Birding

Mweya is an Ornithologist’s Paradise Varied habitats in Queen Elizabeth National Park – lakeshore, swamp, grassland and forest – support a remarkable 612 species of birds – over 60% of the 1,008 species of indigenous and migratory birds recorded in Uganda. Highlights include the Martial Eagle, the African Fish Eagle, Shoebill, Papyrus Gonolek, Lesser and…

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Trekking Chimpanzee in Kyambura Gorg

Visitors can track chimpanzees in the dramatic Kyambura Gorge on the eastern side of the park, 35kms from the Lodge. It is home to a variety of wildlife, including the only primates in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The area is an important water source for many animals and is surrounded by savanna, but is…

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The Tembo Bar

The Tembo Bar has panoramic view over looking the Kazinga channel and Lake Edward. Enjoy the shimmering sunset over the lake, whilst drinking a wonderful sundowner. The bar verandahs are a perfect place to relax after a day out in the national park. The décor and furniture represents a bygone era of early explorers, synonymous…

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Bush Breakfast

A bush breakfast is a must when you stay with us. Woken up early, guests are driven to a beautiful picnic spot via the Channel Track and Campsite 2. Along the way, there are chances to see elephant, lion, hippo, leopards, warthogs and other wildlife and birdlife. Watch the eagles soar in the skies above…

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Katwe Explosion Crater

Dozens of extinct volcanoes of a particularly violent type known as ‘explosion craters’ dot western Uganda. Explosion craters they are called because in their ‘hay-days’ eruptions were so violent that rather than piling debris around their vents like some volcanoes, they spewed ash and rock far and wide. Today, they are mostly crater (extinct) although…

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Culture Talk

A great opportunity to explore and enjoy the diverse cultural and traditional practices of indigenous tribes in the area, and a unique opportunity to interact with these indigenous people whose rich cultural heritage extends down the centuries.…

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Going on Safari

The floor of the Rift Valley teems with wildlife making it one of the treasures of the continent. Game drives are available both morning and evening using Mweya Safari Lodge’s vehicles and knowledgeable drivers. Alternatively, guests may opt to use their own vehicles, perhaps with a ranger guide hired from the Uganda Wildlife Authority. You…

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Tree-Climbing Lions

The famous tree-climbing lions of the Ishasha sector are found in large fig trees in the remote southern extremity of the park. These tree-dwelling lions prey on the Topi, Uganda Kob, and (if feeling confident!) Cape Buffalo which graze Ishasha’s beautiful acacia studded savanna. Ishasha is 124kms from Mweya Safari Lodge so the return excursion…

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