Hippo Hill Camp is located on an attractive hill with its camp looks which are so amazing, it is found in Queen Elizabeth National Park in the Mweya region. At the lodge you can view Kabazimu and Kitako Islands in the vast Lake Edward. The lodge is situated in a place which has a lot of birds, which are approximately over 600 species to spot, thus favoring birders. The place has stunning variety of animals.
The accommodation offered at the lodge consist of tents, and they are 10 Meru safari tents which are under thatched roofs and are offered to clients. The room interiors are basic but comfortable.
The accommodation has low to the ground bed with en suite. The walls are canvas wall with a zipper that divides the bedroom and bathroom. Once unzipped, the client can get reed walls, there is a wash hand basin, plus a flush toilet with hot shower. The hill is ideal for everyone who loves the wild due to its strategic location I the wild. The small veranda which are found on the large thatch roof of the tent, clients can sit there and enjoy the beautiful scenery or view of the place.
The Bar and Restaurant
There is a bar and dining area, from which you can view/ watch the game the games in the parks like the flamingos and hippo. The bar is fully well stocked with all kinds of beverages, and the food which is quite tasty and good for the body. There is public campfire is a great place to make new friends and enjoy.
How to get to Hippo Hill Safari Lodge
It is a full day’s drive from Entebbe or Kampala for example anything from 6 to 8 hours, then 4 hour drive from Lake Mburo, and then 6 hour drive from Bwindi Forest, and then 2 to 4 hour drive from Ishasha district of Queen Elizabeth National Park. From here you can get a private charted flights can land at Mweya Airstrip but at present there are no scheduled flights.
Activities at Hippo Hill Safari Lodge
Among the activities at the parks include Game drives which is done in your own vehicle, then lastly the boat cruise at the kazinga channel and Kyambura Gorge treks.