Within the park
Primate Lodge in Kibale is an exclusive eco-lodge situated in the heart of Kibale Forest National Park. Serenely isolated in the rainforest, this Uganda safari lodge offers you a truly authentic jungle experience and is the perfect gateway for tracking Uganda’s primates. Accommodation in luxury, midrange cottage or own tent makes this Lodge ideal for you coupled with free internet in public areas.
Luxury Safari Tents
Luxury Safari Tent. The eight luxury safari tents are raised on a wooden platform with thatch cover that suits in the adjacent environs. All tents have private terrace while the interior appears in traditional African adornment, with nice beds, wide windows and en suite bathrooms.
Forest Cottages. The rooms feature their own veranda and are equipped with large twin beds and living area. They have en suite facilities.
Sky Tree House. This Tree House comprises of a simple bedroom and basic washing facilities at the tree base. Situated over 10 minutes’ walk from the central lodge, the sky tree oversees the impressive elephant wallow. No wonder, forest elephants always roam around at night.
Campsite. A well-maintained campsite with shared washing facilities is available for guests who wish to bring their own tent.
Kanyanchu River Camp
It has four bandas each with two beds and beddings. Also it has one elevated banda providing self-catering services to travelers on Uganda safari-tour. Kanyanchu also contains two common camping sites. There is a canteen at which serves food on order operating from 7:30 am up to the middle of the night though one hour advance booking would be of help. The camp also has a sky tree house accommodating two people and it takes 10 minutes to approach it from the camp.
Sebitoli Camping Ground
This is located in the northern part of the park. It offers accommodation with the maximum capacity of eleven beds. It has no electricity yet but comfortable twin rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The shower has cold water but hot water would be available on request. The campsite has fair range of foods.
Bigodi region (south of the park).
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Kibale Safari Lodge
The lodge is located in Kanyanchu on the way to village of Bigodi, it is positioned on a vantage point with sights of the forest and Ruwenzori Mountains, the portal peaks. The Lodge presently offers 2 rooms on the main building and 5 luxury cottages with en suite washrooms. It offers excellent varieties of cuisine. It has a dining and modern bar.
- Restaurant and bar
• Travel desk
• Gift Shop
• Laundry Service
The lodge is positioned close to a small village of Nyabubale, in the middle of Bigodi and Nkingo. The lodge takes over 15-minutes to connect to Kanyanchu, the starting point of UWA chimp-tracking and other activities in Kibale Forest. The lodge is also adjacent to the swamps of Bigodi.
Self-contained tree houses inside the forest. The tree houses contain a terrace, en suite toilet, bedroom on lower decker and have an outside shower. The single tree house has the capacity to contain 3 occupants at a time in one bedroom. They are two in number and can take a 15 minute walk from the restaurant. The minimum age to sleep there is 15 years.
Self-contained cottages. The cottages are self-contained with a deluxe and properly set shower.
Family Cottage inside the forest. This is next to river Dura closer to the restaurant. This setting is better for visitors with children or for people who want to be near the restaurant. It also has provision for privacy and is surrounded by nature. The cottage holds two bedrooms with flexible beds which can be either twins or doubles. The provisional bed space is in existence in every bedroom. In between the rooms, there is a lockable door. This cottage also has a large balcony in the front and two complete bathrooms with hot showers and flushing toilets. Therefore the family cottage can also be used as 2 separate cottages. For example for friends who want to have their privacy, but also want to be near each other. It takes about 2 minutes to walk from the restaurant and the parking to the cottage. A maximum of six guests can be accommodated in two bed rooms.
Kibale Forest Camp
Kibale Forest Camp is located off Fort portal – Kamwenge, adjacent to the park’s edge. Kibale Forest Camp has 10 tents well-furnished occupied by double beds. Every tent contain individual en-suite bathroom with an eco-friendly toilet and a dressing room. The camp also provides budget option in the form of non-self-contained tents. This consists of a basic camping tent furnished with 2 single beds and a solar lighting. Linen is provided.
Camping. The well maintained campsite of Kibale Forest Camp is a little green gem. Bordering the swamp and set in lush surroundings. The sanitary facilities consist of 2 hot showers and 2 flushing toilets.
Mantana Tented Camp
Mantana Tented Camp is 2kms past the Kanyanchu National Park office before Bigodi Village.
It has seven fully furnished tents with enough space, verandah twin bedroom, dressing area, En-suite shower and toilet.
• Well stocked bars
Safari Hotel Bigodi
This is a haven for Campers and Backpackers. Situated in lush green countryside on the Bigodi – Kamwenge Road, the lodge has single, double rooms, a large camping area and 4 bandas. Meals are prepared.
Facilities at Safari Hotel
• Laundry service at reasonable rates
• Hot showers and pit latrine toilets
• Camp fire
Northern region (crater lakes):
Nyinabulitwa Resort and Safari Camp
The resort is situated approximately 20 km’s outside Fort Portal in the western part of Uganda. In addition to luxury cottage accommodation, camping is also an option for guests on Uganda safari. The resort has trendy facilities, solar energy and dining facilities with spectacular views over the Crater Lake, the ‘Top of the World’ and the forest. The kitchen serves a variety of delicious African dishes based on fresh own grown raw materials. Self-prepared meat can be made by guests to optimize their Uganda safari memories if they so wish.
Crater Valley Kibale (CVK) Lakeside Resort
Located 21 km from Fort Portal town and 10 km from the Kanyanchu visitors center in the Kibale Forest National Park and provide overnight stay to travelers on Uganda safari. The lodge is set on the shores of Crater Lake Nyabikere (meaning lake of frogs); facing Ruwenzori Mountains whose snows are visible on pure sky days. The entire rooms including double, single plus the guest house have in built facilities. The campsite and cottages have outside facilities. The stay is based on bed and breakfast unless camping.
Facilities at CVK
- Conference Hall
• Running tap water
• Food & drinks.
• Modern flush toilets.
• Modern standing showers.
• Visitors only kitchen
• Fire places
• Secure parking
• All weather accessibility to lodge
• Swimming in bilharzia-free lake water
Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve
It is located 18 km from Fort Portal town on the Rwaihamba Road. It has areas for to pitch your own tent or, if you prefer a little more luxury, can opt to stay in one of the purpose built thatched roofed bandas. Every banda has solar powered lighting and contains a range of two to five guests. The safety and security is guaranteed with 24 hour surveillance. There is a hut with typical pit toilet facilities. It also has a dining area.