Some of the recent news got reveal that Marasa Africa whose offices are based in Kampala and is also part of the Madhvani industrial and service industry empire has just acquired Silverback Lodge located in Bwindi and has been under the Geo Lodges Uganda. This lodge has got 12 rooms and it is the biggest accommodation facility in the region of Buhoma park entrance very close to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Gorilla National Park headquarters. This is now the fourth accommodation facility that Marasa Africa offers on its Ugandan safari circuit. The others include Chobe and Paraa Safari Lodges in Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park has got Mweya Safari Lodge.
The lodge is now under going some sort of renovation to match the branding of Marasa Africa and more particular upgrading to the standards of Mweya, Chobe or Paraa will be done some time to come. The rates are at US Dollars 380 for a twin, full board included, and especially that the gorilla tracking fees will be rising to US Dollars 750 per person in Rwanda by next month but in Uganda, the price will remain the same at US Dollars 500 per person in both Bwindi and Mgahinga gorilla national parks.
In the related stories, Marasa Africa is just about to complete renovating its two properties in Kenya which include the Aberdare Country Club and The Ark. Most likely, they will be through by the end of June. More information will be provided about the progress of the industry.
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