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Perched atop the most breathtaking vantage point in all of Queen Elizabeth National Park is the recently constructed luxury lodge known as Elephant Plains. Situated at an elevation of 941 metres above sea level, on the western edge of the Albertine Rift in the north-eastern section of the park, the lodge provides expansive vistas that span miles across expansive grasslands and culminate at Lake George.

Elephant Plains Lodge

There is nowhere else where you may sleep closer to the Equator than here, set in 80 acres of pure wilderness just a short drive from the park gate. The resort gets its name from its location near to the stunning Lake Kikorongo, where vast plains give way to glistening waters where elephants frequent in great numbers to drink.

The Kasenyi plains are a short drive away and offer an open savannah that is home to a variety of wild animals. In addition to offering excellent game watching and a large number of grassland birds, this region serves as a key breeding habitat for Ugandan Kob, which draws lions and other big cats to the area. Photographic safaris are particularly rewarding because of the abundance of wildlife and the vast plains.

If you stay at Elephant Plains Lodge, you may travel to Kasenyi Plains for excellent game viewing. It’s a short trip. Additionally, Kasenyi Plains is home to Uganda Kob nesting grounds, which draw a sizable number of predators to the area.

Elephant Plains Lodge can be reached by guests via a 1-hour flight from Entebbe and a 2-hour drive from Kasese Airport. The lodge is situated in the northeastern region of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Visitors can drive around the park for five hours or take a 15-minute flight from Kihihi Airtrips from Bwindi.

Elephant Plains Lodge is an ideal location for an unforgettable wildlife adventure or a posh getaway in Uganda. The lodge is a great starting point for visiting the magnificent Queen Elizabeth National Park because of its distinctive location, gorgeous views, and cosy amenities.

On its outside decking area, the restaurant provides an unforgettable al fresco eating experience. Savour a delectable dinner while taking in the 270-degree vista of the grasslands of Queen Elizabeth National Park. By using solar electricity, the lodge reduces its environmental impact. Local resources were used to build the lodge.

Elephant Plains Lodge is an ideal choice for anyone seeking reasonably priced safari vacation lodging in the well-known Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park gate is only a 10-minute drive away, making it very simple to access the park for your game drives. In addition to cosy wicker seating configurations for relaxing, the lodge features a lounge with large glass windows for taking in the sights and connecting with other Queen Elizabeth Park visitors. In between refreshing swims, you might also head over to the pool and unwind on the loungers. You might even get lucky and see some elephants or buffaloes drinking from the nearby lake.

During your game drives in Queen Elizabeth Park, you will be able to see a wide variety of species in the Kasenyi plains. Additionally, the majestic Ugandan kob, which grows here, will be seen to you. Along the Kazinga Channel’s coast is another place worth exploring: the Mweya Peninsula.

This place is unique in many ways, not the least of which being the amazing variety of bird life. Enrol in a boat trip around the Kazinga Channel to take in its breathtaking splendour while keeping an eye out for the area’s resident crocodiles and hippos as well as other aquatic birds.

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