Luxurious accommodation with a modern twist on traditional style.
Facing Bwindi Impenetrable Forest back from the waters of the pristine Munyanga River, Mahogany Springs is surrounded by exotic gardens in the Virunga Volcanoes mountain range. This is one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth.
Accommodation & Facilities
Each room here is considered a suite and has its very own private wrap around terrace with astounding views of the area. Superior Suites are very spacious and can be used as a twin, double or triple, each of the beds swathed in mosquito netting. These suites have beautifully designed en-suite bathrooms with an open terracotta shower. The Presidential Suite has two bedrooms, both en-suite, with a spacious living room and huge private terrace overlooking the river and the forest. This is for the utmost in exclusivity, privacy and space.
In the main area of the lodge you will find a glorious wrap-around terrace that offers panoramic views alongside the sounds of the river. You are free to dine here and watching the mist rise through the trees over breakfast is unbeatable. There is also a relaxing living room with a double sided fireplace, book/DVD library and board games, as well as a nice shop where you can pick up crafts, clothes or souvenirs. The restaurant is also in the main building with a well stocked bar.
The a la carte menus change daily, with flavours from all over the world, including Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. A barbecue night is held at least once a week and the chef bakes fresh cakes and biscuits daily. Mahogany Springs also offers private bush breakfasts by the river.
The main attraction is tracking the mountain gorillas, an unforgettable encounter that is simply to beautiful to put into words. Bwindi is renowned for its birds and experienced bird watchers have been known to spot up to 100 species in just one day, including 90% of all the Albertine Rift endemic species, from the Yellow-eyed black fly-catcher, to the rusty-faced woodland warbler. You can also plant a tree or shrub on the grounds, enjoy nature walks or meet the Batwa tribe, better known as the pygmies.
You must be over 15 to track the mountain gorillas.