Kitandara Hippo hill Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park
Hippo Hill lodge is a great option for budget travelers to Queen Elizabeth national park. it is located in Katwe town right above the hill above Katwe salt lake. Ten safari tents make up this lodge. The tents are built with local material and they are self contained with verandahs large enough for relaxation after the day time adventures.
The lodge is located at the best place where you can start your Explosion Crater drive which takes you through a ridge where you explore the wondrous craters in Queen Elizabeth national park. From this hill, visitors get great views of the nearby Lake Edward, a very beautiful sundowner and views of the Rwenzori Mountains.
Areas around this lodge are regularly visited by birds and therefore bird lovers will have an interesting time as they walk around to watch these birds. In the evening, you’ll be able to watch hippos moving out of Lake Edward and others grazing in the night.
There is a restaurant that serves a range of meals including local and international meals. The bar has a wide range of drinks and they cater for all categories; those who like acohlic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Hippo Hill lodge is located close to areas where the major tourist activities in Mweya are conducted and therefore visitors connect to these places in a very short time. These areas include Mweya where the exciting boat cruise takes place daily, Kasenyi where wildlife viewing is superb, Kyambura gorge where chimp trekking takes place and visiting the community of Katwe where people live in the same area where wild animals like elephants, hippos and others roam. You’ll also have a chance to watch fishermen on water as they go or return for/after their daily activities of fishing.
There are a lot of things to enjoy as you stay at Kitandara Hippo Hill lodge while on your Queen Elizabeth national park safari.