Slumbering in comfort in Uganda’s top notch and fine Safari accommodations and Lodges. We Have taken the initiative to visit all the hotels where our guests stay while on a Uganda or East African Safari. We Have created a great work relationship with the lodges we partner with. These are hotels & lodges that never sacrifice safety & Comfort while impacting positively to the communities they are located.
Here are some of our well selected recommended Mid range and luxury o Safari accommodations we have partnered and worked with for a long time.
HOTEL No.5 ENTEBBE
Nestled in the leafy suburbs of Entebbe, Hotel No.5 is a stylish boutique accomodation. From the moment you arrive, you are warmly welcomed and cared for. With all luxurious rooms opening onto the garden and swimming pool, this is a great option for guests looking for an intimate stay in a tranquil setting.
Make yourself at home – unwind beside the swimming pool, pamper yourself with a spa treatment, or work up a sweat in the hotel gym. For one of the most flavor some dining experiences in Entebbe, carefully planned menus are paired to an international wine list, and served with pride.
Attention to detail and an attentive guest experience are synonymous with Hotel No 5, making it the perfect choice for a restful stay in this bustling city.
BOMA HOTEL ENTEBBE
The Boma Hotel is Entebbe’s original and most exclusive hotel, set in tropical gardens in a leafy suburb, a few minutes drive from Entebbe International Airport. The rooms combine the modern comforts one expects today with the charm and character of the original 1940’s home.
The Boma Hotel in Entebbe is an ideal stopover their staff and management team ensure guests receive a personable service and enjoy hospitality standards which are in keeping with the tradition of this charming lakeshore town.
The Boma Hotel is Entebbe’s answer to the mid range & upmarket B&B, this little luxurious Safari accommodations in Entebbe has grown to be, but hasn’t lost its intimate atmosphere thanks to lovely decor and a flower filled yard.
PAPYRUS GUEST HOUSE
Papyrus guest house Offers all the amenities of a small and charming guest house, Papyrus has quickly acquired the reputation of a home away from home. When staying at Papyrus, guests find the comforts of a modern home in a traditional African setting, always accompanied by the dedication and warm hospitality Ugandans are known for.
Whether it is for a few days stay or just for a few hours, the staff will cater for all your needs so as to help you enjoy a relaxing break or a very active holiday.
Papyrus Safari accommodations is an ideal stop-over upon arrival in Uganda or at the end of a safari. Its central location of the Guest house allows for some very interesting guided activities, all reached within reasonable time.
The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated using local Ugandan art with large bathrooms and verandas for sitting outside while enjoying balmy equatorial weather.
KIDEPO SAVANNAH LODGE”
Kidepo Savannah Lodge is a midrange awesome safari built on Kawalokolou hill overlooking the Narus valley. The Favourite twelve beautifully appointed safari tents are built on raised decks,. Each of the 12 spacious tents have a private verandah
with great views over Savannah plains and you can easily see the elephants, African buffalo’s, oribi and defassa waterboks at a distance or with Bins. At dusk, night and early morning you have the chance to see striped jackals and you can hear lions roar and spotted hyenas ‘laugh’.
The rooms are very spacious and luxurious safari tents, each with a private bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. The tents are equipped with mosquito nets and all safari tents are located on the edge of the Kawalokol hill overlooking the Narus Valley and have a seat outside of the tent.
APOKA SAFARI LODGE” Apoka Safari Lodge is a luxury safari Lodge in the Hidden treasures of Kidepo. Sorrounded by vast golden green plains punctuated with craggy, rocky outcrops, reveal an even bigger sky at night. Under a canopy of impossibly bright stars, this is where you are reminded that the earth is round.
Apoka Safari Lodge luxurious banda rooms have been built with comfort in mind. Everything is handmade by local craftsmen, everything is large and capacious. 10 expansive rooms with natural canvas walls surround a rocky kopje with endless views across the kidepo savannah plains. The inside of the sitting rooms and private verandas are plenty of places to relax, read and sprawl. Big hand-hewn beds with soft duvets are draped with mosquito nets, hand-woven woolen carpets, extra large plush towels, over-sized dressing gowns…you may be as far away from the city as you’ll ever be, but you won’t miss a thing at Apoka Safari Lodge.
NILE SAFARI LODGE
Nile safari Lodge is situated on the South bank of the mighty Nile River which transects Murchison Falls National Park. This intimate, safari styled lodge is set within a large private area with direct river access, large shady trees and wetland areas hosting abundant birdlife along the water’s edge. The views onto the river are vast and magnificent with islands hosting nesting egret birds, elephants bathing and pods of hippos regularly viewed.
