Kibale forest camp Kibale forest NP

Kibale forest camp Kibale forest NP

Kibale forest camp Kibale forest NP

Kibale forest camp is an elegant tented camp perfectly located in a patch of evergreen forest, just outside the southern part of Kibale Forest National Park. It borders the Magombe swamp, known for the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, and is a mere 10 min drive to Kanyanchu Visitor Center where your epic and spectacular chimpanzee trekking starts, while at the lodge you will always hear rattling noise from the resident monkey and a lot of bird calls which gives you the true feeling of a wilderness tented camp amidst African rainforest.

Kibale forest camp room Capacity

Kibale Forest Camp offers a variety of comfortable accommodations to suit your budget. Be it the classic canvas experience of our 12 African en-suite safari-style tents tucked away in a lush forest or our thatched non-self-contained tents (lazy camping option), where great value for money is guaranteed.

Location of Kibale forest camp

This camp has the true feeling of a forest lodge, the lodge is located 3 km from Bigodi center in an absolute piece of forest bordering a wetland and this is one of our top-rated camps in Kibale forest, the lodge has a self-guided trail perfect for spotting monkeys and birds in the evening and morning and its free.

How to get to Kibale forest camp

Kibale forest camp is easily accessible using the fort portal – Kamwenge road, the lodge is approximately 35 km from fort portal city which is 360 km from the capital Kampala, the road through Kibale forest is tarmac making it a smooth ride to the lodge or you can fly into Kasese airstrip and transfer to the lodge by car for 3-hour drive.

Things to do while staying at Kibale forest camp

  • Chimp trekking
  • Chimp habituation
  • Bigodi wetland walk
  • Forest and night walk in Kibale forest.
  • Self-guided Kibale forest monkey trail.
  • Bigodi village walks
  • Birding in the Kibale forest
Lodge grade by Wilderness Explorers Africa

Our experts rate this camp 9/10 perfect place to stay near Kibale forest for your adventure safari in Uganda.


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