Luxury accommodation at queen Elizabeth national park
Luxury accommodation at queen Elizabeth national park: Queen Elizabeth national park is the most popular tourist destination situated in western Uganda in Rubirizi, queen Elizabeth national park is a vast area of 1,978 square kilometers consisting of numerous attractions. Attractions in Queen Elizabeth national park include tree climbing lions, hippos, buffalo, elephants, warthog, Uganda kob, Oribi, Topi, giant forest and many more. Birds in queen Elizabeth national park include White-faced Whistling, Spur-winged Plovers, Squacco Heron, Fish Eagle, Pink and white backed Pelicans, Long tailed Cormorants, African Jacana, Yellow backed Weavers, open-billed Stork, Water-Thick knee, Pied kingfishers, Wattled Plovers, the Black Crake and the Knob-billed Ducks. These wildlife species are found in different sections of the park that is mweya peninsula, ishasha sector and kazinga channel.
MWEYA SAFARI LODGE
Mweya safari lodge is a grand accommodation facility situated at the mweya peninsular, mweya safari lodge is established in a strategic location offering spectacular views of the kazinga channel, Lake Albert and the fascinating surrounding which can be seen through the private balconies of the rooms. Mweya safari lodge is a re-known first luxury lodge to be opened in Queen Elizabeth national park offering numerous services fit for the interest of the tourists, service and facilities offered by the lodge include
- Restaurant serving international and local cuisines daily
- Gift a/ souvenir shop
- Business centre
- Tambo bar
- Mweya information centre
The lodges offer various accommodation options that is
- 32 standard rooms
- 12 deluxe rooms
- 2 suites
- Presidential cottage
- Queens cottage
- 2 family cottages
- 2 luxury tents and
- 2 standard tents
All the accommodation options offer different facilities as elaborated
Standard rooms are offered in single, double and twin rooms, the rooms feature a simple safari touch with comfort of a minimum level. Standard rooms offer views of Rwenzori Mountains, Lake Edward and Lake George though not too clear enough and the following facilities are offered
- Electronic safes to keep your valuable belongings
- En-suite bathroom
- Fans for air conditioning
- Balcony doors
Deluxe rooms in mweya safari lodges are 12 in number, these rooms are more comfortable than the standard rooms and offer extra facilities on top of those offered in standard rooms. While in these room you get a full clear view of the kazinga channel.
The following room facilities are offered
- Panoramic views of kazinga channel through large widows
- Air conditioner
- Balcony doors
- Wooden floors
- En-suite bathroom
- Twin and double deluxe room with king-size beds
- Electrical safes
Mweya safari lodge only offers two suites, these suites are more spacious than standard and deluxe rooms, and they feature a mini bar and a living room with sofas. Suites offer panoramic views of the fascinating kazinga channel, the following room facilities are offered
- Mini bar
- Fold up sofa bed
- Large windows overlooking the kazinga channel
- en-suite bathroom
- air conditioner and fans
- wooden floors and
- electronic safes
Cottages and tents
Cottages and tents at mweya safari lodges are top notch accommodation facilities more suitable for families and adventurous tourists as they offer exclusive services and more comfortable. Cottages are categorized as
- Family cottages which are two in number and named Rwenzori and Royal
- queen’s cottage
- presidential cottage
Family cottages are made for a group of family members on a safari, family cottages at mweya safari lodge are Rwenzori and ROYAL , they are consist of safari touch décor and offer maximum privacy.
Rwenzori cottage has 1 en-suite master bedroom consisting of a king sized bed, 2 twin bed rooms with a shared bathroom, and a living room. Rwenzori cottage offers scenic views of Rwenzori Mountains and Lake Edward, the cottage offer amenities like plasma TV with DSTV connection, a mini fridge and tea and coffee making equipments.
Royal cottage consists of 1 en-suite master bedroom with a queen sized bed, 1 twin bed room. Cottage offers amenities like plasma TV screen with DSTV connection, fridge and mini kitchen.
