Accommodation in Mgahinga
Accommodation in Mgahinga Gorilla national park
While at Mgahinga Gorilla national park, one should not worry about accommodation because there are various lodges suitable for relaxation and overnight. These are found in Ntebeko, Kisoro and Lake Mutanda. In Ntebeko, the accommodations are;
Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge
This lodge is found in Kisoro and in the Sothern part of Bwindi Impenetrable, it lies on the Nteko Ridge, this lodge provides luxurious services. It has around 8 stone cottages with a very nice interior, fireplace, of which 6 are on double/twin occupancy and the other two are good for families. While at this lodge you can do all the activities in Mgahinga, you can access it by road as part of the safari or fly from Entebbe to Kisoro and transfer to the lodge.
Nkuringo safari lodge
This is located on the shores of Lake Mutanda and it is near Mgahinga National park, while at this lodge there are impressive views of the volcanoes. The accommodation facilities are very nice and affordable; lately the standards are really high. The rooms together with the tents are self contained. Other services offered are room services, laundry services among others.
Also there is a camping ground but camping can be done by only the individuals with private camping facilities. The meals are very delicious since it is cooked and stored in a fully equipped and clean kitchen. It’s the local stuff that prepares the meals especially breakfast and Lunch.
Chameleon Hill Lodge
Chameleon Hill Lodge is situated in Kisoro Southwest part of Uganda between Mgahinga national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park.
The lodge is located, near the shores of the magnificent Lake Mutanda. Chameleon Hill Lodge is one of the best tourist destinations in South West part of Uganda with flawless remarkable views of the virunga volcanoes, Hills and the stunning lake Mutanda.
Virunga lodge is well designed in multiple rainbow colors making it look like outstanding even from afar off.
The lodge is located proximately too far away from Mgahinga and Bwindi National parks making activities of tourists visiting both parks flexible.
The lodge also provides both international and local cusuine meals Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with tea and coffee available all day, With a bar within the lodge providing international hot and soft drinks with local branded beers the warm welcoming staff provide outstanding services from time of arrival to departure.
It’s also a mosquito free area. Chameleon lodge also provides accommodation for driver guides just within the lodge at friendly prices.
Chameleon are often seen around with bird species such as pin tailed whyder the lodge stands on over 1800 above sea level explaining its ultimate views of the surrounding areas the lodge also contains a library located in the lounge area with a number of travel books
Canoeing at Lake Mutanda
Boat riding at the lake
Trekking Mutanda Island
Visit criminal sites where criminals were punished and killed
Track pythons at Python Island
Gorilla trekking at Bwindi which is about 45 minute drives from the lodge
Hiking the islands
Cultural and community walks
Nature guided walks
FACILITIES AND AMENITIES
Campfire with barbeque in the evening
Electricity from 7pm to 10:30pm
A deck overlooking the lake and magnificent views
Traditional dance from a local dancing group
Traveler’s Nest Hotel
This is found just outside Kisoro in south western Uganda, it is among the oldest hotels in Uganda, it is a quiet place also offering spectacular views of the Virunga volcanoes; it has a fire place and nice comfortable rooms.
Mt. Mgahinga Rest Camp
It is located near Mgahinga national park, it is comprised of 9 grass thatched Bandas and 3 tents with private facilities most of the cottages face lake Mutanda and are en suited and have private balconies. Staying in this rest camp, gives you an opportunity for you of being in the 3 countries which include; Uganda, DRC and Rwanda. There is electricity and it’s generated from solar panels.
Being here you can do all the activities such as birding, gorilla tracking, mountain climbing, tracking golden monkeys among others.
Mount Mgahinga lodge
This lodge is located on the edges of the virunga volcanoes, and it provides a great ambiance together with great spectacular views. Rooms are just nice and the meals served at this lodge are a story to tell, they are delicious.
Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp
Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp (also known as Mgahinga Community Campground) is located by the entrance to Mgahinga National Park and is only 12 km from the southwestern town of Kisoro.
At the camp, visitors can enjoy the magnificent views of the famous Virunga Volcanoes and take part in mountain gorilla and golden monkey trekking. The camp is located at a perfect starting point for hiking the Virunga Volcanoes of Muhavura, Gahinga and Sabyinyo.
Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp offers a variety of accommodation ranging from bandas and dormitories. The camp also offers camping space for visitors who own tent as well as ample car parking space.