Ndali Lodge is a beautiful lodging option for travelers staying around and planning on visiting Kibale Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking and other Kibale National Park activities. Ndali Lodge has lovely rooms, great service by experienced staff and the food is terrific and also very fresh that you shall literally bite your tongue when enjoying various meals at the lodge. Ndali Lodge is a luxury Kibale National Park accommodation option located in the western part of Uganda, 23km from Fort Portal town. The Lodge overlooks Nyinambuga Crater Lake and the stunning Rwenzori mountains. Ndali Lodge is about a 45 minutes road drive from Kibale National Park, thereby a perfect Kibale National Park accommodation option for those travelers interested in staying outside the park.
The driveway to Ndali Lodge is quite impressive and the views are very stunning too, of the Crater Lake and the Rwenzori mountains not so far off. The Lodge is about 5-6 hours from Kampala city by road transfer. Charter flights from Entebbe or Kajjansi are however available to book, and are operated by Aerolink for those travelers who would rather not have a road drive.
The Lodge has 10 sleeping cottage rooms each built with an African style in mind. The rooms are built with wood, stone and have grass thatched roofs, delivering a typical African look. All rooms are well decorated and furnished, with privacy and tranquility all carefully considered. All rooms have facilities like flashing toilets, mosquito nets, hot running showers, satellite TVs, fire extinguishers, fire places, and so much more that would give you absolute comfort during your stay. These rooms all have wonderful views to die for while on a balcony or veranda. The cottages are categorized as single, Double, Triple and also Family size, thereby accommodating any number of persons travelling.
The main lodge is thatched and includes a reception area, dining area, bar and veranda. The cottages are marked by polished floors, white walls, exposed beams, candle lit nights giving the rooms an extra feel of intimacy and quite relaxing to the guests. It should be noted that Ndali Lodge uses solar power, even for refrigeration.
Food and Service
The food and service at Ndali Lodge is exceptionally great, and very fresh! The buffet, picnic or even dinners or breakfast, all have guests having the very best. Evening meals are usually had at the communal table, giving guests time and an opportunity to interact and get to know each other. The service at Ndali is befitting the lodge’s status, a luxury lodge with great management. The staff are well trained and are very friendly and professional at the same time, making your stay very comfortable and enjoyable.
Ndali Lodge Amenities
- A restaurant
- Lounging area
- Well stocked bar
- Laundry service at a cost
- Ample parking space
- Free Wi-Fi
- Gym and spa
- Conference hall
- Craft shop
There are a number of activities that guests staying at Ndali Lodge can do. These include farm tours, chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park, chimpanzee habituation experiences in Kibale National Park, Bigodi wetland birding, canoeing on the crater lakes, visiting Mahoma waterfall, swimming in the crater lakes, among others. Community visits are also possible, as well as nature walks.
The Lodge is a luxury lodge just outside Kibale National Park, nestled at the Crater Lake areas on an extinct volcano. Ndali Lodge is a perfect place to stay at for those interested in just getaways far from the noisy city, a great honeymoon destination for newly marrieds, and most of all one of the very best lodge options for those travelers interested in visiting Kibale National Park for chimpanzee tracking and other activities in Kibale National Park. Have your tour operator book you a stay in Ndali Lodge and get to enjoy your stay.