Accomodation in Fort Portal
Fort Portal is your perfect base for exploring all highlights of Western Uganda. The famous Rwenzori Mountains, the Queen Elizabeth National Park and the Kibale Forest National Park famous for its chimpanzees are in close distance to Fort Portal. To make your stay as comfortable as possible we have some recommendations for you.
The RuwenZori View Guesthouse
The RuwenZori View Guesthouse is awarded with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and is our main partner for accommodation in Fort Portal. The guest house was started in 1997 by a Dutch/English couple and has since then provided guests from all over the world with great service. The food is on of the best you can get in Fort Portal.
Book your stay directly on their Website or include it in one of our tours.
Kigere Lakeside Camp & Cottages
The Kigere Lakeside Cottage is located in a big green garden between the shores of Lake Kigere and Lake Nyabikere. Seven kilometers away from Fort Portal the Cottage is your perfect base in the Ugandan nature for exploring the surroundings.
There are many attractions near the cottage. Visit the three crater lakes or the Amabere Caves nearby. Enjoy the view on the Rwenzori Mountains or visit the Mountains of the Moon University. Take a swim in the safe Lake Kigere or do Birdwatching - if you are lucky you may even see the Crowned Cranes in the morning hours.
The accommodation offers space for up to 5 people. It has two bedrooms, three double beds and also an additional mattress. Perfect for a family in a quiet spot in some of Uganda’s finest nature.
Camping facilities are also available.
The Isunga Lodge is located on the edge of Kibale Forest National Park 30 kilometers from Fort Portal. The lodge sits on an elevated position, with magnificent views of the rain forest, the majestic peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains and all the way to Queen Elizabeth and Lake George. The surrounding area is defined by over 50 crater lakes around.
The lodge is run by the Scottish couple Gerard and Karen and first opened its doors in late 2016.