Primate Lodge


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Primate Lodge is a luxury accommodationk. establishment located within the Vicinity of Kanyanchu tourism center few meters from the Kanyanchu entrance of Kibale National Park. Primate Lodge has been favored by many Uganda safari undertakers and tour operators because of its strategic position to the starting point of all tourism activities including the chimpanzee trekking and chimpanzee habituation in Kibale that require early wake up. Accommodation in Kibale National Park is offered in 8 superior luxury tents, 7 forest cottages, sky tree house and camp site provision. The accommodation units are self-contained except the campsite that has shared ablutions. The rooms feature comfortable beds that are designed from traditional materials and also have private veranda that offer impressive views of the forest.
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The Superior tents have raised wooden platforms and are grass thatched to blend with natural environment. They feature queen sized beds and large windows with an African interior touch.
The Forest Cottages are privately set in the forest and feature large twin beds with a sitting area that features typical African art.
The Sky tree house is about 10minutes walk from the main lodge and is designed to tap the interests of adventurous travelers. It has a simple bed room and basic washing facilities on the tree foot.
The camp site is well maintained with shared ablution facilities. Tents are self-provided.
Primate Lodge features a modern restaurant that serves international and traditional African cuisines. While adjacent to it there lies a bar that is well stocked with all sorts of brands. The lounge is set with cozy large chairs, soft cushions and sofas presenting a perfect relaxing ground.
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Kyaninga Lodge

Positioned at the backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the legendary mountains of the moon as described by the Greek geographer Ptolemy in 150 AD, Kyaninga Lodge is a spectacular luxury accommodation establishment for upmarket travelers on safaris and tours in Uganda.

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Entirely built using timber, Kyaninga Lodge stands as a true testimony of the extent of the African crafted materials. The lodge offers accommodation in its 8 luxury cottages placed on raised wooden platforms that are connected to the main house by raised wooden walkways. The cottages feature either twin or double beds with softest linens and feather pillows that generates great deal of comfort for travelers on safari tours in Uganda. The cottages also have indoor sitting area that adjoins with an exterior private deck offering the impressive views of the crater lakes below and the Ruwenzori Mountains. The rooms are self-contained with hot water heat by solar water heater equipped with solar lighting and electric socket for charging the clients’ gadgets. Kyaninga Lodge has impressive swimming pool, lush gardens, tennis court and coquet lawn which only exist here in the whole of Uganda.
Kyaninga Lodge is located close to Fort Portal town implying that it has over 20km transfer to Kibale National Park on a rough road which requires an early wake up to embark on the drive as early as 6:00am so as to arrive in time for chimpanzee trekking briefing at 8am local time.

Ndali Lodge

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Positioned in the Ndali – Kasenda crater field, Ndali Lodge is 26km south of Fort Portal and it offers luxury accommodation establishment to travellers on Uganda safaris and tours. Ndali Lodge is placed at the center of the 1000 acres of family owned land on the rim of Lake Nyinambuga which is 250 acres in terms of size and 130m in terms of depth.
Ndali lodge has main thatched lodge that have got a wider sitting room, dining and reception. It also has 8 upmarket cottages that can take up to the maximum of 16 guests all combined. The cottages have got panoramic views of the legendary mountains of the moon and are crafted from local stone and thatch. The interior décor also feature the traditional materials.
Each cottage at Ndali lodge is big enough to shelter a family on Uganda safari tour and it features en suite washrooms, verandah with impressive views of the Rwenzori Mountains.
The cottages are solar lit and water comes from the lake direct through pumping.


Kibale Safari Lodge

Kibale Safari Lodge is positioned in Kanyanchu along the route to Bigodi. It is perched on a raised altitude that offers impressive views of Kibale Forest and the Rwenzori Mountains. The main lodge building features two rooms and other five luxury cottages are privately situated with inbuilt washrooms. Kibale Safari Lodge features a good restaurant and well stocked bar.

Lodge Amenities • Travel desk • Restaurant and bar • Gift Shop • Laundry Service

Chimps’ Nest

Chimps’ Nest is situated in Nyabubale village between Bigodi and Nkingo. The lodge is about 15 minutes transfer to Kanyanchu tourism center and in close range to Bigodi wetland. The accommodation is offered in 7 cottages that feature inbuilt wash rooms. Water is heated and each cottage contains a drum of 200 liters of hot water that keeps hot for at least 24 hours. There are also budget rooms with two of them sharing wash room and these rooms are close to the restaurant and parking. Chimps Nest also has a family cottage with two bedrooms that feature double or twin beds with provision for an extra bed in each room. The family cottage can also be separated for friends that prefer privacy but want to stay together. cimpsnestprices

Kibale Forest Camp

Positioned along Fort Portal – Kamwengye road, Kibale Forest Camp is comprised of 10 safari tents, lazy camping and provision for camping. The safari tents are well furnished featuring either twin or double beds. They are self-contained with flush toilet, hot water shower and dressing room not forgetting a veranda overlooking the wilderness. Kibale Forest Camp also has accommodation in form of lazy camping which is a budget arrangement with non-self-contained tents featuring basic camping tent that is equipped with 2 single beds and solar lantern. The bedding linen and towel are provided. There are communal ablutions with flush toilets and hot showers. The forest camp also has provision for camping where a well maintained camping ground featuring sanitary rooms with two flushing toilets and two hot showers. Kibale Forest Camp also has a modern bar and restaurant spread under the magnificently set wooden building that is grass thatched overlooking a lush garden. The restaurant serves 2 course lunches and four course dinners. An early wakeup call helps the guests to have coffee or tea on their door steps in the morning. kibaleforestprices

Mantana Tented Camp

Mantana Tented Camp is positioned at about 2km from Kanyanchu tourism center before the village of Bigodi. The Mantana Tented Camp has seven well-furnished tents that are spacious, twin beds, verandah, inbuilt washrooms and dressing area. The camp also has a well-stocked bar and restaurant.

