Tembo Safari Lodge is one of the spacious budget accommodation facility in Queen Elizabeth National Park that lies overseeing the Kazinga Channel one of the unique tourist attraction in the park   that inhabits high population of hippos in East Africa, crocodiles and various water bird species. This lodge has become a popular place of stay on safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park, because of a pride in providing the best accommodation facilities at affordable cost. However, the lodge offers good property facilities and amenities such as Restaurant with skilled chefs who prepares perfect meals and drinks both local and continental dishes all at affordable prices.

They have unique and comfortable cottages comprised of Tembo Cottages, Double –Twin and Standard cottages.

Tembo Cottages

These cottages have well furnished rooms decorated with wooden vanished floor.

Tembo Cottages –Service Offered

They provide bed and breakfast, Lunch and dinner.

Pets are allowed

They offer free parking to the visitor’s vehicles.

Room Features –Tembo Cottages

They have two self-contained rooms   and two comfortable beds per room

Tembo Safari Lodge
Tembo Safari Lodge

Rooms are designed with large working desk with lamp.

 The lodge sits in quiet, comfortable and safe area.

Rooms have well tiled bathroom with stone floor and were designed with Balcony overlooking the impressive Kazinga Channel.

Tembo Cottages rates ranges from USD70 per night includes taxes and fees per person.

Double –Twin Service –Tembo Safari Lodge

This double rooms can contain up to three people very comfortable and clean to sustain your comfortable stay after a long day activities and adventuring. Still a nice place to relax your mind in quiet environment away from the noise of the city.

Room services offered;

They provide bed and breakfast

They have enough parking and allows pets at the lodge.

There rooms feature with Nice large bed that can accommodate two people in the room.

 The double rooms also feature with a second smaller single bed comfortable and awesome.

They have a house cleaning service with complimentary water on turndown.

Inside the room, there is a fan to keep the cool of the room.

There is a 24 hours’ electricity power and running water.

They are designed with white bath towel and warm water.

Double –twin rooms were furnished with overlooking balcony that offer Lake view landmarks, bathtub, Air conditioning.

They also offer private bathroom with soundproof

Tembo Safari Lodge – Property facility, Amenities

They offer free toiletries and shower.

They were designed with bathrobe and very safe.

Rooms- bed are designed with towels and clean linen with socket near the bed. They also offer clean products.

They offer ironing facilities to the guest and sitting area.

They offer refrigerators, mosquito net, slippers, guest bathrooms and wardrobe as well as dining table.

All the entire unit sits on the ground floor.

They provide toilet paper in the toilet and each unit have wheelchair accessible.

Double –twin rooms have a range rate of USD50 per night includes taxes and fees.

Standard Single Room –Tembo Safari Lodge

They standard Single room is perfect for the   lovers of solitude, those who want to relax their mind away from distraction or noisy places.

Standard single room services;

They feature with spacious bed and breakfast

They offer free parking and pets allowed.

Room Features; Standard Single Room

They offer large comfortable double bed and well ventilated with a tiled floor.

They are self-contained with toilet and bathroom.

Room Facilities;

The beds are designed with large white bath towels.

They provide nice yummy breakfast to power you through the day

The standard Single rooms ranges from USD45 and above per night including takes and fees.

Other Tembo Safari Lodge –Property Amenities

They offer outdoor fireplace and sun terrace

They have nonsmoking rooms

They offer children’s activities ‘’Kids and Family friendly’’

They offer laundry services and bed room have shared lounge –TV area

They do car hire

They have hospitable staff who cares for the guests.

They serve delicious food to the guests

They are good in preparing romantic breakfast and dinner in restaurant that overlooks the canal and incredible view of range of hippos in their hippo school on the Kazinga Channel.

All rooms are spacious and comfortable with locally crafted decorations and furnishing with excellent balcony which overlooks the channel and the lodge is easy to be accessed by the visitors.

Tembo Safari Lodge
Tembo Safari Lodge

Activities to do while at Tembo Safari Lodge

Interesting Tembo Safari lodge, is a great place to stay when doing a boat cruise along Kazinga Channel in the park or you can opt to walk to the community boats.

While at stay at Tembo, you will have chances of seeing hippos at night through your widow as they come around at night and munch around the room and vocalizing from the water.

Go explore the crater areas of the park with more chances of birding, birds to view includes martial eagle, Pink backed Pelican, Yellow throated Cuckoo, Papyrus, Sedge warbles, Verreaux’s Eagle Owl among others and the view of the crater lakes is rewarding.

Boat Cruise

This is one of the most amazing activity to do at the lodge and in the park carried out on the Kazinga Channel where you can be able to enjoy great sights   and sounds of aquatic species such as large number of hippos, Nile Crocodiles can be seen basking lazily on the banks of the channel as well as gainful view of water birds like the shoe bill, heron, kingfisher, cattle egrets among others.

Game drive

Queen Elizabeth National Park is a home of about 95 mammals which can be adventured along the game drive experience which can be done in open savanna grassland on 4 wheels with open roof for clear viewing of the unique tree climbing lions which inhabits the Ishasha sectors and other animals to see includes ; herds of elephants , buffalos kobs ,waterbucks , hartebeests  ,warthogs if your luck on morning game drive you can adventure spotted hyenas ,leopards ,lions before returning back to their hideouts.

Other activities to do here includes; Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge, Lion Tracking in Ishasha sector Guided nature walk many more

In general, Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda’s top sounding visited destination because of the rare tree climbing lions which attracts millions of visitors annually to come visit the place however, the park ranks a big number of wildlife species about 95 mammals and a home to paradise of bird species ‘’600 bird species. More so, the park is located in southwestern region of Uganda, approximately 5 to 6 hours’ drive from Kampala to main destination. or Fly from Entebbe Airport by domestic flight Aerolink Uganda to Mweya Airstrip.

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