Chameleon Hill lodge

Chameleon hill lodge is colorful accommodation facility situated in south western Uganda Kisoro district, chameleon hill lodge is situated in between mgahinga gorilla national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park making it the perfect accommodation on your safari in both mgahinga national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Chameleon hill lodge
Chameleon hill lodge

Chameleon hill lodge is approximately 10 – 11 hours’ drive from Kampala the capital city of Uganda and starting point for most of the safaris in Uganda, this lodge is not only an accommodation facility but it is an adventure of its on as it is designed in multiple rainbow colors with a backdrop of stunning lake mutanda and Virunga volcanoes 6 of them.     

Accommodation at chameleon hill lodge is offered in form of 10 luxury chalets that is 5 bed rooms and five twins designed to provide privacy to tourists, each chalet features en-suite bathroom with a modernity touch. Chalets have panorama widows where you get to enjoy scenic views of lakes and volcanoes, chalets features spacious rooms offered with different bedding style that is two beds in twin rooms, one large bed in double rooms.

Each rooms has its own unique charm and character with its own color scheme  and a private garden, each bed has a mosquito net, extra blacks in case of too much coldness at night, these rooms have spacious veranda overlooking Lake Mutanda.  Each chalet consists of

  • En-suite bathroom
  • A safe
  • Umbrella to use in case it rains
  • Wardrobe to keep your clothes and shoes
  • Bottle of drinking water supplied by the lodge at a daily basis

Note: each chalet is fenced for maximum security and a cup of coffee every morning by the lodge.

Chameleon hill lodge offers tailored made packages for its clients, these packages are offered at a certain price and they come with a variety of services, the packages include

Express package

Express package offers

All at a prices of US$ 1.060

Standard package

Standard package offers

  • 3 nights of stay with full board meal plan
  • 1X gorilla trekking
  • Half day lake excursion to 2 islands on a powerboat offered by the lodge.

All of these are offered at a price of US$ 1.230

Plus package

Plus package in the most popular package loved by the lodges’ visitors and it offers

  • 4 nights of stay with full board meal plan accompanied by one romantic candle light dinner
  • 1X gorilla tracking
  • 50% discount on the 4th night
  • Full day lake excursion on power boat and village walk excursion
  • Body massage (complimentary)
  • Hiking and cultural activities(as a visitor you chose one activity, for cultural activities you chose participate in either jewelry making, weave basket or curving a gorilla mask)

This package is offered at a price of US$ 1.360

Chameleon hill lodge
Chameleon hill lodge

Premium package

Premium package includes

  • 5 nights of stay with full board meal plan and one romantic candle light dinner which is a great dinner for honeymooners
  • 1X gorilla trekking
  • Full day boat ride on a power boat provided by the lodge
  • Full body massage (complimentary)
  • Additional optional activity chose from the available offered by the lodge
  • Cultural activity (either basket weaving, carve gorilla mask and jewelry making) and hiking (chose one activity)

This package is offered at a price of US$ 1.530

Fly-in package

Fly-in package offers the ultimate experience and include

  • 3 nights of stay with full board meal plan
  • 1Xgorilla tracking with transfer to and from trekking points in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Complimentary full board massage
  • Complimentary fruit basket in your room
  • Half day lake excursion to two islands on a power boat offered by the lodge
  • Air transfers
  • 4th night extension on 50% discount
  • Flight from Entebbe international airport to Kisoro airstrip in 11 – seater Cessna caravan

This package is offered at a price of US$ 1.990.

Chameleon hill lodge offers a variety of services and facilities designed to cater for the interests of the lodge’s services

  • Tight security
  • Mini library
  • Parking space
  • Laundry services
  • Power
  • A deck offering views of lake mutanda
  • A bar offering both alcoholic and soft drinks
  • A restaurant offering mouthwatering dishes
  • Lobby
  • Bon fire


Chameleon hill lodge offers a number of adventurous activities to its visitors and these activities include

Mountain gorilla trekking

        Chameleon hill lodge offers adventurous Bwindi forest gorilla trekking expedition in mountain gorilla trekking sectors that is Rushaga and Nkuringo, these two gorilla are situated near the park. Rushaga gorilla sector is situated 45 minutes’ drive from the lodge and Nkuringo sector is one hours’ drive from the lodge. In these sector you get to tour and stay in presence of mountain gorillas.

Boat and canoe rides

        Chameleon hill loge offers canoe rides and motorized boat ride to Lake Mutanda, on these ride you get to enjoy the beautiful scenic lake.

Visit to the islands

        Chameleon hill lodge offers trips to two islands that is Mutanda Island and Punishment Island, these islands are great relaxing islands and also offers you an opportunity to learn more about the fascinating history of the island most especially the punishment island where teenage girls who got pregnant before marriage where left to die.

 Other activities offered include hiking up the highlands, biking safaris, community and cultural walks, nature walks.

How to get to chameleon hill lodge

Chameleon hill loge is situated 480.7 kilometers from Kampala to Kisoro town taking approximately 8-9 hours using kabale-mbarara route, you can use either road or air transport means to get to the park. By air means of transport you use a domestic chartered flight from either Entebbe international airport or kajjansi airstrip to Kisoro airstrip.

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