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Uganda Safari Lodges | Best Uganda Lodges in Top 5 Parks

From Murchison Falls to Bwindi, our guide to Uganda Safari Lodges has got you covered. Uganda Safari Lodges are a key to a memorable Uganda tour. Knowing where to stay on a Uganda safari is vital for every traveler.

Here is a list of top Uganda Lodges in the most popular national parks categorized by luxury (High-end lodges), mid-range (business) and budget (cheap).

Uganda Safari Lodges

Lodges in 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 Uganda safari lodges ranging from Luxury, Mid-range, and Budget lodges as some of the lodges arrange safari activities within the park

Luxury Accommodation At Murchison Falls National Park;

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. 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.

Chobe Safari 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.

Chobe 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. Book a room at Chobe Uganda Safari Lodges here.

Activities near to Chobe Safari 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.

Chobe Safari lodge Uganda

Paraa Safari Lodge.

This Uganda 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 comfortless, relaxation and adventure in the wilderness.

The Paraa safari 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 drives, birding, visiting the Murchison falls, Nature walks, fishing, boat trip, bush breakfast among others.

Nile Safari Lodge.

This is one of the best Uganda Safari lodges that 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

Nile Safari 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 at the top of the falls, trekking among others.

Baker’s Lodge.

This Uganda lodges 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 safari drives, boat safaris, hiking and nature walks to the top of the falls, chimpanzee trekking, hot air Ballooning, leisure cruises o the Nile River

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Mid-range Uganda Safari Lodges at Murchison Falls National Park;

Pakuba Safari Lodge.

The lodge is positioned in the northern section of the Murchison falls national park presenting a midrange accommodation for Uganda safaris.

Pakuba Safari 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.

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Murchison River Lodge.

Murchison River 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 Uganda safari drives to assess the park.

This Uganda Safari 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.

Bwana Tembo Safari Camp presents its accommodation in cottages and safari tents with facilities like solar power, en-suite, hot and cold running water, restaurant, 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.

Fort Murchison 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.

Sambiya River Lodge 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

Reserve this 3 days Murchison Falls Safari and stand a chance to experience either of these Standard Uganda Safari Lodges in Murchison.

Budget Accommodation Facilities at Murchison;

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.

Heritage Safari 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.

Heritage Uganda Safari Lodge

Red Chilli Rest Camp.

Red Chilli 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. Red Chili 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.

Uganda Safari Lodges in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is shared by districts of Kasese, Bundibugyo and Bushenyi in western Uganda about 5-6 hours’ drive away from Entebbe or Kampala. It expands up to 1978sq.kms which makes it the second largest national park after Murchison Falls National Park.

Some of the accommodation choices at Queen Elizabeth National Park include Mweya safari lodge, Kyambura gorge lodge, Kyambura game lodge, jacana safari lodge, Ihamba safari lodge, and Enganzi lodge among others.

Luxury Accommodation at Queen Elizabeth National Park;

Mweya Safari Lodge.

Mweya Safari Lodge is a luxury accommodation situated on a peninsula overlooking the Kazinga channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park and the magnificent Rwenzori Mountains on the other side.

Mweya Safari Lodge features facilities like swimming pool, bar, air conditioned restaurant with a global cuisine including 54 rooms, among them are the standard rooms with channel view, deluxe room, deluxe tents, royal cottage, presidential cottage and a Queen cottage.

Mweya Safari Lodge

Kyambura Game Lodge.

This located is positioned in the western part of the Rift Valley overlooking the Rwenzori Mountains and the fantastic views of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kyambura Game Lodge has cottages and suites constructed with environmentally friendly local materials and naturally situated among the native trees and shrubs.

Kyambura Game Lodge features swimming pool facilities, fireplace for chilly nights and nights, campfire which provides the perfect setting for evening traditional dance performances

Ishasha Wilderness Camp.

This is a luxurious Uganda Safari Lodges located in the Ishasha sector along Ntungwe River, positioned in the southern part of the park with famous climbing tree lions on big fig trees.

Ishasha Wilderness Camp features in spacious canvas rooms overlooking the Ntungwe River, large mosquito nets, hot waters, suite bathrooms including Wi-Fi facilities, chagrining facilities, thatched central lounge and a dining facility.

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Mid-range Accommodation at Queen Elizabeth National Park;

Enganzi Game Lodge.

Enganzi Game Lodge is located within the Kichwamba rift valley escarpment with nice midrange standard safari accommodation services constructed using artificial local materials and has a view of the vast savannah plains overlooking the Queen Elizabeth national park.

Enganzi Game Lodge contains grass thatched cottages including gigantic suites built downhill overlooking the beautiful terraces down to the lowland.

Samba Safari Lodge.

The lodge is a Uganda Safari lodges situated in the southwestern part of Uganda in Queen Elizabeth national park on the hill overlooking the Lake George and Lake Kikoronko.

Samba Safari Lodge provides affordable and comfortable self-contained and non-contained self cottages which give good views to the Crater lakes.

The lodge is situated close to the vast savannah plains of Kasenyi plains which offer great views of the Kazinga channel with magnificent wildlife like the hippos, crocodiles, elephants including the different bird species along the channel.

