LODGES IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
PARAA SAFARI LODGE
The lodge is located in north western Uganda and was established in 1954.
It overlooks one of nature’s best kept secrets, the River Nile, on its journey from its source at Lake Victoria to Join Lake Albert.
Paraa safari lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure
Each of the room is a haven of style and serenity, complete with balcony and private bathroom.
You can have the Nile view from the room.
They have the hot Air balloon safaris.
A pool with a Nile View
Laundry services available
Forex bureau services
CHOBE SAFARI LODGE
It’s found above the bank of the Nile.
It’s a 5 star lodge undoubtedly the gem in Uganda’s crown of tourism destinations.
The breathtaking panoramic views coupled with the sounds of the River Nile’s magnificent rapids, sets the scene for an adventure that will impress even the most discerning of visitors.
It offers a unique opportunity to sample the Wildlife, birds, fauna and flora.
Chobe pool with Nile view
Chobe bar deck and view
Facilities at Chobe Safari Lodge
Karuma restaurant and Cuisine
The Gift shop
The Karuma bar and Terrace
SAMBIYA RIVER LODGE
It’s situated only 15 minutes from the top of magnificent Murchison Falls. It’s the perfect location for those who want to experience the tranquility of unspoiled Africa untouched by mass tourism.
Sambiya River Lodge’s unique charm is in the atmosphere of intimacy provided to the guests.
Guests stay in any of the 26 double rooms designed as individual and family thatched cottages which have en suite bathrooms, fans, screened doors & windows, mosquito nets, and a veranda to relax and enjoy the commanding views of quintessential Africa. Twelve basic bandas are also available for guest accommodation.
Sambiya allows you to relax in luxury whilst experiencing the sights and sounds of Africa.
Has wireless internet for its guests.
This area of Murchison Falls National Park is ideal for fishing and will revive this newly refurbished lodge to become one of the best fishing destinations in Africa.
RED CHILLI REST CAMP
Red Chilli is superbly located to explore Murchison. We are at Paraa on the southern bank of the River Nile in the heart of the park. Our camp is just 500 metres from the Paraa ferry, where all vehicles cross the Nile for game drives around the Nile Delta, and from where boats can be hired for game viewing and sport fishing on the Nile – either up to the base of the Falls, or down to the Nile delta at Lake Albert.
We have a fully stocked bar and restaurant below a large open thatched roof with spectacular views towards the Nile. The bar serves drinks from 6.15am until.
Bar opens from 6:15Am to Midnight.
Deriving its name from the historic English explorer Samuel Baker, Baker’s Lodge is situated on the South bank of the mighty Nile River which transects Murchison Falls National Park. This intimate, safari styled lodge is set within a large private area with direct river access, large shady trees and wetland areas hosting abundant birdlife along the water’s edge. The views onto the river are vast and magnificent with islands hosting nesting egret birds, elephants bathing and pods of hippos regularly viewed.
Facilities at Baker’s Lodge
Spacious Thatched Safari Suites
Restaurant and Bar
KABALEGA WILDERNESS LODGE
Inspired by the breath-taking splendor of the wild landscapes of Murchison Falls NPK and the history and culture of the Bunyoro region of Uganda, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge will amaze you with its allure and its unique location adjacent to one of the biggest natural reserves in Uganda. It comprises of individual Safari Cabins spread throughout 7 acres of bristling bushes on the banks of the streaming waters of the mighty River Nile.
All the lodge structures are made from an architectural balance of mud and wood, and the roof is thatched with handpicked grass from the rolling plains of the neighboring villages. The walls are plastered African style with mud and wattle with a contemporary twist. The lodge is tastefully decorated with rustic safari furnishings and fixtures handcrafted from carefully selected local and natural materials. The cabins and dinning all feature an open design to offer you a feeling of oneness with nature and breathtaking uninterrupted views of the magnificent and wild surroundings ensuring that your unique Safari experience continues even when at the lodge.
MURCHISON RIVER LODGE
Murchison River Lodge is located on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Murchison Falls National Park, pods of hippos and papyrus islands.
In beautiful surroundings we offer comfortable and relaxing mid-range accommodation to suit all budgets; well appointed en-suite thatched cottages, thatched safari tents each with private facilities and comfortable camping tents already set up around our shaded campsite. If you would prefer to bring your own tent we have covered areas for self catering in the campsite, including a fire pit and excellent shower and toilet facilities.
