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Budongo Eco Lodge

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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

Thank chesebrgr
Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 30 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 11 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 6 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 18 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

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We were at Budongo Eco Lodge for 1 night, and actually arrived there in the dark, under a thunderstorm, without having booked in advance, as we didn't have mobile connection in Red Chili. Nevertheles the staff (the waiters in particular) were very nice and the...More

Thank supersky-abc
Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 3 April 2017

Hello Supersky-abc Welcome back from budongo eco lodge and thank you for taking time out of your day to write us a review on tripadvisor. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the food. We'll send your regards to the chef who will be more...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place in the rain forest, very peaceful, the only sounds come from the animals in the forest. The perfect place to go for Chimpanzee trekking. They are so close you can hear them calling. The rooms are spacious, very clean and have a...More

Thank IWenzel
Response from Rashida123, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 3 April 2017

Hello IWenzel, Welcome back from Budongo and thank you so much for taking time out of your day to write us a review on TripAdvisor. We are so glad to hear you loved your stay at our premises. It is indeed the perfect place to...More

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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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"All the cabins have their own path to the front door, snaking through the forest, so it's quite..."
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