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Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

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Activities, Sports & Leisure

Gorilla Trekking

Venture into the wild jungle of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and have the unique opportunity to admire the silver ridge gorillas in their natural habitat.  A gorilla permit is required and once the location has been reached where gorillas can be observed, one hour is spent in their company.

Forest Walk

As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Bwindi in Uganda is a fantastic place to visit.  Besides the gorillas, this particular region of Africa is home to rare forest elephants, giant forest hogs and eleven kinds of primates.  These primates include the blue and red tailed monkeys, the black and white colobus, as well as baboons and chimpanzees.


  • Gorillas
  • Forest elephants
  • Giant forest hogs
  • Blue and red tailed monkeys
  • Black and white colobus
  • Baboons
  • Chimpanzees.
  • Forest duiker antelopes
  • Bush buck antelopes
  • Over 200 species of butterflies.
Birding Walks

Being home to over 350 bird species, enthusiastic birders can participate in a walk through the park accompanied by an expert local guide. The bird species found here in Uganda include 24 which are endemic to these highlands, the Albertine Rift Endemics.

Game Drives in the Queen Elizabeth National Park

Travellers may participate in the thrilling game drives situated in the south of the Queen Elizabeth National Park.  This National Park in Uganda is famous for its tree-climbing lions, the savanna elephants, its buffaloes, topi, hippos, various bird species, warthogs and the leopard.  It is in the Ishasha Sector pf the park where one has a chance to encounter the tree-climbing lions.  This exciting game drive usually takes a whole day during which travellers stop for lunch at the hippo pool.

Community Walk

Surrounded by the Bakiga community, guests have the chance to enjoy a two hours walk visiting a tea farming project, a local beer brewery, the local hospital, to the nearby village and a visit to the medicine man.  End your cultural visit with a traditional performance by Batwa community.

Batwa Tribe Experience

This full day activity includes a three-hour walk followed by an hour with the Batwa.  Guests enjoy the music performance,  the visit by the goddess, a hunting and gathering demonstration and a chance to learn how people live here.


Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 10:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Massage treatments
  • Packed Lunches
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Children Policy
  • Children of all ages are welcome at the Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp in Uganda. 

    • Children aged 2 and younger stay free of charge.
    • Children aged 3 - 15 pay child reduction rate when sharing with two full paying adults.
    • In all other circumstances, children pay the applicable adult fare.
    • Children aged 15 and younger are required to share with their parents.
    • The minimum age for gorilla trekking is 15 years.

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

Featuring only eight tents in the only concessionaire tented camp in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, this lodge ensures guests enjoy privacy, exclusivity and the most natural wildlife experience available.

The luxury tents offer space and are furnished in an African safari decor offering two comfortable queen sized beds. In the bathroom one finds a large bathtub overlooking the jungle.  These accommodation tents provide convenient amenities as well as a private viewing deck.

Luxury Tent features:

  • Two queen beds
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Large bathtub
  • Private viewing deck with chairs and table.
Single Room US $890
Double Room US $1190

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -0.989291

Longitude: 29.613893


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

Hotel Group(s)

  • Sanctuary Retreats - Game Lodges