Situated in the tranquil embrace of Kisoro in the southwestern region of Uganda, Chameleon Hill Lodge beckons travelers with its extraordinary charm. Nestled between Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, this haven offers a respite from the demands of city life. While it’s a 10- to 11-hour drive from Kampala to Kisoro town, the final leg of the journey, about an hour’s drive from Kisoro trading center to the lodge, leads to a place of undeniable beauty. Chameleon Hill Lodge resides near the pristine shores of Lake Mutanda, which graces its visitors with flawless, remarkable views of the Virunga Volcanoes Hills and the stunning Lake Mutanda.
Chameleon Hill Lodge is no ordinary retreat. It is a work of art. As you approach, its multiple rainbow colors create an image of extraordinary beauty and stand out even from a distance. These vibrant colors set the stage for the unique experience that awaits. The lodge melds comfort and relaxation into a perfect blend, where personalized service and meticulous attention to detail take center stage.
Chameleon Hill Lodge serves as an ideal base for those on the trail of the magnificent mountain gorillas. Yet, there is more to savor here than awe-inspiring gorilla encounters. Guests have the opportunity to embark on handcrafted boat excursions, taking in the enchanting surroundings of Lake Mutanda. The lodge’s kitchen is renowned for its delectable cuisine. You can relish slowly baked bread from the wood-fired oven, homemade muesli crafted from handpicked ingredients, and a variety of dishes prepared with the freshest fruits and vegetables sourced from the lodge’s organic garden.
At Chameleon Hill on Lake Mutanda, relaxation is a priority. The lodge boasts numerous comfortable spots and peaceful corners, inviting guests to unwind and recharge. Whether it’s the wooden deck with its stunning lake view or the verandah in your own private garden, there’s always a quiet place to kick back and enjoy some downtime. With 10 luxury chalets designed to offer privacy and tranquility, each room exudes its unique charm and character, represented by a distinct color scheme and a personal garden. The common thread that runs through them all is the awe-inspiring views across the lake. Modern en-suite bathrooms grace each chalet, boasting some of the best showers you’ll find in Uganda. Notably, the shower features a panoramic window that allows you to relish the stunning lake and volcano vistas even as you bathe. The lodge ensures you start your day right by delivering early morning tea or coffee to your room. You can sip your beverage on the spacious veranda, taking in the scenery before heading for breakfast, gorilla tracking, or other exciting activities.
Chameleon Hill Lodge provides a haven free from the annoyance of mosquitoes. You can explore the lodge’s surroundings and often encounter chameleons and various bird species, including the pin-tailed whyders. Perched at an elevation of over 1800 meters above sea level, the lodge offers ultimate views of the surrounding areas. Inside, the lodge houses a library in the lounge area, offering an array of travel books for those who wish to delve into the region’s rich culture and history.
The lodge offers ten chalets, five featuring double rooms and the other five with twin beds. For extra comfort, additional beds are available upon request for double rooms. Each bed is equipped with a mosquito net, ensuring peaceful nights. The rooms include attached bathrooms with showers, flush toilets, and sinks. Should you need extra warmth, there are blankets to keep you cozy during chilly evenings. Towels, umbrellas, and wardrobes are thoughtfully provided in each room.
Chameleon Hill Lodge offers a rich array of activities to enhance your stay:
Chameleon Hill Lodge offers a range of facilities and amenities to ensure your stay is comfortable and convenient:
Chameleon Hill Lodge on Lake Mutanda beckons to travelers seeking a unique and captivating experience. Contact Trek Africa Expeditions to plan your stay at this remarkable retreat, providing an opportunity to immerse yourself in the cultural and natural wonders of Uganda. Whether you’re fascinated by gorilla tracking, water adventures, hiking, or simply yearn for tranquility amidst nature, Chameleon Hill Lodge offers an ideal base for your explorations. Turn your dream of an unforgettable adventure into reality.