Author: Twinomugisha Charles
It has never been easy to find accommodation in and around Bwindi national park in south western Uganda as it is today. Many people have embarked on the construction on Camping sites, Executive Hotels and Safari Lodges near Bwindi national park more than ever before.But first we need to know why everybody is busy flocking to this remote place in Uganda.
Bwindi is the only place in the world where the gorillas are found. This place is flooded by tourist throughout the year who wants to have a glimpse on these magnificent gentle giants of Uganda Congo and Rwanda. If you are one of those who would like to see these giant mammals in wild, it is time to book your visit to Uganda. These Gorillas have been habituated in both Mgahinga and Bwindi national parks that are both in Uganda.That was the introduction about why many hotels and places of accommodation are mushrooming at a breakneck speed in and around Bwindi national park in Uganda.This park in near the Kisoro town in Uganda. This town is composed of people from Uganda, Congo and Rwanda. It is the destination to visitors and travelers to these neighbour countries and to visitors’ who come to see these gorillas which are inhabited in 2 national parks of Mgahinga and Bwindi national parks.
It is also in this place that you will find the world known pygmies of Uganda in Africa (Batwa) or forest people. Many visitors real feel like they should have a look at these forest people in Africa and if you are among those who want to know the culture of these pygmies in Uganda , this is your time because the government of Uganda got them from the forest where they were leaving with the gorillas and they are now accommodated in Uganda .
Accommodation in and around Bwindi National Park:
These hotels and other places of accommodation are arranged in grades .This means that they are not only made for tourist only but also to the locals and the business people in general. There is this mentality of saying that accommodation facilities in and near tourist attractions are always expensive. But to this place, any accommodation that matches one’s pocket is there for a visitor.
It will depend upon your pocket which place of accommodation in Kisoro town and Bwindi National park to relax at. If you are one of those with good money, Kisoro town has the so called “first class hotels” where you will be pampered like a kid.For those of the middle class, there are also middle class hotels in and around Kisoro.For those who travel and visit on a squeezed budget, Bwindi national park accommodation facilities are for them also. There are many places around this place that engage in bed and breakfast facilities for those who are on tight budget. How about camping facilities for those who like “do it myself” they are also catered for. The only option is to book through the travel agents or through the internet. But you can also come in person and to assure you, you will never miss to get your perfect accommodation.
In conclusion therefore, it is high time you visit Bwindi and Mgahinga national parks to have a glimpse on these gentle giants because your dream of accommodation in and around these national parks have been answered by both the locals and the foreign investors who have come with a high gear to make you vacation in these parks a lasting memory both in accommodation and tourism facilitation.
About the Author
About the Author
Twinomugisha Charles is a Retired Tour and Travel Guide in Millennium Tours and Travel Company in Uganda and now works with E-Office Management a company that deals in Computers and Computer Accessories. More of his articles can be found at Accommodation Facilities in Uganda and at The Best hotels in Kisoro Town Uganda