Bwindi Cuckooland, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Bed & Breakfast Accommodation, Parks, Uganda

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Bwindi Cuckooland

Bwindi Cuckooland offers Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Parks, Uganda

Highlights Facilities & what to expect at Bwindi Cuckooland

  • Bed & Breakfast Accommodation (other meals are also an extra option)
  • A small, comfortable mid-range lodge in a spectacular setting, right on the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, with superb views overlooking the forest
  • 4 x Spacious comfortably furnished double tents, built on wooden platforms and with a thatched roof and large veranda
  • Each unit is complete with its own toilet, and shower, with hot water and is situated less than 20 meters from the edge of the forest
  • A wonderful vantage point for viewing the prolific birdlife and different primates which are especially drawn to the fruiting trees at the forest edge
  • The restaurant, sited with a commanding view of the surrounding forest, serves delicious food incorporating many of the organic fruit and vegetables grown on the site
  • Cuckooland is around 2 km from the nearest other dwellings, the small settlement of Murushasha, Ruhija and equally far from the road
  • Visitors are assured of complete tranquillity with the only sounds being those of the forest
  • Conveniently situated 15 kms (30-40mins) from Ruija, nearest gorilla tracking station

Cuckooland is a small, comfortable mid-range lodge in a spectacular setting, right on the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, with superb views overlooking the forest. Set in 10 acres of grounds, built almost entirely of locally sourced natural materials, accommodation consists of 4 spacious comfortably furnished double tents, built on wooden platforms and with a thatched roof and large veranda.

Each unit is complete with its own toilet, and shower, with hot water and is situated less than 20 meters from the edge of the forest, providing a wonderful vantage point for viewing the prolific birdlife and different primates which are especially drawn to the fruiting trees at the forest edge.

The restaurant, sited with a commanding view of the surrounding forest, serves delicious food incorporating many of the organic fruit and vegetables grown on the site.

Cuckooland is around 2 km from the nearest other dwellings, the small settlement of Murushasha, Ruhija and equally far from the road, so visitors are assured of complete tranquillity with the only sounds being those of the forest. It is conveniently situated 15 kms (30-40mins) from Ruija, nearest gorilla tracking station.

Activities - What to do

You could spend many days just relaxing, taking in the natural beauty and looking at the prolific wildlife at the forest edge. However, many other opportunities exist for the more adventurous.

These include:

  • Guided walks in the forest with a park ranger
  • Working out in the forest gym
  • Touring the local community, including seeing their farms, tea small-holdings, schools etc.
  • Visit to a tea factory
  • Gorilla tracking [this has to be booked in advance through Uganda Wildlife Authority (U.W.A.)
  • Bird-watching with an expert local guide

Wildlife

Primates Near BwindiCuckooland Tented Lodge.

Gorillas have occasionally visited the site, you may be lucky enough to be there at the right time. However, far more regular Primates visiting the site are chimpanzees, black and white Colobus, blue, red-tailed and l'Hoest's monkeys, and baboons, many of which can be seen on a daily basis.

Bird watching at Cuckooland, Bwindi.

More than 270 species of bird have been identified on or in the immediate vicinity of the site and the number is steadily rising. Amongst these are 6 Albertine Rift Endemics (AREs), 9 species of cuckoo and many others of limited range and distribution. Many colourful species, such as turacos, barbets, sun-birds, cuckoos and woodpeckers, frequent the forest edge and can be seen from the verandah of your tent-house.

Gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable Forest

If you wish to stay at Cuckooland and track gorillas, please book your gorilla tracking permits for RUHIJA, the nearest gorilla tracking centre, which is 30 minutes drive away. There are 3 habituated gorilla groups which can be tracked from Ruhija- Bitukura,Kyaguriro and Oruzogo. Oruzogo group tends to stay in the forest, nearer to Cuckooland. All gorilla permits must be obtained from Ugandan Wildlife Authority (U.W.A) For info on how to get gorilla permits.

Bwindi Cuckooland 2020 Rates:*Rates are subject to change without prior notice

From $60 Per Person Sharing: Based per person sharing per night for East-African Residents including Breakfast. See rates for more information.

Bwindi Cuckooland

(Rates are per person per night)
2 person sharing:
Non Residents:
East-African Residents:
Ugandans:

$70 per night
$60 per night
Ugx 130,000 per night
Single occupancy:
Non Residents:
East-African Residents:
Ugandans:

$100 per night
$90 per night
Ugx 180,000 per night
Lunch:
Non Residents:
East-African Residents:
Ugandans:

$5 - $10 per night
$5 - $10 per night
Ugx 20,000 per night
Supper:
Non Residents:
East-African Residents:
Ugandans:

$15 per night
$15 per night
Ugx 35,000 per night
Prices are per Person per Night B&B

Our Location Map Location of Bwindi Cuckooland

Co-ordinates:

-0.995460, 29.700108

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