Kyaninga lodge and swimming poolKyaninga lodge and swimming pool

Kyaninga Lodge

From: $405.00

Kyaninga Lodge is perched on the rim of an ancient volcanic crater lake with spectacular views of the Mountains of the Moon in the distance. Kyaninga Lodge offers the ultimate luxury experience of one of Uganda’s most beautiful locations. Conveniently located close to Kibale Forest National Park, Africa’s premier chimp tracking destination.


Kyaninga Lodge

Kyaninga Lodge is set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the Rwenzori Mountains beyond. The lodge is the spectacular result of an unwavering commitment to creating an experience of Africa’s beauty unlike anything else. Experience the beauty and romance of this unexplored region while staying in the height of luxury and elegance. Nine exclusive cottages made from hand carved logs, superb dining, and a wealth of adventures await.

Set apart and raised on platforms, nine cottages offer you privacy and tranquility. Each spacious cottage comes with a choice of twin or double beds made up with the softest bed linen and feather pillows. An indoor seating area leads out to a private deck where you can enjoy morning tea or coffee with views over the Rwenzori Mountains. The en-suite bathrooms boast claw footed freestanding baths and glass-walled showers. With modern solar power, you will always have hot water and electrical charging points.

Deep in the evergreen rain forest of Kibale, you will come face to face with man’s closest living relative. Kibale forest is the best place in the world to see Chimpanzees in the wild. The forest is frequently used by documentary film-makers. With the highest density of Chimpanzees in the world, and with 13 other rare primates, the enormous Kibale forest is a world treasure. Situated close to Kibale Forest, Kyaninga Lodge is the perfect place for you to explore this ancient wilderness.

Only eight hundred Mountain Gorillas remain in the wild and almost half of them are in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Take a guided trek through the forest and come face to face with one of the rarest animals on Earth and one of mankind’s closest relatives, the Mountain Gorilla.

Some of the activities include:

  • A guided walk around the rim of the ancient volcano
  • Short hikes through the “land that time forgot” forest
  • Local village tours
  • Great Rift Valley escarpment walks
  • Gorilla treks
  • Chimpanzee treks
  • Excursions to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Read our Country Information for advice on travel to Uganda.

Consider combining your stay in Uganda with a visit to the Kidepo Valley and Apoka Safari Lodge. Ishasha Wilderness Camp is an ideal location for relaxation. if you are budget conscious on your safari to Africa, have a look at Bakers Lodge.

Read more about Kibale Forest National Park.

How to Get There

Fly in

Fly into Kampala or Entebbe with Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways or South African Airways.

For internal flights to access Kyaninga close to Fort Portal please get in touch with us for arrangements.



  • Full board accommodation
  • All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Guided walks to various destinations


  • Internal flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Bar beverages



Some of the activities that are on offer from Kyaninga Lodge are:

  • Swimming pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Chimpanzee excursions
  • Village tours
  • Lakeside walk
  • Gorilla Trekking – advance booking
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Muhoma Falls and the Kasenda Crater Field
  • Great Rift Valley Walk
  • Kibale Forest National Park
  • Rwenzori Sculpture Gallery and Arts
  • Semliki Valley National Park
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Rwenzori Mountains National Park

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