ACCOMMODATION AT MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Murchison falls national park is located in the western part of Uganda at the core of the greater Murchison falls. The park is blessed with various primates and different wildlife species including bird species at the shores of the River Nile. Murchison falls national park has so many safari lodges ranging from Luxury, Mid-range, and Budget lodges as some of the lodges arrange safari activities within the park

Luxury lodges

Chobe safari lodge

This Chobe safari lodge is located close to the northern bank of the River Nile in the northern part of Murchison falls national park and offers a five star luxury accommodation established for the Uganda safari travelers and honeymooners. The lodge is situated on a wide area which makes it spacious with enough parking spaces

The lodge is referred to as the gem in Uganda’s crown for tourists’ vacations and safaris with over 40 guest rooms, over 21 luxury tents, 4 suites, a presidential suite and enough Florence family houses. The lodge has a proper panoramic view of the River Nile with sounds of the rapid flowing water of the Nile, the balconies on the standard rooms are wide enough and furnished with an African crafted furniture set of two soft couches and a table to allow you enjoy your evening with the view of the Nile as you sip on your favorite house wine. The lodge has a fully stocked bar in the lounge and a pool side bar which serves you with your favorite cocktail as you enjoy the swimming pool tranquility.

Activities near to the lodge include spot fishing, nature walks in the plains, game drives, hiking at the top of the falls, where you will have magnificent views of the primates, bird species, in the park and at the shores of the Nile such as the African elephants, Jackson hartebeest, buffaloes, kobs, crocodiles, lions, antelopes, and hogs among others

Paraa safari lodge

This lodge is located in the center of Murchison falls national park, in the north western part of Uganda overlooking the River Nile, the lodge is referred as the gem of the Nile with unique fine mixture of comfort, relaxation and adventure in the wilderness. The lodge has an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the winding Nile River, which is a place of tranquility and relaxation, the swimming pool place, has a quite serene and the only noise heard is of the hippos and birds tweeting around the lodge. The pool has featured in the classic Hollywood movie called the African queen starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart.

Paraa safari lodge is the only extraordinary safari accommodation with single rooms, double rooms, and the twin rooms which all provide a cool safari atmosphere and comfort for all your safari activities around the lodge such as chimpanzee trekking, safari game drives, birding, visiting the Murchison falls, Nature walks, fishing, boat trip, bush breakfast among others

Nile safari lodge

The lodge is located in the south of the Murchison Falls National Park, nestled on the banks of the Nile River and surrounded by a pristine forest offering luxury accommodation for Uganda safari tour travelers on wildlife safari.

The lodge features accommodation for over 20 people occupancy in 10 private chalets with facilities such as Restaurant, Bar, Swimming pool, Camp ground among others with various activities around the park such as birding at the shores of the Nile, boat cruise, hiking to the top of the falls, trekking among others.

Baker’s Lodge

This lodge is a new luxury accommodation opened up in the late 2014 and presents uninterrupted views of River Nile, located in the southern part of Murchison falls national park. The lodge was named after the English explore who discovered the Murchison falls “sir Samuel Baker”

Accommodation at this lodge is presented in cottages and facilities. Activities around the lodge include wildlife safari gamedrives, boat safaris, hiking and nature walks to the top of the falls, chimpanzee trekking, hot air Ballooning, leisure cruises o the Nile River

Mid-range

Murchison River Lodge

This lodge is positioned on the southern back of the Nile River. The lodge is surrounded by a dense savannah thicket overlooking the Nile River as it approaches the delta making it easy for travelers on safari drives to assess the park, the lodge provides a range of rooms including the thatched cottages, the thatched safari tents, comfortable camping and camping with facilities such as Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, gift shops

Bwana Tembo safari Camp

This is a standard established owned and operated by an Italian family, the safari camp is located next to Tangi gate to the northern part of the Murchison falls national park. The lodge presents its accommodation in cottages and safari tents with facilities like solar power, en-suite, hot and cold running water, restaurant, and bar among others. Activities around the lodge include game drives, boat cruises, nature walk among others

Fort Murchison

This lodge is positioned on the banks of Albert Nile to the north of the Murchison falls National Park marked by a massive tower with a Swahili style touch and the earth colored walls. This lodge is positioned in the former Aswa Lolim game reserve close to the northern boundary of the Murchison Falls national park. This lodge presents accommodation in both tents and rooms with facilities like restaurant, bar, rooftop terrace, extensive gardens, Reception with activities around the lodge like game safaris, boat safaris, hiking and nature walks at the top of the falls

Sambiya River Lodge

This is a standard accommodation established towards the top of the world’s powerful waterfall in a serene and tranquil environment to the south of the Murchison falls national park. The lodge facilities 26 double rooms, crafted as individual and family thatched cottages with en-suite bathrooms, fans, screened doors and windows, mosquito nets, veranda, emergency lights. Activities around the lodge include; hiking, boat cruise, game drives among others

Pakuba safari lodge

The lodge is positioned in the northern section of the Murchison falls national park presenting a midrange accommodation for Uganda safaris. The lodge is strategically located at the far end of the park’s northern section overlooking the Albertine Nile and great counts of wildlife. The lodge offers 46 rooms on self-contained and spacious including twin rooms, double rooms, interconnecting rooms that are suitable for Uganda safari travelers.

Budget

Red chili Rest camp

Red chili rest camp is positioned on the southern bank of the park next to the Paraa jetty in the northern section to the departure section of boat cruises. This lodge undertakes low budget travelers visiting the Murchison falls national park with facilities like well stocked bar, restaurants, bonfire, en-suite bandas and solar hot water systems

The Heritage safari Lodge

This lodge is situated outside the northern boundary of the Murchison Falls National Park close to Tangi gate which presents an impressive comfortable and affordable accommodation, this lodge is also located in an open savannah combretum close to the shores of the Albert Nile thus making it an attraction to this lodge, the buildings are thatched cottages fixed with local poles and mud which are arranged in single, twin, double, triple, and quadruple with provision for families that wish to stay and have great time together, with its closure to the hot springs with salty water attracts the elephants to the lodge