Luxury Accommodation in Buhoma Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Mahogany Springs Lodge features different suites including honeymoon suites, superior suites, and presidential suites.

Mahogany Springs Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Mahogany springs lodge is situated in the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector in the northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.  Mahogany Springs Lodge offers perfect accommodation facilities and it is rated as the luxury accommodation facility offering classic accommodation facilities. The lodge features a cultivated and professional staff that is highly trained in the hospitality industry. For those looking for the best luxury accommodation facility where you can stay for a day or two after and before trekking the mountain gorillas. The lodges provide private and tranquility with undistinguished optimal comfort in a magnificence set. By staying at this lodge you will experience the most luxurious services offered by what you would consider as the most luxurious accommodation in East Africa.

How to get to Mahogany Springs Lodge?

Mahogany Springs Lodge can be acceded by taking a road trip from Kampala or Entebbe / Kajjansi by private means of transport and this will take you around 8-9 hours to drive from Kampala to the lodge. Public transport means are also available from the Kampala Kisenyi bus terminal and the buses charge around 12 dollars per seat. Mahogany Springs Lodge is found in the Buhoma gorilla trekking region in the Northern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. There are also domestic chartered flights from Entebbe / Kajjansi to Kisoro/Kihihi airstrips and then from here, you can link with the driver-guide.  Mahogany Springs Lodge can as well be accessed from Kigali Rwanda and in fact, this is a shorter distance as it will take you only 4-5 hours to drive from Kigali to the lodge via Cyanika or Katuna Rwanda border with Uganda. Upon reaching Kisoro or Kabale towns, you again drive for an additional one to two hours to reach Mahogany Springs Lodge.

The prices of rooms at Mahogany Springs Lodge

Mahogany Springs Lodge features different suites including honeymoon suites, superior suites, and presidential suites. The suites are attractive and feature twin, triple and double rooms. Each suite has got a private exquisitely designed terrace with panoramic views of the surrounding area coupled with ensuite bathrooms with a gorgeously designed open terracotta shower.  The prices of rooms at Mahogany Springs Lodge are different depending on the season of the year, usually, the low season comes in March, April May, and November, and during this period the prices go as low as $240 per person per night for those staying in a twin or double and $340 for single rooms. The high season is June to September and December to February and the rates of the prices range from as low as $315 per person per night in a twin or double or and United States Dollars $408 for a single. All the rooms come with inclusive of drinks and full board meals.

What to do while staying at Mahogany Springs Lodge in Buhoma

Batwa community experience

Visitors staying at Mahogany Springs Lodge in Buhoma will be able to visit the local communities especially those around Buhoma in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park should be an activity that you should not miss. Batwa people’s community experience is the best. These were known as pygmies until when they were removed from the park and now stay around the park as adjacent communities. These people are so good and have been integrated into the conservation of the park. Your stay at Mahogany Springs Lodge will enable you to interact with the Batwa and learn more about their culture and their ways of life.  See their ancestral homes which are the forests, communicate with them as they will lecture you on how best they used to hunt and gather fruits since these were their livelihood activities. There are different women groups engaged in making local crafts and selling different kinds of foodstuff. There are several community schools around the park and feel that you can as well visit these community schools and support them with simple scholastic materials at your will.

Gorilla trekking

Gorilla trekking is the chief activity do in the Buhoma trekking sector for visitors staying at Mahogany Springs Lodge. This activity of gorilla trekking in the Buhoma and Ruhija Gorilla trekking sectors will enable you to see the habituated mountain gorilla families. And therefore you don’t know to miss this activity while on your flying safari to the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector.  The journey to gorilla trekking starts after a briefing at the headquarter at Buhoma at 7:00 am. The briefing is done to ensure that the visitors don’t deviate from the gorilla trekking rules that might the behaviors of the gorillas. Some visitors have found gorilla trekking so tiresome and ended up hiring porter services to help them with their luggage and sometimes may give you a hand while walking. Mountain gorillas are not far ways close to human beings as they share 95% of the DNA with that of humans. This makes it so interesting to come and be nearby these human-like creatures

Birding watching

Buhoma is an excellent bird-watching sector in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. That visitors staying at Mahogany Springs Lodge can effectively do. Bwindi Impenetrable forest National park records over 348 species of birds which include the twenty-five 25 restricted-range species with twenty-three accustomed to the Albertine Rift. Some of the bird species that only be spotted in the Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Buhoma sector include Shelley’s Crimson-wing – which is vulnerable, Chapin’s Flycatcher, -African Green Broadbill, and Grauer’s Rush Warbler among others. Staying at Mahogany Springs Lodge will enable you not only to see gorillas but also different bird species. The birding trail that leads you to River Munyaga is exciting since the place is full of bird species. Birds such as African Green Broadbill, Grauer’s Warbler (and Short-tailed Warbler can only be seen in the Bwindi Buhoma sector and the broadbill are believed to be close to Asian species as compared to African species. You can as well engage in nature walks around Mahogany Springs Lodge. So you can contact us for more information about safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

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