Moderate hotels in Bwindi

Moderate hotels in Bwindi are majorly standard lodges which you can group into 3 star hotels. They have self contained rooms, with hot running water on a daily basis. The food served is made by excellent and experienced Chefs.  The Lodges cater for all dietary requirements, meaning if you are vegetarian, be rest assured that you will have lunch and dinner.  All the moderate hotels in Bwindi are boutique hotels which means that we ensure the tranquility and relaxation that one needs after their gorilla trekking safari.  There are quite a number of moderate hotels in Bwindi, thus, below are some of the hotels we recommend.

Silverback Lodge

Silverback lodge Moderate hotels in BwindiSilverback Lodge Bwindi

This is a standard lodge but it is so nice and clean that some people would rate it as luxury. Managed by Marasa Silver back lodge is set on hill with a clear view of Bwindi forest. The view is amazing in that with a pair of binoculars, you can see lots of birds flying around and primates especially the vervet monkeys as they jump from one tree to another thus an amazing wildlife experience from the comfort of your hotel.

The room arrangement

Being a high end accommodation facility, they lodge offers spacious and comfortable rooms which are either doubles for the couples, there is 1 single room and also 7 twin rooms with 2 beds in each for those willing to share a room. There are 12 rooms that were built in row one after the other.  All rooms have private en suite bathrooms, a private porch with chairs and a table and there, you can sit and enjoy the scenery, watch the birds, primates monkeys and may be order a cup of coffee.  Silver back lodge in Bwindi is an eco-friendly lodge built using local materials that was mainly obtained from the surrounding community therefore it does blend with the surrounding environment.

Prices of Rooms at the lodge.

ROOM TYPE Low Season High season
Single BB $205 $275
Single  FB $280 $350
Double BB $265 $350
Double FB $360 $450


Gorilla safari Lodge (Crystal Lodges)

Gorilla safari lodge - Moderate hotels in Bwindi Gorilla safari lodge

This is a beautiful midrange accommodation facility and it is one of the crystal lodges. It is one of the best midrange lodges with classy comfortable rooms for those racking gorillas in Rushaga sector of Bwindi. . Located just a few minutes from the gate gorilla safari lodge is perfect for your gorilla trekking safari. The lodge has 11 standard and spacious cottages and every one of them has a very comfortable bed with a verandah where you can relax from especially after a long and tiresome day of trekking.

All cottages have got solar-power light power supply and hot water in the en-suite bathrooms.


A well trained chef(s) is available on site to prepare you delicious fresh dinners and lunches.  All kinds of drinks like wines, spirits, beers, soft drinks and water too available in the bar so all you have to do is place your order and your drink will be brought to you wherever may be sitting.

Prices of rooms at Gorilla safari lodge.

ROOM TYPE Single Double
Low season $180 $280
Peak season $250 $400

Ichumbi Gorilla lodge

Ichumbi Gorilla lodgeDerived from a local dialect Ichumbi means ‘ a cool, comfortable home ‘. Ichumbi gorilla lodge is located 10 minutes away from Bwindi gorilla gate of Rushaga sector.  This is perfect for trekking gorilla families like Rushaga, Nshongi, Oruzogo and many others.  The lodge has been designed to provide you with comfort and the relaxation that you need to before and after a gorilla safari.

The rooms at Ichumbi gorilla lodge

With 6 Luxury cottages and 4 standard cottages, this moderate hotel in Bwindi has enough room to accommodate over 20 people per day . Each room at Ichumbi gorilla lodge has inside showers with hot running water that is harvested from the mountains and the rain.  Each room has a balcony for relaxation.

Ichumbi gorilla lodge rates.

Double/Twin Cottage $240 $220 $200
Single Cottage $150 $140 $130
Family Cottage $400 $380 $360
Standard Double Room $160 $140 $120
Standard Single Room $100 $90 $80

Please note that all, Bwindi gorilla trekking permits are bought and secured at the Uganda wildlife Authority headquarters. There are no gorilla permits that are sold at the point of entry. We therefore, recommend that you first book a gorilla permit , before booking accommodations. Deciding on which moderate hotel in Bwindi to stay in can be a hard task, however the gorilla permit you have secured for your 3 days gorilla safari can help you make a decision.