Elephant Hab Lodge is an opulent safari retreat situated on the edge of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Nestled in the breathtaking Kyambura Gorge, the lodge boasts an ideal location, only a brief 10-minute drive from the chimpanzee tracking area and amidst the natural habitat of elephants. Guests have the incredible opportunity to observe herds of grazing elephants from the comfort of the exquisite infinity pool and the private balconies of their cottages.
The lodge offers daily sightings of various other wildlife, creating a warm welcome for all visitors. Friendly velvet monkeys often show excitement during meal times and may seem eager to join guests, though it’s advised not to feed them. The lodge is a stunning blend of wood, canvas, and thatched roofs, designed to seamlessly merge with its natural surroundings.
Accommodations at Elephant Hab Lodge consist of private cottages catering to single occupants, couples, groups of three, and families. Each cottage is thoughtfully designed to offer unparalleled comfort and luxury. Elephant Hab Lodge proudly stands as one of the top accommodations available near Queen Elizabeth National Park, providing guests with an exceptional and memorable stay amidst the wonders of nature.
To reach the lodge, travelers have two accessible routes. The first route follows the Kampala-Mbarara highway leading south to Bushenyi and Ishaka, passing through picturesque tea plantations. Upon reaching Kyambura town, take the initial murram road on the right after entering Kyambura. Drive approximately 100 meters, then make a left turn after passing the first fuel pump. Continue for another 100 meters to arrive at the lodge. This route spans approximately 378 kilometers and takes about 6 hours to traverse.
Alternatively, visitors can access the lodge via the Kampala-Fort Portal highway, continuing on to Kasese towards the Kazinga Channel. Upon entering Kyambura town, take the first murram road on the left. Drive approximately 100 meters, then make a left turn after passing the initial fuel pump. Proceed for another 100 meters to reach the lodge. This alternative route covers approximately 420 kilometers and typically requires 7-8 hours of travel time.
Near Elephant Hab Lodge and within Queen Elizabeth National Park, there are various activities and experiences for visitors to enjoy:
These activities offer a diverse range of experiences, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, wildlife, and cultural heritage of Queen Elizabeth National Park and its surroundings.
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