Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge
Aramaga rift valley lodge is the new high end safari lodge located on the edge of the great rift valley overlooking Toro-Semuliki wildlife reserve, the Congo’s blue mountains, and Lake Albert, 10km (6.2 miles) in the western part of Fort portal close to Kibale national park also known as the primate capital because it harbors about 13 primates species and offers the adventurous chimpanzee trekking activity. Aramagag rift valley lodge was designed by a Uganda man with an American partner who had a great passion for sustainability, protection of the environment.
Accommodation at the lodge
Aramaga rift valley lodge has six spaced luxury pods including Starship, Galactic, Orbit, Supernova, Gravity and Moonshot which is more spacious for guests with family and has a reasonable sized comfortable bed. Every pod has facilities like a seat or private roof top tub, reasonable sized bed, sitting area, green roofs with roof top hot/cold tub Jacuzzzi experience and offer stunning views of the landscape, Rwenzori mountains, views of Lake Albert on a clear day hence making your stay comfortable.
Facilities and Amenities at the lodge
Aramaga rift valley lodge also offers amenities like Wi-Fi, complimentary laundry services, yoga platform, dining where they serve 3 course meals that is breakfast, lunch and dinner from local chefs, private tub Jacuzzi, indoor bar with all drinks except premium, swimming pool, garden fireplace and observatory terrace where you will relax and mingle with other guests at the lodge, also offers road transfers to and from Saaka airstrip for guests who use private chartered flights.
Aramaga rift valley lodge acts as a perfect base for visitors on a Ugandan safari who want to explore some of the best and most visited destinations such as Kibale national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Rwenzori mountain national park, crater lakes and Toro-Semuliki wildlife reserve which offer interesting activities like
Chimpanzee trekking which is a breathtaking activity in Kibale national park where you will move deep into the forest on foot in search of the habituated chimpanzee families and once found spend one hour with them in their natural habitat which gives you an opportunity to learn more about their behaviors, take photos, record the moments, watch them carry out their daily activities like feeding, breastfeeding, playing, mating, grooming each other, fighting among others. Kibale national park is also known as the primate capital because it harbors about13 primate species including chimpanzees, grey cheeked magabey, black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, vervet monkeys, l’hoest monkeys, mammals and different bird species. Apart from chimpanzee trekking Kibale national park also offers other activities like bird watching, chimpanzee habituation experience, nature walks among others and you can enjoy all the activities while staying in Aramaga rift valley lodge.
Game drive is Queen Elizabeth national park is another activity that you can engage in during while staying in Aramaga rift valley lodge. Queen Elizabeth national park is the second largest national park in Uganda and offers game drives where you will have great views of elephants, buffaloes, leopards, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, bushbucks, warthogs, tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector among others. You can also engage in boat cruise safari on Kazinga channel, bird watching, guided nature walks, hot air balloon safari, lion tracking experience among others
You can also participate in hiking or mountain climbing in rwenzori national park, wildlife viewing and guided nature walks in Toro-Semuliki national park while staying at Aramaga rift valley lodge which gives you memorable experiences that will last for a lifetime during your safari in Uganda.
Aramaga rift valley lodge also offers selected daily activities that take place at the lodge area such as picnics, star gazing and community walks where you will be able to interact with the local people in the community, learn about their culture, tradition, way of living, visit their homesteads, banana plantations, local schools, taste their local dishes, buy craft items among others.
How to get to Aramaga Rift Valley Lodge
Aramaga rift valley lodge is located in western Uganda, west of Fort Portal town and can be accessed by road transport means whereby it takes about 4 to 5 hours drive from Kampala to Fort Portal and 15 -20 minutes drive to get to the lodge.
Aramagag rift valley lodge can also be accessed by air transport means where you will book a charter flight from Entebbe airport or Kajjansi airstrip to Saaka airstrip and then drive for about 10 minute to reach the lodge.
For experienced and first time travelers Aramaga rift valley lodge is a great place to stay during your safari in Uganda because you will be able to relax, mingle and socialize with other guests, enjoy an evening fireplace chat on cold evenings, enjoy your favorite drinks and food, have breathtaking views of the landscape, Rwenzori mountains and engage in exciting activities from the best safari destinations which gives you memorable experiences.