The beauty of Uganda solicited for its naming of the Pearl of Africa. This has attracted several across travelers across the world to rush in discovering this beautiful nature.
Among the travelers some like you wish for something super. This has facilitated the building of exclusive luxury lodges and camps which offer such extensive.
Best moments on Uganda luxury safaris follow under Mountain gorillas, the Big five games, chimpanzees, mountains, people and their culture among others. What is your preferred adventure selection? In any case of the exclusive accommodation services, you’re fully covered. The network of accommodation that range from campsites, cottages, which accommodate all luxury, mid-range, economy and backpacker.
We bring you a list of first-class lodges in Uganda that you can consider when on a safari in Uganda. In this list we’re bringing you at least two luxury lodges from each park in Uganda.
Murchison Falls National Park
Nile Safari Lodge
An exclusive and executive luxurious eco-friendly camp in Murchison Falls National Park. The lodge is located at the banks of the Victoria Nile on the southern section of park. Nile Safari Lodge was built with 8 Banda’s that offer luxury eco-friendly atmosphere. While exploring the breathtaking view and wildlife rich of Murchison Falls National Park, something nice to chill out is available.
Nile Safari Lodge is a wholly-owned family eco-friendly lodge, started in 2017 with a long-term dream of creating and offering a unique experience in the Pearl of Africa. To share the beauty of the region the lodge grew up in and hold very close to our hearts. And the major purposes are to offer experiences and memories that enable guests to “Escape the ordinary.
Chobe Safari Lodge
Located in the Murchison Falls National Park, this Five Star lodge is undoubtedly the gem in Uganda’s crown of tourism destinations. The breathtaking panoramic views, coupled with the sounds of the River Nile’s magnificent rapids, sets the scene for an adventure that will impress even the most discerning of visitors.
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.
Every room at the lodge at set to offer an awesome panoramic view of the Victoria Nile and the tent exclusive. Chobe Safari Lodge has amazing luxury rooms, there are over 40 guest rooms, 21 luxury tents and 4 suites, a presidential suite and Florence family house. The standard rooms are designed with wide enough balconies, they are furnished with African crafted furniture set of two soft couches and a table to enable you enjoy an overview of the Nile.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Uganda most rated luxury lodge, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is the premier lodge in Uganda, perched at an altitude of a forested ridge close to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park’s Nkuringo Gate. Eight cozy guest cottages each include a king-size bed, a spacious lounge complete with plump sofas and roaring log fire, and a stylish modern bathroom.
When to trek gorillas at Bwindi, there’s no best spot to chill out than Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. The lodge is placed into Bwindi’s remote southwest, of Nkuringo sector overlooking the Virunga Volcanoes and the Nyiragongo.
Luxurious touches include a personal butler, a pampering foot massage after your gorilla trek, and superb cuisine complemented by a selection of imported wines. The lodge boast over 8 en-site cottages, and each of them features a bedroom, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and separate lounge.
Comfortable chairs on the outdoor verandas provide the perfect vantage point to admire the unforgettable vistas of the forest below. Blazing fireplaces create a cozy glow as evening falls.
Meals are prepared using the freshest local ingredients and served in front of a roaring fire in the dining area or in the privacy of your stone cottage. The lodge is situated within easy walking distance of the trail where guests can begin their gorilla trekking adventure.
Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp
Combining the feel of an exclusive safari camp with a gorgeous rain forest setting in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is without doubt one of the best places to stay in Uganda. Accommodation is in eight large and stylish standing tents, each fitted with two queen-size beds and a private balcony set deep in the forest.
There’s no more luxurious base from which to visit Uganda’s mountain gorillas, especially as it lies practically opposite the main tracking assembly point at Buhoma, Bwindi’s Park headquarters. Wildlife viewing doesn’t stop when you get back to camp: forest birds include the dazzling great blue turaco, plenty of monkeys pass through on a daily basis, and it’s not unheard of for gorillas to wander across the lawn!
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Kyambura Gorge Lodge
This exclusive lodge is situated eastern side of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Kyambura side of the park is known for accommodating chimpanzees and it’s the second-best place to track the apes. For Travelers seeking such a tranquil executive spot while on a safari to Queen Elizabeth, Kyambura Gorge Lodge is the best option.
Kyambura Gorge Lodge is designed with magical wilderness Banda’s that have an afro-chic theme with the accent on local artifacts re-imagined in a new context.
Each Banda offers a unique view either across the savanna or the gorge. There are four new deluxe Banda’s and four standard Banda’s. The lodge has 10 elegant handmade Banda’s that are facing either the sunken gorge of the stretching golden Savannah.
A heavenly Soho House-like lodge complete with four-poster beds, giant in and outdoor showers, plus a plains-fringed pool. The rooms are accompanied with an exceptional hospitality of the working staff. Great locally-inspired food can be served at the rooms, then the personal butler service for all guests. Wi-Fi throughout the lodge and all-inclusive premium drinks menus.
Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Ishasha Wilderness Camp offers luxurious, spacious, wooden framed tented stylized accommodation. The tented camps are set at the Ntungwe River within a riverine forest. All the camp’s tent are stylized into rooms with private veranda that overlooks their river. All the tents are furnished with large mosquito-netted beds, en-suite with hot showers running water for hand-basins and a flashing eco-friendly toilet.
