Accommodation rating: Superior
The Buhoma Lodge is a small, intimate, property located just within the national park's boundaries, five minutes away from the gorilla trekking start point and commanding stunning views of the pristine rainforest. Originally known as the Buhoma Homestead, the property has been renovated and now offers eight traditionally built cottages with en suite facilities, private verandas, large comfortable beds and hot and cold running water, while some cottages also feature bath tubs. There is an elevated lounge area where, on cool evenings (as the lodge is at almost 1,500 metres above sea level), a fireplace is lit while the lodge's restaurant serves a variety of international and local dishes such as matoke and g-nut sauce, on request. Supplies are obtained, as far as possible, from local sources and staff are also generally recruited locally and trained on site. The lodge's water supply is gravity fed, while solar power is used for lighting with power points limited to a central area allocated for recharging cameras and videos.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.