If you love adventure and nature, then Bwindi National Park is the right place for you on your gorilla trekking trip in Africa. Here you can explore a wide variety of flora and fauna as well as enjoy jungle safaris in the jungle forest of Bwindi. If you wish to stay close to nature, then you can easily find cheap accommodations within the park itself or outside the Park. There are a number of budget lodges and campsites with in and near Bwindi National Park. Here are some of the budget lodge and campsites that will provide you with the best services to enjoy your gorilla safari in Bwindi.
1. Wagtail Eco Safari Camp; This is located outside Bwindi but offers good quality service accommodation to clients tracking the Gorilla Groups of Nkuringo, Kahungye and Bitukura. While at the Camp, you can spot very many bird species as well as participating in community walks and nature walks around the Lodge
2. Buhoma Community Bandas: this is yet another inexpensive accommodation for your stay in Bwindi. The Bandas are found in the Buhoma section and are ideal for clients who are tracking Gorilla groups in Buhoma. There are both self contained Bandas and bandas with shared facilities.
3. Bwindi View Bandas: Still located in the Buhoma section of the Park and ideal for tourists tracking the Gorilla groups of Buhoma. The lodge offers you a clear view of the place and also great opportunities for a community tour are available. The Bandas are not self contained hence ideal for back packers and other low budget travelers.
4. 3 Way Gorilla resort: this is located in Kisoro town and tourists who are only tracking Gorilla groups in the south (Nkuringo) can have a stay at this Resort. From the resort, local community cultural performances can be done from here and therefore visitor participation and interaction with the locals is rampant
However much the camps and lodges are budget, they are all secure in terms of security and there is no reason of fearing to book your budget Gorilla safari through span safaris to this very destination. Both Hotel and tour booking should be made at least 3 months in advance since Gorilla permits are on a very high demand in some seasons like the peak season which starts from late June to September and December to February.