Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Rushaga Gate, Bwindi, Kanungu, Uganda
About the Hotel
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is one of the top Bwindi hotels in Uganda. It is ideal for the adventurous travellers.
Best Bwindi Lodges;Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is a luxury lodge located in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda close to the Rushaga Gate. This lodge is ideal for guests travelling for leisure and adventure to the park. Free WiFi is available.
The lodge provides Luxury Cottages and Budget Rooms. Each room has en-suite facilities with hot showers and a private balcony to enjoy the spectacular view of Bwindi forest and beautiful landscapes.
The onsite restaurant offers a variety of cuisines including continental cuisine. Book your stay at a full board rate.
Airport Shuttle, car hire services and laundry services can also be arranged upon request.
Guests can enjoy day excursions which can be done for bird watching in Mgahinga and lake mulehe/chahafi and also do forest walk to the waterfalls in Bwindi forest.
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is just 10 minutes’ walk to Rushaga gate of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Commercial filming and photography-General filming. 1-5 people(crew) is $630 per day-duration as per guidelines. 5 people and above(crew), the extra people is charged $150 per person.
Filming gorillas and Chimpanzees
Gorilla filming is $4200 per hour and excludes Gorilla permits. Chimpanzees is $1050 per day, includes entry fees, excludes chimpanzee permits-all filming activities attract 5% monitoring fee.
Photography-$150 per person per day, duration as per guidelines.
Fines and Penalties.
Off-tracking driving fine $150 per vehicle.
Over speeding sh.100000.
Animal Accident fee(road kill) $500.
Illegal entry into the Park $50.
Guests are expected to produce identification to confirm resident status. A day's entrace ticket is valid for twenty four(24) hours. An extra time spent at the Park is charged as an extra day.
Vehicles, Aircraft entry and landing fees.-Foreign Non Residents are charged in American $ and EAC/Ugandan are charged in Uganda shillings. Motor cycle foreign-$30, Residents-sh.10000, Saloon cars Foreign-$50, Residents-sh.20000, Minibuses Foreign-$100, Residents-sh.30000, Tour company Vehicles Foreign-$100, Residents-sh.30000, School Bus-sh.50000, Pick-up 4 WD Foreign-$150, Residents-sh.30000, Helicopters Foreign-$100, Residents-sh.250000.
How to get to the hotel
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is 73 km (2 hours’ drive) from Kabale, 35 km (1& half hours) drive from Kisoro town.location2 Access from Kigali-Rwanda, is about 4 to 5 hours by road depending on delays spent at border crossing.