Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park
Kyambura Gorge lodge is located at the edge of the marvelous Kyambura gorge which has an underground forest keeping Chimpanzees. It is at this lodge that you get lovely views of the most beautiful places in south western Uganda including the vast savannah grasslands and woodlands of Queen Elizabeth national park and the wondrous landscapes like the western escarpment of the Albertine rift valley and the Rwenzori ranges. The buildings of the lodge are surrounded by vegetation where lots of birds are regularly seen.
Before the lodge was established, this place had a building which was a coffee store and processing plant with coffee plantations around the area. At the time iof establishing the lodge, they maintained the building, renovated it and improved it into the current spacious main living area. Bandas were constructed for guest accommodation. They are raised and beautifully built using local materials which are friendly to the environment. There are eight bandas/cottages each with an en suite bathroom.
Kyambura Gorge lodge is situated at a perfect place close to the beautiful gorge where visitors can easily connect to in a few minutes for chimp tracking, birding and nature walk. Visitors can also transfer to the game viewing destinations of Kasenyi plains and Ishasha for the thrilling game drives of the park and return to the lodge for a cool relaxation at the swimming pool in the afternoon. You can also go for a massage or sauna and have your body kept strong regardless of the tiring travels.
The driver guide takes you to Mweya for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel where interesting wildlife is seen. It takes about an hour from the lodge to Mweya.
The restaurant doesn’t limit visitors to specific meals, both local and international dishes are prepared and served. So visitors can enjoy the local dishes as part of their safari experience here.
A stay at Kyambura Gorge lodge is truly enjoyable with the location, surrounding and the facilities and amenities there.
It takes 6-7 hours to arrive at Kyambura Gorge lodge from Kampala on road.