Nile safari lodge each of the individual thatched safari suites is raised from the ground on supporting pillars with its own deck overlooking the river nile. Care has been taken to ensure each of the ten suites has privacy as well as excellent views either up or down stream. The large, airy facilities are fan cooled, have netted windows with opening options, customized solid wooden furniture, hanging mosquito nets and especially selected locally crafted items for the accessories. The en-suite bathrooms are open plan with solar hot water showers and baths with a view in some units. Solar lighting completes the services for this eco-friendly top quality establishment
TWIGA SAFARI LODGE
Twiga Safari Lodge is comfortable midrange accommodation in the serene and relaxing environment of Uganda’s wildlife of murchison falls. Twiga Safari lodge Guests are treated to scenic viewing of Uganda’s wildlife lounging in the river during the day and grazing on land at night around the lodge. Additionally, Guests are able see some monkeys and various birds freely moving through the grounds of the lodge. .
The accommodation are exclusive en-suite safari tents with African thatched cottages elevated off the ground. This provides a heightened experience with nature in which clients are able to hear and view some animals all the while from the safety and comfort of their cottage.
Kyaninga Lodge is Set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the Rwenzori Mountains beyond, Kyaninga Lodge is the spectacular result of one man’s vision and six years of unwavering commitment to creating an experience of Africa’s beauty unlike anything else.
You can experience the beauty and romance of this unexplored region, while staying in the height of luxury and elegance. With Nine exclusive cottages made from hand carved logs, superb dining, and a wealth of adventures.
The Lodge’s nine Luxury cottages are Set apart and raised on platforms, they offer you privacy and tranquillity. Each spacious cottage comes with a choice of twin or double beds made up with the softest bed linen and feather pillows. The menu is based on classical European cuisine and tweaked to make use of local ingredients, many of which are hand picked from Kyaninga Lodge’s own kitchen garden or the neighboring markets. After dinner, head through to the Lounge where you can relax by the fire with a drink from the fully stocked bar
Primate Lodge Kibale
Primate Lodge Kibale is located amidst unrivaled nature, scenery and serenity in the heart of Kibale rainforest National Park, Uganda’s primates’ paradise and home to over 13 different species of primates, numerous other mammals, reptiles, butterflies and birds. Primate Lodge Kibale’s principal edge is our location, tucked deep in the forest and right next door to the starting point for Chimpanzee Tracking as well as the incredible Chimpanzee Habituation Experience, arguably, two of the most genuinely breath-taking wildlife experiences on the planet.
Primate Lodge Kibale has 9 high midrange Luxury Cottages and 7 Standard Cottages. Other lodge amenities include a spacious dining terrace, a well-stocked bar, a secluded lounge area with a small library, complimentary room service, an evening camp fire and laundry service. You can never be wrong with Primate lodge & Kibale Forest national Park.
KATARA LODGEkatara Lodge is situated in the great rift valley escarpment with uninterrupted views of the queen Elizabeth Savannah, mount Rwenzori and lake Edward and virunga ranges and beyond. Located 16kms from the katunguru national park gate of queen Elizabeth, which also doubles as uganda,s premier safari destination and one of the most bio-diverse reserves in the world.
The Lodge offers accommodation in eight luxurious thatched cottages on a beautiful stretch of hills overlooking the open Savannah in the serene and relaxing atmosphere. Each Spacious cottage was handcrafted using locally available materials and carved into the hillside of katara village community. The cottages combine wooden floors, grass thatched roofs and canvas that can be folded away for uninterrupted views of the park stretching out below.
KYAMBURA GORGE LODGE
Kyambura gorge lodge is located on the edge of Queen Elizabeth National Park with sweeping views of the rolling savannah, the distant mountains of the moon, and the sunken Kyambura Gorge.
The stylish bandas also have a contemporary 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. 4 Deluxe Bandas have been launched in June 2019. The swimming pool has been redesigned and upgraded. A new spa has been launched in July 2019.
The lodge is the ideal location for tracking the lost chimps in the sunken forest of Kyambura Gorge nearby and seeing the amazing game in one of Africa’s most beautiful and varied parks, centred around the waterway of the Kazinga Channel where animals come to bathe. The park has six hundred amazing bird species, the highest in an African park.
Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Ishasha Wilderness Camp offers quality accommodation in the unspoilt, remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for its tree climbing lions. It’s an idyllic retreat for people who truly enjoy the wilderness. The camp is next to the Ntungwe River, nestled under shady trees. Each of the ten spacious canvas rooms is comfortably furnished and boasts a large verandah.
A central lounge and dining area, under a cool thatched roof, provides a comfortable environment for meals and to relax in during the heat of the day. Under the trees, next to the river, they often serve meals ‘al fresco’ and there is an evening ‘fireplace’ for guests to relax with sun-downers and share their day’s experience.
Meals are freshly prepared with many local ingredients, and our bar has a selection of local and imported beverages. Early morning wake up calls to your tent with tea/coffee allows you to savour the early morning sounds of the ‘bush’ awakening.
