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The 10 Best Uganda Safari Lodges To Stay In While On A Uganda Wildlife Safari To Murchison Falls National Park- Uganda Safari News

Welcome to the second edition of the 10 best Uganda safari lodges to stay in while on a Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls national park.

In our last edition, we managed to review 5 out of the 10 best Uganda tour lodges in Murchison falls in a descending order beginning from 10th best safari lodge to the 5th best safari in Uganda to Murchison lodge.

In this episode, we are going to embark on a safari Uganda journey traversing the beautiful savanna plains of Murchison falls as we look to point out the remaining 5 crème de la crème Uganda safaris lodges in Murchison falls National Park.

A Uganda wildlife safari journey to Murchison falls gets you on a tour Uganda road trip spanning about 305km or a 5-6 hour drive to the park. Murchison falls national park is widely acknowledged as one of the best Uganda safari tours destinations given its rich biodiversity that spans from amazing Uganda wildlife safaris attractions such as lions, leopards, African elephants cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes and Jackson hartebeests and many more to over 450 bird species which make a Uganda birding safari here more than just a Uganda holiday adventure to truly a worthwhile and highly rewarding Uganda adventure experience, what really makes Uganda safaris to Murchison unique is a possibility to have a close encounter with the world’s strongest waterfalls the Murchison falls which will leave you breathless as you get to see the real beauty of Murchison falls as you get to see its true tenacity as you see millions of gallons of water squeezing through a narrow gorge of about 8 meters before plummeting 43 meters below a cliff to create its signature rainbow which is normally visible on a sunny day and a plume of water spray that gets you a little bit moisturized though not completely wet

Here are the best 5 Uganda adventure lodges you can choose to lodge in while on your short Uganda wildlife safari or Long Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls National Park.

  1. Pakuba Safari Lodge

PAKUBA SAFARI LODGE 3Pakuba safari lodge is located on the Eastern banks of river Nile, it has a carrying capacity of over 80 guests in its 32 double rooms and 4 family rooms.

The rooms are undoubtedly spacious with en suite bathrooms with both hot and cold running water to offer you a relaxing bush shower and each one of these rooms comes along with an extended balcony to give a vintage viewpoint to have an uninterrupted view at the sprawling nature all around you.

The lodge also has a restaurant to cater to all your needs when it comes to meals, a swimming pool to have you relaxed as you sock in the enchanted wildlife action as it unfolds before you since the wild owners of the park such as giraffes, elephants and sometimes even the predators like leopards and spotted hyenas get to pay this lodge a visit.

On a stay in this lodge on either long Uganda tour or short Uganda safari, you’re assured of free wi-fii internet that’s accessed by in the lounge area.

A nice fireplace awaits to warm you up on a cosy evening as you get to sit under the open skies of Murchison that are filled with stars. Prices for lodging here is 236$ per person per night.

  1. Paara Safari Lodge


This is a sister lodge to Chobe safari lodge and Mweya safari lodge in Queen Elizabeth national park as they all belong to the Marasa Africa group of the Madhivan group. These lodges have taken greater strides in being the premier of luxury accommodation in the wild.

Paara safari lodge comes with myriad of 54 undeniably spacious guest rooms that have been crafted with  the idea of bringing our past exploration history to life with a modern twist added to it,  with en suite bathrooms and private balcony to give you a view point to the wild action beyond the boundaries of this lodge as wild game like buffaloes, elephants and baboons are always roaming in the neighborhood, you shouldn’t also be surprised to see the king of the jungle within the vicinity coming to pay you a visit to add to your mesmerization.

Other amenities and services include a swimming pool, a restaurant, and a well-stocked bar and free wi-fii internet access. Prices for lodging here begin from 336$ per person per night.

  1. Baker’s Lodge

bakers lodge 4Dinner on the deck at Baker’s Lodge, as a kaleidoscope of colours, infuses the dusk sky.

Deriving its name from the historic English explorer Samuel Baker, Baker’s Lodge is situated on the southern 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.

Baker’s Lodge has spacious thatched safari suites each raised from the ground on supporting pillars with its own deck overlooking the river. The swimming pool area also offers a welcome option to cool off from the day’s activities and enjoy the sunset views.

  1. Nile Safari Lodge


Nile safari lodge comes to you with 6 wooden chalets and 6 luxury camping tents that offer a luxurious lodging experience as they are well spaced and have en suite bathrooms with both hot and cold running water. The lodge also offers amenities and services like an infinity swimming pool, a spa, well-stocked bar and restaurant that prepares some of the tastiest Ugandan cuisines that are made using the freshest ingredients that are carefully handpicked by the chefs from the lodge’s on-site garden and international dishes to crown your wilderness experience by making your taste buds happy.

