The safari experience at Crater Safari Lodge is varied, and there are a host of activities on offer. Below are a few of the things to do at the lodge and in the immediate area.
Crater Safari Lodge is the perfect base to explore a range of activities in the area. The main activity is tracking chimpanzee, which takes place in the neighbouring Kibale National Park.
The schedule of you day goes according to your chosen activity, and the times will vary. This is only a rough schedule of events.
06:00 - 09:00 : Breakfast
09:00 : Activity of your choice. Chimp tracking takes place at various time slots during the day.
13:00 : Return for lunch
15:00 : Afternoon activity
18:00 : Return for sundowners
19: 30/ 20: 00 : Dinner and relax around the campfire in the boma area (weather permitting)
Crater Safari Lodge enjoys a temperature that varies from cool to cold. The climate is mild and temperatures are fairly consistent. On average, day temperatures reach 25°C and at night it drops to 10°C.
The climate is generally quite wet, but June and July seem to have the least recorded amount of rain.
The area has a tropical climate and close to the equator is extremely hot, but areas like Bwindi Forest always have cool to cold temperatures.
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Uganda is a developing country, but is one of the most spectacular untouched landscapes in Africa. The people are warm and welcoming, and the weather differs vastly from region to region.
There are tea and coffee plantations carpetting hilly areas, crater lakes, forests and jungles around every corner. Everywhere is lush, tropical and green.
Crater Safari Lodge is close to Kibale National Park and the safari experience is centered around chimp trekking.