| overlooking Lake Albert |
Kikonko Lodge, Lake Albert, is situated in-between the two most visited national parks of Uganda, Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth.
Within Kikonko’s vicinity one can find the Kabwoya Game Reserve, which can be considered the hidden gem of Uganda with a lot of antelopes and buffaloes.
The Bugoma Forest is only 40 minutes drive away and offers amazing walks through dense vegetation with the possibility of seeing non-habituated chimpanzees for a fraction of the price visitors would pay in Kibale Forest which is is a 4 hour drive away.
Where we are...
From Hoima: Kikonko can be reached in an easy 30-minute drive (32km) on a newly tarred road (Hoima - Kaiso Road). The lodge is close to the upcoming oil refinery and international airport (both about 15 km away).
The heart of Africa - Lake Albert
Lake Albert is situated in the heart of Africa in the East African valley, between Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Lake Albert is the 7th largest lake in Africa, the 27th in the world by volume with a width of 30km and length of 160km. Lake Albert covers an area of 5,270 km2 of which 2,850 km2 (54%) is on the Ugandan side.
There is a lot of touristic potential that can still be discovered at Lake Albert.
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