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Testimonials

Many thanks for showing us beautiful Uganda. Special thanks to our driver guides - Geoffrey, Male and Elias. They all did an outstanding job!

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- R Walthert, Switzerland, May 2013

It was a fantastic trip and your local guides were excellent! The lodges were comfortable, food was good, the people we met were wonderful...the employees very ...

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- V Phillips, USA, May 2012

Isaac was very knowledgeable and very easy to get along with. He made our Rwanda stay extremely enjoyable.

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- The Browning Party, Australia, December 2012


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Budongo Eco Lodge

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Safari Highlights

Budongo Eco Lodge is located in the heart of Budongo Forest Reserve, just inside Murchison Falls National Park.

Chimp trekking in Uganda (Photo by Weeden)Forest Surroundings

This reserve has one of the largest forests in Uganda with an incredible biodiversity including 9 different primates, 360 species of birds and 290 different types of butterflies. It is home to about 600 chimpanzees, some of whom have been habituated for tracking. The chimp tracking and the lodge were initially developed by the Jane Goodall Institute as part of a sustainable tourism project funded by USAID.

Cabin at Budongo Eco Lodge, Uganda (Photo from Uganda Lodges)Simple Eco Style

The lodge provides comfortable, basic accommodation in a simple log cabin style. Despite it’s simplicity it is a perfect base from which to enjoy the natural beauty of the rainforest - whether you would like to go bird watching, explore the forest by a guided nature walk or enjoy an unforgettable chimp tracking encounter. The Lodge was a runner up to the Tourism for Tomorrow Conservation Awards in 2011, so its eco-credentials stand up to scrutiny.