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There are several luxury lodges in Kibale National Park/luxury accommodation in Kibale National Park/upmarket hotels where visitors on Kibale National Park safaris in Uganda can stay.
Among these Uganda safari lodges include those found inside the park and those around Kibale National Park.
The only upmarket accommodation in Kibale forest national park is Primate Lodge Kibale. Others are just around the park!
Here Is A List Of Luxury Accommodations In Kibale National Park/Luxury Lodges In Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket Hotels
- Ndali Lodge
- Primate Lodge Kibale
- Kyaninga Lodge
- Papaya Lake Lodge
- Crater Safari Lodge
- Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge
- Chimpundu Lodge
Below are details of the Luxury Accommodations In Kibale National Park/Luxury Lodges In Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket Hotels
1. Ndali Lodge
Ndali Lodge ranks as one of the best luxury lodges in Kibale National Park. This beautiful lodge is located adjacent to Kibale park headquarters in the scenic Ndali Kasenda Crater area in Kabarole district, western Uganda.
The lodge is ideally sited on the rim of one of the larger crater lakes offering guests dramatic views of the lake!
It’s just about 45 minutes’ drive to the park and approximately 26km from Fort Portal town. It’s ideal for visitors interested in Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park.
Accommodation At Ndali Lodge Includes:
This wonderful luxury accommodation in Kibale forest national park holds (8) elegant cottages built in African style with woods, stones, and grass thatched roofs. The rooms are lovely decorated and furnished.
Their rooms also have balconies and verandas offering magnificent views of the crater, Rwenzori Mountains, and the surrounding areas.
All the rooms and Ndali Lodge have modern en-suite facilities such as:
- Private bathroom with shower, sink, and flush toilet
- A flat-screen TV with satellite channels
- A seating area, balconies, and verandas
- An electric light beside each bed and flashlights can be lent to anyone who does not bring them.
- Two 4ft-wide beds except for the Honeymoon Cottage which has one 6-footer.
- Mosquito net. Read More
2. Primate Lodge Kibale
Primate Lodge Kibale National Park is among the lovely Luxury Accommodations in Kibale National Park/Luxury Lodges in Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket hotels. It’s one of the prominent lodges used by visitors interested in Uganda Chimpanzee safaris in Kibale.
This wonderful lodge is located deep amidst the unique unrivaled nature and tranquil environment in Kibale Forest- the Primate Capital of the World.
It’s simply set next to the starting point of all activities in Kibale National Park counting Chimpanzee trekking, birding, and chimp habituation experience among others.
Accommodation At Kibale Primate Lodge
This upmarket accommodation in Kibale National Park holds 9 spacious and en-suite Luxury Cottages, 7 Standard Cottages, a Family Cottage, a Honeymoon Cottage, and a campsite. Each cottage is positioned deep in the forest for maximum privacy and a natural feel of living in nature!
These cottages in detail include:
The luxury cottages are constructed of local brick and grass thatched for an authentic African feel. They have full-length and full-width sliding glass door frontage that offers dramatic views of the forest flora.
Each room holds a 2x double size bed or 1x king-size bed, a sitting area with 2 comfortable armchairs, and a large veranda with excellent views of the forest.
Other room amenities include electronic safes, a classic wardrobe, a natural-log coffee table, a reading lamp, and a luggage rack.
Bathroom amenities include crisp white bathrobes, bath and hand towels, bathroom slippers, and refreshing and nicely scented shower gels. Hair gels, hand and body lotions as well as bottled mineral water are present also.
- Standard Cottages
Also, these cottages have wide glass windows and doors plus a spacious veranda all overlooking the lovely rainforest around.
These lovely cottages occupy a separate wing to the south, each fixed with either lx Queen Size bed or 2x Twin Size beds. The private bathroom features both hot and cold water in the showers.
They have a set of 2 cushioned weaved Leeds armchairs, a coffee table, classic bedside lamps, African wall hangings, and hide mats as well as the director’s camping chair on the veranda.
Other room amenities include Mosquito nets, bath and hand towels, bathroom slippers, and refreshing and nicely scented shower gels. Shampoo and body lotions as well as complimentary bottled mineral water are provided also.
