What makes Little Elephant Camp special?
Located near the incredible Queen Elizabeth National Park, this lodge makes for a great base before you embark on a safari in search of the Big 5. Upon arriving, you'll be struck by the incredible landscape that Little Elephant Camp is a part of.
Not just a place to rest your head after a long day of chimp trekking or hiking through the Rwenzori Mountains, but a whole experience in itself, the atmosphere of this tented camp immerses you completely in the wildlife of Uganda.
Rooms & Amenities
All of the tented camps are private and have their own kitchen, dining tent, en-suite sleeping tent, solar lighting, USB charging, WiFi, a cosy outdoor BBQ and campfire. These amazing facilities aren’t shared with other guests, so you have complete privacy during your stay. Each camp also has its own spacious private parking area.
Little Elephant Camp is happy to accommodate all your wishes and needs, so for families with young children and teenagers, an extra canvas dome tent can be added to your glamping camp with bedsheets and linens provided.
About Queen Elizabeth National Park
Located in western Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park is a protected area of 1,978 km², home to over 95 species of mammals - more than any other park in Uganda. It's rich in biodiversity and boasts a prolific number of bird species (approx. 612).
Located on the floor of Africa's Western Rift Valley, Queen Elizabeth National Park stretches all the way from the base of the northern Rwenzori Mountains to the southern Ishasha River, bordered on the west by the Virunga Mountains and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park and Kibale National Park are nearby, making Queen Elizabeth the perfect stop in between chimp trekking safaris.
Activities at Little Elephant Camp
There’s definitely no room for any boredom at Little Elephant Camp, and there are plenty of activities for you to enjoy. Here are a few of our favourites:
- Safari drives (morning or afternoon) in Queen Elizabeth National Park
- A boat trip along the famous Kazinga Channel spotting crocodiles
- A drive through the explosion craters between the Kabatoro Gate and the Queen’s Pavilion
- Lion or chimpanzee trekking
- A trek through the famous Rwenzori National Park
Experiential Trip with the Uganda Carnivore Program
Based in the northern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, the Uganda Carnivore Program works in close collaboration with the Uganda Wildlife Authroity to observe, research and conserve all the large predators that reside in the area.
James Kalyewa is the senior research assistant that;s in charge of monitoring the parks predators ona day-to-day basis. Offering his expertise to the Uganda Wildlife Authroity's Experimental Tourism initiative in the park by goung out with tourists to track the predators.
A unique experience, this is an opportunity to learn about lions firsthand by someone who works with them daily and has dedicated themself to their conservation.
Use the radio signal from the collared lions and follow them off the beaten tracks of the park, and observe them from within a vehicle just a few metres away.
How to get to Little Elephant Camp
Little Elephant Camp is situated in the Muhokya enclave of Queen Elizabeth National Park and sits on 38 acres of private land along the boundary of the park. The camp is 600 metres off the main Kasese/Mbarara highway on a private access road.
There are many ways to get there, and if you book with us we will be more than happy to organsie this for you.
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