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Nkima Forest Lodge

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Nkima Forest Lodge is set in a sunny glade surrounded by indigenous forest on top of a hill with beautiful views of Mabamba Bay, a protected Ramsar wetlands site near to Entebbe. It was built to help preserve the patch of indigenous forest, home to turacos, parrots, hornbills and red-tailed monkeys (Nkima). There are six ensuite cottages with private decks in the forest.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included


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Wakiso Uganda
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Entebbe Airport7 mi
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Nkima Forest Lodge is entirely self sufficient and off the grid. The water is hot. The food is delicious. The atmosphere is punctuated with calls of monkeys and birds. The hosts, Elaine and Nick, recognize most of the calls and cries and so the guests leave relaxed and, dare I
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This lodge is lovely and the owners and staff were warm and welcoming. The home-cooked three course meals were delicious and the rooms were comfortable with hot showers. We didn't spend much time in the rooms though they had a great deck overlooking the forest, we were too
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We spent a night a Nkima Lodge about 10 days ago with our two small children. I wanted to go out early in the morning to see the shoebill storks and it made it so much easier staying only 5 mins away from the boat launch rather than having to come all the way in from Kampala.
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A group of us stayed here for a weekend and we had a wonderful time. The rooms are very spacious and nicely decorated, and the hosts are very friendly. And all of the food was delicious. Thanks for a great stay.
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This is a newly built lodge in Nkima forest at the top of a hill with fabulous views of the surrounding countryside and wetlands. There are also lovely views from the swimming pool. The food is excellent and the central lodge and communal area very light and comfortable. The
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UgandaCentral RegionWakiso
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