Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge


Stay amidst misty treetops at this remote lodge set at the entrance to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to several troops of rare mountain gorilla.

Perched on the forested Nteko Ridge 2,000 metres above sea level, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is easily the highest lodge in Uganda. What’s great about this remote lodge is that you can walk straight from your cottage to the trailhead where your gorilla trekking excursion will begin and end each day. And with less than ten stone cottages tucked within the trees equipped with your own personal butler, it’s one of the best places on earth to experience gorilla trekking - what David Attenborough called one of the most exciting encounters of his life.

About Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge has just eight cottages built from volcanic rock, offering spacious interiors with specially commissioned African artwork and toasty fireplaces kept aflame by personal butlers. The main lodge with its high ceilings, exposed wooden beams and picture windows is a phenomenal place to relax and soak up the incredible views over the treetops towards the mountains and the Virunga volcanoes of Rwanda and even as far Congo where the orange glow of the Nyiragongo Volcano can be witnessed on a clear evening. 

The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to a population of 330 mountain gorillas – nearly half the world’s population – and is the only forest in Africa where both gorillas and chimps co-exist. Tracking the Nkuringo gorilla family, the largest and friendliest of Bwindi’s five human-habited troops is a one-in-a-lifetime experience. There are also five other primate species, 113 mammal, 200 butterfly and 360 bird species as well as a herd of forest elephant to be found within the forest. Please note that while kids are welcome at the resort, children under the age of 15 years are not permitted to visit the gorillas.
Facilities and Services:
  • Lounge
  • Library
  • Babysitting can be arranged
  • Botanical garden
  • Sheltered veranda
  • Personal butlers

    Meals are prepared using fresh local ingredients. They are served in front of a roaring fire in the dining area or in the privacy of your cottage.
  • About Clouds Mountain Lodge

    Room Types

    Double Rooms

    There are eight stone cottages, six of which are double rooms. Each has a spacious bedroom and lounge connected by a fireplace as well as an en-suite bathroom. 

  • King size bed
  • Fireplace
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Lounge
  • Electric lights
  • Plug points
  • Suite

    There are two Suites or family cottages with two bedrooms. Each room has a private bathroom and a fireplace.

  • Two rooms 
  • Fireplace
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Lounge
  • Electric lights
  • Plug points
  • Hotel Location

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