Nshongi Gorilla Resort is built on church land in Rubuguri Parish and offers privacy with comfort in a cozy environment to relax in after Gorilla trek or day visit to the area.
This private set up is considerably cheaper, with stunning views of the Virgin forest opposite and nestled away on the edge of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
When you enter this oasis, you are welcomed by a warm and efficient staff there to ensure a pleasant stay.
The beautiful surrounding gardens are the homes of the many bird species.
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park situated in Southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. Its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of Uganda's oldest and most biologically assorted rainforests, which dates back over 25,000 years and contains almost 400 species of plants.
More distinctively, this “impenetrable forest” also protects an estimate 400 mountain Gorillas – approximately half of the world’s population, as well as several habituated groups, which can be tracked. It is an ancient forest also known as “Place of Darkness” The canopy around makes it dark with in the forest. This biologically diverse region also provides sanctuary to an added 120 mammals, including several primate species such as baboons and chimpanzees, as well as elephants and antelopes.
There are around 350 bird species hosted in this forest, including 23 Albertine Rift endemics.
The neighboring towns of Buhoma and Nkuringo both have an impressive array of comfort lodges, budget campsites, bandas as well as restaurants, craft stalls and guiding services. Opportunities abound to discover the local Bakiga and Batwa cultures through performances, workshops and village walks.
Sitting on the terrace you can smell the sweet perfume of the honey suckle, while listening to the beautiful African night by the fire place.