Jul 12, 2016
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Rweteera Safari Park area is one of Uganda’s most rewarding destinations to explore. It’s located just outside Kibale National Park 18km along Kamwenge road, Fort Portal Western part of Uganda. This place is an ideal base for tourists visiting Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Semliki Game Reserve and Semliki National Park, and Mountain Rwenzori National park.
The camp is within walking distance to Kibale National Park, with all its wonderful African wildlife and spectacular scenery.
Rweteera Safari Park lies within the tranquil Ndali-Kasenda crater area and within half a day’s drive of the Queen Elizabeth, Rwenzori Mountains and Semuliki National Parks, as well as the Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve.
Rweteera Safari Park has been designed and furnished with nature in mind creating a feeling of comfort and relaxation in the chimp & crater lakes region.
Wining and Dining
Meals are served in the intimate dining hall overlooking lake nyabikere.
A unique experience and one not to be missed is a 'Lake Dinner' where one dines at lakeside and Black & White colobus monkeys your fellow diners!
Meals are prepared with fresh organic fruits and vegetables as well as fish, supplied by local farmers and fishermen. With friendly staff and home from home atmosphere visitors will find the service and accommodation comfortable and affordable.
Take a guided walk through our local villages. Meet and greet villagers and learn about our unique Ugandan culture and traditions.
After days spent in a car for safaris and transfers, it's great to get out of the car and finally be allowed to walk around in the crater lakes. There are no predators in the crater lakes (except for the hippo - which doesn't attack humans). Enjoy a guided walk through Lake Nyabikere and swamp wetland area, learning about the monkeys, birds and trees found in our Nature Reserve.
Experience a glorious trek through beautiful countryside, past three volcanic crater lakes and on to the stunning Mahoma Waterfall.
Crater Lake Hikes
Explore four crater lakes during this enjoyable circular walk. Learn about Crater Lake formation whilst viewing birds, trees and beautiful scenery.
Hikes of varying lengths among the crater lakes can be organised. Depending on your interest and fitness level, the experience can include waterfalls, crater rims, coffee terraces and even banana gin brewing in oil drums. There are also plenty to see for those fascinated by birds, butterflies, and primates.
The lake offers opportunities for boating and fishing, whilst the surrounding trails are excellent for mountain-biking and hiking.
Our campsite is surrounded by trees often frequented by red colobus, black and white colobus and the mischievous vervet monkeys. Camping facilities include shared bathroom facilities with flushing toilets. Camping chairs are available and a camp fire may be lit at night.
In addition to accommodation in safari permanent tents, the Safari Park offers quality camping for over landers and individuals. The campsite offers modern shower facilities, as well as barbeque and dining facilities with spectacular views over the Crater Lake.
A variety of delicious African dishes are served based on fresh raw materials from the nearby market. Guests can also prepare their own meal on the barbeque if they so wish. A chef is available for continental dishes.
Favorite Activities at Rweteera Safari Park
Have a romantic evening out - we'll take tables, chairs, plates, candles, food, wine and yourself out to one of our favourite spots on the lakeside. With a view over the lake and onto the boundary of kibale national park, you'll enjoy your dinner and quite an impressive scenery while the sun is setting.
Excursions to the Fishing Village Kyantambara
Kyantambara is a scenic little fishing village on the lakeshore. Our guide explains the traditional lifestyle of the fisherman here and probably will introduce you to the village elders. Usually, you have little kids on all your free fingers - they're not there for begging, they mostly like holding hands and jumping around with Muzungu.
You can walk to the village or we can drive you.
Relaxing and reading at the side of the lake
With a breeze from the lake and the view across the water to kibale national park.
Take a break from your safaris, enjoy a dip in the crater lake, have somebody bring you a juice or a beer, and just watch the time pass by.
Facilities and Rooms
Rweteera Safari Park has a range of accommodation, designed to meet every need and budget. We have 6 secluded standard size types of tents. Each tent is equipped with mattresses, pillows, beddings, all day running hot water, double bed, toilet, and mosquito net and a fantastic view of the lake with private relaxing area in front.
The accommodations have lake view overlooking the lake Nyabikere and Kibale National Park (Home of Chimpanzees), are the perfect choice for those looking for a bit of peace and tranquillity.
We also have own self-catering kitchen. Alternatively pick a shady spot on our grassy campsite and pinch your own tent.
Tented full board accommodation
Dining area with stunning views of the Crater Lake and part of Kibale National Park
Solar power to charge your phones and camera batteries in the evening
Our camping site is very close to the lakeside and offers a scenic view over Lake Nyabikere and Kibale national park. The site is very safe is guarded by night. Toilets and showers are available directly at the camping site as well as a dining area.
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