Chimps’ Nest is situated at one of the best viewing points of Kibale Forest, right on the border of the National Park.

All cottages and budget rooms are self-contained and have solar powered energy throughout the day.

Staying at Chimps’ Nest means you are staying amidst the wildlife of the forest!


People staying at Chimps’ Nest can choose between three different types of accommodation:

– Self-contained cottages, all with a splendid view
– Self contained budget rooms
– Family Cottage for 4-6 people near the restaurant

Our cottages are situated on a hill, with a private and splendid view of Kibale Forest and the

Rwenzori Mountains. From your private balcony you can enjoy the wildlife, with the surrounding sounds of birds, monkeys, chimps, and elephants.
The bathroom is outside. It is completely closed off but has an open roof. Your privacy is guaranteed so you can have the ultimate experience of freedom in the middle of nature.
It’s a one to five minutes walk from the restaurant to the cottages depending which cottage you stay in (7 in total).

The walking trails to the cottages are lit but our guides are happy to accompany you to your room for safety. Sometimes elephants roam around the cottages at night.
On request we offer room service for free. This way you can enjoy the sounds of the forest from your balcony to the fullest! We can provide you with a radio so you can order from your room.
We heat your water for your shower every day using firewood. Each cottage has a drum full of

200 liters of hot water. This water stays hot for at least 24 hours.
A radio is provided to call for room service or

BUDGET ROOMSOur budget rooms are near the restaurant and parking. The vegetation around the building is visited by monkeys daily. Rooms are simple but sufficient. Each room has a bed big enough for a couple. Two rooms share one bathroom with flush toilet, washbasin and hot shower. Light is powered by solar 24-hours.

The family cottage is built near the restaurant, on a hill. This place is ideal for people with children or for people who want to be near the restaurant.  Just like all the other cottages this cottage has a lot of privacy and is in the bush, surrounded by various colorful birds and wildlife.
The cottage holds two bedrooms with flexible beds which can be either twins or doubles. There is space for one extra bed each bedroom. There is a lockable door in between the two rooms.
This cottage also has a large balcony in the front with a view on the forest and the Rwenzori mountains and two complete bathrooms with

hot showers and flushing toilets.
Therefore the family cottage can also be used as 2 separate (complete) cottages. For example for friends who want to have their privacy, but also want to be near each other.

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