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Budongo Eco Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in the afternoon at this lodge. We were the only guests and received a very friendly welcome. After an introduction to the lodge, we were shown our chalet in the middle of the rain-forest. Incredible! Beware that there is only solar energy...More

Thank Doffa
Response from Uganda L, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Warmest greetings from Budongo Forest! We would like to start by thanking you for staying with us at Budongo Eco Lodge and going a step further to share your experience. It is our duty to ensure all our guests have an excellent all- round experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is in he middle of the forest, in prime primate territory full of chimpanzee, white colobus and baboons. For a eco lodge in the park it is pretty comfortable. There was warm water and ensuite (ash) bathroom. Mosquito nets were nice and pillows plentiful...More

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Response from Uganda L, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Warmest greetings from Budongo Forest! Oh how happy we are reading your review! Your kind words have literally summed up our mission :) Apart from our convenient location in Budongo Forest in Murchison Falls National Park ....we work to ensure all our guests have an...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

A really peaceful location and rustic style lodge. Rooms are down a windy forest path which is quite dark at night - bring a torch. It's located right in the forest so you're in exactly the right spot for wildlife watching. I came mainly for...More

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Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 29 August 2017

Hi chesebrgr! Welcome back from Budongo, we are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay at the lodge. It might have been birds that threw nuts on the roof while you slept haha. Nature sure will be nature :) Am sorry you felt strange that...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We came to track the chimpanzees in budongo forest and yet compared to kibale forest we got a excellent experience to meet these cousins of us. Our guide was truly experienced and told lot about animal conservation etc. Staff at budongo eco lodge are friendly...More

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Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 10 July 2017

Hello Niinap2017 Welcome back from the Budongo Forest and thank you for taking time out of your day to write us such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor! We are happy to know you enjoyed your chimp tracking at Buongo even more than Kibale! Our guides...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

We arrived for lunch before proceeding on our chimp treck. Unfortunately the chimps were wiser than us and we didn't come across any, despite the guide knowing their location only a few hours beforehand. We were caught in a very bad storm with large hailstones...More

Thank JGLKI
Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 17 April 2017

Hi JGLKI, Welcome back from your travels to the Budongo forest. How unfortunate that you didnt get a glimpse of the magnificent chimpanzees residing in the forest. Nature sure will be nature. It is however satisfying to know you enjoyed the other amenities of the...More

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"Chimpanzee cabin was great."
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"Keep an eye out for the many baboons! Great photos!"
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"All the cabins have great views of the forest!"
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"We had an Eco-cabin and it was perfect others in our group stayed in the dorms and were less complimentary."
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