In the hills and valleys that make up Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the home to the prized mountain gorillas in Southwestern Uganda, sits the ever-rising and magnificent Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge.
From the picturesque forest of Bwindi, at Nkuringo village, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge trekked the lines of victory when it emerged as the winner in the Category of Uganda Leading Safari Lodge at the World Travel Awards 2022.
The World Travel Awards (Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2022) were held Saturday night at the gigantic Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya.
Nandudu Lydia, the Managing Director of Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge in the Kenyan capital to collect the prestigious accolade, one that is representative of their excellent work and services.
In this category, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge saw off competition from Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Mahogany Springs Safari Lodge and Mihingo Lodge.
The victory this year reclaims the Award they have been winning since 2016. In 2021, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge lost the Award to Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. Now, they have it back.
The red-carpet gala, was attended by the leading tourism and travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Graham Cooke, the Founder of the World Travel Awards said the Nairobi-held Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2022 serves as the perfect platform for the industry’s leaders to reunite and is a launchpad after the pandemic.
Founded in 2007, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge provides accommodation, gorilla trekking services, walking safari experience, hiking, rare flora & fauna sights, and guided safari for nature lovers.
While at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, you can explore forest trails and communities around the lodge, stunning views of nature and take canoe rides across small lakes. You also get to the 17-kilometre hike across Bwindi Impenetrable Forest guided by local experts.
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge has two lounge and dining spaces with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the Bwindi Forest. The lounges serve homemade meals and freshly-baked bread and are furnished with fireplaces.
It has six cottages, three Villas and three forest suites fixed with the best luxuries. Also, the Lodge is operated by solar and electric generators to supply power.
Other available services include Gorilla Permits Processing, Airport Shuttle, Babysitting Service, Transfer Services, Chauffeur Service, Credit Card Payments, Room Service and Travel Desk.