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Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

You can't go wrong with this property, but it's not about the facilites, its about the place, the tented room, the service, and especially about the gorillas. We trekked and enjoyed the gorillas twice in the forests. But we were particularly lucky to have the...More

Thank Susisimo
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 28 September 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor and for all the lovely comments. We're pleased you had a great time with the gorillas - it's so special to have them so close to the camp! Our team loved hosting you and are...More

Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Started our trip in Bwindi, Uganda, with the Gorillas in the mountains. Fabulous if difficult to get to. Had nice tent rooms with substantial bathroom. Went for a village walk to see a traditional Medicine man, banana beer maker, pigmy family and visit to the...More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 7 September 2015

Dear Phil, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback for your stay at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp and for your kind comments. Our team enjoyed hosting you and would love to welcome you back to one of our properties again. Until then you...More

Reviewed 26 August 2015

Fantastic tented room overlooking the mountains opposite. Food was simply fantastic. Everyone was so friendly and happy to chat and help it was the perfect place to stay and so close to the gorilla trekking. I really can't say enough about how good our stay...More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 27 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for this lovely review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again soon and until then you can keep up to date with the latest news from Sanctuary Retreats by liking us on Facebook,...More

Reviewed 18 August 2015

Gorilla Forest Camp is perfectly situated for trekking and enjoyment of this unique setting. The trekking staff excelled at every aspect of my gorilla adventure including chair-stretcher and porters. The camp staff, always gracious and supportive, met all needs. Meals were suburb and the chef...More

Thank JM S
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 21 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for this lovely review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We are pleased to see you enjoyed the food, spa and experience of staying with Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp. We hope to see you again soon and until...More

Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had a beautiful tent with a view out to the misty mountains where we hiked in to see the gorillas. The camp staff was amazing and took care of everything. Even our muddy boots were whisked away and cleaned without our having to ask....More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest CampResponded 17 August 2015

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp and thank you for all you lovely comments. We hope to see you again soon...More

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Response from marbets | Reviewed this property |
The children's age is 15. The camp staff and the porters are very helpful and can most likely make this work for you. You just have to let them know ahead of time and then work with them to select the appropriate group to... More
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25 October 2017|
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Hello, Thank you for your question. Gorilla trekking will normally take between 3 – 8 hours. This is because the gorillas are in their natural habitat and will move all over in search for food. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest... More
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15 May 2017|
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Hi, I'm really sorry to hear you're struggling to get in contact with us, and for the inconvenience this has caused! I will send a private message to discuss this further. Best regards, Sanctuary Retreats
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"Ask for a villa away from the dining room."
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"The higher tent numbers (there are 8) have more steps to climb up, but a better view also."
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"we had Weaverbird - most steps to navigate but most private and probably best view. Recommend highly if you..."
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"All tents are similar - no bad location"
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