Budget Lodges and Camps Queen Elizabeth National Park

Budget Accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park –Tourists that visit Queen Elizabeth national park should have nothing to worry about accommodation because there are many lodges all around the park ranging from luxury to budget.  The park covers a total land area of 1978 square kilometers, with varying vegetation which are habitats to a range of wildlife including hippos, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, lions, leopards, hyenas and primates among others.  The park has popular sites where interesting activities such as boat cruises, game drives, searching for tree climbing lions and chimp trekking take place. These attractions and activities are the reasons why queen Elizabeth national is ought not to be missed out on your safari in Uganda.

Regardless of the numbers of tourists to the park there are enough accommodations near close to the different major sites, to offer the best accommodation that fit the travelers’ budgets for the best experience on their Uganda safari. Popular places of Queen Elizabeth national park include Mweya where activities including boat cruise, birding, mangoose tracking and nature walks take place, Kyambura area where visitors do chimp trekking, bird watching, nature walks and scenic viewing, Kasenyi in the north of the park is famous for game drives, Ishasha in the south of the park has the park’s major attraction the tree climbing lions. There are a number of budget accommodations around these areas so that clients will spend their night there and catch their scheduled tour activities on time. Budget accommodations in Queen Elizabeth national park include;

Engiri game lodge

Engiri Game lodge is located in Katunguru withing Queen Elizabeth national park. it is situated about 300 meters off Mbarara-Kasese road, near Kazinga channel which is a home for thousands of hippos. The lodge is near the park’s sites including Mweya, Kasenyi, Kyambura and others and guest can easily connect there and back to the lodge in a short time and have enough time to relax at the lodge. Accommodation at Engiri Game lodge is provided in;

  • Family cottages which are made up of a bedroom with a king bed and twin beds, a living room, kitchen and is self contained with bathrooms and toilets. It accommodates four (4) adults and three (3) children.
  • Basic cottages, they have double or twin beds and bathrooms
  • Basic tents are situated strategically overlooking then gardens of the lodge. The tents do not have beds but mattresses are provided. Each tent accommodates two adults and one child. They have showers.

Other facilities and services at the lodge include;

  • A well stocked bar
  • Restaurant and an English breakfast
  • WiFi in public areas
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Laundry services

Simba safari camp

Simba safari camp is located near the equator crossing area at the border of Queen Elizabeth. It is situated on a hill overlooking the vast savannha of Queen Elizabeth and Lake Kikorongo. Simba safari lodge is near the park’s areas which are famous for their exciting activities; Kasenyi for game drives, Mweya for boat cruise, birding and nature walks, Kyambura for chimp trekking and Kikorongo for a moment at the equator crossing line and birding.

Accommodation is provided in;

  • Family cottages with two bedrooms, king size bed, twin beds, an extra bed, a bathroom, a living room and a wide veranda. It accommodates a maximum of 5 people.
  • En suite rooms, these are double/twin and triple rooms. They have double beds, single beds and twin beds. They are spacious and comfortable with bathroom and toilets and a veranda.
  • Dormitory rooms with comfortable beds on deckers, there are dorms with 3 double deckers, 5 double deckers and 10 double deckers. They have bathrooms with hot and cold running water.
  • Campsite, there is well situated campsite at Simba safari camp where you can saty using your own camping equipment. It offers a lovely night under the bright stars with good security.

Other facilities and services for guests at the lodge include;

  • Delicious meals at the restaurant
  • A well stocked bar
  • A large lounge area
  • WiFi in public areas
  • Security

Pumba safari cottages

Pumba safari lodge is situated in Kyambura area of Queen Elizabeth national park. It consists of self contained cottages with comfortable beds. It offers beautiful views of the park and you can spot some of the animals of the park such as elephants and others.

Facilities and services offered by the lodge include;

  • Tasty food at the restaurant
  • A well stocked bar
  • WiFi in the public areas
  • A coffee shop
  • Laundry services

Tembo safari lodge

Tembo safari lodge is located in Katunguru, Queen Elizabeth national park near Kazinga channel. This is therefore one of the accommodations to stay at if you want to enjoy the spectacular views of Kazinga channel. The lodge offers has basic rooms and cottages. Basic rooms have comfortable beds, private bathrooms and are kept neat by the housekeepers daily. Cottages on the other side has twin rooms that are spacious and self contained.

Other facilities and services at Tembo safari lodge include;

  • Delicious meals at the restaurant
  • Well stocked bar
  • Free internet in public areas
  • Satellite TV

Kazinga channel View resort

Kazinga Channel View resort is located in Katunguru near Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth national park. The lodge offers accommodation in Bandas. There are single and double cottages which are self contained. It also has a camping site where visitors are required to carry their own camping equipments. The lodge is situated in an area which enables guests to easily access other areas for game drives, boat cruise, chimp trekking, forest walks, bird watching and others. The lodge offers spectacular views of the surrounding including Kazinga channel. Facilities and services offered by Kazinga Channel view include;

  • A restaurant
  • A well stocked bar
  • Free internet
  • Laundry services

Mweya hostels and cottages

Mweya hostels and cottages are located on Mweya peninsular in the heart of Queen Elizabeth. They are under the management of Uganda Wildlife Authority and have been made affordable for guests who need budget accommodation on their safari to this wonderful park. Both Mweya safari hostels and the cottages are spacious and self contained with bathrooms and flushing toilets. Mweya safari hostels accommodate families of more than 5 members, with a living room, kitchen and a veranda. Facilities and services offer by the accommodations include

  • A restaurant
  • A well stocked bar
  • Free internet
  • Housekeeping services

River Ishasha lodge

River Ishasha lodge in located in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth known as Ishasha, the area where the tree climbing lions are found. Booking to stay at this lodge offers an opportunity to enjoy wilderness in the park. It is situated near River Ishasha which gives a cool relaxation and offers nice views of River Ntungwe. It comprises of self contained cottages with comfortable beds.

Facilities and services offered by the lodge include;

  • Restaurant
  • A well stocked bar
  • A lounge area
  • Relaxing area and camp fire

Topi lodge

Topi lodge is located in the wilderness of Queen Elizabeth, close to the gate to Ishasha where the tree climbing lions live. Topi loge enables tourist to enjoy wilderness and offers spectacular views around the park. The self contained rooms of the lodge are comfortable and spacious.

Other facilities and services at Topi lodge are;

  • A restaurant
  • A bar
  • WiFi
  • Housekeeping services

Budget accommodation in Queen Elizabeth national park offer good facilities and services for their guests and ensure that they offer value for guests’ money. We book for our clients that wish to use budget accommodations with the best accommodation providers around the park.