Queen cottage is dotted with elegant design offering an exclusive experience during your stay, while in queen’s cottage you are blessed with the scenic view of kazinga channel and the surrounding vegetation. Following room facilities are offered
- en-suite bathroom with shower and sunken bath
- luxurious master bedroom containing a king sized bed
- fully equipped kitchen
- spacious living room
- mini bar
Presidential cottage is an extremely spacious accommodation facility offering a range of amenities, the cottage is made up of luxurious elegant furniture pieces and modern interior. The following room facilities are offered
- en-suite bathroom with a sunken bath and shower
- main bedroom with a kin sized bed
- fully equipped small size kitchen
- twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- a large plasma T.V with DSTV connection
- air conditioner
- mini bar fridge
- electronic fridge
Luxury tents in mweya safari lodge are 4 in number with 2 twins and two double, these tents are self-contained and offer the following room facilities.
- Fans plugged at the ceiling
- Work desks
- Dressing tables
- Deck terraces overlooking kazinga channel and the magnificent surrounding
KYAMBURA GAME LODGE
Kyambura game lodge is situated on the edge of kyambura gorge located in the eastern region of queen Elizabeth national park, the lodge offers scenic views of Lake George, peaks of Rwenzori Mountains and the beautiful savannah vegetation of the park.
Historically the current main building of the lodge was a coffee store which was renovated to create rooms, these rooms were constructed using eco-friendly local materials like grass, poles, banana fiber. Accommodation at kyambura game lodge is offered in form of 8 cottages which are spacious, grass thatched and self-contained. These cottages have hot and cold running water, wooden balcony and electricity.
The following services and facilities are offered by the lodge
- Swimming pool
- Camp fire
- Evening traditional performances
- Bar and lounge
The cottages are strategically located on a hill side with each offering a distinct panoramic view of the gorge and peaks of Rwenzori Mountains. Each room of these cottages is exceptionally made of a different color theme.
KITANDARA HIPPO SAFARI LODGE
Kitandara Hippo safari lodge is a luxury tented camp situated on a quaint hill in mweya region of overlooking the amazing kabazimu and kitako islands of Lake Edward, hippo safari lodge also offers amazing views of Lake Katwe and munyanyange crater lakes. Accommodation in Hippo safari lodge is offered in form of 10 luxury tents and these tents consists of private toilets, spacious, en-suite bathroom with cold and hot water and a private veranda. These tents were made out of beautiful local materials like grass, wood, banana fibers and wooden chairs and tables.
The following services are offered
- House keeping
- Storage room
- Room service
- Well stocked bar and dinning
ISHASHA WILDERNESS CAMP
Ishasha Wilderness Camp is a very tranquil peaceful accommodation facility situated along Ntungwe River in the southern ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, ishasha wilderness camp is a perfect accommodation facility for adventurous tourists. Ishasha wilderness camp has a grass thatched main lounge with a dining area and a shaded area along Ntungwe river, camp fire at this camp takes place at the main lounge.
Accommodation in ishasha wilderness camp is offered in 10 spacious canvas rooms overlooking Ntungwe River, these rooms features eco-friendly toilet, showers with hot and cold water, dressing area and large mosquito netted beds.
Facilities and services offered by ishasha wilderness camp include
- Central charging system
- WI-FI internet access
- Dining area
- Car hire services
JACANA SAFARI LODGE
Jacana safari lodge is a luxurious accommodation facility situated between Crater Lake and rolling hills on the out skirts of Queen Elizabeth national park, Jacana safari lodge is own and operated by Geo lodges chain. Jacana safari lodge is surrounded by magical Maramagambo forest making it a perfect relaxation spot with scenic view of the forest canopy, accommodation at jacana safari lodge is offered in cabins with single and double rooms. The rooms were built using wood, rope and rocks with wooden walls and floors, the following facilities and services are offered
- Swimming pool
- Captain’s table on the crater
Kingfisher lodge is a temperate accommodation in queen Elizabeth national park owned and operated by the Germany, the lodge is situated in western park of Uganda adjacent to the park about 250 meters. Accommodation at kingfisher lodge is offered in form of 2 family units, 3 double rooms, 2 triple rooms and 1 en-suite, while at this lodge you get to enjoy magnificent views of mountain Rwenzori and kazinga channel.
Facilities and services offered at kingfisher lodge include
- Restaurant offering international and local cuisines
- Conference halls
- Fully stocked bar
- Swimming pool
- En-suite facilities with campsite
These luxury accommodation will offer you the best time while on your safari in queen Elizabeth national park.