Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is mid-range safari lodge in Uganda’s lush/ ever-green forest, offering an unparalleled retreat for nature enthusiasts and luxury seekers alike. The lodge is near the enchanting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, this idyllic lodge promises an unforgettable experience in one of Africa’s most remarkable destinations.


Location and distance from Kampala:

Set 5 minutes away and 10 minutes’ walk from Rushaga Gate of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is approximately 410 kilometers from Kampala, the vibrant capital city. A scenic journey of around 8 hours by road leads you to this hidden gem in the heart of the wild.

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Closest airstrips.
  • Ruhengeri Airport is 43 km
  • Kihihi Airstrip is 45 km
  • Goma International Airport is 80 km


Room Types and Accessories:

Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge boasts a range of elegantly appointed rooms, each offering a harmonious blend of comfort and nature’s beauty. From spacious suites to cozy cottages, every accommodation option provides a serene atmosphere to unwind and relax. The rooms are equipped with modern amenities, including plush beds, private bathrooms, and stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.

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Amenities at the Lodge:

At Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge, every detail is meticulously crafted to ensure a luxurious and comfortable stay.

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Airport pickup
  • Restaurant
  • Mini bar
  • WiFi
  • Standby Generator
  • Parking
  • Balcony
  • Hot Shower
  • Tea/coffee maker

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Other Services:

The lodge provides a range of additional services to cater to your every need. Enjoy a personalized concierge service to assist with bookings, transportation, and excursion arrangements. The attentive staff ensures that your stay is seamless and unforgettable, with laundry services, room service, and 24-hour front desk assistance.


Activities to do while residing at the Lodge:

Beyond its luxurious accommodations, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge offers an array of exciting activities to enhance your wildlife experience.

These include :

  • Gorilla trekking adventures in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where you can witness these magnificent creatures up close in their natural habitat.
  • Guided nature walks.
  • Bird-watching excursions.
  • Cultural tours to immerse yourself in the rich local heritage (Batwa cultural group).
  • Lake Mutanda is just 6 km from the Lodge.
  • Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is a 39-minute drive from the property.
Gorilla Trekking adventure and an unforgettable experience in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Best time to do gorilla trekking.

The best time to do gorilla trekking is during the peak season/ dry season in the months from June to September.


In conclusion, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge provides an exceptional blend of luxury, natural beauty, and thrilling wildlife encounters. With its prime location near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a variety of room types and amenities, and an array of activities to enjoy, this lodge is the perfect gateway to an unforgettable Ugandan adventure. Book your stay at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge and embark on an extraordinary journey into the heart of nature.


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