Mahogany Springs Safari Lodge

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

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  • An ideal base from which to begin Gorilla Tracking or Bird watching adventures

  • Keep your eyes peeled for Mountain Gorillas coming to visit the surrounds of the lodge

  • Bwindi has more bird species per square kilometre than anywhere else in the world, ideal for bird enthusiasts

  • Explore the depths of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth

  • Experience terrific of views of the forest from the panoramic terrace stretching around the front of the main lodge building

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Uganda can be visited at any time of year. Most of Uganda enjoys the perfect tropical climate. Temperatures average about 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. The hottest months are from December to February.

It is generally rainy (particularly during the months of March to May, September to November), while the remaining months (December to February, June to August) comprise Uganda's two dry seasons.

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Mahogany Springs Safari Lodge overlooks the ecologically diverse and stunning Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The lodge offers comfortable rooms and a friendly atmosphere with a focus on high quality customer service.

Mahogany Springs Safari Lodge takes its name from the 400 year old mahogany tree that towers majestically above the lodge gardens. It is situated in the South Western corner of Uganda, offering impressive views of the natural surrounds. Accommodation at the lodge consists of superior suites containing twin, double or triple capabilities. Each Suite has a uniquely designed terrace with a panoramic view of the stunning surrounds. A presidential Suite is also on offer to guests with the minimum of three people required. Two bedrooms and two en-suite bathrooms are in this suite combined with a large private terrace overlooking the river and facing the Bwindi Impenetrable forest. The main area of Mahogany Springs is also expertly designed including a dining area, lounge and bar with a panoramic terrace. The lodge bar can provide guests with a wide variety of wines and beverages along with the in-house restaurant offering an array of worldly cuisine.

There are many activities to take part in throughout guests stay at the lodge including the most famous, gorilla tracking. This a highlight and a main focus of people travelling to Uganda creating a lifetime experience that is never forgotten. Pre purchased permits must be obtained along with a number of other regulations including 8 visitors per family and a time limit of one hour. Other activities on offer include bird watching, tree planting, various nature walks, a Mahogany Springs Garden Tour and learning about the local culture by meeting people from the Batwa tribe, the indigenous forest dwellers also known as pygmies.

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All the rooms are spacious with large double doors which open on to a private deck with views overlooking the forest. The superior suites can all take an extra bed, however for families or small groups, the Presidential/ Family suite offers more space with two ensuite bedrooms and a spacious living area. There is also one honeymoon suite which is a little larger than the standard suites and has a bathtub in addition to a shower.


Mahogany Springs welcome children of all ages however the main attraction of this area is gorilla tracking where the minimum age is 15 years and above.


  • Gorilla Habituation

    A new and exclusive experience, spend a day in the jungle observing Uganda's mountain gorilla, and learning about the species. Help researches in this unique opportunity, aimed at saving the species from extinction.

  • Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

    Gorilla trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is the highlight of visits to Uganda, to see the fascinating mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.

  • Mobile camping in Uganda

    For the ultimate luxury bush camp experience, try mobile camping in Uganda. Completely off the beaten track, camp will be set up in a remote area of a national park, with all modern facilities included. Find a secluded spot and enjoy the views in privacy!

  • Walking safari from Nkuringo to Buhoma

    Step off the beaten track and trek the route between Nkuringo and Buhoma in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Learn about the forest's flora and fauna from your expert guide as you immerse yourself in the dense jungle.

Location & directions

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

Mahogany Springs lodge is located to in the northern side of Bwindi National Park in the Buhoma area.

How to get there

Bwindi Impenetrable forest can be accessed through Kigali, Rwanda, or fly from Entebbe to Bwindi by Charter flight followed by a 2 hour road transfer to the lodge.

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