Ndali Lodge

Kibale Forest, Kibale Forest and Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda

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  • Incredible views over crater lakes

  • English Country House-style accommodation

  • The perfect base for relaxing after chimp tracking in Kibale

  • Take a walk around the 1000 acre farm

  • Situated in Uganda's tea-growing region - take a tour of a local plantation

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Uganda can be visited at any time of year. Most of Uganda enjoys the perfect tropical climate. Temperatures average about 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. The hottest months are from December to February.

It is generally rainy (particularly during the months of March to May, September to November), while the remaining months (December to February, June to August) comprise Uganda's two dry seasons.

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Ndali Lodge takes advantage of the wonderful scenery that this region of Uganda is famed for with breathtaking views over Lake Nyinambuga and makes the perfect base for chimpanzee tracking, being just 45 minutes from Kibale Forest National Park.

Ndali Lodge has a scenic setting on an ancient volcano overlooking Lake Nyinambuga - highlighting the natural beauty of this region. The lodge has an English country house feel to it and this combined with the wonderful views make it the perfect base from which to explore the area.

The lodge is situated 45 minutes from the gate to Kibale Forest National Park, making it the ideal spot to stay for chimpanzee tracking as well as there being fantastic walking on offer in the area. Set on a working farm, it is also possible to go on 'estate walks' which take in coffee, cocoa and plantain, as well as a small vanilla plantation.

Ndali Lodge makes the most of the fabulous setting with a veranda with direct views over Lake Nyinambuga and the Rwenzori Mountains that surround it. There is an equally impressive swimming pool, where you can relax and enjoy the peace. Accommodation in individual spacious cottages which have en-suite bathrooms - the bath is the perfect spot to lie back after a day trekking and enjoy the panoramic views.

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  • Chimp trekking in Kibale Forest

    Kibale Forest in western Uganda is home to 13 different species of primate, and is the main area for chimpanzee trekking in the country. Sighting rates are high, and you will have the incredible opportunity to get up close to these fascinating animals.

  • Chimpanzee habituation

    Spend a day in Kibale Forest observing the resident chimpanzee population. Step off the beaten track and enjoy the company of a chimpanzee family in the process of habituation, alongside expert guides and researchers.

  • Mobile camping in Uganda

    For the ultimate luxury bush camp experience, try mobile camping in Uganda. Completely off the beaten track, camp will be set up in a remote area of a national park, with all modern facilities included. Find a secluded spot and enjoy the views in privacy!

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    Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Jinja

    from £9000 pp inc flights & transfers for 13 nights

    • This all-encompassing 14-day itinerary showcases the very best that Uganda has to offer.
    • Witness the power of the Nile River surging through a narrow gorge to create the Murchison Falls.
    • Enjoy two bucket-list experiences as you observe the behaviours of habituated chimpanzees and gorillas in two pristine national parks.

Location & directions

Kibale Forest, Kibale Forest and Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda

Ndali Lodge is located just 45 minutes from the gate of Kibale Forest National Park, in western Uganda.

Speak to our specialists 020 3993 8860

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