Primate Lodge Kibale

Address: Kamwenge District, Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda | Lodge
 
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This lodge is located on Kamwenge District, Kibale Forest National Park.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsPrimate Lodge Kibale Kibale Forest National Park

          Reviewed by barbara9909

          Great location but a little dark

          Reviewed Jun 12, 2014
          by (12 reviews) Livonia , United States Flag of United States

          The Primate Lodge is set in the Kibale National Park (or right next to it), so it is an ideal location if you will be chimp trekking. There are two types of lodgings: cottages and permanent tents. We stayed in the cottages which are stone construction set in a wooded area away from the lodge. They only have power between 6pm and 10pm and you must charge your cameras at the lodge (not your room). Clean and comfortable rooms with a not so great shower (drips out water). Staff is friendly and helpful and the food is reasonable. You can see lots of birds at the lodge and baboons. The guests all tend to be friendly and you can chat around the small bar / lounge area while your cameras recharge.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by shawnbuckle

          Great location and service, but needs a facelift

          Reviewed May 4, 2014
          by (15 reviews) Toronto , Canada Flag of Canada

          Like most people, we stayed at the Primate Lodge to be close to the starting point of the chimp trek - we opted for the chimp habituation day rather than the 1 tour and were extremely happy we did, more on that in the official review. The lodge is in a great location since the UWA starting point is a hop-skip-and-jump away. The property itself would have been pristine in the early-90s, however time has made an impact. The rooms and dining area feel old and stuffy, with a lot of painted rocks and concrete. It doesnt ruin your stay by any means, but keeps you wishing you had visited 20 years ago. We were also the only ones at the lodge. We stayed in the two-story cottage and spent most of the time outside on the lifted patio. The shower left a lot to be desired, however you can't complain given its location. The food was pretty good along with the service and the price very affordable, so all and all, it was a good stay.

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          Reviewed by jowhiting

          Great Location but a little dark

          Reviewed May 7, 2012
          by (10 reviews) Hove , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Unfortunately there is only power between 6pm and 8am and the rooms are very dark. It would have been helpful to have had some battery powered lamps. It is a great location though and it was fantastic to see the chimpanzees in the wild.

          Primate Lodge
          Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda
          Blue Lizard at Primate Lodge
          Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda
          The bar at Primate Lodge
          Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Primate Lodge Kibale Kibale Forest National Park

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          Travel Blogs from Kibale Forest National Park

          7 uur African massage

          A travel blog entry by tonny-en-marcel on Feb 21, 2016

          3 photos

          Vandaag vond ik het wel een beetje beproeving: 7 uur dirt road van de slechte soort. Gelukkig nog wel een keer mooie vogels gezien, en langs verschillende theeplantages gereden.

          Bij aankomst in de Primate Lodge werden we weer allervriendelijkst verwelkomd en wij (als enige stel) hadden de "double room", wat het mooiste huisje van de lodge …

          Chimpansees!

          A travel blog entry by tonny-en-marcel on Feb 22, 2016

          4 photos

          Om 6 uur op want we gingen een dag bij de chimpansees op bezoek. Stevige wandelschoenen, lange pijpen en mouwen aan, deet mee, veel water en een lunchpakket. De 'office' van de chimpansee-rangers is vlakbij, en we werden opgewacht door Florence. Na wat instructie over de gedragsregels (niet flitsen, geen video's terugkijken ivm het geluid, niet …

          Papyrus en apen

          A travel blog entry by tonny-en-marcel on Feb 23, 2016

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          Als extra excursie hadden we voor de ochtend een Swamp walk geboekt. Aan het begin van de walk was een boom met gele Weaver birds, die met z'n allen een enorm kabaal maakten. Ernaast stond een boom met Purple Weaver birds die zich wat beschaafder gedroegen.
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          Crossing the equator

          A travel blog entry by bvrlymm on Apr 12, 2015

          2 comments, 49 photos

          ... that tourism is seen as an economic driving force for positive change and a better future. We certainly hope so, for the sake of all of the friendly, happy children we see everywhere.

          Our final animal encounter is with the primates in Kibale National Forest. We spend a half day there in the company of vervet, colubus and red tail monkeys, baboons and chimpanzees. Mostly we are there for the chimps. Our closest cousins in the animal world, we share 98% of their DNA. Hard ...

          Primate Central!

          A travel blog entry by barbara9909 on Jun 13, 2014

          66 photos

          ... know where they are. We met two American university researchers studying chimps. They come yearly to observe the chimps. Kibale is the primary place in the world for chimp research!

          Around 4:30pm the chimps came down from the trees and walked within feet of us! Very amazing!! They have such human like gestures and expressions. We followed them for an hour and then, walked back. You can only spend an hour with ...

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          Blue Lizard at Primate Lodge
          Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda
          The bar at Primate Lodge
          Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda
          Butterfly in the grounds of Primate Lodge
          Kibale Forest National Park, Uganda