Murchison River Lodge
Murchison River lodge is located in the southern part of Murchison falls national park adjacent to the southern river bank of the river Nile. Murchison River lodge overlooks Murchison falls national park, the numerous hippo schools along the stretch of the riverside papyrus swamp. The view is spectacular and from your cottage you can see hippos in bouncing in the water, the mourning of the hippos, from their night grazing, perhaps, can wake you up in the morning.
Murchison River lodge has comfortable and relaxing mid-range accommodation to suit perfectly in any safari budget. The cottages are grass thatched too allow temperature regulations, Murchison River lodge also has well thatched safari tents. All the cottages are en-suite private to allow you have a time alone to enjoy the African wild safari in the mid of the wilderness.
Murchison river lodges has also comfortable camping tents which are already set up around the campsite shade, however, you can also bring your camping gear along and also set up your own in the campsite space, it can be real adventurous. The camp site has a provision for self-catering in the premises, the camp site also has a fire place where you can site and enjoy the evening breeze from the river. The camp site has clean and safe showers and excellent toilet facilities.
You can enjoy your safari activities in Murchison falls national park whilst enjoying the comfort from Murchison River lodge. The lodge is near to the river so you can enjoy the boat cruise down the Nile towards the albert delta, where you can spot a number of animals like elephants bathing in the water, the hippo schools are numerously distributed along the river bank, you can also see a number of water birds like the falcons, the weaver birds, the king fishers, and lucky, you can spot the shoebill stock in the albert delta.
Alternatively you can also enjoy the boat ride to the bottom of the falls which is a spectacular and an invigorating experience as you watch the masses of water fall from 45 meters high cliff. From the bottom of the falls, you can take the Winston Churchill trail and hike up to the top of the falls. The hike will expose you to nature’s wonders such as the view of river Nile as it meanders towards the Albert delta. The experience towards the top is thrilling as the ground starts to vibrate and the thunderous roar of the water will make you thrilled or else terrified to reach the top. At the top of the falls you can enjoy the view of the water as it squeezes through the narrow gorge with forms the misty situation around the area, it is so memorable.
Murchison river lodge is a little distance to paraa which makes it easy for you take a wild game drive to paraa side, the game drive in Murchison falls national park will give you a chance to see the big five of Africa including the hippos, lions leopards, the elephants, cape buffaloes and other animals like warthogs, antelopes, hyenas (not common) among others.
Murchison River lodge is still a few kilometers to budongo forest, where you can enjoy the primates like the monkeys and the nature walks through the forest are spectacular. Therefore, the location of Murchison River lodge is strategic which makes the entire park easily accessed.