Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Bedroom in a Cottage Main Lodge Lounge
Bedroom in a Cottage
Main Lodge Lounge

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is situated in Nkuringo,Uganda, bordering the south western corner of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The panoramic view of the Virunga mountain range and the Great Rift Valley is the magnificent backdrop for the unique eco-lodge which sits high on a ridge at 2100m.




The proximity to the Nkuringo group of gorillas in this previously unreachable southern section of the park, is second-to-none, and the lodge’s sincere attitude and commitment to the local environment is reassuring. The lodge embodies a perfect balance of romance, nature and community. The style, comfort, elegance and gentle, discreet service are unsurpassed in Uganda.

Need to Know

The lodge is decorated with plush furnishings and turned wood, with commissioned artwork from Ugandan artists adorning the walls. The atmosphere is one of luxurious relaxation after a day tracking gorillas in the surrounding forests. Guests staying at Clouds directly contribute to the local Nkuringo Community. who partly own the lodge.


Forest walks. Gorilla tracking. Birding trips in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Bwindi is the only forest in Africa in which chimpanzees and mountain gorillas co-exist. The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) will lead the guests into the forest for a life-changing experience.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Bwindi is home to approximately 330 mountain gorillas as well as many monkeys (black-and-white colobus, L’Hoest’s, blue, vervet and baboon). The forest has more than 350 species of birds; many regional endemics.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Forest walks. Gorilla tracking. Birding trips in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Community engagement.


Personal butler, restaurant, bar, in-room service, library, massage, laundry, electricity, mobile phone access, internet access.


8 suites in stone cottages; all with large separate lounges, interleading fireplaces, big bathrooms, private outside patio with incredible views over the Virungas.


•22 Trips of a Lifetime – Conde Nast Traveller Spain, 2014 •50 Best Luxury Adventure Holidays in the World – Adventure Temples Guidebook, 2012 •Best Safari Lodge in Africa, runner up – The Good Safari Guide 2011 •Top 101 Hotels in the World – Tatler, 2011 •“Cross the continent for this. Cross 5…” – Tatler, 2011 •Best New Safari Property in Africa – The Good Safari Guide, 2010 •Investor of the Year Awards – UIA, 2010 •Hot 100 List – Conde Nast Traveller, 2009


Low Season: Mar | Apr | May | Oct | Nov Peak Season: Jan | Feb | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Dec

Average StayAverage Stay

3 nights.

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children are welcome, however under 15's are unable to track the gorillas (activities with the local community can be arranged whilst parents are tracking).

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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