Best Uganda Safari Lodges | 16 Best Luxury lodges in Uganda – Hail Tours
The best Uganda safari lodges: There are several of Uganda safari lodges for tourists to book for their overnight stay in different destinations- this is one major factor that makes Uganda an outstanding destination in Africa. Tourists have plenty of options to choose their best accommodation type- budget, mid-range or luxury.
A typical Uganda safari is considered complete if you have where to stay and without doubt, visitors have plenty of options. Uganda still stands out as one of the untapped wildlife safari destinations in the world with 10 beautiful National Parks remotely located and each comprising of comfortable safari lodges.
The Best Uganda Safari Lodges
Mweya Safari Lodge
Mweya Safari Lodge is one of the comfortable luxury Uganda safari lodges located in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s second largest wildlife safari park.
The luxury lodge lies suitably on the peninsula just at the center of Queen Elizabeth National Park offering excellent view of surrounding places such as the stunning Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon and the Great Rift Valley hills.
The property amenities and features at Mweya Safari Lodges include bar or lounge, free parking, fitness center, private balcony, AC, pool, suites, bridal suites, VIP room facilities, non-smoking rooms.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is located at the base of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Southwestern Uganda making it one of the best Uganda safari lodges worth spending a night while on gorilla safari. Set on elevation of about 2000m, Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is among the 8 unique cottages constructed using volcanic stone.
The lodge boasts of its splendid view from the Virunga Volcanoes on the Rwanda side, features private butlers, 7 guesthouses, and cozy fireplaces. Other amenities or facilities include library, fully stocked bar, en-suite washroom, sitting room, carpet- hand woven, lounge, restaurant and more.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is ideal for tourists in need to visit gorillas in Nkuringo or Rushaga sectors in the Southern Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This luxury hospitality facility is 10kms away from the two Southern sectors- Nkuringo/Rushaga.
Mahogany Springs Safari Lodge
Mahogany Springs Safari Lodge is a luxury gorilla safari lodge set within the lush Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, one of the Africa’s premier gorilla trekking destinations. The luxury safari lodge is found in Buhoma sector overviewing the scenic Munyanga River and the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It has a fireplace for you to relax after your long day of gorilla trekking in Bwindi.
The additional facilities/amenities Mahogany Springs Lodge boasts of include private verandah, bar, restaurant, presidential suite, superior suites, lounge and others. If you plan to visit habituated families of mountain gorillas in Buhoma, the best place to retire for the night is Mahogany Springs Lodge.
Buhoma Lodge is a luxury accommodation and one of the best Uganda safari lodges in Bwindi National Park. Located in the Northern sector of Bwindi, Buhoma Lodge is made of 10 cottages and it is fully fitted with en-suite bathroom, solar power, bar, beds, Wi-Fi, dining room, fireplace with outstanding views of the lush Bwindi Impenetrable Forest at the private verandahs.
A night at Buhoma Lodge lets you visit the habituated gorilla families of Buhoma sector in Bwindi. There are 4 groups of gorillas in Buhoma each with a unique story to tell and they include Habinyanja, Mubare, Katwe and Rushegura gorilla families.
Chameleon Hill Lodge
Chameleon Hill Lodge, located on the shores of Lake Mutanda is a luxurious accommodation with breathtaking views not only for the lake but also the Virunga Volcanoes and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The lodge is set right in the Southern regions of Bwindi National Park, that is Rushaga and Nkuringo sectors.
Chameleon Hill Lodge is a complete accommodation with 10 private cottages each uniquely decorated reflecting the name “Chameleon”. There is a luxurious restaurant with capacity of 20pax, twin beds and more.
Apoka Safari Lodge
Apoka Safari Lodge is a luxury Uganda safari lodge in Kidepo Valley National Park, North-eastern Uganda. Apoka Safari Lodge is set in the magical savannas featuring 10 beautiful cottages each with private terraces, outdoor stone baths, comfortable beds, towels and more. It is strategically set in an area that offers outstanding views of the Narus River.
Kyambura Gorge Lodge
Kyambura Gorge Lodge is a comfortable 8 cottage Uganda safari lodge known for its spectacular view of Queen Elizabeth National Park and the gorgeous Kyambura Gorge.