This lodge has an exclusive honeymoon banda named MWEZI (Swahili word for Moon) which is the ultimate romantic getaway, accommodating couples in the elite banda suite. Its exclusivity is in its private plunge pool, king size star bed with a complementary view of the flowing River Nile. While the lodge’s Exclusive family banda named DUNIA (Swahili word for Earth) is the ideal option for larger groups. It accommodates four to eight guests.

  1. Chobe Safari lodge

CHOBE SAFARI 2We have finally come to the supreme of Uganda tour lodges in Murchison falls National Park and this is none other than Chobe Safari Lodge.

Chobe Safari was originally constructed in 1950s and at that time was one of the jewels in Uganda’s crown of tourism destinations. The panoramic views of the magnificent River Nile from the site offered a true sampling of the prime offerings of Uganda, coupled with the ample wildlife, birds, flora and fauna.

Speak of the ultimate luxury lodging experience, Chobe safari lodge is your perfect answer. The lodge comes with 36 standard guest rooms and the 21 luxury super deluxe tents that come with an array of privileges all aimed at giving you the ultimate luxury lodging experience you can ever get while on a Uganda safari tour to Murchison falls.

These rooms have been carefully crafted and designed with natural pristine wood furniture and the fittings have been designed using the best natural fabrics to give you the ultimate elegant bush experience.

The rooms have got en suite bathrooms fitted with hot and cold running water and big size bath tab for you to unwind in after your thrilling encounter with the wildlife.

If you feel you still need something more unique in terms of lodging, Chobe safari lodge still has got you covered with their 4 suites, and a presidential cottage to give you a presidential or celebrity style treatment.

Due to Chobe’s finest lodging experience, it has played host to a number of very important persons including celebrities like American rapper Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian, the president of Uganda on numerous times has visited Chobe safari lodge with other official state dignitaries.

Other amenities and services here include a 5-star restaurant with seasoned and experienced chefs whose only satisfaction is derived from serving you a tasty meal from a variety of the Ugandan cuisines and international cuisines to complement your safari experience, a 3 tier swimming pool for you to cool off the savanna heat as marvel at the breathtaking beauty of this African savanna paradise, a well-stocked bar to serve with the best wines on the market, free Wi-Fi internet access and a fire place to warm you during the chilly nights. Prices for lodging here begin from 349$ per person per night.

This finally marks end of our conquest to locate the  best safari lodges in Murchison falls, you can also read some of our stories about the best lodges in other destinations around Uganda



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For anyone interested in Uganda wildlife safaris packages we have got you covered with wide range of packages that are tailored basing on the number of days you have and the destination you would like to visit on your Uganda safari tour.

If you’ve got only a few days, then choose from our short Uganda wildlife safaris which run from 2 days to 5 days such as 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls or 5 days Uganda wildlife safari with chimpanzees and many more.

For those that have got more than 5 days, then I suggest picking from our compressive long Uganda wildlife safaris that run from 6 days to as many as 21 days such as

On top of an epic Uganda safari adventure to many of these savanna parks, you have an opportunity to encounter mountain gorillas.

Yes, a Uganda gorilla tour experience is very possible when you visit gorilla trekking Uganda destinations Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

A Uganda gorilla safari to any of these parks gives you an opportunity to meet any of the 19 gorilla families that have been habituated to give you nothing but the ultimate Uganda gorilla tours experience, you can ever think of.

If you’re interested Uganda gorilla safaris these are available in both short Uganda gorilla safari packages such as 3 days gorilla tours in Bwindi and 4 days Bwindi gorilla tour and wildlife in Lake Mburo.

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Rwanda is also another gorilla destination you wouldn’t want to miss out on, hence if you are planning for a Rwanda gorilla safari package, check out some of our Rwanda gorilla tours packages which also come in form of short Rwanda gorilla gorilla safaris for those that have got only a few days in Rwanda but those that have got more days, then Long Rwanda gorilla trekking safari packages will do you good as they also give you a chance to visit other Rwanda safari attractions.

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Besides gorilla safaris and wildlife encounters in Uganda, you can still explore Uganda’s diversity using any of our wide range of day trips that visit other sites that are near the capital city Kampala or Entebbe international airport such as a Mabamba birding day trip to Mabamba island Kampala city tour day tour Jinja day tour and 1 day Ngamba island chimpanzee safari.

Check out our great east Africa safari to such as Kenya safari tours and Tanzania safari tour that take you on an Africa wildlife safari adventure to Kenya and Tanzania respectively.

You can check out some of these packages for an ultimate Uganda tour to Murchison falls as well other East Africa destinations

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