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Testimonials

Your patience and understanding was superb. You went well out of your way to expedite things and arranged a great trip for us in the Mara. Everything went well ...

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- R Adams & A Beaty, Canada, October 2011

Both Abdul and Elias had a good knowledge about the areas we visited with regards to the wildlife and especially birds, which was our preferred choice for the g...

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- L & T Fryatt, United Kingdom, January 2014

Joan and Geoffrey were very kind and friendly. Overall we had a great experience in Uganda.

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- The Vaca Family, Mexico, 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.