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Best Places to Stay in Uganda: Bwindi Safari Lodge

by Bushtracks Expeditions
April 8, 2014

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The Bwindi Safari Lodge is among the best places to stay in Uganda and is a Bushtracks favorite. The Bwindi Safari Lodge in Uganda overlooks the primeval Bwindi Forest, home to gorillas, monkeys, chimpanzees and birds. Tracking gorillas in the so-called ‘impenetrable' forest is a magical experience. At this stunning eco-lodge with eight bandas, clients can spend the day on the terrace, which juts out into the forest, mesmerized by its exotic sounds, watching primates and birds in the canopy. 
 
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The walk to the river, through regenerated bush which has been carefully nurtured as a buffer zone, is magical. It is a favorite haunt for the gorillas and they often sleep at the lodge. The lodge is an hour's flight from Entebbe, a day long drive from Kampala or a six hour drive from Kigali.

 
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