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Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We spent 2 nights in this wonderful lodge and liked it a lot a lot. We loved the tranquility and the superb views of the Bwindi Forrest from the common area. The secluded, very tasteful decorated, cabins have very comfortable beds (with a hot water bottle on request) and a beautiful big bathroom. Staff is very attentive and helpful. Food...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We traveled here for two days of Gorilla trekking. This is the finest lodging available in the area. The nicest people on staff. Had nice meals(they packed our trek meals, which were so large we were able to share with our porters), excellent massages and a lovely room. Uganda is lightyears behind in tourism in Africa. The rooms do not...

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Thank Colmena2013
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while gorilla trekking in Bwindi. Beautiful room and grounds with amazing staff. Nothing is too much trouble and staff will go out of their way to treat you like VIP. The lunch boxes were not very good and is something that needs to be improved. Have a massage! The therapist was fantastic and after our...

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Thank Jordana L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stayed for two nights for gorilla tracking - Two nights is quite enough though some people recommend three. We stayed in a room very close to the main building, so handy for taking electrical stuff to be charged. Patience serves the unlimited free house cocktails then gives an excellent ($60) massage in a well equipped massage block. Food was...

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The accommodation and the food were 5 star, but the best part of Sanctuary was the incredibly helpful staff! Smiles and super service - from fast turn around on our laundry, to excellent massages, to snacks and a drink by the fire at the end of the day. We were truly pampered and so happy. The proximity to the gorillas...

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2Thank Jeanne B
San Diego
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I could not have imagined the incredible and luxurious accommodations virtually in the middle of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The service was impeccable...even had shoes cleaned and dried after 11pm so I could do another Gorilla trek. The food was amazing and the staff was very helpful in avoiding gluten for the week without anyone else having to "suffer". Fresh...

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1Thank IslandGuySanDiego
Boulder, CO
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Words cannot express my visit, but I'll try. This was a life changing trip for me and I'm in the process of organizing a second trip back this fall. First, the camp is amazing, don't let the idea that you are in a 'tent' dissuade you from visiting. The tents are spacious, luxurious and clean. The staff is incredibly friendly,...

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Thank Barb K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This camp is not only beautiful but situated right in the National Park. You only need to walk across the road to get to your starting point on the Gorilla Trek. The rooms are fantastic and have everything you could possibly want. Loved sitting out on the deck of an afternoon watching the monkeys play through the trees. The staff...

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Thank Catzontherun
Saddle River, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at the Gorilla Camp. It is the closest and most luxurious of the lodges near the Bwindi Jungle. Ganda is a unique country of friendly people who always smile. The camp has spacious rooms with 2 queen size beds, nice bathrooms with good showers. The common area for breakfast, lunch, cocktails and dinner is lovely. Weather...

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Thank Edward D
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Hiking to see the mountain gorillas in Uganda is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We did it two days in a row, visiting two different gorilla families on treks of 7-hours and 3-hours, round-trip, respectively. How nice it is, after the exertion of the hikes and the exhilaration of the 60-minutes spent with each family, to come down out of the forest...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As the only concessionaire luxury camp within Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is the perfect base from which to track the park's most famous resident - the mountain gorilla. The main area features a comfortable lounge and bar area as well as the main dining area while the mini spa offers a wide selection of treatments. Located within the National Park, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp offers guests an unrivalled location, including the best bird and wildlife viewing in the Bwindi area. In fact Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp often receives regular visits from the gorillas themselves. For the lucky guests in camp at those times, they may have the chance for a gorilla encounter without even leaving Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. The eight tents at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp are stylish and spacious, each featuring two queen sized beds. In addition to the comfortable warm beds, each tent has a huge bathtub that looks straight into the jungle canopy ideal for soaking tired muscles after a day spent observing and meeting gorillas. Observe rare forest species while soaking in the tub, followed by a cocktail on the private viewing deck served by your personal attendant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Address: Gorilla Territory, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Price Range: $660 - $2,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp Uganda/Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
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