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Where To Stay In Murchison Falls National Park

Where to stay in Murchison Falls National Park


Set on the Northern Bank of River Nile in Murchison Falls National Park where game drives are done, Paraa Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Each of the 54 rooms is a haven of style and serenity, complete with balcony and en-suite private bathroom. The choice of accommodation at the lodge varies – a cottage, suites, double, twin and single.
Other facilities at the lodge include swimming pool, restaurant and cuisine, business centre, conference facilities, fully stocked bar and a gift shop.



Chobe Safari Lodge offers a unique opportunity to sample the wildlife, birds, flora and fauna; all in an area of the park that has yet to be discovered. 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.
Other facilities at the lodge include swimming pool, restaurant and cuisine, business centre, conference facilities, fully stocked bar and a gift shop.

Chobe Safari Lodge features 36 elegant guest rooms, 21 luxury tents, 4 suites and a Presidential Cottage. The River Nile is the main focus from an architect’s perspective, and so all the rooms and luxury tents have balconies and terraces facing the magnificent sweeping views. The choice of accommodation at the lodge varies.


Baker’s Lodge is situated on the South bank of the mighty Nile River which transects Murchison Falls National Park.

Accommodation is in spacious thatched safari suites. Each of the individual thatched safari suites is raised from the ground on supporting pillars with its own deck overlooking the river. The facilities are fan cooled, have netted windows with opening options, customized solid wooden furniture, hanging mosquito nets and have en-suite bathrooms with solar hot water showers and baths.

The thatched central lounge, bar and dining area which is raised with wooden decks all around allow guests to savour the morning sunrise for breakfast, sunset in the evening with 180 degree river views and the cool breezes thereof. Other facilities include swimming pool and local crafts for sale.


Murchison River Lodge is located on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Murchison Falls National Park, pods of hippos and papyrus islands.
The lodge offers mid-range accommodation to suit all budgets in en-suite thatched cottages (with solar fans and USB ports), thatched safari tents each with private facilities and comfortable camping tents already set up for your comfort around our shaded campsite. If you would prefer to bring your own tent the lodge has covered areas, including a fire pit and excellent shower and toilet facilities.

The 4 thatched cottages are spacious and comfortable. They are open plan with double bed upstairs on a Mezzanine floor and two single beds and enSuite downstairs. The cottages are perfect for families or a maximum of 4 adults traveling together as a team.

The furnished en-suite thatched safari tents are on level ground amongst the bush, with three positioned close to the river bank. All tents are twin shared, although
four of them can include a third bed and a baby cot if required. The safari tent is fashioned with wooden doors, solar lights, bed linen, towels, solar hot water, mosquito nets and private permanent bathrooms.


Pakuba Safari Lodge is nestled on the Eastern Bank of the Nile in Murchison Falls National Park. The Lodge location affords views of the mighty River Nile, sweeping vistas of the surrounding riverine forest below and surrounding wilderness where some wild life may be sighted.

Accommodation at Pakuba Safari Lodge comprises of 32 Double/Twin rooms and 4 family rooms.
Each room has private ensuite bathroom, charging points, a reading corner, mosquito nets and a closet. Rooms have private verandahs for relaxation and sightseeing.


Fort Murchison is situated in the former Aswa Lolim Game reserve, just outside the northern park boundaries of Murchison Falls National Park. Fort Murchison consists of 12 en-suite units comprising of a spacious bedroom with comfortable beds, bathrooms with countersunk basins and showers with plenty hot water from solar heaters. All rooms boast a writing desk and a private balcony with its own sofa.

Aside from the main accommodation, Fort Murchison offers non-self-contained tents. These are comfortably furnished with 2 single beds with mosquito nets, a bedside table and a power outlet for charging your electrical equipment. All tents are placed under a grass thatched roof which creates your private terrace and provides some welcome shade. The tents share a communal ablution block with showers and flushing toilets and all bedding and towels are provided.


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 some of which share bathroom facility blocks and three self contained Bandas. Guest have their meals in the lodge dining area and those sleeping in Bandas can access the swimming pool.


Nile safari lodge is perched on the southern bank of the River Nile, in a remote beautiful savannah. The Lodge has eight Bandas; a honeymoon suite with a plunge pool and star bed. A family Banda consisting of two master rooms, a living room and a private swimming pool. The Bandas are elevated on private decks on the river bank, one can view the Murchison Falls National Park and watch animals in their natural habitat.


Nestled in the heart of Budongo Central Forest Reserve, within the boundaries of Murchison Falls National Park, Budongo Eco consists of comfortable 5(five) eco-cabins with private veranda, four (4) spacious dorm rooms, a visitor’s centre and restaurant. In addition, the lodge offers Outdoor restaurant, Visitor’s centre with craft shop, Lounge area, parking available.

Each Eco cabin is tucked away in the pristine forest and has a private deck and the rooms are spacious and bright, with large twin or double beds and a sitting area. En suite is a fully equipped bathroom with a wash table, shower and separate composting toilet.

For larger groups, Budongo Eco Lodge offers four comfortable dormitory rooms, each with two double-deckers. The bunk beds are provided with a mosquito net. Adjacent to the dormitory rooms is a common shower and toilet block with hot and cold running water.


Red Chilli Rest camp is located on the southern bank of River Nile in the heart of the park. Located just 500 metres from the Paraa Ferry, where all vehicles on the southern bank cross the Nile for game drives, and where boats can be hired for game viewing and sport fishing. The camp offers low to mid budget accommodation in furnished safari tents, bandas. These have either public or private bathrooms.

The camping facility has modern showers, toilets, cooking area and security lighting. There is a fully stocked bar, restaurant where drinks and meals are served respectively.


Park Side Safari Lodge is located 2km away from Tangi gate of Murchison Falls National Game Park. The lodge is situated on the shores of the Albert Nile and features African styled suites with twin and double bed cottages, a family cottage, single cottages and an indoor shower.

Amenities at the Lodge include Restaurant, laundry, private shower, housekeeping, working area, private parking and bon fire.


Yebo safari camp is a simple budget accommodation located at Murchison falls national park on the southern part of the park just about one and half kilometers from mubako gate. The camp serves both local and international cuisine and has an onsite bar. Those interested in camping can hire
the lodge’s tents or use their own camping gears at an affordable price. Accommodation is in four traditional African Bandas, camping area with shared bathrooms and toilets.


Accommodation at Heritage safari Lodge is in traditional round-hut cottages which are designed and constructed to provide guest with both worlds. On the outside, a typical two step-thatched round huts. The interior is a combination of tradition and modernity. Each cottage is en-suite with modern eco-friendly bathroom fittings with a characteristic high shower-head.

Accommodation consists of luxurious cottages and standard cottages as well as tents. The Camping Ground is popular with self-sufficient or budget guests. The cottages are designed to allow unique and flexible bedding arrangement to suit each guest’ unique requirements; single, double, triple, quadruple, family etc.


Located next to Murchison Falls National Park, Bwana Tembo camp is 10 km from the Park’s northern gate and a kilometer from the White Nile. It comprises both cottages and safari tents. All accommodation types are self contained with flushing toilets, hand basins and showers with hot and cold running water.

The 6 cottages can be prepared as doubles, twins or for single occupancy. A third bed can also be provided if need be. Each of the cottages contain 2 shelved wardrobes, small safe and all cottages have small verandas overlooking the Nile.

The 4 safari tents are place on the upper side of the camp. They are mounted on a well layered wooden platform raised off the ground and have a thatched roof on top for extra protection from the sun and rain. Accommodation in safari tents can be either twin or single occupancy. The bathroom is made from brickwork attached to the back of the tent.

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