Discover Luxury And Adventure At Uganda’s Chimpundu Lodge

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Experience Serenity And Adventure In The Heart Of Kibale Forest

Nestled in the heart of the lush Kibale Forest, Chimpundu Lodge offers an unparalleled blend of luxury and adventure, making it the perfect destination for those seeking a tranquil yet exciting escape. The name “Chimpundu” is a unique fusion of “Chimpanzee” and “Mpundu,” translating to the enchanting “Home of the Chimpanzee.” This evocative name sets the stage for a serene, nature-filled retreat that perfectly complements any Ugandan safari experience.

Immersive Nature Experience

Imagine waking up in one of the lodge’s 18 exquisite luxury cottages, to the melodious sounds of the forest, the rustling of leaves, and the distant calls of chimpanzees, while surrounded by the serene ambiance of Kibale Forest National Park. Chimpundu Lodge promises an immersive nature experience that revitalizes your senses and reawakens your spirit. Located near the famous Kanyanchu area, the gateway to the renowned Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, the lodge provides easy access to one of Uganda’s most rewarding wildlife encounters.

The Kibale Forest Portal is renowned for its biodiversity, boasting 375 species of birds, 14 species of snakes, 27 species of frogs and toads, and 20 species of reptiles and over 200 species of butterflies. It is also home to 70 mammal species, including 13 primate species like the elusive L’Hoest’s monkey. Whether you are an avid birder, a wildlife enthusiast, or a nature lover, Kibale Forest offers a mesmerizing array of flora and fauna that is sure to captivate your senses.

Luxurious Accommodations

Accommodation at Chimpundu Lodge is nothing short of luxurious. The lodge features 18 exquisitely designed cottages, each providing an intimate and comfortable retreat with stunning views of the forest. These cottages are equipped with modern amenities, including spacious dressing rooms, en-suite bathrooms, and private sundecks. The Double Cottage is perfect for couples seeking a cozy, intimate setting, while the Family Cottage provides ample space for those wishing to explore the forest wonders with their loved ones. For the ultimate in luxury, the 2 in 1 Family Cottage combines elegance and comfort, with separate bedrooms. Whether you opt for a Double Cottage or a Family Cottage, you will enjoy unparalleled comfort and privacy, with amenities such as king-size beds, stocked minibars, private balconies, and en-suite bathrooms with both showers and tubs.

Culinary Delights

Dining at Chimpundu Lodge is a culinary journey that celebrates the finest moments in life. The lodge’s dining experiences are keenly crafted to cater to your every need, whether you are enjoying a romantic dinner under the stars or a celebratory feast. The on-site bar offers a selection of favourite drinks, perfect for winding down after an exciting day. For those seeking relaxation, the spa provides a tranquil haven where you can rejuvenate amidst the natural beauty of Kibale Forest. Additionally, the lodge features a swimming pool that overlooks the forest, offering a refreshing respite after a day of exploration.

Adventure Awaits

Chimpundu Lodge is not just about relaxation; it is also a hub for adventure and discovery. Activities include chimpanzee trekking, guided hikes through Kibale Forest, birding walks, cultural tours around Kibale, and canoeing on the crater lakes. The lodge also offers a fully equipped boardroom, making it an ideal venue for meetings, team-building events, or conferences, complete with modern technology and internet access.

Family-Friendly Retreat

For families, Chimpundu Lodge is a perfect getaway, welcoming children of all ages and offering family-friendly accommodations and activities that ensure an enjoyable stay for all members. The climate in Kibale is consistently pleasant, with temperatures averaging around 27°C (81°F) during the day and cooling to about 19°C (59°F) at night, making it an ideal year-round destination.

Convenient Transfers

To enhance your experience, Chimpundu Lodge provides transfers for guests with scheduled flights included in the tariff. Private transfers can also be arranged at an additional cost. From Entebbe International Airport, transfers cost USD 280 per vehicle one way, accommodating up to six passengers, while transfers from Kasese Airstrip are USD 190 per vehicle one way.

Discover the magic of Uganda at Chimpundu Lodge, where luxury meets the wild, and every moment is an opportunity to create lasting memories. Book your stay today and embark on an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Kibale Forest.

For reservations and more information, you can reach them at +256776210872, +256776200080 or +256706666000, or via email at More details are available on their website,

Phone: +256 776 210 872 / +256 776 200 080 / +256 706 666 000



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