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Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve

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Paradise!

Thank you so much for the amazing stay! This is a wonderful place to rest in nature, together with... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Iris A
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Faro District, Portugal
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Bilharzia free!!

This is a region of crater lakes and tonight we are in a little lodge on the banks of Lake Nkuruba... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
badlypackedtraveller
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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12 Aug 2018
“Paradise!”
13 Feb 2018
“Bilharzia free!!”
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Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve is well known as the best place to photograph colobus monkeys in Uganda. The dense tropical forest is home to four species of monkeys including vervet monkeys, red tailed monkeys, black & white colobus and the endangered...more
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Rwaihamba Road, Fort Portal, Uganda
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for the amazing stay! This is a wonderful place to rest in nature, together with the monkeys. Also with the sweetest staff. Definitely go hiking with Good, and enjoy the lake 😊

Thank Iris A
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This is a region of crater lakes and tonight we are in a little lodge on the banks of Lake Nkuruba. After ascertaining that the lake isn’t home to crocodiles or bilharzia worms we are soon ion for a swim. The water is warmer than...More

Thank badlypackedtraveller
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve is a community ecotourism project. That is supporting nature conservation and improving livelihoods within our local community

Thank Lionking S
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We stayed at the cottage close to the lake and it was a magical experience, with plenty of monkeys and black&white colobus. The lake is safe to swim, I strongly recommend to swim there as we did, it was an amazing experience.

Thank Alberto B
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It's a nice spot, with lots of monkeys and trails down to the lake, but given the sheer volume of other lakes to visit in the area, it's not really worth paying for unless you want to spend a lot of time there and perhaps...More

Thank Shakeel P
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We spent a long morning here, mid week. We seemed to be the only visitors that day. The highlight were definitely the black and white colobus monkeys, we saw SO many. The staff were helpful but seemed happy just to let us get on with...More

Thank KatishaUg
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed every bit of staying at Lake Nkuruba crater lake. We were surrounded with nature's wonders ranging from a crater lake, monkeys, butterflies, trees, flowers and a great ambience. Loved the banda by the lake right in the middle of the forest. The views were...More

Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We passed in this reserve but we did non stop even if we saw differences between this region and other places along the road to Fort portal, most of all for deforestation (here is still all natural and it seems still a good place for...More

Thank Mitch_sky
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Stayed for one night in the area and was able to hike around at our own leisure. The sights were absolutely gorgeous and the monkeys were a fun treat to watch and observe!

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The small lake in the jungle is an amazing swimming spot!! But beware of leaches... The bandas are comfortable and cheap, while food was good, particularly the chicken. Would like to return!

Thank supersky-abc
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