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Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

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Positioned in the southern part of the ethereal Bwindi National Park, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is guaranteed to take your breath away; combining luxury accommodation with sweeping panoramic views of the magnificent Virungan Volcanoes and the Great Rift Valley.

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge offers 8 stone cottages including 2 double-roomed family units. The cottages are large with en suite bathrooms (including showers), a patio area, private garden and lounge with a double-sided fire place. All rooms look out upon the Virunga Volcanoes. The main lodge features soaring ceilings, massive exposed wooden beams and big picture windows with endless views of treetops, volcanoes and mountains. Housed within this area is a coyz library and lounge area, a dining area, lush botanical garden and sheltered verandas. The lodge serves tasty dishes using fresh local produce. An advantage of Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is that you can walk from your cottage to the trailhead where they will start and end your gorilla tracking day.

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Expert View

  • Spectacular views all the way to the Virunga Volcanoes of Rwanda
  • Great afro-alpine bird species (Including at least 10 Bwindi endemics)
  • Steps away from the Nkuringo trailhead for gorilla tracking
  • Community partnership and involvement
  • Remote, intimate and luxurious

At a glance

  • 6 Cottages + 2 Family Cottages
  • Recommend15 years + for gorilla tracking
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • All Inclusive

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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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INSIDER TIP

"The Nkuringo gorilla family home range is around a 1.5 hrs hike from the lodge. There are currently an additional 5 other habituated gorilla families (Rushaga group) that are also easily accessible from Clouds."

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