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Nkuringo Walking Safaris

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Trek from Buhoma to Nkuringo

My husband and I recently went gorilla trekking in Bwindi. Since I wanted to see two groups in two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tampa, Florida
Outstanding Customer Service!

I started planning my trip with Lydia and her team many months in advance. Lydia was very patient... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Nancy C
Cuchara, Colorado
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Nkuringo Walking Safaris was established in 2007 as sustainable tourism initiative to develop a team of local guides with the premise of establishing a simply gorgeous multiday trek between the hamlet of Buhoma on the north side of the Bwindi Forest...more
Plot 34 Kitinda Sos Zone - Entebbe - Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 000256, Uganda
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently went gorilla trekking in Bwindi. Since I wanted to see two groups in two different locations, our travel agent recommended staying at Mahogany Springs Lodge in Buhoma, Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge in Nkuringo, and then trekking between the two lodges. This...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

I started planning my trip with Lydia and her team many months in advance. Lydia was very patient and helpful while we sorted out the perfect itinerary to make my Virunga Circuit experience the best. From the time I was picked up at the airport...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

We just got back from a gorilla trek with Nkuringo and it was amazing! Prior to the trip the communication and work with Lydia and Esther was great. We booked about four months in advance. We arrived and departed from Kigali and our driver Julius...More

Thank Lex2
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

I booked a trip for my friends through Nkuringo and based on feedback from them, I can say that their trip was nearly perfect. Lodging and food was good and they spotted 4-5 gorillas. The only minor complaint is that their car broke down on...More

Thank Vedant95
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We visited Uganda with Nkuringo in late November. Initially this was a one week trip following some business commitments and Lydia worked really hard to fit in all the things we wanted to do - gorillas, tree climbing lions, chimps - into the time available....More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

I found Nkuringo looking for a mountain Gorilla trek. What I found was a group that planned my entire 2 weeek trip in East Africa and every day was better than the last. Thank you Lydia, Patrik and Esther for my forever memories.

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

I visited Uganda with Nkuringo in September of 2010 and often reflect on the experience. Robert and Lydia took such care to make sure everything was perfect - they immediately treated me as one of their own and I particularly appreciated it because I was...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2017

We can't say enough about this tour group! We worked w/ Lydia and Esther for only one month to get our itinerary set to our liking. They were very willing to work along w/ us to come up w/ a trip that worked for us...More

Thank bubbles028
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We traveled with Nkuringo for a 14 day safari. Lydia and Esther were very quick to respond to emails and sent very detailed itineraries and pricing sheets. They made quick work of any changes or questions that we had. We used another TO on a...More

Thank E B
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Lydia, the managing director, made sure to meet all of our requests concerning the itinerary, expectations and comfort. She was also extremely responsive and accommodating with some last minute or ongoing itinerary change requests. The vehicle provided was in great shape and just right for...More

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Ted W
July 3, 2015|
Response from NkuringoGorillaLodge | Property representative |
Hello Ted, Sorry for the delay in response. The age limit for the Gorilla tracking is 15years. There are other activities that children under 15 years can participate in whilst staying with us at Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla... More