The lodge is strategically positioned at the edge of Kyambura Gorge-Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP), Western Uganda. The 8 Bandas are uniquely built in African style using local materials and they feature en-suite bathroom, swimming pool, private balcony, Wi-Fi, mosquito net, restaurant, room services, laundry services, family rooms and others.
Baker’s Lodge takes its name from Samuel Baker, the first European to view the Murchison Falls. The luxurious safari styled lodge is located suitably in the Southern bank of the River Nile that separates Murchison Falls National Park into two sections- The Southern and Northern sectors.
It is strategically located in a vast private area offering direct access to the river, wetland area and trees where diversity of birds live.
At Baker’s Lodge, you get to see the scenic river, wildlife such as elephants, hippos and others. The amazing features at Baker’s Lodge include free parking, laundry services, mosquito net, restaurant, bar or lounge, 8 strikingly beautiful appointed safari suites on raised decks, bathrooms, solar heated showers, room safe and more.
Paraa Safari Lodge
Paraa Safari Lodge is as old as 1954 when it was built. The luxury eco-lodge is set in Murchison Falls National Park, overviewing the Nile River. It features a distinct blend of comfort, adventure and relaxation with lots of amenities such as swimming pool, meeting rooms and others.
Mihingo is a luxury eco-lodge facility perched high on a rocky kopje. This luxurious family owned lodge is set within Lake Mburo National Park, offering splendid views of the extensive savanna landscape of the park.
Mihingo Lodge features an infinity pool overviewing the valley, diverse wildlife such as warthogs, eland, buffaloes, bush bucks, zebras. It is also the only eco-lodge in Uganda- The Pearl of Africa where daytime or overnight horse tours are conducted.
Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Ishasha Wilderness Camp, a luxurious camp boasts of its blend of magical wilderness in Queen Elizabeth National Park- Western Uganda. The exclusive camp is set within Ishasha Wilderness Camp, the remotest side of the park. If you are interested in a magical wilderness set up then no better place is to be than Ishasha Wilderness Camp.
This is a completely furnished camp with a private verandah overviewing the river with rooms featuring en-suite, 10 luxury canvas tents, luxurious lounge, dining area, hot bush showers, eco-friendly toilet and other facilities/amenities.
The top safari activities to enjoy at Ishasha Wilderness Camp, Queen Elizabeth National Park include hot air balloon safaris, birding, guided nature walks, game drives and others.
Crater Safari Lodge
Crater Safari Lodge on the scenic Nyinabulitwa Crater Lake shores, Fort Portal Western Uganda. It is one of the luxurious lodges worth spending a night while on chimpanzee trekking safari in Kibale National Park.
The luxurious lodge features luxurious cottages with standard rooms, family, twin/double rooms. Amenities or features such as bar, swimming pool, laundry service, craft shop, free parking space, Wi-Fi, best restaurant and more.
The main activities to easily be part while at Crater Safari Lodge include chimpanzee tracking, chimpanzee habituation, forest walks in Kibale National Park or guided nature walk in Bigodi swamp.
Ndali Lodge is one of the upmarket retreats set near Kibale National Park, Western Uganda about 45 minutes’ drive off from Kanyanchu Visitor Centre.
The exclusive Ndali lodge is set in splendid area at the edge of Lake Nyinambuga, providing tourists exceptional views over Lake Rukwanzi and surrounding plantations.
It features a distinct mix of romanticism and post-colonial style with lots of amenities such as en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, laundry service, Wi-Fi, bar, restaurant, sauna and steam bath and others.
Mount Gahinga Lodge
Mount Gahinga Lodge is a luxury Uganda safari lodge set in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, a home to both golden monkeys and mountain gorillas. The comfortable lodging establishment features 6 guest bandas each fitted with en-suite facilities. The amenities at Mount Gahinga Lodge include massage room, Wi-Fi, lounge, dining area, fireplace and more.
Semliki Safari Lodge
Semliki Safari Lodge is one of beautiful places tourists on Semuliki National Park safari can retire for the night. It is a secluded place with capacity of 18pax, with amenities or features such as en-suite bathrooms, tents, running water, flush toilets, the main lodge with a grass thatch and more.
Set in Jinja, Wildwaters Lodge is a comfortable luxury lodge with 10 spacious canvas. The lodge is set near an island with amazing features such as swimming pool, restaurant, bar and others.
It is one of the best places to consider for overnight stay while you enjoy the different adrenaline adventures at the source of the Nile including white water rafting, bungee jumping and others.