Nile Safari Lodge

Nile Safari Lodge is a luxury 4 star lodge located on the Southern bank of the tranquil River Nile in Murchison Falls national park, Nile Safari Lodge offers a magical and luxurious in a tranquil and eco-friendly environment and an opportunity to explore the breathtaking views of the mighty River Nile.


The lodge is set a midst papyrus forests on the banks River Nile offering the guests an opportunity to get closer and co-exist with nature, the lodge consists of beautiful wooden chalets and luxury tents, each with private balconies suspended over the Mighty river Nile offering spectacular views of surrounding nature.

Accommodation at Nile Safari Lodge

Nile Safari Lodge offers some of the best and comfortable accommodation in Murchison Falls national park, the lodge contains of 8 excluded luxurious bandas beautifully built and designed to offer you a home away from home with high levels of ultimate privacy and comfort. Each of the Bandas at Nile Safari Lodge is composed of a thatched roof, spacious seating area, a day bed, a mosquito net, a private viewing deck with a swing chair and deck chairs and en suite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers.

The private deck on these birds offers views of the spectacular and breathtaking scenery of Murchison Falls national park.

Deluxe Banda

Nile Safari Lodge has 6 Deluxe Bandas situated is a perfectly secluded hideaway overlooking the majestic River Nile, these Bandas are intimate sanctuary with unique designs and décor and a king-bedroom. These bandas have a high level of luxury and service consisting of a traditional freestanding bathtub, A monsoon high-pressure indoor shower and an outdoor shower designed to offer striking views of the beautiful nature surrounding the bandas. Deluxe Banda’s viewing deck is a perfect spot for relaxing and enjoying the evening views and the magical sunset.

Deluxe Bandas are offered as Double and Twin for the occupancy of 2-3 people.

In – room amenities

  • Mini Fridge
  • Safety deposit box
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bathtub
  • Deck
  • Fans
  • Day bed
  • Mansoon shower
  • Outdoor shower
  • En-suite bathrooms with toilet and Bidet
  • Pre-safari services that is Early morning Coffee/Tea

Exclusive Banda

Exclusive Banda is an ideal for honeymooners on a romantic gateway with breathtaking views of the spectacular nature and the majestic River Nile, Exclusive Banda is a very unique Banda with its private plunge pool and a day bed overlooking the River Nile the longest river in the world, this Banda is a perfect place for relax with a glass of a drink or reading a book on your own plunge pool while enjoying views of River Nile.

Exclusive Banda consists of 1 king size bed and 1 single bed and it is for the occupancy of 2-3 people.

In-room amenities

  • Mini Fridge
  • Safety deposit box
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private plunge pool
  • Star bed
  • Monsoon shower
  • En-suite toilet
  • Fans

Family Villa

Family Villa at Nile Safari Lodge is an ideal Banda for family or small group tourists, the Banda consists of 2 bedroom each with high levels of privacy, shared living space, a private swimming pool and outdoor viewing terrace. The private swimming pool at Family Villa offers stunning views of the shoebill peninsula, the Banda consists of 2 master rooms with 2 king size beds and 4 single beds and the whol Banda accommodation 4 adults and 4 children.

In-room amenities

  • Living room
  • En-suit bathroom
  • Monsoon shower
  • Day bed
  • Fans
  • Private pool
  • Terrace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit box
  • Mini fridge
  • Pre-safari activities that is early morning coffee/tea

Facilities and services at Nile Safari Lodge

  • Laini restaurant
  • Fully stocked bar
  • Spa
  • Infinity swimming pool

Activities offered at Nile Safari Lodge

  • Nile River Cruise
  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Murchison Falls Trek
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Fishing
  • Rhino tracking

Getting to Nile Safari Lodge

Nile Safari Lodge is situated in a distance of 305 kilometers from Kampala the capital of Uganda, to get to the lodge road and air means of transport are used.

By road

By road, transport it is approximately 5 hours from Kampala using various routes including

Kampala – Masindi – Kichumbanyobo Gate – Mubako Gate (Via Park)

Nile Safari lodge is found just outside the borders of Murchison Falls national park on the southern banks of River Nile, from Kampala heading to the park, you drive northwards towards Gulu, then off to Masindi at the River Kafu Junction which is approximately 3 hours’ drive from Kampala.

From Masindi town, you take a turn at opposite the second shell Fuel station on the corner with Masindi Hotel following the Uganda Wildlife Authority signs along the Murram road leading to Kichumbanyobo gate of Murchison Falls national park.

You will drive through the Kaniyo Pabidi section of the Budongo Forest, down the escarpment past the Top of Murchison falls heading to Paraa ferry point.

 Before reaching the River Nile at approximately 90-120 minutes drive from Masindi, you make 2 left hand turns  and then you will see a large Uganda wildlife Authority sign and a signage for Nile Safari Lodge together with other various facilities in the area. Then turn left and drive past the park’s offices through Mubako Village passing out of the park gate. You will drive straight for approximately 150 meters then take a right turn and after 50 meters you will see the gate.

By Air

Chartered/domestic flights are offered from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airstrip to various airstrips serving Murchison Falls national park such as Bugungu airstrip which is the closest airstrip to the Nile Safari lodge.

Domestic chartered flights to Nile Safari lodge using Bugungu airstrip are arranged by Aero Link, Eagle airlines among others.

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