Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge – Bwindi
Ichumbi derived its name from the local Rufumbira dialect means ‘a cool, comfortable home ‘. Ichumbi gorilla Lodge is located just 10 minutes’ walk to Rushaga gate of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The lodge has a spectacular view of the park right from your room. It is designed to provide you with high-end comfort and relaxation to be able to enjoy your Gorilla tracking experience go birding watching and enjoy forest life surrounded by an impressive landscape.
Accommodation at Ichumbi Lodge includes;
A total of 9 Luxury Cottages each with en-suite facilities, hot showers and a private balcony to enjoy the spectacular view of Bwindi forest; Rooms include;
Cisticola room; with double bed or Twin beds and accommodates up to 2 guests. Cisticola also has very nice views of the Bwindi impenetrable forest and the agricultural fields of the community on the opposite hill; it’s quite captivating and eye-catching.
Hammerkop cottages; these two cottages are inter-joined and therefore can be used as a family cottage or a twin/double cottage. It’s suitable for categories of people who love staying near each other and groups simply because it can be change into a double, twin, triple, family among others. It also has nice views of the forest and it’s easily accessible from the restaurant area.
Robin Chat cottage; with double bed or Twin beds and accommodates up to 2 guests. The cottage is easily accessible from the restaurant and bar with spectacular views of the forest right from your bed. You will be fascinated at the number of bird species that one will see while in this cottage and don’t be surprised when you are woken up by the sounds of the birds early in the morning. Birders can make their cameras and eyes busy while relaxing at the cottage balcony.
Ibis cottage; this features a double bed and accommodates 2 guests. This cottage ignites privacy because it’s secluded from the other cottages and a perfect hideout for honeymooners and lovers. The cottage is also blessed with a glorious wakeup call from the melodious birds every morning since it’s close to a number of flower gardens and trees not forgetting the mind-blowing atmosphere and natural fresh air just outside the balcony of the cottage.
Turaco cottage; with double/twin beds and has one of the best views of the Bwindi impenetrable forest either while sited outside the cottage balcony or through the window. It’s also the nearest cottage to the bar and good for those who love spending time enjoying our different bar brands.
Warbler cottages; feature double/twin or family and can accommodates up 4 guests. These two cottages are inter-joined and therefore can be used as a family cottage or a twin/double cottage. It’s suitable for categories of people who love staying near each other and groups simply because it can be changed into a double, twin, triple, family among others. It also has nice views of the forest and it’s easily accessible from the restaurant area.
Facilities and Services
- The main house; sited on top of a hill and well-stocked bar that offers guests both soft and hard drinks. Relax and order for a glass of wine and take in the views from the main house area.
- Restaurant; offers delicious meals that are well prepared by the kitchen. Some of the meals at the lodge are prepared with fresh local produce.
- Bar; has recharging facilities at the central area provided for guests to recharge their phones, camera batteries, laptops and other portable electronic devices.
- The lodge offers laundry services.
- Evening Campfire
- Parking yard