Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda

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Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda

Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda is located on the banks of the Nyinabulitwa Crater Lake, the second-largest crater lake in Uganda. The lodge is within 7 km of the tropical rainforest of Kibale Forest National Park. The national park protects the lush and dense evergreen rainforest, which is the natural habitat of chimpanzees.

The well-appointed Crater Safari Lodge is situated in a prime location on a hill overlooking the second-largest crater lake in Uganda. The views from the lodge are breathtaking, and rooms either have a full or partial view of the crater lake below.

Crater Safari Lodge is in a remote area and the journey to paradise is long but eye-opening and scenic. The quickest route is by air. Fly from Entebbe to Fort Portal Airstrip, followed by a 60 minutes road transfer to the lodge. Driving from Entebbe to Crater Safari Lodge, take approximately 5 – 7 hours.

Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda

Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda has a total of 23 rooms comprising 9 standard pool-facing cabanas (double level) and 14 deluxe thatched chalets.  All the rooms have, mosquito nets, wardrobes, clothes racks, shower, bathrobes, free toiletries, toilet, bathroom, bath or shower, outdoor furniture, outdoor dining area, towels, linen, and bedside tables with lamps

Thatched chalets with expansive wooden balconies provide the perfect luxurious jungle escape. Hammocks and garden swings on the grounds of the lodge add an extra element of tranquility to your remote safari experience.

The main lodge houses the restaurant, intimate bar area, and lounge. The boma area is the perfect place to relax around a roaring and crackling fire, and share stories about the day’s activities. The sparkling swimming pool adorning the manicured lawns is the perfect place to soak up the African sun and enjoy panoramic views of the sublime crater lake.

The surrounding area is home to 9 crater lakes and abundant tea and coffee plantations. The famous Kibale National Forest is home to gangs of chimpanzees, and the neighboring Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is home to abundant birdlife and primates. The “Top of the World” viewpoint is close-by.

Activities available from Crater Safari Lodge include; Guided cycling trips to Kibale forest, the crater lakes, and tea plantations, Trips to surrounding tea and coffee plantations, Swimming, swamp walks, fishing, Chimpanzee tracking, birding walks, Visiting the 9 crater lakes, canoeing, and hiking, etc.

Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda Accommodation Rates

2023 Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda Accommodation Rates Per Night;

Full Board Only Accommodation Includes;

Accommodation on Full Board Basis (All meals, teas & coffees, drinking water)

Accommodation Type

Single Room
(1 Guest)
Double Room
(2 Guests)

Standard Cabanas Room

225 US Dollars

450 US Dollars

Garden Luxury Chalet

290 US Dollars 580 US Dollars

Lake View Luxury Chalet

335 US Dollars

670 US Dollars

Honeymoon Suite

360 US Dollars

720 US Dollars

Notes

* A 3rd adult sharing a chalet with an additional bed will pay 75% of the adult rate
* There is a supplement of 35 US Dollars per person per night on festivals – Easter, New Year’s Eve, New Year
* Honeymoon Suite booking includes a bottle of red wine in the room on arrival, breakfast in bed (if required), private bush breakfast, or dinner on the shore of the lake
* All guests on breathing machines are entitled to pay a supplement of 60 US Dollars per night to enable the lodge to run the generator the whole night during their stay as the solar or electricity is not stable


Full Board Accommodation Rates Exclude;

* Laundry
* Activities
* Medical insurance
* Chimpanzee permit
* Soft & alcoholic drinks
* All items of a personal nature
* Gratuities to driver/ guides and staff
* Transport to/from Chimpanzee tracking
* Telephone calls and curio shop purchases


2023 Crater Safari Lodge Kibale National Park Uganda Fully Inclusive Accommodation Rates Per Night;

Fully Inclusive Accommodation Rate Includes;

Accommodation on a Full Board Basis (All meals & local soft and alcoholic drinks), shoe cleaning, laundry, top-of-the-world hike & canoeing & visit to the local Wilson’s Village

Accommodation Type

Single Room
(1 Guest)
Double Room
(2 Guests)

