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  • What is glamping?
  • Glamping is a fusion of the words "glamorous" and "camping". It is intended to describe a style of accommodation that has amenities that are generally not associated with traditional camping. At Little Elephant Camp we understand that many people want to experience sleeping under canvas in the African bush but don't want all the hassle of setting up tents, rolling out beds and not having access to toilet and shower facilities. Little Elephant Camp provides guests with the experience of sleeping under canvas without sacrificing luxury.
  • Do you have hot showers and flushing toilets?
  • Yes, we do. Each en suite bathroom is very spacious with a flushing toilet and a hot water outdoor star gazer shower.
  • Do I need to bring linens, towels or pillows?
  • No, we provide our guests with quality linens, towels and pillows.
  • What kind of kitchen do you provide?
  • We provide you with your own private kitchen tent at your glamping camp. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes all plates, bowls, pots, pans, serving bowls, utensils, serving utensils, BBQ utensils, coffee press, kettle, stove and more.
  • Is there a stove/cooker?
  • Yes. We provide a two burner gas stove/cooker in each kitchen.
  • Is there cooking gas?
  • Yes. We provide cooking gas for the stove/cooker.
  • Is there some way for me to make coffee or tea?
  • Yes. In each kitchen, we provide a kettle for boiling water and a coffee press for making coffee. We also provide you with some freshly ground coffee, tea bags, sugar and milk to get you started.
  • How can I keep my food cold?
  • We recommend bringing a cool box/cooler to keep your food cold during your travels to Little Elephant Camp. If you don't have ice packs/blocks, we recommend freezing bottles of water as it keeps everything cold and you can drink them once they've defrosted.
  • Do you sell food and drinks at Little Elephant Camp?
  • Food is available on pre order. To make your glamping experience even easier, you can order deliciously seasoned steaks and marinated chicken ready for the grill, pre prepared meals that can be cooked/heated on the stove and breakfast baskets. On confirmation of booking, guests will be sent a link to Little Elephant Camp's online shop where you can place your orders. At the camp we sell a variety of cold drinks such as soda, beer and water.
  • Do you have a BBQ?
  • Yes. Each glamping camp has its own BBQ/Braai as well as all the BBQ utensils that you'll need to grill.
  • Do I need to bring charcoal and firewood?
  • No. We provide you with an appropriate amount of charcoal and firewood.
  • What should I bring?
  • We recommend bringing your binoculars and a good flashlight/torch, some warmer clothes for cool evenings, sunscreen, a hat and a sense of adventure.
  • Is there mobile phone network?
  • Yes. All the major telephone networks work at Little Elephant Camp. The best network carrier for data/Internet, is Airtel.
  • How long does it take to get to Little Elephant Camp?
  • If you're coming from Kampala, you can budget 5 ½ to 6 hours for your trip to the camp. There are two routes to Little Elephant Camp (1) via Mbarara - 400 kilometres (6 hours) (2) via Fort Portal - 344 kilometres (5 ½ hours). All distances and driving times can be found on our location page.
  • Do I have to pay park entrance fees when I stay at Little Elephant Camp?
  • No. Little Elephant Camp is situated directly on the boundary of the park, but not "in" the park. Park fees are payable only if and when you decide to enter the national park.
  • How far away are the park gates?
  • The Queens Pavilion which is the Uganda Wildlife Authority pay point where park activities can be booked and paid for is 11.4 kilometres from the camp (10 minute drive). The Kasenyi Gate is the entrance into the east side of the park and is the gateway to the Kasenyi Plains, a popular area for game drives to sight game including lion and leopard and is 20 kilometres from the camp (17 minute drive).
  • Do you offer safari drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park?
  • Yes. We offer guided morning and afternoon safari drives, full day trips and sundowner trips in our Land Rover safari vehicle.
  • Do you have a swimming pool?
  • No.
  • Do you have a campsite where I can put my own tent?
  • No.
  • What animals can I see in and around the camp?
  • As Little Elephant Camp is on the boundary of the park and there is no fence, animals are free to roam in and out and they do. The most common animals that we see at the camp are Ugandan Kob, Waterbuck, Bushbuck and Warthogs.
  • Do you allow day visitors?
  • No, our facilities are strictly for guests only.
  • Have a question we haven't answered?
  • Send us an email on info@littleelephantcamp.com and we'd be more than happy to answer it for you.