29 Jul '15, 10pm
Go Gorilla Trekking Above the Clouds in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
The property is the highest lodge in Uganda (at over 6,561-feet above sea level) and is perched above the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps it was the 12-hour road trip to reach the lodge, the epic views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the Great Rift Valley, or the warm nods and waves from the Nkuringo people that made arrival to the Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge feel sensationally magical. The main residence is airy, adorned with local artwork, textiles and handsomely-made with massive wood beams. A blazing fire greeted us, as well as a humble, kind staff accustomed to the amazed faces of tired but delighted travelers.