NILE SAFARI LODGE
This lodge is suited on the southern banks of river Nile surrounded by the well-to-do papyrus forest.Nile Safari Lodge is designed to with beautiful wooden chalets along with lavishness tents that are located in a perfect area to give an amazing view of the park along with the African wilderness. The most exciting aspect about this lodge is that natural feel that you receive when you get close to the environment. Experience the beauty of Africa.
Nile safari lodge is well designed with ten spacious rooms, 5 wooden chalets as well as lavishness tents that are well equipped with en-suited washrooms along with air conditioned rooms that are comfortable. Luxury balconies that will give a perfect view of the area.
The lodge has high quality facilities that include a full stocked bar, restaurant with both international and local foods, the lounge along with the beautiful wilderness. Camp fire in the evening accompanied with traditional dancing. The swimming pool helps you to cool off the heat of the day and after the long day’s activities.
Tourist Activities Around the camp
There are so many activities you can get involved in once you are at Nile safari camp. Among the activities include nature walks, boat cruises, bird watching, viewing hippos and crocs from your verandah enjoying the waters of Victoria Nile. Other facilities provided by the camp include swimming pool,safaris,cabins,camping,restaurants with a camp fire and natural gardens and fully stocked bar. Discover the Africa wilderness at Uganda’s best Safari lodge.
SAMBIYA SAFARI LODGE
Sambiya Safari Lodge is positioned in the glorious Murchison Falls National Park. It has accommodation that will favor all tourists. The lodge is located within and it takes only 15 minutes to get to Murchison falls.
The lodge has about 26 thatched Cottages, of which each is designed with en-suite bathroom, self contained along with a balcony. The lodge will give a perfect view of the game and the beautiful view of Sambiya River. In your room, you will hear the sweet melodies of the morning birds and enjoy the misty on the hills.
Bandas accommodation for Budget travelers
The most exciting aspect about this lodge is the fact that they offer budget accommodation at a low price particularly for budget travelers. It has about ten thatched bandas with better facilities. For those who may wish to stay in Bandas, their food is usually served around the swimming pool and those who stay in Lodge, their meal is always in the dining room.
Restaurant with both international and local foods
A well designed dining area
A well stocked bar
FORT MURCHISON LODGE
Overlooking the eastern banks of the Albert Nile, Fort Murchison Lodge is set in the savannah landscapes on northern Uganda on the northern boundaries of the Uganda safari destination of Murchison Falls National Park. Built with a massive tower, Fort Murchison has got impressive colored walls with a Swahili touch that leaves to testify the influence of the Arab traders and great explorers that frequented the African hinterlands for trade and discovering the source of the Nile respectively. The Fort Murchison lodge offers mid-range accommodation with provision for budget travelers on Uganda safaris and tours. The land where the Fort Murchison is located initially belonged to the Aswa Lolim Game Reserve
Accommodation at Fort Murchison lodge is provided in 12 self-contained rooms that are spacious equipped with comfortable beds. The wash rooms features plenty of water both hot and cold where the hot water is heat by solar powered heaters. The rooms at Fort Murchison feature a private balcony and a writing desk. There is also a terrace at the rooftop where a traveler on safari tour in Uganda can relax in the evening taking a sundowner and memorize about the day’s experiences while enjoying the views of the Albert Nile below. The restaurant serves a four course dinner and has got impressive décor inclined towards a Swahili touch as evidenced by a range of drawings and picture decorations.
Fort Murchison also offers accommodation in non-self-contained safari tents which are comfortably furnished with two (2) single beds featuring mosquito nets, power sockets and a bedside table. The tents are covered by grass thatch and there is a communal ablution block with modern and clean flush toilets and bathrooms. The towels and linen are provided. Fort Murchison is 5km drive from the Tangi gate and lies along the Karuma – Pakwach road.
Situated in the heart of Budongo Forest Reserve, part of Murchison Falls National Park, Budongo Eco Lodge provides excellent and pocket friendly accommodation in the midst of one of the largest and most beautiful rainforest locations in Uganda whose incredible biodiversity includes 9 different species of primates, 360 species of birds, over 290 different types of butterflies and some of the oldest trees in Uganda. All within utterly easy access of available forest activities – an exciting jungle experience guaranteed for lasting memories!
