In Rushaga region to the south of the Uganda gorilla safari destination of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge provides a good midrange accommodation to the mid-market travelers on a gorilla safari in Uganda.
Ichumbi derives its name from the local Kifumbira dialect literally meaning a cool comfortable home and its well-chosen name forms the centerpiece of this facility. At about 5 minutes’ drive to the gorilla trekking assembly point Rushaga, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge provides the travelers on Uganda gorilla safaris and tours a relaxed start to the challenging trek in the Impenetrable forest without having to endure the exhaustive early morning drive.
The accommodation at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is availed a count of six (6) cottages that are ensuite and with private balconies overlooking the forest. They have hot and cold running water and the quality linen plus cozy beds combine to make the rooms suitable for overnight stay. For families or friends travelling together on a Uganda Safari, the two of the 6 cottages are attached to one another and have a connecting deck.
Besides the Private cottages, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge serves the low market travelers in its en suite four (4) roomed standard block and as well equipped with hot and cold running water. The guests here also have access to the main restaurant, bar and the lounge with Free Wi-Fi access.
Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge can as well be used as a base to track Nkuringo sector adjacent to Rushaga all in the south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
By Siima Simon Peter