Buhoma sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park is the most visited sector of the park among the four. This sector is located in the northern area of Bwindi impenetrable national park.  This national park is a major primate destination in Uganda, for its holds half of the world’s mountain gorilla population.

The Buhoma sector is a home to five gorilla families; these include Mubare gorilla family, Muyambi family, Rushegura family, Katwe gorilla family and Habinyanja gorilla’s family. These gorilla families were fully habituated to be trekked.

Gorilla trekking in the Buhoma sector is a major highlight for the first in this area. Trekking the endangered gentle species of the mountain gorillas is truly and exceptional experience on a Uganda gorilla safari.

Birding and cultural encounters of the Batwa are other complimentary activities that can be enjoyed, while of the visit to the Buhoma sector.

The gorilla trekking experience takes about 2 to 6 hours or even the whole day depending on the movements of the gorillas. With the long trekking hours and long travel distance to Buhoma sector. This necessities the need for accommodation around the park to ease and enhance the gorilla safari

Buhoma sector is well established sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park with well-constructed accommodation facilities for tourists that opt to sleep over near the park.

Accommodation offered at the sector include lodges, hotels, campsites, resorts and

Accommodation at the Buhoma sector ranges cratering for the budget travelers, midrange travelers to up market tourists.

For the low cost travelers, Buhoma sector offers accommodation that includes:

Bwindi guest house

This is located near the Buhoma, offering self-contained and share accommodation


  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot water
  • Free parking
  • 24 hour security.


The rooms at the Bwindi guest house are divided into different areas. With the monkey house, upper gorilla house, middle gorilla house, lower gorilla house, Paul and barbaras house and Blackie shacky

Bwindi view bandas

Bwindi view lodge is another budget accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national part. Nested on the edges of the Bwindi national park, with a rewarding and stunning view of the Bwindi forest, Bwindi view lodge is a favorable accommodation facility for back packages and budget travelers. It is located 20 kilometers from the main gate of Buhoma sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park, in Kanungu district.

The well trained stuff of Bwindi view lodge offer an exquisite experience while at the lodge. The friendliness offered by the service providers from the accommodation to the restaurant all together, make a stay at the lodge home, away from home.

The accommodation of Bwindi view bandas is constructed in bandas units consisting of single units, double units, twin units and family bandas.

Amenities at Bwindi view bandas

  • Picnic area
  • Secure parking
  • Laundry services
  • Pit latrine
  • Heated showers, for warm baths
  • Grocery and storage
  • Information board
  • Rental equipment ( gum boots, rain gear, binoculars, tents)
  • Bar and restaurant


Besides gorilla trekking being the main activity or visiting Bwindi view lodge a number of activities can be engage these include; birding, community entertainment and guided village walks


Eco marvel gorilla resort

This resort is located between Buhoma sector and Ruhija sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park.  A stay at Eco marvel gorilla resort avails a chance to see gorilla families both from Buhoma and Ruhija sector.



  • Wardrobes
  • 24 power supply
  • Adequate parking
  • Security

For the up market travelers there are a number of lodges available for a luxury comfort.

Buhoma lodge

One of the top most luxury accommodation facilities located in Buhoma of Bwindi.

The rooms of the lodged a well nested in the masses of Bwindi a few meters from the starting point of gorilla trekking.  The architecture of the facility is in form of chalets. The are 10 luxury chalets, each uniquely made with local materials.

The chalets are comfortable with large comfortable beds, rain showers, and private verandas for each chalet, en suits and some chalets they are installed with bath tabs.

Amenities at Buhoma lodge

  • Curio shop
  • Room services
  • Spa
  • Laundry
  • Hiking boots cleaning
  • All bath amenities
  • Hot water

Buhoma lodge offers arrangements for private dining and birthdays

Silver back lodge

The silver back lodge is the largest accommodation facility in the area. It has 12 rooms overlooking the beautiful scenery of the Bwindi forest.  While at silver back lodge, a luxury facility a tourists can engage in numerous fun activities. Birding, nature walks,  a visit to the Batwa community, ride for a woman biking, hiking with 6 walking trails and gorilla trekking, all enjoyed at Silver back lodge.

The luxury lodge is situated with 7 twin rooms, 4 double rooms and 1 single room.


Volcanoes Bwindi lodge

This is one of the finest luxury facilities in Bwindi. Volcanoes Bwindi lodge is made of 9 luxury bandas that are well situated in the forest of the Bwindi.


  • Wi-Fi
  • Bwindi bar
  • Humula Spa
  • Personal butler service
  • Charging facilities