Are you looking to experience comfort amidst unmatched tranquil environments in the heart of Uganda’s Kibale Forest National Park? Then Primate Lodge Kibale is where you have to spend time while exploring the endless wonders of this evergreen Tropical rain forest.
Situated in western Uganda, Kibale Forest National Park is one of the exceptional places you must visit while in Uganda and offers shelter to over 13 species of primates including Chimpanzees hence making it the Primate Capital of Uganda and beyond. Additionally, there are over 300 species of birds, several butterfly, Amphibian, Reptile and tree species that you are likely to encounter when you visit this nature Paradise.
The Lodge is comprised of 9 large and en-suite cottages making up to 16 rooms in Standard cottages, luxury cottages as well as the one in a million Sky Tree House nestled at around 200 meters deep into the forest and stands at 10 meters above the ground thus allowing it to enjoy the views of the elephant meadow and the forest canopy. This Tree House is one-bed roomed and is fitted with a single size bunk bed that offers exquisite and cozy sleeping for up to two guests on separate beds. Tourists get the chance to dine and relax at the dining area of the main Lodge and can be escorted to or from the Tree House before dusk and after day break.
Each of the cottages also has a spacious veranda that overlooks the verdant tropical rainforest and lounge chairs for relaxation. There are double-sized, twin-sized or King-sized beds, a reading table, a seating area and a cozy arm chair within each of the cottages. One of the most interesting things about these cottages is that are regularly visited by a number of primate species including blue monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, sometimes chimpanzees as well as other mammals such as forest elephants. Some facilities that are present include a spacious restaurant that has a verdant surrounding and serves finger-licking local and International cuisines/dishes, a well stocked bar that is adjacent to the restaurant and offers fresh and delicious coffee, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks while relishing the magnificent forest views.
Other amenities/services to enjoy at the Safari Lodge include a restaurant/large dining terrace, private lounge area with small Library, well-stocked bar offering all kinds of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, free Wi-Fi within public areas, complimentary room service, laundry services at a considerable fee, evening campfire and many others.
The fact that the Primate Lodge is nestled at the heart of Kibale Forest National Park, it is very committed to the preservation of culture and nature in addition to being built with typically local materials and is solar-powered so as to reduce on the negative effects on the surrounding. Therefore, this facility contributes to the improvement in standard of living of the neighboring communities by involving the families of the locals in different areas of service delivery ranging from supply of locally grown products and employment opportunities as well as providing several handmade handcrafts and cultural performances.
Tourist activities that can be enjoyed by visitors who visit this Lodge include Chimpanzee tracking, bird watching, visit to Bigodi wetland sanctuary, forest walks, cultural walks and many others.