot abundant of birdlife such as handsome spur fowl, Black Bee eater, Shelley’s crimson wing, and many more. 

Other activities include; biking, butterfly watching, children activities and many more.

Getting there;

Buhoma lodge is accessed by road and by air.

Road drive from Kampala to Bwindi impenetrable national park takes about 7-8 hours along Kampala- Mbarara- Ntungamo- Rukungiri- Kihihi and final to Buhoma. One can as well access Buhoma lodge from Queen Elizabeth national park which is just a 2-3 hours’ drive from the home of tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, as well as 6-7 hours’ drive from Lake Mburo national park the smallest but magical savanna park in Uganda situated closer to the capital city, Kampala.

By air, Aero link offers chatter flights from Kajansi and Entebbe international airport to Kihihi air strip then connect on a 45minutes road drive to Buhoma lodge in Buhoma sector.


To fully enjoy your Luxury gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, look no further than booking your stay at Buhoma lodge in Buhoma sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park. We at Achieve global safaris can as well help you in this plus organizing you an entire Uganda safari at ease.