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Chimps' Nest Lodge - Kibale Forest National park

Kibale Forest National Park Accommodations & Lodging Options

Chimps' Nest Lodge - Kibale Forest National park

“Absolutely "a must see!”

Excellent service, very friendly staff, amazing to see the monkeys around the treehouse and the sounds of the bush are impressive.

Brought to you by Lifetime Experience Safaris – When it comes to Safari Travel, we know you have a lot of choices

Lifetime Experience Safaris cannot guarantee that your stay at an accommodation facility will be 100% satisfactory. We can only go on the experience of our guests and their comments and personal visits.  When we recommend a lodging facility it is because many of our customers have spoken or written favorably of this facility. We recommended that you do not have to base expectations on the experience of your country where "everything is available". Try being flexible and have a better understanding of your lodging choice, let the differences be part of your African Adventure. You will be enjoyably surprised by the quality of service you will receive.

Chimps' Nest (Moderate to Up-Market)

Chimps' Nest Lodge - Kibale Forest National parkHere you have the opportunity to spend the night in the jungle or overlooking. Comfortable Cabins overlooking Kibale Forest, with views of the snowcapped Rwenzori Mountains - or stay right in the jungle itself - in a self contained Treehouse - six meters above the ground - spend the night surrounded by the sounds of the jungle itself - Forest Elephants making their way below you, primates in the trees, the sounds of a multitude of birds around you.

No matter where you stay the well trained staff tends to your need - Lonely Planet speaks highly of Chimps' Nest-it is certainly an affordable pearl in the Jungle. The Dutch Management Team has created a lovely retreat in the Kibale Rainforest Jungle. There are trails on the grounds where you spot many of the birds contained in the forest.

Chimps' Nest Lodge - Kibale Forest National Park Accommodations & Lodging OptionsChimps' Nest Lodge - Kibale Forest National Park Accommodations & Lodging OptionsChimps' Nest Lodge Room Rates - Kibale Forest National Park accommodations

Many of our clients have found Chimps' Nest as one of their favorite if not most unique place to stay while on Safari in Uganda. Though Chimps' Nest is moderately priced - Clients that have been on a luxury safari loved the experience of sleeping in the jungle. The food is prepared with care and sumptuous meals are provided for the guest. Food for the restaurant is locally purchased from farmers, beekeepers –and others.
Chimps' Nest is a few minutes from the entrance to Kibale Forest and Bigodi Swamp, but you can also visit local tea plantations, crater lakes, village visits and more while staying at this lovely accommodation facility.
Lodging at Chimps' Nest – cabins - tree houses - Dormitory and tenting. A unique place to stay in the Jungle.

Chimps' Nest Lodge 2017 Room Rates



East-African Residents

Double cottage BB



Twin cottage BB



Single cottage BB



Family cottage BB (up to 4 pax)



Budget room single (BO)



Budget room double (BO)



Extra bed in cottage (BO)



Meal plans

Standard breakfast (for BO only)


Halfboard (incl. dinner)


Fullboard (incl. lunch and dinner)



Forest walk


Community walk



If you would like us to include Chimps' Nest Lodge in your safari itinerary, feel free to let us know.

Here is the entire list of lodging options in and near Kibale Forest National Park, Fort Portal area – Uganda

Chimpanzee Forest Guest House - Kibale Forest National Park, UgandaChimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Better Budget) This is a delightful and affordable guest house on the road from Fort Portal to the chimp walks at Kibale Forest National Park. Simply an enchanting place to stay.

Ndali Lodge - Kibale forest National Park accommodationNdali Lodge (Up-Market - Luxury): One of a kind place with lovely rooms, great staff, terrific (and fresh) food and breathtaking views. An absolutely unique and wonderful experience and a homey, relaxing one as well.

Kyaninga Lodge - Kibale Forest National Park, Fort Portal, Kyaninga Lodge – Fort Portal, Kibale; (Up-Market) Stunningly beautiful views, Great location, just a little soulless, Top of the line in Uganda, Heaven on Earth, Beautiful Lodge, Helpful Staff, Wonderful View;.... these and so much more are the words of people have been this place more

Primate Lodge KibalePrimate Lodge Kibale (Up-Market - Luxury):Located just within the National Park next to the Kanyanchu Visitors Center that offers visitors a firsthand opportunity to experience park wonders from the door step of your accommodation. Primate Lodge's facilities include 8 large walk in safari tents with ensuite bathrooms, restaurant and the tree house.

Chimps' Nest Lodge - Kibale Forest National Park AccommodationsChimps' Nest Lodge (Moderate to Up-Market): “Absolutely "a must see!"” Excellent service, very friendly staff, amazing to see the monkeys around the treehouse and the sounds of the bush are impressive.

Kibale Forest Camp - Kibale Forest National Park AccommodationsKibale Forest Camp (Moderate): This charming tented camp located conveniently close to the Bigodi Wetlands and only a short drive from the starting point for chimp tracking, it is probably your best option if you have to book several trackings and wish to go birding extensively in the nearby wetland without commuting every day from Fort Portal or the lodgings near the crater lake area.

Kluge's Guest Farm – Kibale Forest National park Kluge's Guest Farm (Better Budget - Moderate) This beautiful and friendly climate attracted Mariam and Stefan Kluge in 1992, into buying a 70 acres piece of land near Fort Portal 3-4hr drive from Kampala. A mixed farm with cattle, goats, horses, pet, chicken and turkeys and vegetables, fruits, matooke and other crops meeting most of Kluge’s Guest Farm’s fresh produce needs. Guests can visit the farm.

New Lodging Property: We will update the above list once we have some customer feedback. If you’re interested in staying at a facility in the area and it’s not listed here, write to us and we'll send you free advice, getting your booking confirmed and also posting thier profile information on this website.


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