A tropical paradise nestled in Uganda’s Kibale National Park, Primate Lodge Kibale offers unforgettable encounters with thirteen different species of primates, particularly wild chimpanzees.
Accommodations consist of eight luxury safari tents or seven comfortable forest cottages. The luxury safari tents are securely placed on raised wooden platforms and are covered with grass-thatched roofs. They feature a private veranda, colorful African décor, comfortable bed, large windows, and en-suite bathrooms. The forest cottages provide a private veranda, large twin beds, sitting area, en-suite bathroom, and traditional African art. The Sky Tree House offers unique accommodations. The Tree House features a simple bedroom, basic bathroom facilities at the foot of the tree, and views overlooking the forest elephant wallow. There are also well-maintained campsites where guests can bring their own personal tent.
The lodge is located in the Kibale Forest National Park. Encompassing 347 square miles, the forest houses the greatest variety and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa. There are thirteen different species are living in this small area, including the black-and-white colobus monkey, blue monkey, red-tailed monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, and bushbaby. Of course, the biggest draw to the forest are the chimpanzees. There are more than 1,000 wild chimpanzees in the forest with an 80-member family habituated for human viewing. There are also 325 bird species recorded living here.