Sambiya River Lodge

Sambiya River Lodge is a mid range / standard accommodation establishment located at 20 minutes’ drive to the top of the world’s powerful waterfall in a serene and tranquil environment to the south of Murchison Falls National Park.

Accommodation at Sambiya River Lodge is presented in 26 double rooms crafted as individual & family thatched cottages with;

En suite bathrooms


Screened doors & windows

Mosquito nets


Rechargeable emergency lights

Sambiya River Lodge also has budget accommodation presented in ten (10) thatched Bandas where one is self-contained and the rest are non-self-contained with shared facilities.

Sambiya River Lodge – accommodation in murchison Falls np

Sambiya River Lodge Facilities



Swimming Pool

Accommodation Rates at Sambiya River Lodge

Cottage Non-Residents Rates

FB      Double/Twin sharing       US$120pp

Single           US$162pp

HB     Double/Twin sharing       US$109pp

Single           US$150pp

B&B   Double/Twin sharing       US$97pp

Single           US$138pp

Cottage Residents Rates

FB      Double/Twin sharing       US$114pp

Single           US$150pp

HB     Double/Twin sharing       US$103pp

Single           US$138pp

B&B   Double/Twin sharing       US$91pp

Single           US$126pp

Cottage Children Rates

Includes child bed and bedding,

Only 1 extra child per room

0-3 years       FOC Pay for food

4 – 7 years    FB      50% of adult fare

HB     50%

BB      50%

8 – 12 years FB      75%

HB     75%

BB      75%

13+   Adult fare

Bandas Nonresident Rates 

B&B – Non self-contained

Double/Twin       $40pp

Single           $45pp

B&B – Self-contained

Banda with no hot water

Double         $50pp

Single           $65pp

Triple          $45pp

Bandas Children Rates

Includes child bed & bedding

Only 1 extra child per room

3 – 4 years    USHS 53,100pp     Pay for food

5 – 7 years    BB      60,000/=pp

8 – 12 years BB      72,000/=pp

13+   Adult rate