Are you planning a safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park? You ought to choose the accommodation that will give you the value for your money. The Elephant Home is the ideal place to stay on a trip to this amazing national park. Located in a serene part of the community at Kikorongo, you will get amazed by their self-contained rooms, restaurants with a variety of cuisines, and information that will come in handy during your tour of the park.
Read on to understand why you should stay at The Elephant Home.
Proximity to the park
The first thing to love about The Elephant Home is its prime location inside Queen Elizabeth National Park. This makes it very accessible regardless of whether you come by public transport or private means. This accommodation is a 10 minutes’ drive to Kasenyi Tracks Park Gate. This is where the game drive begins. The lodging has easy access to a good road to allow exploring the whole park.
This lodging has very hospitable staff with a wonderful chef to give you a pleasant experience at this budget accommodation. The rooms here are self-contained and furnished with appropriate beddings including other accessories to enhance your experience including:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Mosquito net
- Quality beddings
- Private balcony
The hospitality from the staff, beautiful rooms, and wonderful food are tailored to meet your ultimate safari experience.
Impromptu Elephant Visits
Just like the name The Elephant Home, look forward to seeing the magnificent African elephants even before touring Queen Elizabeth National Park. The chances of spotting elephants on the property are high. If you come in the cotton season, you will amazingly watch the locals interacting with elephants to protect their crops. You might even dare to walk the path of the elephants!
Since this accommodation is located outside the park, you won’t have to pay the parking fee to enjoy this remarkable closeness to wildlife. You might even get some Instagram moments as the elephants retreat to the park in a long procession while enjoying your breakfast in the open.
During your stay at The Elephant Home, the locals can guide you around the area. These will share their stories and experiences about living in the midst of wildlife. You can’t miss an opportunity to take a self-guided tour. This usually involves a savanna forest walk for about 30 minutes with the opportunity to catch amazing glimpses of Lake George located inside the park. This lake is lined with fishing people with amazing silhouettes of grazing wildlife at sunset.
Amazing picturesque views
The Elephant Home is situated on the foothills where Mountain Rwenzori kisses the savanna of Queen Elizabeth National Park. the lodge has a front view where to catch amazing glimpses of the park with its extensive wildlife field. This is where various animals wonder 24/7. You will get an opportunity to listen to the lionesses howling, hyenas laughing, and elephants trumpeting at night.
In the east of the park is Bunyaruguru Highlands offering a scenic backdrop of Queen Elizabeth National Park. You can catch this view from the restaurant while enjoying a delicious meal or on self-guided tour of the hills. There is also an opportunity to watch the sun set on Rwenzori Mountain.
Immense activities to indulge in
There is a lot to indulge in while residing at The Elephant Home to make you looking forward to your next Queen Elizabeth National Park safari. Some of these include:
- Rwenzori Mountain short treks
- day trip to Kalinzu Forest
- Kyambura Gorge chimp tracking
- Community encounters in and around the park
- Watching Ishasha tree-climbing lions
- Katunguru Trading Center local crafts markets
- Queen Elizabeth National Park Game-drives and safaris
- Bunyaruguru crater lakes trek above the rift valley escarpment
- Kazinga Channel boat excursion to watch animals in their natural habitat
Book your slot now
Queen Elizabeth National Park has to offer to give the ultimate safari experience. To enhance your experience, book your place at The Elephants Home to make the most of your safari. Located next to the park and easily accessible by a good road, you will have all the time to check out wild game in its natural habitat.