Bwindi-View Bandas & Gorilla Nest Campsite
“Backpackers and Campers Welcome”
With stunning views of virgin forest opposite and nestled away on the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park a mere 100 meters from the National Park gate you will find one of Uganda’s gem budget travellers accommodation facilities.
Bwindi View Bandas and Campsite has been looking after the needs of the travellers to this one of Uganda’s premiere tourist attractions for several years. Guaranteeing the visitor a warm friendly welcome and providing assistance in helping them to get the most out of their visit to the park your stay at Bwindi View Bandas will be a memorable experience. Activities include gorilla tracking, tours and trekking expeditions.
Accommodation and Prices
3 bandas (Sparrow, Robin & Eagle). Each contain 4 beds at Ushs10,000- per bed night.
To rent the entire banda Ushs35,000-
2 small bandas (Kiwi & Warbler). Each contains 2 beds and costs Ushs10,000- per bed night. Renting of the entire banda Ushs15,000-.
Camping fees are Ushs4,000- per person per night.
Facilities at Bwindi View Bandas
– Grocery and storage facilities
– Heated showers
– Pit latrine toilets
– Laundry services
– Picnic area, canteen and games room
-Rental facilities (tents, gum boots, rain gear, binoculars)
Our canteen (Restaurant & Bar) offers a snacks menu and we prepare traditional and international meals to order in advance. Breakfast is served from 07.00am and lunch boxes can be prepared for those Gorilla trekking or doing nature walks in the forest.
Activities and Highlights – Bwindi View Bandas
-Bird watching (over 50 species recorded in the grounds)
-Guided village and community walks
-Fantastic view of the Buhoma Valley
-Be entertained by the local children dance troop
Getting there and away
From Butogota to Buhoma (15 kms) private hire taxis can easily be arranged. Bwindi View Bandas will assist in helping you to arrange for your return passage to Butogota. There are several Special Hire vehicles on hand in Buhoma.
Butogota is accessible by direct bus from Kampala on 6 days of the week.
Bwindi View Bandas looks forward to hosting you