The Best 15 Safari Lodges in Uganda
The best 15 Safari lodges in Uganda include; Bwindi Forest Lodge, Trackers Safari Lodge, Bwindi Guest House, Mbunga Community Tourism Campsite, Ruboni Community Camp, Sandton Hotel Kasese, Rwenzori international hotel, Ishasha jungle lodge, Bush Camp, Murchison Falls Bamboo Village, Red Chilli Rest Camp, Fort Murchison Lodge, Lake Mburo Luxury Tented Camp, Hyena Hill Lodge, Hotel Triangle Mbarara
Uganda also known as ”The Pearl of Africa” is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa and it is also a landlocked country found in East Africa with its diverse landscape encompassing the snow capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. It has a number of wildlife which include chimpanzees as well as rare birds.
It has about 10 national parks which are; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary, Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos, Rwenzori Mountain National Park also known as “Mountains of the Moon” lieing in western Uganda along the Uganda-Congo border, Queen Elizabeth National Park located in western Uganda, and is Uganda’s most visited National Park.
Kibale Forest National Park in South Uganda protecting moist evergreen rain forest, Kidepo Valley National Park which lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with South Sudan and Kenya, Lake Mburo National Park located conveniently close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda, Semliki National Park which sprawls across the floor of the Semliki Valley on the remote, western side of the Rwenzori among others.
Accommodation at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Forest Lodge
This is one of the finest budget safari lodges in Buhoma in Northern Bwindi. This is on one of the perfect places for a getaway into Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to almost half of the remaining mountain gorillas left in the whole world. The lodge is situated close to the tracking and has identified Seven extraordinary natural features that can be sampled in an averagely 14 day tour.
One can reach the lodge by transfer from Entebbe for international tourists which takes about 8- 9 hours drive and it is very good with Safari adventure and also offers a good view of the beautiful park.
2.Trackers Safari Lodge
When visiting Bwindi impenetrable national park Trackers Safari Lodge is a great choice to consider, It is located in Buhoma Sector Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe. It offers stylishly decorated accommodation with log chalets, grass thatched roofs, and wooden floors. The lodge has 11 spacious luxurious self-contained chalets with King Size beds and orthopedic mattresses. Other highlights include an outdoor pool, a poolside bar and a fitness centre
3. Bwindi Guest House
It is located in Kanungu, 2.9 km from Buhoma, Bwindi Guest House provides accommodation has a restaurant, a shared lounge and a garden, free private parking . Featuring family rooms, and it also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi.
At the guest house, the rooms have a desk, bed linen and a patio with a garden view. Every room comes with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and slippers, while selected rooms include a kitchen fitted with a stovetop. At Bwindi Guest House each room includes a seating area.
Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a à la carte or an American breakfast.
Accommodation at Rwenzori national park
4. Mbunga Community Tourism Campsite
It is located in Mbunga Community in the Rwenzori Mountains and the campsite offers accommodation in traditionally built bandas offering great views of the Rwenzori Mountains where each room comes with a balcony with a mountain view.
A continental breakfast is served at the restaurant every morning and there are English Speaking staff available to help visitors with all sorts of questions
5 Ruboni Community Camp
Ruboni Community Campis a budget accommodation camp located in Kasese with fantastic mountain views, and has a restaurant, a tour desk, bar and garden.
Guests at the lodge can enjoy a continental or a à la carte breakfast and it also offers car rental service to its visitors.
6 Sandton Hotel Kasese
One of the convinientely suited hotels near rwenzori national park in kaseese close to the city center and it offers easy access to the city’s town, It offers good food, efficient services, comfortably clean, great value for the money and it also has friendly staff. It’s not a fancy safari lodge (nor is it priced like one)
Accommodation at queen Elizabeth national park
7.Rwenzori international hotel
It is located in Kasese set 27 km from Queen Elizabeth National Park, Rwenzori International Hotel offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. With a garden, the 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests.
At the hotel, the rooms come with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Rwenzori International Hotel provides some units with garden views, and each room includes a balcony. At the accommodation rooms come with a seating area.
Continental and buffet breakfast options are available every morning at Rwenzori International Hotel.
The hotel offers a sauna. The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire and car hire are available at Rwenzori International Hotel.
8 Ishasha jungle lodge
Is a mid range accommodation located in Kahihi sub county kanungu district 2 km from katokye gate, It is in the perfect base where to start the adventure from in queen elizabeth national park and it is surrounded by the Riparian forest vegetation and acacia savannah.
The lodge is a small eco-friendly lodgewhich is entirely made with local materials and African art, with its raised en-suite wooden deck cottages , spacious rooms and bathroom, all finished with canvas.
9. Bush Camp
It is Located 11 km from Queen Elizabeth National Park and provides accommodation with a restaurant, a bar and a 24-hour front desk for your convenience. The lodge features both WiFi and private parking free of charge.right on the Kazinga Channel with reasonably priced perfect Tented Camp with 6 small units Great land Great food.The tents are very well constracted.
1o.Murchison Falls Bamboo Village
11.Red Chilli Rest Camp
12.Fort Murchison Lodge
13.Lake Mburo Luxury Tented Camp
Lake Mburo Camp is situated within Lake Mburo National Park and it set on a commanding position on the side of Rwamahungu hill, overlooking Lake Mburo and its surrounding eco-systems, it is a peaceful area with great views of the lake and surrounding country. Lake Mburo is a convenient and enjoyable halfway point on the long drive between Entebbe/Kampala and Bwindi.
14.Hyena Hill Lodge
It is Situated in Sanga 3.7 km from lake Mburo national park and guests can enjoy a restaurant, a bar and a garden and also free WiFi. Some units in Hyena Hill Lodge have a seating area and/or a balcony, it also offers a terrace.
It offers Continental and à la carte breakfast options which are available each morning at the camping.
Prices at the lodge range from US$65 per person per night
15.Hotel Triangle Mbarara
It is located in Mbarara 38 km from Lake Mburo National Park and it provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, and outdoor swimming pool and a bar. The facilities at Hotel Triangle Mbarara are a 24-hour front desk and room service along with free WiFi throughout the all hotel. it also offers a shared lounge, an ATM and also organises tours for its guests.
The prices range from US$90 per person per night