This is so ideal for visitors traveling as a family as it holds interconnecting doors with separate and independent en-suite rooms.
It has one Double bed Room and one Twin bed Room.
This is a double-storied Banda comprising an upstairs bedroom extending out over a large, elevated thatched wooden veranda that extends right into the forest canopy.
The veranda is ideal for evening relaxation with a drink as you soak in the sun rays enjoying the great views of tall forest trees. While here, you can spot Black-and-white Colobus Monkeys and Red Colobus Monkeys that roam in the surrounding trees.
This cottage is superb for a candlelit dinner on your special night!
Its ground floor room features a spacious living room and separate shower rooms and a lavatory.
This room can sometimes be taken by small families with the downstairs room transformed into a small bedroom for one person.
It’s fitted with a giant 7×7 King size Bed.
Kibale Primate Lodge holds a well-maintained campsite that features shared washing facilities. Guests interested in camping must carry their tent. Read More
3. Kyaninga Lodge
Kyaninga Lodge is also one of the ideal luxury accommodations in Kibale National Park/luxury lodges In Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket hotels. It’s set against the gorgeous backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the Rwenzori Mountains beyond.
This stunning lodge is a result of one man’s vision and 6 years of unwavering commitment to creating an experience of Africa’s beauty unlike anything else.
During your stay, you can experience the beauty and romance of this unexplored region.
Accommodation At Kyaninga Lodge
Kyaninga Lodge features 9 spacious cottages all set on raised platforms made out of hand-carved logs.
Each cottage comes with a choice of twin or double beds made up of the softest bed linen and feather pillows.
They hold an indoor seating area that leads out to a private deck where you can enjoy morning tea or coffee with charming views over the lake and the Mountain Rwenzori.
The en-suite bathrooms boast marble countertop basins set atop crafted Elgon olive pedestals, claw-footed freestanding baths, and glass-walled showers.
En-suite bathrooms boast marble countertop basins set atop crafted Elgon olive pedestals, claw-footed freestanding baths, and glass-walled showers.
Rooms have modern solar power, where you’ll always have hot water and electrical charging points. Read More.
4. Papaya Lake Lodge
Papaya Lake Lodge is a lovely luxury accommodation in Kibale National Park/luxury lodges in Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket hotels, wonderfully located overlooking the crater lakes of Lyantonde and Kifuruka.
It’s set on elevated ground offering scenic views of the crater lakes around and the Rwenzori mountain ranges.
This lovely lodge is situated about 24km from Fort Portal town (40 minutes drive) and just about 20km from the Kibale National Park. It’s also approximately 50km (1hr drive) to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Accommodation At Papaya Lake Lodge
Papaya Lake Lodge features 9 spacious and bright cottages all situated on the extinct volcano crater’s slope offering great views of Lyantonde Lake.
Each of the cottages offers complete privacy and is also surrounded by lush green forests.
8 of the cottages boast 2 beds (1 king-size and one single). Rooms are fitted with bathrooms decorated with local stones and hold shower units. The verandas are equipped with deckchairs.
The 9th cottage “Family Cottage- is a two-level villa featuring 3 bedrooms, a living room, and a fireplace. It also holds a spacious bathroom and a large terrace area.
Simply, all rooms are decorated and furnished with amazing colors and hold subtle accessories. They’re also fitted with Mosquito nets and simple but, comfortable furniture. Read More
5. Crater Safari Lodge
Crater Safari Lodge is also one of the amazing luxury accommodation in Kibale National Park/luxury lodges in Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket hotels.
It’s just about 7km from the park headquarters and Fort Portal is the nearest town, nearly 22 km away.
This stunning lodge is located on a hilltop overlooking the 2nd biggest crater lake in Uganda. Simply, it’s set on the banks of the Nyinabulitwa Crater Lake. The surrounding area boasts over 9 crater lakes, and abundant tea and coffee plantations.
The area offers breathtaking views!
Accommodation At Crater Safari Lodge
Crater Safari Lodge features about 21 rooms in number including 10 standard pool-facing cabanas and 1l deluxe thatched chalets.