The camp has eight comfortable tents that are self-contained. There are many activities you can partake in that are close. There will be no roaring engines, just the quiet gurgling of the river, the sound of a hyena at night, the reassuring and noisy banter of hippos below you and the sounds of birds around you.
Day or night – you realize that you are truly in the wild of Uganda, except when it comes to eat – then it is simply wow according to former clients. Each of the ten spacious framed canvas rooms, situated in the wooded area besides the river, is comfortably furnished and with its own private en suite bathroom and dressing area providing running water, hot water ‘bush’ showers and a flushing eco-friendly toilet.
Wild Waters Lodge
The Wild waters resort Lodge is nestled in a luxuriant rain forest on its own private island, mid-stream in the mighty Nile, Wild Waters Lodge Jinja, Uganda is breathtaking. Thick riverine forest naturally covers the island and each of the ten timber-floor rooms is nestled amidst the forest with private views over the River Nile and its rapids. The expansive, canvas walled, traditionally thatched rooms each boast private decks with elegant free-standing baths and washbasins carved from the local pink granite.
Softly lit with handmade furniture, you can relax in comfort on this island paradise listening to the thunder of the River Nile rapids, and the calls of the many species of bird who call the island home. Elevated wooden walkways gracefully link the rooms to the restaurant and bar area and offer an unforgettable walk through the heart of the forest.
Located on roughly six hectares on Kalagala Island, Wild waters Lodge lies on a unique private island mid-stream within the mighty River Nile in Uganda: around 25km downstream from Jinja in eastern Uganda. It’s in a sublime location and only reached by boat which makes it a very adventurous place to stay. It is uniquely perched on granite rocks with dramatic and exciting rapids roaring all around.
Kidepo Valley National Park
Apoka Safari Lodge
Unquestionably the top safari lodge in northern region of Uganda, Apoka Safari Lodge is set at the heart of Kidepo Valley National Park. Stands on a rocky ridge overlooking a waterhole in Kidepo Valley National Park. Accommodation is in super-spacious chalets with canvas walls and private terraces, and there’s a wonderful natural rock swimming pool, as well as a shady thatched dining area with a view over the plains. Best of all, Apoka is the perfect base for exploring a remote and relatively little-known park where lions, elephants and buffalo are all likely to be seen on a daily basis.
Kibale Forest National Park
This luxury owner-managed property on the outskirts of Fort Portal boasts the most impressive architecture of any Uganda safari lodge. Built almost entirely from wood and thatch, it consists of eight spacious cottages spaced widely along a stilted wooden walkway on the forested rim of Kyaninga Crater Lake. The view across the lake toward the Rwenzori Mountains is sensational, there’s some great walking and canoeing on the property, and it’s one of the best places to stay in Uganda prior to chimpanzee trekking in nearby Kibale National Park.
Lake Mburo National Park
Situated in a private wilderness area bordering Lake Mburo National Park, Mihingo is an exclusive family-owned lodge that stands out for possessing that elusive ‘wow’ factor. A dozen luxury tented chalets are scattered across a forested hill whose rocky summit offers wonderful views in all directions.
There’s also a beautifully appointed open-sided dining area and a swimming pool set between the boulders. This is unquestionably the most luxurious Uganda safari lodge servicing Lake Mburo National Park.
It has the added value of offering horseback and walking safaris, as well as night drives that come with a decent chance of spotting leopards.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Mount Gahinga Lodge
The standout luxury base for exploring Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Mount Gahinga Lodge has a peerless setting below a trio of tall volcanic peaks belonging to the Virunga range bordering Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Under the same dynamic management since it first opened in 2002, the lodge comprises seven massive cottages that combine local Bafumbira stone architecture with modern comforts and excellent amenities. Being only five minutes’ walk from the main park entrance, Mount Gahinga Lodge is ideally positioned for gorilla tracking in Mgahinga, as well as other activities such as golden monkey trekking and day hikes to the Virunga peaks.
Mount Elgon National Park
Sipi River Lodge
Quality accommodation is thin on the ground in eastern Uganda, but Sipi River Lodge is a welcome exception. It stands in lushly wooded grounds on the slopes of Mt Elgon, an extinct volcano that ranks as Africa’s eighth-tallest massif at 4,321m/14,177ft.
This is a great base for hiking in the fertile Elgon foothills and visiting a trio of pretty waterfalls that adorn the Sipi River. The main Sipi Falls is only a few minutes’ walk away, and the middle cascade actually stands in the grounds, within view of some of the cottages.
With a cozy rustic feel that might be transplanted from the English countryside, this isn’t your average safari lodge, and the relatively high altitude ensures it enjoys a pleasant temperate climate.
Chimpundu was constructed with 18 spacious, well-furnished and self-contained cottages which are spread with the tranquil ambiance. All cottages are equipped with modern guest room amenities, including fans, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, and additional blankets are available on request for the chillier months.
The rooms range from single deluxe cottages, Double deluxe Cottage and family cottages. These cottages are designed with spacious sitting area, oversized bed, and desk, fully-stocked, mini-bar and walk-in wardrobe. An en-suite bathroom features a walled shower and tub with windows overlooking Kibale forest. There are 10 oversized single room cottages with single or double occupancy, then 5 double rooms and 3 family cottages.
Family Cottage are set with an ultimate comfort and luxury delightful stylish, and are very spacious. They are complemented with a combination living room, two separate bedrooms, and a private balcony.