Top Lodging Choices – Queen Elizabeth Park – Uganda

Posted by on February 1, 2019

The Top Lodging Choices – Queen Elizabeth Park – Uganda

Budget, Moderate and Up-Market Lodging Choices in and near Queen Elizabeth Park


The Top Lodging Choices -Queen Elizabeth Park  The Park is one of the Best Wildlife Park Destinations. Below you will find some of the  Lodges – Queen Elizabeth Park that will make your Safari there with us most comfortable using Moderately Priced and Upmarket and Luxury Lodges that have a proven track record with our clients over the Years,

Queen Elizabeth Park is one of the most visited parks in Uganda and it is ready to accommodate you with its many lodges both mid-range, upmarket and luxury. Lodging choices that fit your preference, style, and pocket-book. 

Mid-Range Lodges – We only use comfortable, self-contained (en-suite) Lodges where the room is furnished beyond the bare minimum, we prefer night stands with bedside lamps instead of the solitary naked light-bulb along with some comforts such as chairs and a table.

 Upmarket Lodges – Here you most often have more space, the decor in the room is up a notch or two as is the level of service and the meals that are offered Many times such lodges have a swimming pool and have scenic views of the park.

Luxury Lodges – The Best Lodges in an area and often a pool will be there, Extra services offered as part of your room such as complimentary non-premium drinks, butler and maid service.  The room will contain some genuine art.  The meals are above anything else offered by lower rated lodges.


Our Top Lodging Choices -Queen Elizabeth Park

Upmarket and Luxury Lodges that we use in Queen Elizabeth Park


 Kyambura Gorge Lodge – Exclusive Luxury:

Kyambura Game Lodge took an old coffee plantation and gave it new life in the form of a luxury Lodge bringing another level of service to the area.

The Cottages have their own style and design, something that is unique to the Volcanoes Lodges in Uganda and Rwanda.

View-wise you overlook the Kyambura Gorge, that gash in the Savannah with its underground forest, its River of the Blind and the Chimpanzees that are at home here.

The lodge has a nice salt-water swimming pool where you can take a break from the Equatorial Sun – have a great view and a cool drink.

Non-Premium drinks are free a well as complimentary massage.

The lodge offers activities as part of you staying there such as nature walk, community projects that the lodge involved with.


 Mweya Safari Lodge – Upmarket – Luxury :

Mweya Safari Lodge has been called a Sheraton Hotel in the African Bush – Up-market Luxury overlooking the beautiful Kazinga Channel – Mweya Safari Lodge offers consistent up-market comfort with a delightful African Touch in the African Wild of Queen Elizabeth Lodge.

Location is one of its best features – Mweya Safari Lodge is located in one of the best areas of Queen Elizabeth Park, near the game drives and also just above where the boat launches begin their journey on the Kazinga Channel on the Mweya Peninsula.

You have the choice of Rooms, Suites, and luxury Cottages w that sleep 4.

Mweya Lodge is one of the best family-friendly safari Lodges in Queen Elizabeth Park.

For food –ambiance, Mweya Safari Lodge is simply one of the best in Queen Elizabeth Park


 Katara Lodge -Luxury:

Katara Lodge is simply crème de la crème in the bush of Queen Elizabeth Park. It simply does not get better than Katara Lodge when it comes to safari comfort in the African Wild of Uganda with full bathrooms, even an extra bed to sleep under the stars at night.

Katara Lodge has the highest rating of any specialty lodge around Queen Elizabeth Park – small in size, yet comes with a large Ugandan welcome that is most special.

Consistent Quality for years.  Often a lodge starts out with high standards and then they evaporate like water on a hot asphalt road, no so Katara Lodge – for over a decade it has kept the high standards it started with.

If you choose to stay at Katara Lodge you will experience African Lodging at its best. Nowhere else can you receive such caring comfort at Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda and the food is simply an added plus that will delight you.


 Kasenyi Safari Camp- Upmarket:

This is  upmarket lodge on the edge of the Kasenyi Plain which are filled with abundant wildlife, some of which enters into the lodge area.

There is a even Lion who is quite comfortable strolling through the lodge area making real Karen Blixen Words – You do not know that you are alive unless you are living with lions.

If you want to see wildlife from your tented cottage, this is the lodge for you.  Staying here is always an experience.

The permanent Tented Cottages are spacious and come equipped with en suite bath.

The main lodge is the gathering for a sundowner like a Ugandan Waragi with Krest Bitter Lemon.  Meals are tastefully prepared and the atmosphere is simply one of being in the African Bush with the sounds of roaring lions in the distance.  Perfect for Wildlife enthusiasts.“`


Moderately Priced Lodges that we use in Queen Elizabeth Park


 Enganzi Game Lodge-$$$:

Enganzi Game Lodge – with that affordable extra added touch Enganzi Game Lodge offers quality and yet is affordable in price.

Enganzi Game Lodge is the perfect base while exploring the scenic Queen Elizabeth Park with its wildlife, explosion craters, the vast Kyambura Gorge, the endless Maramagambo Forest and more.

The tented cottages come with a full bath and have extensive views down the Albertine Escarpment to Queen Elizabeth Park. The view alone is worth a stay in this mid-range lodge with added value of large permanent tented cottages that are to say the least, spacious.

Meals are served in the main lodge where there is also a lounge and where you can gather with others and share the stories of the day.

Enganzi Game Lodge is also a family friendly lodge open to children of all ages.


Top Lodging Choices -Queen Elizabeth Park – Ishasha Region


 Ishasha Wilderness Camp-Exclusive $$$$:

Ishasha Wilderness camp is an experience in the African Wild in the somewhat  unvisited portion of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda – the southern region of the park

Simply a place in the African Bush along the Ntungwe River. It ist luxury staying luxury style in Tented Cottages with en-suit bath, views of the River and wildlife that come to water at the River including Elephant herds.

Have lunch with elephants and hippos, listen to the sounds of the African night. There is splendid food and care offered in an upmarket style that with the new tents is simply great and you are near the best place in all of Africa for Tree Climbing Lions and yet most tourists bypass this fantastic part of Queen Elizabeth Park.

A private Bush Breakfast can be arranged for you as well as a Sundowner with Snacks and Drinks.


 Ishasha Jungle Lodge – Moderate – $$$:

Ishasha Jungle Lodge  is Dedicated to the Preservation of the Tree-Climbing Lions

Ishasha Jungle Lodge is located just outside of Queen Elizabeth Park along the Ntungwe River

Ishasha Jungle Lodge opened in January of 2014 in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth Park. The rooms are en-suite with bath. The permanent tented Cottages are on platforms with privacy and views.

The lodge is mid-range with added value in the form of service and meals provided for its.

We have consistently used this lodge since its opening without any complaints from our Clients. That means a lot in our business.


If you like to include any the lodging choices above in your safari with us – please contact us.

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