Standard Cabanas Room

250 US Dollars

500 US Dollars

Garden Luxury Chalet

360 US Dollars 720 US Dollars

Lake View Luxury Chalet

430 US Dollars

860 US Dollars

Honeymoon Suite

450 US Dollars

900 US Dollars

Notes

* A 3rd adult sharing a chalet with an additional bed will pay 75% of the adult rate
* There is a supplement of 35 US Dollars per person per night on festivals – Easter, New Year’s Eve, New Year
* Honeymoon Suite booking includes a bottle of red wine in the room on arrival, breakfast in bed (if required), private bush breakfast, or dinner on the shore of the lake
* All guests on breathing machines are entitled to pay a supplement of 60 US Dollars per night to enable the lodge to run the generator the whole night during their stay as the solar or electricity is not stable


Fully Inclusive Accommodation Rates Exclude the;

* Chimpanzee permit
* All items of a personal nature
* Premium international drinks
* Gratuities to driver/guides and staff
* Medical insurance, and other activities
* Telephone calls and curio shop purchases


Children Policy

* Children aged 4 and younger stay free of charge
* The minimum age for chimpanzee trekking is 12 years
* Children aged 5 – 12 pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing with adults
* Children aged 13 and over are considered adults and pay the adult rate
* Children aged 5 – 12 pay 70% of the adult rate when staying in their own room
* Children of all ages are welcome at Crater Safari Lodge, but only children aged 12 and above will be able to track the chimps


Chimpanzee Permits

* Chimpanzee Tracking permit costs 200 US Dollars and a 15 US Dollars service fee per person
* Chimpanzee Habituation permit costs 250 US Dollars and a 15 US Dollars service fee per person


Other Activities

* Canoe Trip – 25 US Dollars
* Nature Walks – 20 US Dollars
* Biking Activity – 25 US Dollars
* Crater Lake visit – 25 US Dollars
* Community Visit – 15 US Dollars
* Fishing Rod rental – 15 US Dollars
* Bigodi Swamp Walk – 17 US Dollars
* Bush Dinner lakeside – 50 US Dollars
* Top of the World Hike – 15 US Dollars
* Kayak Rental – 2 hours – 90 US Dollars
* Birding in Bigodi Wetland – 62 US Dollars

Crater Safari Lodge Facilities

* Intimate bar area
* Laundry service on site
* Boma area with campfire
* WiFi in the main area (slow)
* Guest Bathroom in the main area
* Hairdryer facility in the main area
* The solar-powered, eco-friendly lodge
* Tea and coffee station in the main area
* Babysitting services available (extra cost)
* Swimming pool on lawns with deck chairs
* Dining area/restaurant where meals are served
* Swinging chairs for relaxation dotted around the gardens
* Comfortable open lounge area with expansive views of the gardens and crater lake


Rooms

* Wake-up service
* Small lounge area inside rooms
* Plug points in rooms (Type G, 3 prong square plugs)
* Standard pool facing cabanas are split level and are either double twin or single rooms
* 23 rooms in total comprising 9 standard pool facing cabanas (double level) and 14 deluxe thatched chalets
* 8 Deluxe chalets are crater facing (2 twins, 6 doubles/ singles) – one of which is the honeymoon suite)
* 6 Deluxe chalets are in the gardens with a partial crater view (2 of these are family cottages that are joined)
* 6 chalets have baths, while the rest have expansive showers – If needed, Deluxe chalets have space for an extra bed
* The family chalet has inter-leading rooms with 2 double beds or 4 single beds in total Chalet’s timber balconies either have chairs or couches, and 6 of them have hammocks


Activities

* Canoe hire
* General nature walks around the lake
* Visit the 9 crater lakes in the immediate area
* Trips to surrounding tea and coffee plantations
* Guided birding walks to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
* A romantic bush dinner is set up on the shores of the lake
* Tracking chimpanzees in the neighboring Kibale National Park
* Hike to the “Top of the World” viewpoint to view the 9 crater lakes in the area
* Cultural activities (basket weaving) and community visits (schools and markets)
* Chimpanzee tracking or habituation experience (booking is essential and a permit is required)
* Guided cycling trips to Kibale forest, the crater lakes, and tea plantations. Gear and mountain bikes provided

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