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Why we like it
- Enjoy a refreshing dip in the lodge's swimming pool, which overlooks the lake and provides a perfect spot in which to soak up the surrounding natural beauty
- Enjoy a game of croquet out on the lawns with the stunning vista views in the background
- Walk to down to the shores of Lake Kyaninga, the lake has remarkably blue water and nearby is the 'land that time forgot' rainforest which it a true wilderness area
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- A 30 minute body, head or foot massage or a manicure or pedicure
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I can easily say that nothing - nothing - in the natural world compares to an hour spent with wild mountain gorillas. An encounter with these magnificent beasts is absolutely without parallel.
- MM, Edinburgh
Set against a stunning backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the legendary Mountains of the Moon in the distance, Kyaninga Lodge is the result of six years of commitment creating an experience not to be missed. Each of the eight cottages are built on platforms and set apart to offer fantastic views, privacy and tranquillity. Each of the spacious cottage are beautifully appointed with an indoor sitting area which leads out to a private deck where you can enjoy morning coffee or tea and views over the lake and the Mountains of the Moon. The en suite bathrooms have marble countertop basins set atop beautifully crafted Elgon Olive pedestals, claw footed freestanding baths, glass walled showers with plenty of hot water.
8 hours 15 minutes
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required
Best time to travel
December - March, June - September
With a tropical climate, the hottest months are December to February. The main rainy season tends to be between April and May and then again from October to November. Due to the altitude the mountain air is a lot cooler. The best times to visit are Uganda are from December to March and from June to September.
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Suggested itineraries in Uganda
Uganda Gorilla Safari
Nights: 4 | from £3,175pp
There’s no experience quite like gazing into the brown eyes of a mountain gorilla – and with just over 800 of these endangered primates remaining, it’s a rare privilege indeed. Venture deep into Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with experienced guides to track a habituat-ed family and enjoy a unique, unforgettable wildlife encounter.
Chimp Trekking in Uganda
Nights: 5 | from £2,595pp
A five night chimpanzee-centric wildlife adventure in two of Uganda’s primate hot spots – the magical Kibale Forest and wildlife-rich Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Africa: Across a Continent by Private Jet
Nights: 20 | from £77,080pp
Experience the highlights of Africa on one amazing journey. Africa Revealed: A Journey by Private Jet takes you to seven countries in 21 days, revealing Africa's wildlife, culture and history at their most authentic. Travel in style on board our chartered Boeing 757, equipped with first-class, fully lie-flat seats.
Nights: 10 | from £6,145pp
Uganda is one of Africa’s best-kept secrets. While most people visit just for gorilla trekking – which is a must – this mountainous, lake-flecked, wildlife-rich country has plenty more to offer.