Mahogany Springs Lodge (Bwindi Gorilla Safari) 2021 – Star Wilderness Safaris
Mahogany Springs Lodge is one of the best luxury hospitality establishments within the Buhoma gorilla trekking area of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, southwestern Uganda. It is approximately 8-10 hours’ drive away from Kampala capital city.
Travelers who have any plans to embark on Uganda gorilla safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a stay at Mahogany Springs Lodge gets you that total comfort and luxurious stay you have always wished to have on an African safari holiday.
It is an ideal place to stay while on a gorilla tour, birding trip in the Buhoma area which is found on the Northern side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
At Mahogany Springs Lodges, privacy is guaranteed and serenity is at its best. Mahogany Springs Lodge is credited for its classic superior and presidential suites. The superior suites consist of twin, double and triple, large door and windows, power points for guests to charge their gadgets, en-suite bathrooms, private terrace, mosquito net, and many other incredible amenities.
The presidential suite at Mahogany Springs Lodge lies in a private location and features twin, double, triple, or quadruple rooms. There are 2 comfortable bedrooms, a private terrace, 2 en-suite bathrooms, powerpoint in the living and bedrooms, 2 desk or dressing tables, mosquito nets, spacious living area.
The main lodge has the best terrace for guests to enjoy an exceptional view of surrounding areas and scenic Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also has a fully stocked bar, a restaurant offering the best meals ranging from breakfast, lunch, and dinner; a gift shop.
Facilities and services at Mahogany Springs Lodge
Mahogany Springs Lodge is made of 8 stone and grass-thatched suites. The rooms have a toilet, bathrooms, shower, wood beds, and writing/reading desks. The lodge also connected to the internet meaning, you can get in touch with your dear ones online.
You can also take up laundry services although, at your cost, front desk services are available, power-point for guests to charge from, room services and en-suite bathrooms are equipped with conditioner, soap, hair drier, shower tub among others. The lodge is also safe and secures given the available security personal.
- Activities to do while staying at Mahogany Springs Lodge
At Mahogany Springs Lodge, guests don’t only get the best accommodation service but also get the opportunity to take part in different safari activities in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The numerous activities to do here include mountain gorilla trekking with permits costing US dollars 600 per person for foreign non-residents, US dollars 500 for foreign residents, and shs 250000 for East African citizens.
However, starting 1st July 2020, gorilla permits in Uganda will be obtainable at US dollars 700 for foreign non-residents, US dollars 600 for foreign residents, and shs 250000 for East African citizens. Other activities to do here include bird watching, guided nature walks, cultural tours, biking, tree planting, and many more.
- How you can access Mahogany Springs Lodge
Mahogany Springs Lodge is found in the Buhoma gorilla trekking sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is reachable by road and by air. By road, you can spend between 8 and 10 hours driving to this lodge starting from Kampala or Entebbe via Masaka-Mbarara-Kabale/Kisoro route.
In case you plan to begin your journey from Queen Elizabeth National Park, you may spend about 2-3 hours driving up to Mahogany Springs Lodge. From Kigali through Katuna or Chanika border, it is a 3-4 hours drive to Mahogany Springs Lodge.
By air, guests can take up flight services starting from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airfield to Kisoro or Kihihi airstrip then connect to Mahogany Springs Lodge in a comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle.