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Kyaninga Lodge

Discover Kyaninga Lodge

Set in a phenomenal location, with the mythical Mountains of the Moon rising in the background, Kyaninga Lodge is a timber-built luxury lodge on the edge of the crater lake known as Lake Kyaninga. There are only 9 cottages on offer, set apart and raised on platforms, and offering privacy and tranquility. An indoor seating area leads out to a private deck where you can enjoy morning tea or coffee with views over the lake and the Rwenzori Mountains. With modern solar power, you will always have hot water and electrical charging points.

3-course cuisine awaits you in the dining room and after dinner, head through to the lounge where you can relax by the fire with a drink from the fully stocked bar. During the daytime, head out to the terrace and or the swimming pool and relax on loungers while enjoying the view of Lake Kyaninga. The gardens too provide a stunning setting for relaxation, reflection, and space for games. There is even a lawn tennis court for you to enjoy.

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Expert View

  • An equatorial paradise, feel miles away from the bustle of daily life
  • Swim in Lake Kyaninga - one of few lakes in Uganda safe to swim in
  • Alpine-meets-African luxury interiors
  • Among Uganda's most luxurious lodges
  • Chimpanzee safaris in Kibale National Park

At a glance

  • 9 Cottages
  • Recommend 15 Years + For Chimp Tracking
  • Open All Year
  • All Inclusive

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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"Bring those hiking boots because there's an abundance of walks including a Crater Rim Walk, Forest Walk, a Village and Cultural Walk and a Great Rift Valley Walk taking you down to the very edge of the escarpment."

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