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Buhoma Community Bandas

Buhoma Community Bandas are situated at Buhoma sector of Bwindi impenetrable forest national park overlooking the ancient Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and the surrounding areas. The staff at the lodge are very welcoming making your stay a comfortable one and home away from home.

At Buhoma community Bandas, accommodation is provided in self contained Bandas, camping grounds where you can pitch or your own tent or hire from the lodge. The choice is for the traveler whether to sleep in bandas or tents depending on their budget.

There are other activities that tourists can engage in while in the lodge like, community and village visits, bird watching, butterfly viewing, local banana beer brewing, hand craft weaving and so much more. During the night, you will get immersed in African traditional performances done by local music and dance groups.

There is also an art and craft shop at the lodge where you can buy souvenirs to take back home for remembrance or as gifts to your loved ones. The onsite bar offers various types of soft and hard drinks while the restaurant serves local and international cuisine.

Buhoma Community Bandas is a top budget accommodation option in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Nature guided walks in Buhoma

Most of the walks in Bwindi national park can be done in Buhoma sector of the park which has got different trails with each leading to its own unique destination. Some of the trails include; River ivi trail passing through River Ivi, Muzabajiro loop trail, Rushura hill trail, Munyaga river trail and waterfall trail. You can take nature walks through one of the above mentioned trail and CME along various primates as well as different species of birds.

Gorilla trekking permits in Buhoma

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is amazing. However, gorilla permits are sometimes very scarce in Buhoma sector of Bwindi due to high demand because the sector is the nearest from Kampala and easily accessible through Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth and Kihihi airstrip therefore when planning to sleep in Buhoma community bandas, also ensure to buy permits in advance. Uganda gorilla permits cost $700 per person per trekking.

Best time to visit

Buhoma community bandas can be visited all year round but the best time for gorilla trekking is June to September or December to February.

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