Best Safari Lodges/ Hotel & Camps in Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison falls national Park has a wider selection of all-inclusive budget safari lodges and campsites, which consists of excellent game viewing and low prices, thus making these lodges excellent value for money for anyone on a budget safari.

These lodges or campsites are the cheapest places to go on a safari in Murchison falls national park, whenever you want to go.

Murchison Falls national Park budget accommodation options are located near the Victoria Nile in the southern area of the Murchison Falls National Park, or North of the Budungo Forest Reserve or the White Nile near Pakwach.

Masindi town which is closest to the Park, has many lower-priced accommodation choices available too, though it is situated about 85 km from the Kichumbanyobo Park entrance.

Otherwise You can pitch a ground tent on the ground on one of the many campsites, or opt between safari tents, thatched roof bandas or backpacker lodges.

Why Choose Budget Accommodation?

A budget or cheaper hotel allows you to stay for more nights in the Lodge, which means you may increase the number of days you would spend while on your safari, than the initial travel plan

Last minute booking: Cheap hotels are always ready to provide last minute booking options, that is to say any traveler can just walk in at anytime to make a booking.

Budget accommodations are an easier way to find and connect with different travelers from various parts of the world, because some facilities like are shared

Budget  accommodations in Murchison Falls National Park, are often established in or near communities, which then provides great chances to interact with the locals to learn more about local life and culture.

A budget hotel means lower costs on food and drinks options and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that, because after a whole day of your safari activity, the last thing you want to do is spend time eating your meal.

For an adventure traveler who wants to experience the true feeling of being in the wilderness, a budget lodge or a campsite is often the great choice, because these accommodations make use of Solar power, local material, local ingredients and fire places where many travelers can gather in the evening to enjoy the freedom of a serene environment


Best Budget accommodations(Safari Lodges & Camps) in Murchison falls national Park

Red Chili Rest Camp

Red Chili rest camp budget safari hotel in Murchison Falls National Park

Red chilli is strategically positioned in Paraa in the Middle  of Murchison Falls National Park. It is beautifully located 500m from the Ferry, where all cars cross for Nile delta game drives, as well as a place where boats depart for delta boat trips.

This budget accommodation features on-site bar which is open until midnight, Campfire barbecuing area, which makes it an ideal place for socializing.

Shared Modern toilets,cooking facilities and showers with provision for the disabled visitors. En suite bandas are fitted with solar hot water systems, power points & fans. Twin safari Tents are the cheapest option in this place

Murchisons River Lodge

Murchison River Lodge is a mid-range accommodation located in a serene and ecofriendly setting in the heart of Murchison falls national Park. The accommodation also offers option to budget travelers. Its location doesn’t showcase the view of the Nile River, the swimming pool, restaurant, and deck do.

All travelers spending a night there usually have access to showers, toilets, and cooking facilities.

Afternoon Cake and tea is an additional afternoon bonus

Sambiya River Lodge

Sambiya River lodge is placed 20m away from Top of the Falls, right in the heart of Murchison falls National park. The lodge offers  hospitable staff and a serene environment of intimacy (because of the surrounding trees)  to all its guest, although the biggest part of the accommodation is not budget, except for the 12 bandas overlooking the beautiful Acacia woodland.

The lodge features swimming pool, restaurant and veranda which are available to all guests with game drives (an extra option).

Mama Washindi Lodge

Mama Washindi Lodge is located in a calm tranquil atmosphere, in Pakwach East, above the Nile River, where most game drives to the North of  Murchison falls national Park begin. The Lodge is truly an amazing budget lodge/accommodation to spend a night or more.

The lodge offers accommodation types from which guest have to make a choice, that is self-contained rooms, furnished safari tents and a family banda with a separate dining area.

All these choices are furnished with double or twin beds, flushing toilets and private balcony.

They also provide amenities like continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and private parking.

Budongo Eco lodge-budget accommodations in Murchison Falls Nations Park

Budongo Eco Lodge is idealy situated in the heart of Budongo central Forest reserve in Murchison falls national park, which makes it possible for guests to enjoy both game drives, chimpanzee habituation, Forest walks, and birding activities.

The lodge comprises comfortable eco-cabins with private veranda, four spacious dormitory-style bedrooms, a visitor’s center and onsite restaurant, making it a perfect place for families and Backpackers.

Boomu Women’s Group

Boomu is apleasant budget accommodation that is perfectly placed  on the Southern Edge of Murchison falls National Park.

The Accommodation was built by women who had a common goal of improving their lives as well as giving back to the community,  and promoting community tourism project.

Boomu is perfect for backpackers as they have dormitory-style rooms, on-site restaurant, and breakfast is a must.

Masindi Hotel

Masindi hotel classified among Uganda’s legendary hotels, which still holds some old inspiring stories.

The Hotel has a spectacular campsite with incredible hot showers, and the nearby market is great to purchase fruits and some vegetatble.

The Hotel surrounding is green and quiet with abundant birdlife, regardless of its town location.

New Court View Hotel

New Court View Hotel  is popular budget accommodation in Masindi, that’s worth for every type of every traveler because its amenities such as private bathroom, electricity and Wi-Fi in all the rooms of various sizes.

It is also an ideal option for families, because of the swimming pool and playground to keep the children entertained.

Whereas game drives and boat trip excursions to Murchison Falls national park  can be pre-arranged.

Shoebill Campsite

The Shoebill campsite-( named after the shoebill that frequently visits the Albert Delta in Murchison Falls national park) is set at the edge  of Murchison Falls national Park.

This low budget accommodation is a great spot to relax and unwind. Pitch your ground tent, with the door facing the Nile so as to enjoy the beautiful sundowner as you listen to the pleasant calls of the hippos.

Shoebill is ideal for DIY camping so you can come along with your tents and cooking facilities, otherwise you  can enjoy your meals from available restaurant under the same management. The facility allows the guest to also use the their swimming pool.

UWA Public Campsite Site at the Northern Bank

The Uwa Campsite is the only public campsite in Murchison Falls national Park. The camp is simply built with an attractive view of the river and good opportunities to see wildlife although they have few facilities.

You should just be able to come with everything of your own including water. Camp fees are paid at the head office by the ferry where firewood can also sometimes be bought.