Chameleon Hill Lodge
Situated between Mgahinga and Bwindi National Parks on the shores of Lake Mutanda, Chameleon Hills Lodge is home to some of the most astounding views in the country. True Rift Valley scenery with crater lakes and forested hills full of wildlife.
Chameleon Hill Lodge Highlights
Chameleon Hill Lodge is elevated at an altitude of 2000m, offering spectacular views of the surroundings lakes and volcanoes with the famous Virunga volcanic mountains in the background. The sunsets reflect in the surface of the water, creating a dramatic and unforgettable palette of colour in both the sky and the mirrored surface of Lake Mutanda. This quirky, colourful and crafty lodge is somewhat of an artwork itself. The structure is unusually sculpted, and walls vibrantly painted with each of the 10 guest rooms boasting its own arty flair, while accommodating guests in total comfort complete with handmade furnishings and private gardens.
- Chameleon Hill Lodge, just like its namesake, is colourful and wacky, appealing to guests’ interest and arty appreciation.
- Not without luxury, Chameleon Hill has a spa with excellent masseurs on hand, delectable baked bread and home-made granola, as well as private gardens and showers with panoramic views.
- There are multiple places to relax and enjoy the view of the lake and the Virunga Mountains, and a bar stocked with plenty of international refreshments, adding to the worldly offering coming out of the kitchen.
- The best part of the lodge is its dedication to its local, hand crafted identity and character. The views are purely a bonus!
Chameleon Hill Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
The safari attraction at Chameleon Hill Lodge is the gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Forest National Park, where Uganda’s indigenous forests provide a natural home for some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas. Mgahinga National Park also hosts mountain gorilla hikes, and is also the place to be for the golden monkey safari experience. These wild and untamed forests are full of life - including the mystical reptile that gave Chameleon Hills its name. Lake Mutando is an experience not to be missed. Boat cruises are relaxing and rejuvenating, offering both motorised boating and traditional dug-out canoe excursions. A boat ride will also take guests to a village on the edge of the lake, which welcomes visitors to come explore and get to know the locals and their culture. Try some traditional food, or take a carving or weaving class with some of the local talent, or browse the markets full of local produce, arts, and crafts.
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