Chimpanzee Forest Lodge

Chimpanzee Forest Lodge Ugandan owned lodge near Kibale Forest

Located at the edge Kibale National Park only 22 Km from Fort Portal on the Kamwenge Road. Simply follow the signposts! Chimpanzee Forest Lodge sits on well manicured lawns, beautiful gardens, tea plantations, pasture and indigenous forest. Enjoy beautiful panoramic vistas of Kibale National Park, ancient crater lakes, and the Rwenzori Mountains.

Owned and operated by a Ugandan family, Chimpanzee Forest Lodge was originally established in the 1950s, during Uganda’s colonial period, by the British District Commissioner and has been wonderfully cared for and maintained ever since. Guests can relax in a comfortably furnished lounge which features an excellent collection of colonial African literature dating back to the 1800’s.

Chimpanzee Forest Lodge offers accommodation in beautifully furnished self-contained cottages (Bandas) with a panoramic view of Kibale Forest National park and the surrounding Tea plantations. We also offer accommodation in a large ancient colonial house,which was formerly a home to the British commissioner in the 1950’s .It is well furnished with two self-contained rooms in a colonial setting with beautiful views of Kibale national park,Tea plantation and the crater lake.

Enjoy hot showers in western style bathrooms. Or, camp on flat grassy sites away from the house with shade and seclusion.

Accommodation outside of the main house is offered in either a large twin bedded self-contained banda over-looking Lake Nyabikere or in a choice of three self-contained cottages with views of Kibale Forest National Park. You may also camp on flat grassy sites away from the house with shade and seclusion.

Services include: delicious hot meals; cold drinks; freshly baked bread; seasonal home grown fruits and vegetables; pancake breakfasts and percolated coffee. Kibale National Park Headquarters is just 500 meters away and chimp trekking at the park’s Kanyanchu Tourist Center is just 10 Km away.

Located at the edge Kibale National Park only 22 Km from Fort Portal on the Kamwenge Road. Simply follow the signposts! Chimpanzee Forest Lodge sits on well manicured lawns, beautiful gardens, tea plantations, pasture and indigenous forest. Enjoy beautiful panoramic vistas of Kibale National Park, ancient crater lakes, and the Rwenzori Mountains.

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