Kibale River Camp

Kibale River Camp is a 3 star mid –range accommodation found at the edge of Kibale forest National Park (The home to thousand chimpanzees) in western part of Uganda. The camp is set outside the park in the perfect base for Chimpanzees Tracking and surrounded by the lush green landscape overlooking the majestic Rwenzori Range. The camp is convenient for relaxation and safari adventure to tourists, travellers and holiday makers who want to explore and discover the three national parks in Uganda name; Semiliki, Mt Rwenzori, and Queen Elizabeth national park with the beautiful views. You can be at the lodge by road transport from Kampala/Entebbe which takes approximately 5-6 hour’s drive and an hour to fly from Entebbe International Airport to Kasese airstrip then hours to be transferred to the Resort.

Kibale River Camp consists of 8 elegant and comfortable cottages overlooking the breathtaking views of the lake reflecting African traditional style with natural materials with timbers.  Tents are well elevated with raised wooden platform decorated and furnished with en- suite private facilities of clean flushing Toilets,  bathroom with hot and cold showers, comfortable beds that are wrapped with mosquito nets , chairs, free toiletries, complementary bottled water in the rooms , white pillows and duvets and many more. Rooms have large sitting areas, terraces and private balconies overlooking the Lush green landscape and lakes.  Rooms varies in different sizes with single beds for individuals, double beds for friends or couples, twin as well as family rooming option with different costs ranging from 200$ per night and above .  Rates vary depending on seasons; during peak season the rate always go high than low season.

Kibale River camp offers different facilities and services which include;

 On-site restaurant that serves delicious types of Menu WITH culinary traditional from all corners of the world and international meals that meets guests appetite.  You will have Continental / buffet breakfast lunch and a 3 course   dinner in the main building served by well trained, organized staff and skilled chef.

A well- stocked bar with a shared lounge, you sip any drink of your choice especially in the evening when winding up overlooking the magnificent views of the surrounding lake.

Services include;  Free parking space available, Laundry and house-keeping services available,  airport pick -ups and drop offs offered  , massage services offered , honey moon packages are offered.

WIFI hot spot internet available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

 Activities to do while at the lodge includes ; birding /bird watching as you listen to the sound of the whispering birds in the village, Chimpanze tracking since Kibale is the home of chimpanzees, Hiking/climbing Mount Rwenzori, nature walks in the forest, and much more.

Kibale River Camp
Kibale River Camp

Kibale Forest National Park is situated  on  the foothills of Mount Rwenzori, 65 km  south of fort portal tourism city in Western uganda covering the total area of 766 square kilo metres .  The park is basically the best destination for primate viewing and birding. It is the home of various chimpanzee  over  1500 in kibale and in the whole world its  about 5000 chimpanzees, with over 13 primate species , few mammals and over 300 species of birds which include; Sun birds , bee –eaters ,  sunbirds, Tawny Eagles , Grey headed kingfisher , Yellow-billed hornbill and many more birds. Chimpanzee tracking and habituation is the famous tourist activity in Kibale National Park since it’s the home of Various Primates.  One has to be having a chimpanzee permit in order to track which cost 250$ non foreign resident, 200$ foreign residents and Ugandans its  180,000/=, Habituation is 300$ non foreign  residents, foreign residents are charged 250$ and East Africa citizen pay 250,000ugx. There are more accommodations to stay in while in  kibale national park; budget, Mid- range (moderate) and luxury accommodations which are friendly and affordable  to visitors visiting the park.

 There are different activities to do while in Kibale National Park include;  Chimpanzee tracking experience since the lodge is close to the forest and the park has more chimpanzees, chimpanzee habituation, Birding/bird watching in kibale, as you enjoy the whispering sound of birds in the forest since the park has  many different bird species, visiting bigodi swamp ,  cultural experience from the local village tribe like Traditional dance and food, Nature walks in the park , golden monkey tracking , mountain biking and climbing , visiting the crater lake like kyaninga and many other activities.

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