Primate Lodge

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Why we like it

  • Primate Lodge is in the heart of Kibale Forest
  • An authentic jungle experience
  • Primate Lodge is an eco-friendly lodge running on solar power and supporting the local community
  • A selection of the activities on offer are chimp tracking, forest walks, birding, nocturnal walks and visit to the tea estates
  • The lodge has seven intimate cottages and eight luxury tents
  • The perfect base for tracking the primates

A&K Top Tip

For the adventurous traveller a night in the Sky High Tree House is an experience not to be missed, overlooking the scenic elephant wallow.

Guest Testimonial

Your attitude towards suggestions made was amazing. You went the extra mile in finding us somewhere we had suggested.

- SR, London

Primate Lodge in Kibale is an exclusive camp with eight luxury safari tents, seven comfortable forest cottages and a Tree House for a one night adventure. All rooms are privately situated within the forest, making it an ideal place to unwind and experience life in the African Rainforest. The main area of the lodge has a restaurant offering a combination of international and traditional African dishes, there is a bar to relax in and an open airy lounge with comfortable lounge chairs and sofas.

Primate Lodge offers a wide variety of activities to experience the Kibale Forest, but when not out on an activity the lodge is the ideal place to sit quietly and listen to the wildlife and birdlife of the forest. In the evenings the campfire is lit to keep warm and exchange stories of exciting adventures of the day. Primate Lodge is a must in any Uganda itinerary it captures the beauty that this country has to offer as well as the extra ordinary wildlife that can be viewed in its natural habitat.

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flying time

8 hours 15 minutes

time difference

GMT +3 hours


Required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

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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