Jacana Safari Lodge lies in Queen Elizabeth National park and is surrounded by the Maramangambo forest home to various species like bats, birds, and beautiful butterflies. Visitors looking for a place to stay when embarking on a luxury safari in Uganda’s popular Queen Elizabeth National park we recommended choosing a comfortable Jacana safari lodge.

The lodge is comprised of 8 excellent rooms located in Kichwamba in Queen. It is located within 7 miles of the city center. The villa is just 80 minute drive from Fort Portal. Kasese Airport it’s a distance of 35 miles from the property.

Jacana Safari Lodge consists of comfortable room types such as family rooms

Family Rooms at Jacana Safari Lodge

The family room is well furnished with perfect amenities including; Overlooking balcony, and clean and comfortable bathrooms fitted with towels, toilets, free toiletries, and toilet paper.

The rooms were furnished with a private entrance, parquet floor, mosquito net, seating area, slippers, work desk, wardrobe, outdoor furniture, connecting rooms, and upper floors accessible by stairs only.

The room is designed with one king-size bed and it can accommodate a maximum of four people.

Double Room at Jacana Safari Lodge

These double rooms are set by one king-size bed and can accommodate a maximum of two people.

They have stunning facilities that make the lodge look loved such as slippers, a seating area, a private entrance, a parquet floor, an upper floor accessible by stairs only, a wardrobe, outdoor furniture, and a mosquito net. They have well-organized bathrooms with clean turning towels, toilets, free toiletries, toilet paper and wake-up services.

Double or Twin Room Balcony

Double or twin room balcony was designed with two comfortable single beds. The décor with amazing room facilities like a shower, overlooking balcony, an upper floor accessible by stairs only and parquet floor, an impressive seating area, a slipper, a wardrobe, outdoor furniture, mosquito nets, free toiletries, and toilet paper among others.

More then, the Jacana Safari Lodge is located at the edge of a crater lake where they get water supply for the rooms. They have welcoming staff and are ever ready to provide you with outstanding service and an impressive experience.

Despite that, Jacana Safari Lodge is a very convenient place to stay if you want to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park. However, the park lies in the southwestern region of Uganda, estimates about a 5 to 6 hours drive from Kampala or Entebbe, and by domestic flight can take 1:10 hours to land at Mweya Airstrip. Queen Elizabeth national park is a famous home to a wide number of animal species over 95 mammals and a paradise of bird species over 600 birds among others. Along your visit you can engage in quite a number of impressive activities; Boat cruise, game drive, chimpanzee tracking, and birding among others.

Jacana Safari Lodge
Jacana Safari Lodge

Game drive

This is one of the amazing activities to do while at stay at Jacana Safari Lodge. You can go for a morning game drive in the open grassland of Kasenyi in search of various animal species and expect to see animals like African elephants, African buffalo, Ugandan kobs, spotted hyenas, lions , warthogs, giant forest hogs, topis  kobs among others

Chimpanzee tracking

This activity starts early in the morning and in Queen Elizabeth national park can be done in Kyambura gorge known as a home for chimpanzee species. It starts after breakfast from the lodge and is transferred to the park headquarters for briefing. After head out to the forest trails within the forest in search for them and the experience can take about 30 to 5 hours depending on their movements, though they are not like gorillas who move long distance. Once they are located an hour is given to the trackers to watch them as they feed, play, swing on the tree branches, hunt, and nest their beds as well as take photographs for your future remembrance.


From the lodge, you can go for birding in the maramangambo forest where you can be able to spot various species of birds like black belied bustard, flapped larks, white-tailed larks, hooded vultures, white-backed vultures, brown-backed scrub Robin, ripeols griffon’s vulture, grey-backed fiscal, palm but vulture among others.

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