MAHOGANY SPRINGS LODGE
Set back on the pristine waters of the Munyanga river and facing the Impenetrable forest the natural setting of Mahogany Springs is beyond imagination.
The exotic gardens and intricately designed stone pathways leading to the river invite you to explore every corner of this magical place, uncovering the various surprises along the way such as the Home grown vegetable garden.
All the rooms at Mahogany Springs are suites. The Superior Suites can be Twin, Double or Triple. These suites are spacious with large double doors and beautiful windows. Each Suite has its own private exquisitely designed terrace with panoramic views of the surrounding area. There are power points in the rooms as well as a dressing table/desk. All suites have large en-suite bathrooms with a gorgeously designed open terracotta shower. For added comfort and peace of mind all the suites have an advanced mosquito net system that wraps around the entire area of the beds.
Track the Gorillas; meet the Batwa tribe or plant a tree at Mahogany Springs, cultural and personal enrichment is never far away.
There are many activities to keep you busy while you stay in Mahogany Springs, some can be organized by the lodge others must be booked locally which we can assist you with. Some of the activities on offer are:
The main attraction – Gorilla Tracking. This experience cannot be put into words. Track the Gorillas on foot through the forest until you find them and spend around 1 hour watching them interact. This must be booked with your tour operator prior to arrival.
Bird Watching – experienced bird watchers are known to identify up to 100 species a day in Bwindi. Bwindi contains 90% of all Albertine rift Endemic such as; the Short-tailed Warbler, Rusty-faced woodland Warbler, Bar-tailed Trogon, Gruel’s Rush Warbler, Wilcock’s Honey-guide, Yellow-eyed black flycatcher, Kivu Ground Thrush, Dusky Crimson Wing, White-tailed Blue Monarch among many others, difficult or impossible to see in any other part of East Africa.
Tree Planting – Offset some of the carbon you have used on your trip by planting a tree or shrub within our grounds. Once you have taken part in this activity you can feature on our tree planting gallery if you agree. This activity must be booked with your tour operator prior to arrival – check out our tree planting gallery, you could feature here.
Various nature walks – Take a beautiful walk through various trails in the forest to see the waterfalls and other marvels. This must be booked through your tour operator or locally.
Meet the Batwa (Pigmies) – The Batwa tribe better known as the Pigmies only began leaving their forest homes around 15 years ago and still live locally. For the opportunity to meet them, please book this activity with your tour operator or locally.