Jacana Safari Lodge

P.O. Box 2288, Kampala, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Queen Elizabeth National Park

Chimp trek and monkeys poolside!

A travel blog entry by jaynewick

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The Kyambura (cham-BURR-ah) Gorge and Fig Tree Camp is home to chimpanzees, and greets many visitors such as buffalo, elephant, baboons and birds. The trek was steep, much more difficult than our chimpanzee trek in Kibale. There were a couple spots Jim didn't think he would be able to pass, like crossing the stream on a felled tree, but he made it …

Lion vs. Giant Forest Hog. And the winner is...

A travel blog entry by jaynewick

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Today is another travel day, as we transfer from the Kibale National Park to the Queen Elizabeth National Park, also on the western border of Uganda. The drive took us through Hima, which is known for its cement production, and Kasese, which is in an area known for its copper production. The roads between the two parks were excellent, so it was a …

Game Drive and Boat Trip on the Channel in QE NP

A travel blog entry by jaynewick

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Nasser got us up early this morning for a game drive in the National Park. Since the heat of the day pushes the wild animals into the shade/hiding, the best sightings are early morning after sunrise or evening before sundown. Because the drive to the park is so far, we took along packed breakfast and lunch, which worked out to our advantage, since …

QENP - Switzerland of Africa

A travel blog entry by s_sarkardei

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Yet another early morning departure to Queen Elizabeth. We travelled via Fortportal where we stopped for some lunch and I had an ice latte after 5 months, which was heavenly delicious and I felt for a moment I was in heaven, until Mark and Kathy made me down it! We reached Mweya in QENP at midday, with stunning beautiful views over Kazinga Channel. We went for a late afternoon drive with ...

Kibale to QE National Park

A travel blog entry by dynsarey

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... of the water, stretching one leg out and waving it around and *******! Then he would feign lying down whilst the younger one came closer to prod him with his trunk and the older would sit up suddenly and trumpet just as the younger male's trunk was about to touch him. Scared the bejeezus out of the young one who rushed backward into the water, splashing madly whilst the older one rolled into the water after him. More water antics followed, then back on land again with, ...

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This lodge, located on P.O. Box 2288, Kampala, Queen Elizabeth National Park, is near Uganda Museum, Kasubi Tombs, Sesse Islands, and Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsJacana Safari Lodge Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Reviewed by jaynewick

    Very remote location

    Reviewed Jan 20, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Grafton, Wsconsin , United States Flag of United States

    Nice lodge, good food, very remote

    Walkway to our cottage
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    Our room at Jacana Lodge
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    The pool at the lodge
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    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Jacana Safari Lodge Queen Elizabeth National Park

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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    The water heater, serves 2 cottages, 24 hours
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    Screened porch in our cottage, overlooking the lak
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    The landscape at the lodge
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    The lake view from our cottage, just like upper WI
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    Walkway to our cottage
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    Our room at Jacana Lodge
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