Welcome to Buhoma Lodge that was recently recognized as Buhoma Homestead. It is located in Buhoma side of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and is absolutely one of the luxury exclusive camps you can dream of in Uganda while on your gorilla safari. The lodge is found inside Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and it is a five minutes’ walk to the Park headquarters where all activities mainly gorilla tracking starts from. This makes it a suitable lodge for activities in the northern areas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Buhoma Lodge comprises of nine well designed and comfortable wooden cottages designed to give that extra comfy sleep before and after your gorilla trek in Bwindi impenetrable National Park. Every room consists of a verandah in order to create for you great views of Bwindi Impenetrable forest canopy and its associated fauna such as birds and primates. All rooms are self contained with either en-suite bathrooms or bath tabs and flushing toilets. A fully stocked bar in the lodge’s elevated lounge is suitable for you to sit, share a drink as you prepare and discuss the next day’s activity with friends and guides.
Buhoma Lodge is among the few lodges that fully practice principles of ecotourism and responsible Tourism. As part of their commitment towards that, most camp staffs are got from the nearby communities and the lodge itself was built using local materials bought from the local community in the nearby village. The lodge uses solar energy to reduce on green house gas emission.
As part of its commitment as an organization with a responsible tourism policy they have designed the lodge using sustainable local materials where possible with the main reason being on natural products which has in turn been supportive to the local communities and businesses. Supplies are obtained as far as possible from local sources and staff are also generally recruited locally and trained on site. Their water supply is gravity fed and solar power is used for lighting with power points limited to a central area allocated for recharging cameras and videos. Foods most especially fruits and vegetables are bought from the gardens of local community and thus leading to community development.
Buhoma Lodge has a best trained staff who will welcome you with a smile and serve you a meal that you are most likely not to taste anywhere in Uganda making the whole experience in this gorilla sanctuary a memorable one.
Due to the location of the lodge, there is absolutely no doubt that gorillas have sometimes been spotted there, giving a surprise visit to the resident clients. Gorilla families that can be trekked from Buhoma Lodge include Mubare, Rushegura, Habinyanja.