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Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

This Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp exquisite retreat offers an unparalleled experience. Immersing guests in the breathtaking beauty and rich biodiversity of the African wilderness. Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp stands as a gateway to this pristine wilderness, providing visitors with an exclusive opportunity to embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of gorilla territory. Deep in the heart of Uganda’s breathtaking Bwindi Impenetrable Forest lies Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. An astonishing lodge where a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the majesty of one of Africa’s most remarkable creatures awaits. It is a sanctuary for the soul, where the wonders of nature unfold in all their glory.

One of the most exciting features of Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is its unrivalled position. Specifically located just inside the gates to the forest and a five-minute walk from the Uganda Wildlife Authority Centre. This is where gorilla trekking adventures begin, however gorilla families have been known to pay a visit to the camp itself. Just imagine the magic of waking up to the sight of a magnificent great ape.

The splendour of Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp goes beyond its luxurious accommodations and proximity to the awesome gorillas. Guests are also invited to interact with the local community through Sanctuary’s philanthropic projects. This experience offers a unique glimpse into the lives of the semi-nomadic Batwa people, the original dwellers of the forest.


Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp has about 10 canvas tents. The camp features elegant, eco-friendly safari tents adorned with lavish furnishings, offering a seamless blend of comfort and authenticity. Each tent is strategically positioned to provide sweeping views of the surrounding forest. Thus allowing guests to feel truly immersed in the natural wonders that lie just beyond their doorstep.

Dining in the Forest

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp prides itself on exceptional cuisine and the ability to cater to any special requests or dietary requirements, complemented by first-class, personalized service. Tuck into a gourmet breakfast overlooking the forest in the camp’s bar, or enjoy dining outdoors that will place you at one with the wild.

Meanwhile, the camp’s expert chefs curate a menu that showcases the freshest local ingredients, sourced sustainably from the surrounding area. From farm-fresh vegetables to locally caught fish and ethically sourced meats, every dish reflects a commitment to quality and environmental responsibility.



Gorilla Trekking

While Bwindi’s gorillas are completely wild, years of habituation have made them used to human presence. Meaning you will have the rare opportunity to observe these majestic creatures up close.

Forest Walk

A wonderland filled with rare and unique species, you will be sharing the forest. With everything from forest elephants and giant forest hogs to more than 11 species of primates.


Bwindi Forest is a bird-lover’s paradise, home to some of the rarest and most exotic bird species on the planet. Such as 24 that are unique to the Albertine Rift region.

Queen Elizabeth National Park Drives

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp offers a thrilling opportunity for guests to embark on a game drive adventure to the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Spa Treatments

Our peaceful spa is a natural extension of the forest, where the healing sounds of nature combine with soothing treatments to create a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation. After a long day of gorilla trekking through the mountains, enjoy one of our spa treatments and freshen up for the evening ahead. Let your muscles and mind be at ease under the magical hands of our skilled professionals.

Bwindi Community Hospital & Nursing School

Bwindi Community Hospital founded in 2003 by U.S missionaries, on the edge of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Thereby what started as a small weekly clinic, now provides healthcare to 100,000 locals in the area and the Camp is proud to work with the hospital and help develop its resources.