TURACO TREETOPS – BEST LODGE IN KIBALE NATIONAL PARK, UGANDA
Turaco Treetops is a lodge a brand newest semi-luxury lodge that offer unique experience and is close to Kibale national park well known for chimpanzee tracking. Turaco tree tops provides a warm hearted atmosphere for visitors to ensure a great experience in the forest. The lodge sits on 5.2 hectares of a rain forest just at a walkable distance from Kibale’s park headquarters where visitors gather for chimp trekking briefing.
Staying at Turaco Tree Tops allows you enjoy spectacular views of the park’s forest and the snowcapped Rwenzori mountains. The lodge is solar powered and built using local materials to protect and blend in with the environment. The main building at Turaco Tree tops houses a lounge area, a bar, restaurant and an upper floor lounge with amazing views of the forest. The restaurant serves delicious meals prepared using locally sourced fresh foods by the well trained chefs. Visitors can grab a drink from the well-stocked bar as they relax in the lounge around a fire place.
The views across the forest to the Rwenzori mountains is stunning especially during the sunsets. there are charging points in the main building and free WIFI is also available to allow visitors keep updated with their family and friends back home.
Turaco Tree Tops offers accommodation in 8 luxury cottages and 8 standard rooms perched in the jungle forest. The luxury cottages have large windows, spacious with en suite bathrooms, comfortable beds and have private wooden decks to provide beautiful views of Kibale Forest. The cottages offer an African feel with a touch of modern life making it the best option for stay while in Kibale national park.
The standard rooms are in 4 duplex buildings with shared balconies great for families and friends. The cottages and rooms are constructed using local materials offering the African feel of nature. The cottages have spectacular views of the forest and a number of animals can be seen from the balconies like black and white colobus monkeys plus a number of birds like Great Blue Turaco.
For visitors going to Kibale national park, Turaco tree Tops is the best option for accommodation as you plan to go for chimpanzee tracking. The lodge has a swimming pool where visitors get to relax after a long day in the forest. You can chill on the sunbeds or in the grass thatched cozy pool house near the swimming pool or the Red Hot Poker tree. The lodge is family friendly welcoming children of all ages and they offer different activities to keep the kids entertained. Some of activities that visitors can engage in while staying at Turaco Tree Tops include Chimpanzee tracking and habituation, nature walk in Bigodi wetland Sanctuary, birding, crater lake and tea plantations visits, village tours, and family activities like playing indoor games, and more.