Primate Lodge

Primate Lodge is an Upmarket / Luxury accommodation within the boundaries of Kibale National Park at the same place with Kanyanchu Tourism Center. Primate Lodge is gifted to be the only lodge inside Kibale Forest National Park and most importantly very close to Kanyanchu Tourism Center making it the ideal place to commence forest exploration activities most especially the Chimpanzee Habituation that starts at 6am.


Primate Lodge is an ecofriendly establishment and its accommodation is presented in 8 superior cottages, 7 forest cottages, 1 tree house and a camping ground.

Primate Lodge is built using local materials where possible and utilizes solar power to adhere to principles of sustainable tourism. The free WIFI is provided in public areas.

Superior Safari Tents at Primate Lodge

The 8 Superior tents at Primate Lodge are perched on a raised wooden platform with grass thatch blending well with the surroundings. Each cottage features a verandah overlooking the forest. The inside of the cottage features African touch and is equipped with Queen Sized beds, large windows with the forest views, en suite bathrooms furnished with local stone wall paintings and the bamboo.

Forest Cottages at Primate Lodge

The 7 Forest Cottages are exclusively located in the forest and the rooms have own veranda and the inside features large twin beds, sitting area and African décor. They are en suite with a flushing toilet, bathroom and a shower.

Sky Tree House at Primate Lodge

The Sky tree house is perched high in the tree deep in the forest and has a simple bedroom with basic washing facilities at the tree foot. It is at 10 minutes’ walk to the main lodge and is mostly visited by elephants at night.

Campsite at Primate Lodge

The lodge features a well maintained camp site that has shared facilities and the guests are required to bring their own camping equipment.

Primate Lodge Facilities

Well-stocked bar

Spacious restaurant

Lounge area

Souvenir shop

Camp fire area

Parking available

Recharging facilities at the main lodge

Valuable keeping at the main lodge