Guests accommodation comprises six intimate, and eco, Log-Cabins, each secluded in the forest for maximum privacy and fitted with 2x Double size Beds or 1x King size Bed, a sitting area with a Day Bed; each cabin is also en-suite with hot and cold showers, an ash-based eco-loo and a private veranda overlooking the forest.
The lodge also offers four dormitory rooms each fitted with 2x Bunk Beds for a maximum 4 persons per room with shared, outside bathroom facilities for all. All our beds are fitted with mosquito nets.
Other lodge amenities include a spacious lounge with comfortable chairs, a terrace restaurant and a well-stocked bar, the perfect place for a refreshing drink before or after your forest activities, a small library as well as free Wi-Fi in the public areas.
Budongo Forest provides all the ingredients for an exciting jungle experience!
Activities include Chimpanzee tracking, Chimpanzee habituation, birding tours, regular guided nature walk or make an unforgettable chimp tracking and watch our cousins from a close distance… an exciting African jungle experience.
- Why Budongo Eco Lodge?
- Nestled in Budongo Forest in Murchison Falls National Park
- One of the best places for chimp tracking in Uganda
- Comfortable eco-cabins and spacious dormitories
- Variety of forest activities in the direct surroundings
- Forest Activities
- Chimp Tracking
Enjoy a guided walk in search of the habituated chimpanzee family
- Chimp Habituation Experience
Spend a full day in the presence of the chimps and study their behavior
Go in search of some of the elusive bird species such as the Paradise Flycatcher and Chocolate-backed Kingfisher
- Forest Walks
Join a guided forest walk on the extensive network of trails
HERITAGE SAFARI LODGE
Heritage Safari Lodge is located 370km from the capital city of Uganda, Kampala, 270km on Kampala – Gulu highway and 100km on the Karuma – Arua road. The lodge is also located on the great North-South elephant corridor that brought the Luo ethnic group, the missionaries and the early explorers in their quest for the source of the Nile and it’s also located at Wang lee, the point where the two feuding Luo legendary brothers, Gipir and Labongo separated to form the two tribes of the present day Alur to the west of the Nile and the Acholi to the east and a third brother Kumarac proceeded south to form the Luo Babito.
The location was carefully selected to be within 5 minutes – drive from Murchison Falls National Park, the largest national park in Uganda that gives ample opportunity for easy access to early morning and afternoon game viewing at the time providing the opportunity to allow for tourists to get back for lunch and have some rest.
The bandas provide uninterrupted view of the Albert Nile and the surrounding green meadow of rolling savannah, where schools of hippopotamus and herds of elephants can be viewed as you enjoy a sundowner. The open plan lounges are ideally suited for drinks, gourmet cuisine, evening interaction and the staging of traditional dance gala.
- Traditional Acholi design
- Natural convection ventilation
- Traditional artefacts
- Ensuite bathrooms, standard
or shared bathrooms
- Fresh percale linen
- Room service
- Laundry service
- An African feeling
Facilities and Amenities
Bar and Restaurant
The garden and Conservation
Heritage Hot Spring Experience
PAKUBA SAFARI LODGE
Pakuba Safari Lodge is located in North West of Uganda on the Eastern Bank of the Albert Nile. Our tastefully furnished rooms offer comfort, style and serenity
Here you can enjoy a variety of excursions and activities; from exhilarating Safari drives to boat trips along the River Nile, ending at the foot of Murchison Falls. For the more adventurous, one can trek up to the top of the falls and marvel at the views through the mist.
Meetings and Events
BWANA TEMBO SAFARI LODGE
Located close to the entrance of the Uganda safari destination of Murchison Falls National Park in the southern section, the Shoebill Campsite overlooks the Nile waters and provides affordable accommodation for travellers on safaris and tours in Uganda. The travellers provide their own tents and they are up to their discretion to arrange self-catering services at the camp. Alternatively, they can access the adjacent Nile Safari lodge restaurant which is approximately two minutes’ walk from the campsite. The guests also have an access to the Nile Sari Lodge swimming pool which has got impressive views of the Nile River.
- River views
- Seating area
- 24 hour ranger
- Guests provide personal tents and equipment for cooking
- Access to Nile Safari Lodge’s restaurant, bar and pool