The Elephant Home

Location: Boardering Queen Elizabeth National Park

The elephant home is located next to Queen Elizabeth National Park, at Kikorongo village. The lodge sits in the elephant dispersal jungle outside the protected area. This lodge is probably the most accessible community lodge that will go well with everyone looking to get value for money in a community run facility. Easy to find with any transport means, hospitable staff, easy access to the park gate and the clean spacious rooms leave everyone wanting to visit again.

The lodge offers self contained room (with private bathroom and showers), on site restaurant where you can order all meals and a curio shop that sales local gifts. For those who want to go off the beaten path along with the wildlife safari, this lodge offers great opportunities to meet and interacts with the local communities in various organized tours and activities. If you need help to organize all park activities, chimp tracking, the crater lakes tours or any other activities will find this lodge handy as the staff will organize these at no extra cost. Pickups and transfers can also be arranged from the lodge at short notice.

Camp Amenities

  • Solar powered lighting
  • Restaurant serving typical Ugandan and continental dishes
  • Private balcony/veranda  on each room
  • Private rooms with bed and beddings and mosquito netting
  • Small camping area (bigger camping available in the village)
  • Private bathrooms and toilet on each room
  • Hot overhead showers
  • A gift shop selling local handicrafts

Room Description

The lodge offers accommodation in twin private self contained rooms, one none-self contained single room and camping grounds. The rooms have medium size beds and large double beds.

Activities At The Lodge

  • Bodaboda safari
  • Katunguru boat cruise
  • Wildlife safari
  • Traditional dance performance
  • Crafts making workshop
  • Kikorongo village walk
  • Village hill trek
  • Cotton growing tour
  • Self guided walk

Responsible Travel

  • Conservation awareness and support to the local community 
  • Local employment
  • Markets for local produce
  • Income through local tourism livelihoods promoted
  • supporting to empower local youth and women in living skills 


Phone: +256-414501866 (office)
Mobile: +256-706581477
WhatsApp: +256 780278010




  • self contained twin room – 25$ B&B per person sharing
  • none-self contained – 20$ B&B per person
  • camping – 5$ bed only


  • Bodaboda safari – 15$ per person
  • Katunguru boat cruise – 25$ per person
  • Wildlife safari – 140$ 1 pax/ 90$ 2 pax per person (price reduces as more people join)
  • Kikorongo village walk – 10$ per person
  • Traditional dance performance – 50$ per performance
  • Crafts making workshop 12$ per person
  • Village hill trek – 15$ per person
  • Cotton growing tour – 10$ per person
  • Self guided walk – Free for residents
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