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Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Camp is very comfortable and well run. Everybody was extremely friendly and helpful. We stayed in Weaver, with beautiful views of the mountains and forest. The rooms(tents) are spacious with 2 double beds. The dirty washing is washed and dried complimentary. Ian, the manager,...More

1  Thank Lizette R
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 26 October 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your birthday with us and thank you for choosing to spend it with us! We really enjoyed hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then...More

Reviewed 28 September 2015

After 6 hours trekking the mountain to see gorillas, I really appreciated the comfort do the Sanctuary Camp. Location is perfect, within short walking distance from start of trek. Beautiful setting in the forest. Our tent was bigger than most hotel suites. Bed, linens and...More

1  Thank GoWithGrace
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 7 October 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your wonderful comments. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Until then you can keep up to date with the...More

Reviewed 25 September 2015

You can't go wrong with this property, but it's not about the facilites, its about the place, the tented room, the service, and especially about the gorillas. We trekked and enjoyed the gorillas twice in the forests. But we were particularly lucky to have the...More

Thank Susisimo
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 28 September 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor and for all the lovely comments. We're pleased you had a great time with the gorillas - it's so special to have them so close to the camp! Our team loved hosting you and are...More

Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Started our trip in Bwindi, Uganda, with the Gorillas in the mountains. Fabulous if difficult to get to. Had nice tent rooms with substantial bathroom. Went for a village walk to see a traditional Medicine man, banana beer maker, pigmy family and visit to the...More

3  Thank philmcgeorge
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 7 September 2015

Dear Phil, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback for your stay at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp and for your kind comments. Our team enjoyed hosting you and would love to welcome you back to one of our properties again. Until then you...More

Reviewed 26 August 2015

Fantastic tented room overlooking the mountains opposite. Food was simply fantastic. Everyone was so friendly and happy to chat and help it was the perfect place to stay and so close to the gorilla trekking. I really can't say enough about how good our stay...More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 27 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for this lovely review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again soon and until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook,...More

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Response from JacquiDaniels | Reviewed this property |
Hi you are pretty much guaranteed to see the gorillas, 1 of my treks took 8 hours, this was the first one, it was tough but I really enjoyed spending that amount of time climbing through the jungle, the 2nd time we found... More
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Lenka3100
16 March 2018|
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Response from Catherine M | Reviewed this property |
No definite answer can be given as the gorillas move around in their natural habitat! For us it took around 2.5/3 hours each day to track them. There are a maximum of 8 hikers in each tracking group. Gorilla family group... More
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27 November 2017|
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Response from marbets | Reviewed this property |
The children's age is 15. The camp staff and the porters are very helpful and can most likely make this work for you. You just have to let them know ahead of time and then work with them to select the appropriate group to... More
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"Room #1 and "Kingfisher" are more private. Room #6 is too close to the generator and the tents on..."
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"No human noise, excellent views. The steps to the whole complex would tax the unfit and probably far from..."
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"Ask for a villa away from the dining room."
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"The higher tent numbers (there are 8) have more steps to climb up, but a better view also."
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