Kyambura gorge lodge is famously known as a comfortable and spacious safari accommodation and an ideal location for tracking the lost and unique chimpanzee in the sunken forest of Kyambura gorge close by one of Africa’s most beautiful parks, seated around the waterway of the Kazinga Channel. The park is home to a diversity of wildlife species over 95 mammals,600 bird species, and primates among others. Well, the lodge lies in a beautiful area dotted with breathtakingly beautiful gardens and the area is converted from a coffee store for your great reward.
The lodge consists of comfortable guest bandas and each banda offers an amazing view of either the savanna or the gorge. These bandas are designed into new four deluxe bandas and four standard bandas. The lodge also offers a unique new spa and swimming pool which was launched in 2019.
They were furnished with elegant hand-built guest bandas facing either the savannah of Kyambura gorge. Generally, the four deluxe and four standard rooms.
The lodge is a good starting point for your chimpanzee track with direct private forest trails leading down into Kyambura gorge.
The lodge boasts personal butler service for all guests and Wi-Fi is connected to the building.
At the lodge, you can visit the Kyambura Eco-tourism project and plant a tree seedling in the wildlife buffer zone.
Things to do at Kyambura Gorge Lodge –Queen Elizabeth National Park
Chimpanzee tracking; This is a unique activity that can last 2 to 5 hours, descending the steep gorge and crossing the log bridges over the river but it requires fitness. The experience starts early in the morning with the accompany of the park rangers to look for them in their natural inhabitants. Once you find them an hour is given to the trackers to observe our closest related cousins the great apes who shared 99% of human genes as well as enjoy photography.
Boat cruise; This is the second activity that can be done along the gorgeous Kazinga Channel which is a 32 kilometers long channel, home to rich wildlife that links lakes, Edward and George. More so, the boat cruise provides a marvelous opportunity to photograph the various animal species that come to cool off at the water’s edge including buffaloes, hippos, lions, elephants, leopards, and water birds such as shoe bill, Red-shouldered cuckoo shrike, Yellow-billed stork, Lesser flamingos, Greater Flamingos, Long-Tailed Cormorants, African Darter, African Open bill among others.
Lion Research Safari; In Uganda –Queen Elizabeth national park is the best safari destination to do a lion research safari which is more rewarding in the morning hours when there is ample time to track the pride and during the morning hours there is a high chance of seeing them.
Gorilla tracking; This is an activity that is done in a group of 8 visitors and starts early in the morning tracking can take from 3 to 8 hours, meaning it needs body fitness. The moment you find them one hour is given to you to spend with them as watch these beautiful ape species in their natural habitats. Gorilla trekking can be done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park, which can easily have accessed through the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth national park to the final home of gorillas.
Birding, you go birding in the maramangambo forest inside the park where you will be able to spot various Albertine endemics in the Albertine regions include; barbet, African emerald cuckoo, Robin-chat, Yellow bill, Red-throated wryneck, blue shouldered Robin-chat, African fin foot , Nigro-finch, chestnut wattle eye, among many.