For all the travelers that think of gorilla trekking in the pearl of Africa, one think they shouldn’t worry is the place to stay. With the various accommodation in Rushaga Sector of Bwindi from motels, hotels, guest houses, inns, lodges, cottages, camp sites and many more, a traveler is offered variety of his own comfort depending on the preference from budget, midrange to luxury. Accommodations in Bwindi never disappoint, because the list is endless.

Rushaga sector is among the four gorilla sectors of Bwindi impenetrable national park, a place known for harboring the endangered mountain gorillas in the world. The Rushaga sector is located at the southern region of the park with about 7 gorilla families ready to be trekked. These include Bikingi gorilla family, Mucunguzi gorilla family, Busingye gorilla family, Kahugye gorilla family, Mishaya gorilla family, Bweza gorilla family and Nshongi gorilla family.

In Rushaga in Bwindi impenetrable national park the following accommodation choices can be opted for:


This is one of the midrange options found in the Rushaga sector, it has a number of facilities that enhance the guest experience.


  • Accommodation

    Gorilla Haven Lodge
    Rushaga gorilla haven

The Rushaga gorilla haven has a variety of comfortable accommodation for its guest with camping grounds, family cottages, luxury tents &suites, standard rooms and cabins are all available for its guest

  • Leisure club

The facility is well designed with a massage parlor, yoga, therapy and all relaxation activities to ease the stay and calmness of the guest and visitors of the lodge.

  • Dinning

The restaurant and the dinning area is well served with both traditional and modern cuisines, with the fact the lodge receives visitors from across the world. The lodge also has room serve for the comfort and convenient of the guest

Other facilities include

  • Bar
  • Conference room
  • Swimming pool

How to access the Rushaga gorilla haven

This lodge is located in the southern sector of Bwindi located in western Uganda. The lodge is in Kisoro district, 6km west of Nyanamo trading sector. This lodge can be accessed by a road transfer or by air

For the road users, it is a 7- 8 hour drive from Kampala, from Rwanda is it about a 5 hour drive to reach to lodge.

The lodge is also accessible by air through the Kisoro airstrip that is located in western Uganda.

Activities that one can participate in while at Rushaga gorilla haven

  • Forest walks
  • Commercial filming
  • Gorilla habituation
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Cultural encounters
  • Birding
  • Rock python

Chameleon hill lodge

This is another midrange option located in Rushaga sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park. This colorful and vibrant lodge is surrounded by the mesmerizing view of the Virunga volcanoes and Lake Mutanda.

Chameleon Hill Lodge


This lodge is well constructed and vanished with 10 luxury chalets, all sharing the soothing view of Lake Mutanda and all uniquely structured

  • Massage parlor
  • Boat ride
  • Dinning
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • En suite bathrooms


  • Farming experience
  • Gorilla habituation
  • Gorilla tracking
  • Local market tour
  • Traditional jewelry making
  • Birding
  • Batwa trail
  • Volcano climbing
  • Mountain biking
  • Gorilla mask carving

Gorilla safari lodge

This is among the top luxury lodges in Rushaga sector of Bwindi; this lodge is located at the edge of the national park.


  • Dining room
  • Quaint nook bar
  • Spar treatment room
  • Relaxing lounge
  • 21 individual units
  • Massage and spa treatment
  • Curio shopping
  • Equipped rooms for disabled people
  • Wifi
  • Conditioner, shampoo and bathrooms
  • Laundry service

Room facilities

  • Beside lamps
  • Plug points in rooms
  • Mosquito nets
  • Ward robes
  • Dressing gowns
  • Hot water bottles
  • Fire place
  • Wooden balconies


  • Guided forest walks
  • Mountain biking
  • Batwa pygmies
  • Guided community walk
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Birding

How to access the gorilla safari lodge.

This lodge can be accessed by air or by road; the gorilla safari lodge is located 5 mins away from the starting point of the trekking activity. A road transfer to the lodge from Kampala is about 8 hours’ drive and 1 hour from the Kisoro airstrip of western Uganda.

This lodge has children polices, where all children are allowed at the lodge, but not all are allowed to trek gorillas of they are below 15 years. There is also babysitting services for those with babies.

Mahogany spring

This is among the luxurious lodges in accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park. It is located near the waters on munyanga and facing Bwindi.


  • Main building
  • Superior suites
  • Presidential suites
  • Honey moon suites


  • Community tour
  • Batwa community
  • Nature walks
  • Tree planting
  • Bird watching
  • Garden tour