The Elephant Home is a community owned and run lodge located next to Queen Elizabeth National Park. It is situated on Kasese-Mbarara road, 21km from Kasese town. For those from Mbarara, it will is 19km from Katunguru Bridge, towards kasese town.
At the Elephant Home we offer self-contained rooms, a restaurant, crafts shop and village tours. On prior arrangement, we also offer wildlife safaris inside Queen Elizabeth National park. Our safaris inside the park go on the Kasenyi tracks, Ishasha sector looking for the tree climbing lions, Mweya peninsular, carnivore tracking and the popular boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
The lodge is suitable for visitors for a perfect base to do a wildlife safari in this park or visiting the surrounding areas. It is located 5 minutes drive from the park gate where the game drive starts. It is famous for delicious meals, friendly staff, clean and spacious rooms, easy accessibility and affordable price in the area.
Elephant Home is part of the local community that uses tourism as a source of income to supplement farming which tends to be unreliable.
Farming can also sometimes encroach on National Park land so this social enterprise gives us a sustainable alternative income for our families.
Our team members are skilled and trained in customer care and hospitality hence you are assured of receiving all the help that you need during your stay.
Our skilled guides offer tours and village walks to the local neighborhood of Queen Elizabeth and Kikorongo community.
We're located in the jungle, have a friendly team and we support the community. Also, we're close, with easy access, to the park.
We arrange tours to the beautiful crater lakes area and provide the prefect guides to show you around.
An interactive tour through the local village which gives a possibility to see how the local Ugandan people live. The local guide shows different plantations which gives an image on how the local people cultivate crops. Through this walk you get a better understanding of the situation reg...
Explore the landscape around Queen Elizabeth National Park on a motorcycle like a local. the local resident guide will be showing you every Conner while explaining how wildlife relates to the people living near the park. Visit the local communities, Lake Edward and Katwe salt pans. Ride through the ...
A diverse trek through the slopes of the Rwenzori Mountains overlooking Queen Elizabeth. Enjoy the amazing views over Queen Elisabeth National Park. Meet the local people and see farms with various types of crops. The local guide provides plenty of interesting information about the way people ...
Just as local women and men produce crafts every day, you will be learning how to make local handicrafts using the local natural fibers and recycled materials such as crop residues, old papers and seeds. This is done using the local tools as you follow through the local crafts woman. the materials a...
Guests can opt for a traditional African dance. Dancing is an important part in the local African culture. It has been part of the Bakonzo tribe for centuries. People from the local village will demonstrate an African traditional dance with different songs, instruments and plays. With this tradition...
You will go on the boat for two hours return trip. The boat has a guide who will be interpreting all the wildlife and background of the area. Kazinga channel is a 40km water channel that connects the two freshwater lakes; George and Edward. the channel dissects Queen Elizabeth national park. it...
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