- 5 deluxe chalets are crater-facing (2 twins, 3 doubles- one of which is a honeymoon suite).
- 6 deluxe chalets are in the gardens with a partial crater view (2 of these are family cottages that are joined, and the other 2 are standalone cottages with double beds).
- 3 chalets have baths, while the rest have expansive showers
- The family chalet has inter-leading rooms with 2 double beds and 4 single beds in total. If needed, deluxe chalets have space for an extra bed.
- All rooms have partials offering great views of the serene crater lake plus its pristine surrounding.
- All the rooms have Mosquito nets, wardrobes, clothes racks, showers, bathrobes, free toiletries, toilet, bathroom, shower, outdoor dining area, outdoor furniture, towels, linen, and bedside tables with lamps. Read More
Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge
Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge is one of the new luxury accommodation in Kibale National Park/luxury lodges in Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket hotels, established in 2020.
It’s located approximately 10km west of Fort Portal town in western Uganda, on a ridge of the Great Rift Valley.
This lodge features a unique and visionary design that offers stunning views over the Rwenzori Mountains, Semliki Wildlife Reserve, the Blue Mountains of the DRC, and Lake Albert.
The architecture of the Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge features exclusive “Space Pods” with 1200C panorama windows offering 80km views of the surrounding countryside.
Usually, at the night, these pods appear as if floating in space!
Accommodation At Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge
Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge can accommodate about 12-14 guests.
Five pods of this unique lodge are double however, they have a possibility of single occupancy. All are equipped with a French double bed, bathroom with shower, wardrobe, a bench, and a desk.
Moonshot is the largest pod with 2 beds– one king-size and one single and with more room to sit and relax.
All pods feature a bathtub on the rooftop offering hot or cold water and are fitted with shelf areas to serve drinks and food. Read More
Chimpundu Lodge is one of the most recent and finest luxury accommodation in Kibale National Park/luxury lodges in Kibale Forest National Park- Upmarket hotels. It’s just close to the starting point of Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest.
Therefore, it’s ideal and affordable for guests interested in Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale and other activities.
This lodge offers a perfect view of the surrounding landscape and wildlife right from your private deck. At night, guests enjoy the amazing sounds of wildlife in the background and the rustling of the African trees.
Accommodation At Chimpundu Lodge
Chimpundu Lodge features 14 luxury cottages all offering great views of the surrounding area and wildlife right from your private deck.
You’ll enjoy the amazing sounds of wildlife in the background, the whizzing of the African trees, and the sparkling of the stars as you relax between the forest trees in your cottage.
All cottages offer the true ambiance of Kibale Forrest, with great comfort catered for! They hold spacious dressing rooms, en-suite bathrooms, and private sundecks.
More so, each cottage is fitted with modern amenities, counting fans, Wi-Fi, a mini-bar, a hairdryer, and tea and coffee-making facilities.
Also, an extra blanket can be offered in chillier months on request.
Below Are The Cottages At Chimpundu Lodge
- Double Cottage
This lovely cottage is fitted with a sitting area, oversized bed, desk, fully-stocked mini-bar plus a walk-in wardrobe. The en-suite bathroom features a walled shower and tub with windows overlooking Kibale Forest.
- Deluxe Rooms
Chimpundu Lodge deluxe twin rooms offer the perfect setting for a family to enjoy the wonders of the Kibale Forest. They consist of 5 luxurious bedrooms, 4 rooms with Twin beds and one double room with one King size bed.
All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with showers and a claw foot bathtub with a private veranda overlooking the lush forest.
- 2 in 1 Family Cottage
This pleasant and stylish cottage features a combination living room, 2 separate bedrooms, and a private terrace.
Also, it has a Twin Room with a King size bed and a Single bed. It also holds a master bedroom having a King sized bed, and an en-suite bathroom and both are situated on opposite sides of the living area.
A master bedroom holds a walk-in shower, and a claw foot bathtub with windows overlooking the forest, second room (Twin) has a walk-in shower only. Read More
All visitors undertaking Uganda safaris in Kibale are encouraged to book lodges closer to Kibale National Park for a remarkable encounter. This helps to reach the park easier for Chimpanzee trekking and other activities.
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