VOLCANOES BWINDI LODGEOverlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Bwindi Lodge is a fine gorilla lodge at west Bwindi. With dramatic intense views of the forest canopy across a serene stream, it is one of Africa’s unique lodges.
The property has dramatic views of the impenetrable forest and is a great place to spot the monkeys and birds hidden in the foliage. It is being transformed and will be completed in 2020 to feature 2 deluxe bandas, upgraded standard bandas, a new dining room, and sauna added to the Humula Forest Spa.
The award-winning Bwindi Bar, in the high street of the village nearby is the most stylish and colourful bar in the area! Guests also enjoy informal tapas style meals inspired by Ugandan dishes. It’s the Harry’s Bar of Bwindi! Guests can make their ‘rolex’ wrap and the delicious Gorillini Cocktail, a must-have after a gorilla tracking in Bwindi! The bar was set up by Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust to train disadvantaged local young people in hospitality.
CLOUDS GORILLA LODGE”
Clouds mountain Gorilla Lodge is a luxury remote, It is beautiful, It is intimate, it is stylish standing at over 2,000 metres above sea level, it is Uganda’s highest lodge built of local volcanic stone, every cottage has a large sitting room with fireplace, vast overstuffed armchairs, and hand-woven carpets. Each individual cottage features the work of one of Uganda’s most respected artists.
The main lodge feels like someplace else – soaring ceilings, massive exposed wooden beams, big picture windows with endless views of treetops, volcanoes and mountains. It feels like a ski chalet in the alps. Or a stone palace in the Rocky Mountains. But with the gentle and warm welcome, the quiet dedication of the personal butlers and the smiles on the faces of virtually all the staff, this can only be in Uganda.
Clouds mountain Lodge is the finest lodge for tracking Gorillas in the southern part of Nkuringo which include Nkuringo groups and Rushaga Families
Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge is 2161m ASL on the Nteko ridge overlooking a beautiful swath of the World-renowned Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The ridge provides a superb vantage across the Kashasha River Valley to the forested hill known as ‘Nkuringo’ and the surrounding swathe of trees of the Bwindi Forest.
Nkuringo Lodge consists of eight Garden Cottages, 3 Villas made up of 2 interconnecting superior cottages and 1 family Villa with shared balcony, all cottages are hand-crafted using local materials, each cottage featuring sitting area, fireplace, en-suite bathroom and private Veranda/Balcony. The Lodge and rooms offer the tranquillity of the rainforest, the atmosphere of a mountain chalet and the warm hospitality Ugandans are known for.
Rwakobo Rock is a peaceful and secluded retreat where you can breathe in the essence of wild Uganda. The 8 comfortable and spacious cottages are dotted around the hill, all very private and offering great sunset views. The main dining area overlooks an expanse of rock that adjoins the park. Set in the pristine Ankole ranchlands surrounding Lake Mburo National Park; whether you want to sit back, sip on an ice-cold drink in a hammock or head out into Lake Mburo National Park for a day of exciting exploration.
Rwakobo Rock is nestled on a scenic outcrop with breathtaking views. Animals such as zebra, warthog, impala and bushbuck abound around the lodge and often congregate at the water hole beneath the dining area. At night the sounds of bush come to life and allow your imagination to run wild.
Mihingo is a luxurious, family owned lodge in a magical setting adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park. Perched high on a rocky kopje, whose pre-Cambrian granite boulders were formed over 500 million years ago, it has spectacular views over a vast savannah landscape. Designed to blend in with its fragile surroundings, this environmentally friendly lodge offers comfort, relaxation and the experience of being at one with nature.
Mihingo Lodge has 12 luxury, tented rooms designed to provide guests with privacy and tranquillity. Each room has its own unique charm and character, whether it is nestled in forest, overlooking the lake, perched on a rocky outcrop or down by the water hole. Although no two rooms are the same, Suni and Ralph have ensured they all share stunning views and provide guests with a light and airy sanctuary and a feeling of being alone in the bush.
Each spacious canvas tent is equipped with en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, showers, and flush loos. The rooms have been sensitively designed to complement the local environment with great attention to detail. The doorways are framed by stunning pieces of dead olive wood found on the land.
Wild Waters Lodge
Wildwaters 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. And, it’s uniquely perched on granite rocks with noisy and exciting foamy rapids roaring all around.
The ten stand-alone elevated timber-floor and super-spacious luxury suites nestle in rain forest with amazing river views. Each are linked by raised wooden walkways to the restaurant, bar and library, and feature glass-fronted windows, locally handmade furniture, stylish bathrooms with rain showers, and secluded wooden decks with daybeds and romantic free-standing open-air bathtubs. There are also delicious and far above standard sunrise breakfasts and candle-lit five course dinners and a lovely swimming pool carved out of natural pink granite rocks in the attractive main communal lodge area.