After an extensive and tasteful refurbishment, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp emerges in 2018 with a new contemporary-yet-classic in style look that blends in sensitively with the dramatic African mountain landscape. This exclusive retreat is located in the heart of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to almost half of Africa’s remaining mountain gorillas. Just eight tents feature two queen-size beds, a wooden floor and deck, canvas walls and a bathtub with jungle canopy views. The starting point for gorilla treks lies just ten minutes away, providing an unforgettable opportunity to see mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Wildlife enthusiasts will also delight in Bwindi’s profusion of primates such as baboons, red tailed monkeys and black and white colobus, with occasional glimpses of rare forest elephants. Dine under the stars by a roaring fire, enjoy a post-trek massage and take the opportunity to interact with local communities such as the Batwa Pygmies.
Prices are per night on a full board basis.
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Our pricing aims to give an indication of the price range from low to high season. Supplements may apply to peak periods such as Christmas and Easter. Prices are per person based on 2 sharing and include 3 nights’ accommodation with transfers unless stated otherwise. International flights are not included. Single supplements are available on request.
Gorilla tracking takes place year round – early booking is essential as permits are strictly limited. The climate is pleasantly tropical due to the high altitude and the temperature varies little year round. The rainier months are generally between March to May and mid September to November.
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