Samba Safari Lodge is blessed with facilities to accommodate your stay such as the restaurants, lounge, internet, solar power among others.

Budget Lodges in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Pumba Safari Cottages.

This kind of lodge is located along the eastern boundary of the Queen Elizabeth national park in Kyambura facing the rift valley, the rolling savannah grass lands and the Rwenzori Mountains.

Pumba Safari Cottages is built from the local materials to accommodate low budget travelers with impressive wood grass thatch buildings bending perfectly in the ecosystem. Pumba Safari Cottages features facilities like restaurant, solar water heater, bar, WI-FI, warm waters, including the magical views of the surrounding savannah Plains.

Simba Safari Camp.

Simba Safari Camp is positioned in the Queen Elizabeth national park with impressive views of the rolling savannah plains, Lake George and Kikorongo. The lodge features family cottages, twin rooms, dormitories with various facilities such as restaurant, bar, lounge, DSTV, WI-FI among others.

Mweya Hostel.

Mweya Hostel is formerly known as the Mweya Institute of Ecology, which is situated in the Mweya peninsular close to the lush Mweya safari lodge with facilities like the swimming pool, kitchen, living room, restaurant, and canteen.

These Uganda lodges/hostels has both non-self and self-contained cottages comprising of single rooms, double rooms overlooking the Kazinga channel with great views of the hippos, elephants, crocodiles among others.

Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda just on the edge of the Albertine Rift which is at a border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is shared by three districts; Kanungu, Kisoro and Kabale.

There are many accommodation options in and around Bwindi Forest and they range from budget to luxury. They include Buhoma Lodge, Chameleon Hill Lodge, Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge, Engagi Lodge Bwindi and Buhoma Community Rest Camp among others.

Luxury Accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park;

Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge.

The lodge is located in the remote Nkuringo area situated in the south eastern part of the park overlooking the Virunga Mountains and the magical Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.

Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge provides cottages locally made by volcanic stones featuring bed rooms and suitable family stay with spacious facilities like restaurants, bar, library, décor, lounge among others.

Clouds Mount Gorilla Lodge

Buhoma Lodge.

Buhoma Lodge is located in the Buhoma sector in the northern part of the park close to the park entry point which makes it easy tracking Mubare, Rushaga, and Habinyanja. Buhoma Lodge features cozy cottages with lodge facilities like lounge, bar, dinning, fire place, solar power, Wi-Fi, water supply.

Chameleon Hill Lodge.

Chameleon Hill Lodge is located around the shores of the lake Mutanda in the south of the park overlooking the Virunga volcanoes and Lake Mutanda giving luxurious stay for all Uganda safari travelers.

The fact that it is located in the southern part of the park; it makes it easy tracking the Rushaga and Nkuringo families like the Mishaya, Nshongi, Busingye, Kahungye, bweza and Nkuringo.

Chameleon Hill Lodge features private cozy cottages with different colors including various facilities like the lush restaurant, extra blankets, mosquito nets, kitchen including the king, queen, twin and double beds plus rooms.

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Mid-range Lodges in Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park;

Gorilla Mist Camp.

Gorilla Mist Camp is positioned outside along the boundary of the park in Ruhija making it an ideal ground for gorilla trekking to all Uganda safari travelers. Gorilla Mist Camp lodge is privately owned with thatched cottages facilitated with bathtubs, restaurants, warm water among others, strategically located overlooking the forest.

Silverback Lodge.

Silverback lodge is situated on a hill overlooking the Bwindi impenetrable forest national park. The lodge comprises of the single rooms, twin rooms, double rooms sheltering over 400 mountain gorillas, along with several bird species facilitating en-suite rooms, cozy verandas, restaurants, gardens, bonfire among others.

Engage Lodge.

This Uganda Safari lodge is located in the Buhoma area in the northern part of the park with magnificent views of the forest constructed using local materials like rocks, eucalyptus trees and banana fiber thatch materials.

Engage lodge features in cottages with double or twin rooms, single rooms and facilitating them with solar power, bar, dining, spacious outdoor veranda platform among others.

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Budget Accommodation in Bwindi;

Wagtail Safari Camp.

Wagtail Safari Camp is a budget lodge located in Rubuguri town in the southern part of the park. This budget Uganda Safari Lodge is suitable for tacking Rushaga gorilla family of Nshongi, Mishaya, Bweza, Kahungye and Busingye together with Nkuringo gorilla family.

Wagtail Safari Lodge is crafted and constructed using local materials from papyrus and banana fibers. The lodge features in beautiful cozy cottages providing Guest rooms, deluxe room, junior king and superior king with restaurants, dining, stocked bar, among others.

Buhoma Community Rest Camp.

Buhoma Community Rest Camp is positioned in the Buhoma sector in the park which is owned and operated by the local people. This safari lodge offers single, double, twin, triple beddings with amenities like laundry services, massage, parking lot, mosquito nets, cell phone.

Uganda Safari Lodges in Kibale National Park. 

