Crater Lake Hikes

Explore three crater lakes during this enjoyable circular walk. Learn about Crater Lake formation whilst viewing birds, trees and beautiful scenery. Hikes of varying lengths among the crater lakes can be organized. Depending on your interest and fitness level, the experience can include waterfalls, crater rims, coffee terraces and even banana gin brewing in oil drums. There is also plenty to see for those fascinated by birds, butterflies, and primates.

Tea estate, crater walk and cold spring visit

 tea plantations
Enjoy a circular walk around Lake Nyabikere crater, learn how tea is grown and processed at nearby tea estate and end your walk to the visit of the cold spring. Unlike the hot springs, cold spring produces cold water gestures with a variety of abundant wildlife.


 boat cruise
Enjoy canoeing in the Crater Lake as you explore birds, trees, Kibale national park, and great sunrise/sunset.


 birding safaris
Rweteera Safari Park boasts of over 170 birds species for Birders, bird lovers, and conservationists. The birds can be seen around the campsite, Crater Lake shores, swamps, gardens and agricultural plantations.

According to Roussouw?Kibale Forest harbors the greatest variety and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa.? Well, thumbs up to that. Kibale is where Rweteera Safari Park is located with wild Chimpanzees and the appearance? elusive? Red Colobus monkey. Incredibly rich in animal life, Kibale is a place of many firsts for me and Rweteera Safari Park fulfills your dream of birding in the crater lakes.

Tree planting

 tree planting
Plant a tree in Africa—and invest in Earth's future.

To date over 200 indigenous trees have been planted. As a result, Rweteera Safari Park is slowly returning to its natural state - but much more work needs to be done, and we need your help. If you'd like to? Plant a tree for Africa', simply ask for details at our reception.

Due to the high precipitation, complex landform and undulating valleys, as well as continued human disturbance (fire, grazing, charcoal production, and cultivation) and poor land management, Rweteera Safari Park area have been subjected to severe degradation of the vegetation and soil erosion. The project contributes to climate change mitigation through the planting of indigenous tree species and assisted natural regeneration activities. The purpose of the tree planting activity is to realize multiple socio-economic and environmental benefits (climate change mitigation, biodiversity conservation, local community development, and soil erosion control).

Kibale National Park, located in western Uganda, is renowned for its diversity of monkeys and great apes, of which the best known is the chimpanzee. Deforestation in the past 20 years has led to habitat degradation and consequently to the endangerment of biodiversity, however, tree planting activity at Rweteera Safari Park in conjunction with the local community will restore this area.

Environmental Impact

Replacing the trees by the original vegetation increases the biodiversity in the area. Restoring the trees will improve the quality of water in the surrounding areas. It will also restore the habitat of the Chimpanzee and other primates that are seen around Rweteera Safari Park.

Social Impact

The tree planting activity creates employment opportunities to local communities from planting, weeding and tending, etc. Currently, almost 20 people are involved in the activity. Besides, the activity will enhance the community bond and elevate the status of women by ensuring their participation in the tree planting activities.

Cycling around crater lakes & Tea estates

 cycling tours
Cycle to Kibaale Forest. View Crater lakes, Enjoy swimming and watch Tea and Banana Plantation. Enjoy soda while watching a humble hippo in a crater lake. Enjoy Kibale forest walk and cycle, watch chimpanzees, crater lakes and Tea plantation.

Local culture

Traditional cultural dances Music, Dance and Drama

Local dancers demonstrate the best of their local culture through a lively hour-long performance, incorporating drama, dance, hand-made musical instruments, and riddles. In the Bakiga tribes, both men and women dance by stamping the ground barefoot? the harder you do it the better. Cracks on the floor are an indication that the party was a success!

Craft Demonstration

The group sells baskets, mats, bags and other crafts at Rweteera Safari Park. The women use local materials such as millet straw, banana fibers (these two are an agricultural waste), raffia and Phoenix palm leaves, papyrus plants and natural dyes, all from plants that the women grow themselves at their homes.

Homestay Guest activities


As a homestay guest, you participate in the activities of the host family and they become your guide during your stay. They will accompany you in your explorations and treat you as if you lived in the village and were not a guest. Guests are also provided meals "local style," meaning meals that the everyday villager eats.

A few of the activities offered to the traveler are: village walk, canoeing, listening to traditional stories from village elders, watching how food is prepared under hot stones, weaving, milking, harvesting, games with village children, forest/nature walking, hill climbing, learning local tradition and history, helping with village chores, and if you are lucky attend a local wedding ceremony!

Homestay Activities

There are many exciting things to do when you visit home. For overnight guests, many activities are included in the nightly rate. For daytime visitors, activities are available for a small fee. Each home offers different activities. Below is a list of the activities you may find.
? Traditional greeting ceremony
? Local food cooking lessons
? Storytelling
? Basket weaving lessons
? Hair braiding
? Beading
? Cow milking
? Livestock herding
? Honey harvesting
? Ghee production
? Banana wine/local gin brewing
? Coffee picking/drying
? Village walks / scenery viewing
? Social activities - wedding, harvesting
? Volunteer - teaching, painting, building repair, craft instruction Note: Dance and drama performances or local entertainment by the community are held at access budget Safaris. They can be arranged for the visitors on request.