Engagi Lodge in Bwindi, a haven of tranquillity nestled in the heart of Uganda’s captivating wilderness. With its modern design and awe-inspiring location, the lodge offers a truly enchanting experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.
As you step onto the expansive grounds, you’ll be greeted by breathtaking views that stretch over the lush forest canopy of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Built with local materials and a skilled workforce, Engagi Lodge seamlessly blends into its surroundings, showcasing the natural beauty of the region.
The main lodge building beckons you with its open design, inviting you to embrace the splendor of the Bwindi Forest from every corner. Find solace in the bar cum sitting room, where you can unwind and share tales of your adventures.
About Engagi lodge
Delight in delectable culinary creations in the spacious dining room, offering a variety of three-course meals prepared by the talented team of Kampala-trained chefs. And don’t miss the chance to soak in the serenity of the outdoors on large verandas viewing platform, where each moment is a picturesque masterpiece.
Retreat to one oft he eight enchanting cottages, nestled discreetly among the foliage. Whether you choose a double or twin bed arrangement, each cottage exudes comfort and charm. Experience the convenience of modern amenities with in-suite bathrooms, complete with flushing toilets and invigorating hot and cold running water. Awaken to the melody of nature as you sip your morning tea or coffee on your private verandas, soaking in the majesty of the forest canopy.
At Engagi Lodge, sustainability is at the core of the ethos. The solar-powered facilities, backed by a reliable generator, ensure a responsible and eco-friendly experience. For hot water, we employ eco-conscious wood-burning boilers, minimizing the environmental impact while providing the comforts you deserve.
As you explore the lodge grounds, be captivated by the vibrant birdlife and the rich flora that envelops you. Take leisurely strolls down to the nearby river, immersing yourself in the wonders of the natural world. And should you seek the thrill of gorilla trekking, the lodge’s proximity to the meeting place ensures you can embark on this awe-inspiring adventure with ease.
Allow us to craft an unforgettable experience for you at Engagi Lodge, where the splendour of nature intertwines seamlessly with modern comfort and warm hospitality. Contact us today for pricing, availability, and further information. Welcome to a world of enchantment and serenity in the heart of Bwindi.
Engagi Lodge offers a range of services designed to enhance your stay and ensure a memorable experience in the heart of Bwindi.
services at Engagi lodge
Here are some of the services provided:
Engagi Lodge features eight enchanting cottages, hidden among the foliage, offering comfort and privacy. Each cottage is equipped with in-suite bathrooms, flushing toilets, and hot and cold running water. The cottages have either double or twin beds and private verandas overlooking the forest canopy.
The lodge’s dining room serves delicious three-course meals prepared by experienced Kampala-trained chefs. The menu caters to various dietary preferences, including vegetarian options. Indulge in a culinary journey that highlights the flavours of Uganda while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding forest.
The lodge boasts a bar cum sitting room, where you can relax and unwind after a day of exploring. Savor a refreshing drink, share stories with fellow travellers, and immerse yourself in the warm ambiance of the lodge.
- Veranda Viewing Platform:
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Bwindi Forest from the lodge’s large outdoor verandas viewing platform. It offers a stunning vantage point to soak in the awe-inspiring scenery, whether it’s sunrise, sunset, or the magical moments in between.
- Nature Walks:
Engagi Lodge provides opportunities for guests to explore the lodge grounds and take leisurely walks down to the nearby river. Immerse yourself in the captivating surroundings, observe the diverse birdlife, and discover the rich flora that envelops the area.
- Gorilla Trekking Support:
As Engagi Lodge is located within walking distance of the meeting place for gorilla trekking, the lodge offers convenient access and support for this extraordinary adventure. Engage with the lodge staff to arrange and coordinate your gorilla trekking experience, ensuring a seamless and memorable encounter with these majestic creatures.
Engagi Lodge is committed to sustainable practices. The lodge operates on solar power with a backup generator, reducing its environmental impact. Additionally, eco-friendly wood-burning boilers are used to provide hot water, ensuring a responsible and eco-conscious stay.
For specific inquiries, pricing, availability, and additional services, it is recommended to contact Engagi Lodge directly or through Jewel Safaris. The lodge’s attentive staff is dedicated to providing exceptional service and ensuring your needs are met during your stay in this remarkable wilderness destination.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, the home of Engagi Lodge, offers a host of thrilling adventure activities for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.
Activities to do in Bwindi national park
Here are some of the exciting activities you can experience in the park:
- Gorilla Trekking:
Bwindi is renowned for its population of endangered mountain gorillas. Embark on an unforgettable gorilla trekking adventure, where you’ll have the opportunity to encounter these gentle giants in their natural habitat. Accompanied by experienced guides, traverse the dense forest, and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of these magnificent creatures up close.
- Nature Walks and Hiking:
Explore the diverse ecosystems of Bwindi through guided nature walks and hikes. Discover hidden trails that wind through the forest, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of nature. Learn about the park’s flora and fauna from knowledgeable guides and witness the incredible biodiversity that makes Bwindi a unique and cherished destination.
- Bird Watching:
Bwindi is a birdwatcher’s paradise, with over 350 bird species calling the park home. Embark on a birding excursion with experienced guides who will help you spot and identify the various avian species. From colourful turacos and elusive African green broadbills to the magnificent African fish eagles, Bwindi’s birdlife is sure to captivate enthusiasts of all levels.
- Village Walks and Cultural Encounters:
Engage with the local communities surrounding Bwindi through village walks and cultural encounters. Learn about the traditions, customs, and daily lives of the Batwa and Bakiga people. Explore traditional homesteads, witness cultural performances, and support local artisans by purchasing their crafts.
- Waterfall Visits:
Discover the hidden gems of Bwindi by visiting picturesque waterfalls within the park. Hike through the forest and witness the cascading waters as they create a serene and captivating atmosphere. These natural wonders provide an opportunity for relaxation, photography, and rejuvenation amidst the tranquil surroundings.
- Batwa Trail Experience:
Engage in an immersive cultural experience with the Batwa pygmies, an indigenous community with a rich heritage. Join them on a guided tour, where they share their ancestral knowledge, traditional hunting techniques, and medicinal plant uses. Learn about their way of life and gain a deeper understanding of their unique connection with the forest.
Please note that some activities may require prior arrangements and permits. It is recommended to consult with us to plan and organize these adventures according to your preferences and the availability of permits.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park offers an abundance of adventure activities that allow you to immerse yourself in the natural wonders and cultural heritage of this remarkable destination.