Kibale Forest National Park is situated in western in Uganda and surrounded by districts of Kamwenge, Kabarole and Kibale. It covers an area of 795sq.kms and its establishment in 1993 was to inhabit about 13 distinct primate species including over 1500 chimpanzees, L’Hoest monkeys, blue monkeys, red tailed monkeys, etc.

Visitors on a chimpanzee trekking safari in Kibale National Park can spend a night in Kibale forest camp, primate lodge, Kyaninga lodge, Ndali lodge, Kibale Guest Cottages, Chimps Nest, Kibale Safari Lodge and others.

Luxury Lodges in Kibale National Park;

Ndali Lodge.

Ndali Lodge is located in the Ndali kasenda crater field from the fort portal town positioned on an extinct Volcano rim which is filled with water to from Lake Nyinambuga.

Ndali Lodge is a luxury accommodation established close to the Kibale national park with activities like nature walk, chimpanzee trekking, and cultural encounters to make an executing Uganda safari amazing one.

This Luxury Uganda Safari Lodges features a thatched building with sitting room, dining room along with the reception area with 8 cottages surrounded, and each offering adequate space to take up a family and is ensuite with shower, bath, and hand basic.

Papaya Lake Lodge.

This lake lodge is located on the slope of a volcanic crater on the boundary of Kibale National Park in the Ndali kasenda Crater Field overlooking the magical snowcapped Rwenzori Mountains.

Papaya Lake Lodge has 9 cottages, 8 of them having 2 beds, 1 king size and 1 single, the cottages contain local stone-decorated bathrooms with shower, private verandas with deckchairs and the remaining cottage having 2 floor villa with 3 bed rooms, large terrace, spacious bath room and living room with a fire place.

Papaya Lake Lodge

The lodge is a Uganda luxury accommodation owned by couple (Magdalena and Sebastian) with cottages offering facilities like restaurant, bar, swimming pool, craft collection among others.

Kyaninga Lodge.

Kyaninga Lodge is established on the rim of Lake Kyaninga one of the myriad crater lakes in the area overlooking the legendary Rwenzori Mountains. Book a room at Kyaninga lodge here.

Kyaninga Uganda Safari Lodges has 8 cottages with solar emergency lights, twin beds, family cottages, raised platforms, private deck overlooking the lake with facilities like bar, swimming pool, 2 deck lounges, 2 galleries, fire place, restaurant among others.

Crater Safari Lodge.

Crater Safari Lodge is positioned at the boundary of Kibale forest national park on the rim of Nyinabulitwa Crater Lake which gives magnificent scenic views to the safari travelers.

This Uganda lodges was established to assist accommodation to the luxurious travelers. Crater Safari Lodge has cottages and facilities like restaurant, bar, lounge, craft shop, mobile spa and a fire place.

Mid-range Lodges at Kibale Forest National Park;

Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse.

Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse is positioned in a lush isunga tea plantation close to Kibale national park along Kamwengye road offering great views of the forest and overlooking the magical hills and the Rwenzori Mountains.

Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse is owned by local Ugandans features a range of garden cottages alongside the main lodge building with thatched dining room, washroom facilities among others.

Chimps Nest.

The Chimps Nest Lodge is located between Bigodi wetlands and Nkingo along the boundary of Kibale forest  offering scenic views of the forest and the magical Rwenzori Mountains.

Since an ideal ground for chimp trekkers, it also offers several activities around such as the Bigodi wetland walk, cultural encounters around the Bigodi community.

Chimps Nest lodge features cottages well positioned on a hill overlooking Kibale forest and the magical Rwenzori Mountains, private balcony, outside and inside bathrooms including facilities like Restaurants, bar, parking lot, telephone, lounge, and solar electricity.

Mountains of the Moon Hotel.

Mountains of the Moon Hotel is strategically located in Fort Portal town few kilometers form the main gate of the Kibale forest national park.

The hotel has over 33 rooms featuring hand curved furniture and charming décor which makes it an ideal for business safari travelers with rooms like Deluxe Double, single room, single standard, twin room and superior double including facilities like swimming pool, health center, bar, fireplace, and extensive gardens.

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Budget Lodges Kibale National Park;

Nyinabulitwa Country Resort and Safari Camp.

This resort is positioned along the boundaries of the national park a few kilometers from the Fort Portal town next to where chimpanzee trekking safaris are conducted.

Nyinabulitwa Country Resort and Safari Camp carters for low budget earners on a Uganda safari in Kibale national park offering cottages without terrace to cottages with terrace and the campsite including facilities like cottage accommodation, camping ground, Barbeque, solar power, dinning, community women craft center.

Rwenzori View Guesthouse.

Rwenzori View Guesthouse is located in the town of Fort Portal next to mountains of the moon and was designed by a Swiss architect and built by a Dutch couple.

It is well position in Boma a serene suburb of Fortal Portal town. The lodge features suite rooms, family room, and rooms configured as a single, double and twin with a range of trees, tropical flowers and shrubs.

Rwenzori View Guesthouse has facilities like Wi-Fi, cozy beds, bathrooms, warm water, solar water heater, verandahs among others.

Those are the most popular Uganda safari Lodges in the 4 most trending Uganda National Parks.