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Rushaga Gorilla Camp in Bwindi – Exceptional Stay with Great Rates

Rushaga Gorilla Camp is situated in the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, making it the ideal choice for mid-range and upmarket travelers interested in gorilla habituation, as it is the only sector where gorilla habituation is permitted.

The starting point for gorilla trekking is just a 15-minute walk from the camp.

Accommodation at Rushaga Gorilla Camp includes 14 luxury tents, 12 standard rooms, family cottages, and mobile tents.

Each room offers spectacular views of the garden terrace and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Rushaga Gorilla Camp is considered one of the best mid-range lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

It is easily accessible on Kigali to Bwindi gorilla tours.

Deluxe Rooms at Rushaga Gorilla Camp

The dining area serves a delectable variety of both local and international cuisine meals, while the well-stocked bar offers a wide range of drinks, including wines, spirits, whiskeys, and beers.

The lodge also provides car and bike rental services for your convenience.

After a long day of gorilla trekking or habituation, you can indulge in the spa and wellness center, which offers relaxation and rejuvenation at an additional charge.

Other extra services available include laundry and ironing services, as well as meeting and banquet facilities.


Some of the most popular activities near Rushaga Gorilla Camp include:

  • Gorilla Trekking: The primary activity in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is gorilla trekking. Rushaga sector boasts several gorilla families available for trekking, and the journey to observe these great apes typically begins early in the morning.
  • Gorilla Habituation: Gorilla habituation is a fascinating process that involves acclimatizing mountain gorillas to human presence. What makes it even more intriguing is that you get to spend four hours in the company of mountain gorillas, as opposed to the usual one-hour encounter.

In addition to gorilla-related activities, tourists can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, cultural encounters, and much more.

How to Get There

Rushaga Gorilla Camp is accessible by a 9-hour drive from Kampala or Entebbe, as well as a 5-hour drive from Kigali, Rwanda.

You can also opt for standard chartered flights to Kisoro Airstrip from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airfield.

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