Mountains of the Moon Hotel

Situated on the top of the town of Fort Portal, Mountains of the moon Hotel is a good mid-range accommodation establishment spread over 15 acres of landscape that overlooks the impressive mystical mountains of the moon. Mountains of the moon Hotel presents a ground for the overnight stay of Uganda safari undertakers interested in destinations of Kibale, Semliki, Fort Portal crater region and connections to Rwenzori mountains and Queen Elizabeth National Park. The hotel is 26km from Kibale national Park and thus requires an early transfer as early as 6am local time to catch up with the briefing for Chimpanzee trekking at Kanyanchu at 8am. Due to the rough road involved, the transfer may take 1 ½ hours. Accommodation is offered in standard rooms, deluxe rooms, superior rooms and Mountains suite. The Mountains of the moon Hotel features a modern bar and restaurant not forgetting the conference facilities. The swimming pool and lush gardens spread across the landscape make the mountains of the moon Hotel an ideal place to spend an overnight for mid-market travelers on Uganda safaris and tours.

Chimpanzee Guesthouse

Chimpanzee guesthouse is positioned at about 23km from Fort Portal town along Kamwengye road close to Kanyanchu tourism center entrance. The forest guest house is perched on a raised ground surrounded by tea plantations and it has impressive views of the Kibale forest. Chimpanzee guesthouse dates back in 1950s as it was originally set up by the then British District Commissioner. It has a cozy lounge where guests can relax from reading great collections of colonial African literature. Accommodation is offered in the main house while the outside accommodation is offered in spacious self-contained Banda with twin beds that overlooks Lake Nyabikere and three self-contained cottages overlooking Kibale Forest. There is also camping provision in the secluded are away from the main house. chimpanzeeguesthouseprices

Kanyanchu river camp

Kanyanchu River Camp is comprised of four twin Bandas. There is also one raised Banda with provision for self-catering. Kanyanchu River Camp also has two campsites where travellers on Uganda safari tours interested in camping can always spend an overnight. The Camp has got a canteen operating from 7:30am to midnight and for the case of meals it would be important to place an order one hour in advance. Kanyanchu River Camp also has a sky tree house that accommodates two people and connecting to this tree house last about 10minutes from the main camp.

Sebitoli Camping Ground

Sebitoli Camping ground is positioned in the northern section of the park and offers overnight stay for Uganda safari undertakers on chimpanzee trekking safaris in Kibale National Park. The Camp has 11 bed capacity and the rooms have inbuilt showers that provide cold water and hot water on request. The Sebitoli camp has no electricity and the establishment has got a fair selection of foods.

Safari Hotel Bigodi

Safari Hotel Bigodi is an ideal place for campers and backpackers. Positioned in the lush country side along the Bigodi – Kamwengye road, Safari Hotel Bigodi features single, double rooms and a vast camping ground not forgetting four Bandas. The Hotel also has meal arrangement. It features a laundry service at affordable prices, camp fire and hot showers along with pit latrines.

Nyinabulitwa Resort and Safari Camp

The Nyinabulitwa resort and Safari Camp is located approximately 20km from Fort Portal which is the biggest town in the area. The resort offers luxury accommodation arrangement in its cottages and a budget arrangement for camping travellers on Uganda safaris and tours. The Nyinabulitwa Resort and Safari Camp feature modern facilities, solar powered electricity and a restaurant. The impressive Kitchen prepares organic foodstuffs that are locally grown. It also has meat roasting provision for guests.

Crater Valley Kibale (CVK) Lakeside Resort

Crater Valley Kibale Lake Resort is positioned 21km from Fort Portal along the road to Kibale National Park. It offers impressive budget accommodation arrangement to travellers on Uganda safari tours. The Lake Side Resort is perched on the shores of Lake Nyabikere literally translated as a lake of frogs one of the crater chains in the Ndali – Kasenda crater field. The entire rooms feature double, single and a guesthouse with inbuilt facilities. The Crater Valley Kibale Resort has the following amenities;
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• Conference Hall
• Running tap water
• Electricity
• Modern flush toilets.
• Food & drinks.
• Visitors only kitchen
• Modern standing showers.
• Fire places
• All weather accessibility to lodge
• Secure parking
• Swimming in bilharzia-free lake water

Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve

Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve is located at 18km on Rwaihamba road. The accommodation is provided in thatched Bandas and self-camping provision. The Bandas are lit with solar power and can take guests from two to five per night. There is 24 hour surveillance camera and the reserve also features a restaurant and a pit latrine housed in a local hut.
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Rwenzori View Guesthouse

Named after the magical mountains of the moon that lies in close range, Rwenzori guesthouse is conveniently placed in Boma one of the impressive suburbs of Fort Portal town. The Rwenzori guest house is within a walk able distance from the town center, local market and the post office. The accommodation establishment offers budget overnight stay to travellers on safaris and tours in Uganda. The Ruwenzori guest house also offers Wi-Fi to the guests. The accommodation is provided in six self-contained rooms and one self-contained family room. The entire rooms feature cozy beds and own bathroom while solar heaters ensure the supply of hot water. There is an emergency lighting to stop the guests from going into the dark. Rwenzori guest house also feature impressive verandah and a lush garden not forgetting a lounge that features craft items locally made for sale.