Katara Lodge

Location: Situated on the Great Rift Valley escarpment with uninterrupted views of the savannah, Lake Edward and the Virunga and Rwenzori mountain ranges beyond. Katara Lodge is located 16km from the Katunguru gate of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, which is Uganda’s premier safari destination and one of the most biodiverse reserves in the world.

Rooms: 8 luxurious thatched cottages.

Facilities: Restaurant, bar, swimming pool.

Activities: Game drives through the Queen Elizabeth National Park, hot air balloon safari, launch cruise on the Kazinga channel, chimp tracking in Kyambura Gorge, chimp tracking or forest walks in Kalinzu Forest Reserve, guided nature walks in the Maramagambo Forest.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.




A visa is required for Uganda and it is required for all visitors to carry a Yellow Fever certificate (regardless where they have travelled from)

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever vaccination required if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 3 Hours

Flight Time

10hrs Indirect


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