Kibale Guest Cottages is a genuine luxury safari accommodation that sits at the edge of Kibale National park a capital of primates most especially the chimpanzee species and other small species. The park is located in the western region of Uganda near the beautiful city of Fort portal along Kamwenge road.
However, these cottages offer free Wi-Fi access, children’s playground and beautiful gardens and from the lodge it takes only 5-minute drive from both chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk.
Kibale Guest Cottages is comprised of Deluxe Single Room, Standard Double Room and Standard Twin Room.
Deluxe Single Room; It is comprised one single bed but with comfortable amenities wanted by guests.
Standard Double Room; It is comprised of one double bed.
Standard Twin Room; This room type is comprised of one single bed.
They have extra beds but on request
Room Features; All rooms were designed with African Art and are fitted with a wardrobe. Visitors who choose these to be their sleeping safari accommodation can enjoy garden with perfect view from each room however, rooms are complete with a private bathroom with free toiletries.
Restaurant Service; They have spacious restaurant that specializes in local and African cuisines. They have skilled chefs who prepares delicious food. On site restaurant is good in serving English breakfast daily at the property, they also serve special menus and packed lunches but can be arranged on request.
They have perfect menu served in buffet and a la carte
Kibale Guest Cottage Facilities
They have welcoming and fluent speaking staff.
They have a 24-hour front desk to help the guests with their queries and giving them tour advice.
They have private check – in /check out and luggage storage
They offer luggage storage and lockers
They provide invoice to guests
They have 24 security services
They offer car hire and shuttle service but on request.
They offer daily housekeeping and ironing services
They have dry cleaners and laundry services
They provide free internet through Wi-Fi
They provide free public parking
Food and Drinks Offer;
They offer special diet menu only on request.
They prepare kids meal and also serve breakfast in the rooms
They have coffee house on site and serves fresh fruits
They offer both Air drop off and pick up.
They offer laundry services and shoe cleaning services.
At the lodge you can enjoy local traditional dance performance and guided community walk can be arranged on request.
They also offer currency exchange on site
Activities to do while at Kibale Guest Cottages
While at Kibale Guest Cottage you can go for game viewing at the park’s open plains and expect to view African buffaloes, Common warthogs, Giant forest hogs, Sitatunga, bushbucks, Leopards, African golden cats, Mongooses, otters many more.
This is the top tourist activity done in Kibale National Park that takes you through thick forest trails of Kibale forest with the help of park ranger in search for Chimpanzees. This activity starts early in the morning with a briefing about rules of chimpanzee tracking, the activity can take 4 to 5 hours depending on where were last seen the previous day. Remember to put on comforting hiking shoes because the activity is all about hiking in wet or slippery trails since Kibale forest is a rainy forest its unpredictable it might rain all time. While tracking you will be able to see other primate species, bird’s species such as, central African monkey, black and white colobus, blue monkey, L’Hoest, grey cheeked mangabey, Uganda Red Colobus Monkey among other. Once you find them one hour is given to you to observe chimpanzees how they play, feed a well as taking photography.
Birding and Buffer Fly Watching Experience
Kibale Forest is a home notable 375 bird species and beautiful butterfly, birds to see here includes; Africa pitta, black-capped Apalis, Purple –breasted sun bird, White napped pigeon, little green bull, brown illadopsis, black bee-eater, Yellow-rumped Tinker bird, brown crested Alethe, Red-chested owlet, Red-faced woodland among others.
You can go visit the batooro and Bakiga communities where you will witness their amazing traditional art pieces, local way of life, houses built using local materials, enjoy their local dances and dramas among other.
Accessibility; By Air
One can access at Kibale Guest Cottage from Entebbe International Airport to the nearest airport Kasese Airport which is about 103 kilometers away from the lodge. You can be picked by safari guide from the airstrip to your booked lodge.