Budget accommodation at Murchison falls national park

Budget accommodation at Murchison falls national park: Murchison falls National Park is the largest national park in Uganda, Murchison falls national park is the only national park in Uganda where you can find the big five that is leopard, lion, elephant, buffalo and rhino.

Budget accommodation facilities in Murchison falls national park caters for tourists with limited funds to cater for their accommodation.


Red chilli rest camp is situated on the southern bank of Nile River in the heart of Murchison falls national park, the camp is very close to paraa jetty giving magnificent view of the park’s wilderness will there. Red chilli rest camp offers well-furnished bandas and safari tents as accommodation options available for you to choose what is suitable for you.

Bandas: bandas are fully furnished with en-suite bathroom, beds with mosquito nets, fan, electric lights and power socket. Bandas are offered in form of self-contained single, twin or family bandas.

Safari tents: safari tents offered are twin safari tents, these tents are equipped with mosquito repellents, mesh widows and beddings but with no towels and en-suite bathroom.

As you opt of safari tents public washrooms are available, red chilli rest camp also offers camping site for campers and comes with modern showers, cooking area, security light and cooking area.

Facilities and services offered by red chilli rest camp include

  • Fully stocked bar
  • Restaurant with committed staff to serve local and international dishes
  • A bonfire lit in the evening
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
Budget accommodation at Murchison falls national  park
Red chillie rest camp


Kaniyo pabidi camp formerly owned by Jane goodall institute of research and currently managed by Uganda lodges is situated amidst the tropical forest of kaniyo pabidi forest near the boundary Murchison falls national park. While at kaniyo pabidi camp be sure to encounter a number of chimpanzees playing around the trees.


Yobe safari camp Murchison is situated in the southern region of Murchison falls national park approximately 1 and a half kilometers from Mubako gate, Yobe safari camp is one the friendliest budget accommodation facility offering comfortable rooms to the visits.

Accommodation at Yobe safari camp in form of four traditional African bandas, these bandas have comfortable rooms and there is also a camping site which is available for camping interested tourists.

For campers you come with your own camping gears or rent them at the campsite, unlike bandas which have en-suite bathrooms. For campers you use shared bathroom facilities.

Facilities and services offered at Yobe safari camp are

  • Restaurant
  • Onsite bar
  • Traditional dances
  • Tents for hire
  • Camping area


Geo lodges shoebill camp site is an ultimate budget accommodation facility situated in the southern region Murchison falls national park close to the entrance. Staying at geo lodges shoebill camp site gives you panoramic views of blue waters of river Nile as they flow, since this campsite is a budget type of accommodation you provide camping gears like tents by yourself. And also it is up to as a visitor to devise ways of getting food, you can either cook it by yourself or get it from Nile safari lodge which is a approximately a 2 minutes’ walk away.


  • Campfire
  • 24 hour ranger
  • Seating area
  • Camping site

While at geo lodges shoebill camp site you get easy access to Nile safari lodge’s restaurant and pool.


UWA campsite is operated and managed by Uganda wildlife Authority is situated on top of Murchison falls, majorly this camp site caters for those interested in camping. UWA camp site offers uninterrupted view of the wildlife in the park, the campsite also offers two standard bands to visitor.

Facilities offered at UWA campsite include

  • Bathrooms
  • Toilets
  • Canteen
  • Budget accommodation at Murchison falls national  park
    UWA Camp Site

For campers, when staying at UWA campsite you are to come with your camp gears.


Budongo eco lodge is situated in the heart of Budongo forest reserve in Masindi, the lodge offers the most fascinating experience of home in nature as it was established amidst trees and while in this lodge you are sure of spotting butterflies,  monkeys and many birds as the play on branches of trees.

Accommodation at Budongo eco lodge is offered in form of eco-cabins and dormitory rooms.



Eco-cabins are very intimate five in number, for privacy purposes these cabins were established at distance a part and connected by a well maintained walk way. Eco-cabins were constructed using traditional materials that is wood, these cabins features very spacious rooms, bed room with large king size bed or double bed, a sitting room and a private verandah. There is also a fully equipped en-suite bathroom with a wash table, shower and a toilet.

Dormitory rooms

Budongo eco lodge offers 4 dormitory rooms, each of the dormitory contains two double-deckers which come with a mosquito net. These dormitories have shared bathroom with common shower with hot and cold running water and a block toilet.

Services and facilities offered at budongo eco lodge

  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant serving continental dishes
  • Bar
  • Visitor’s centre
  • Craft shop
  • Parking space
  • Lounge area
  • House keeping
  • Adapters for charging cameras


Heritage safari lodge is a unique budget accommodation facility situated on the northern boundary of Murchison falls national park, heritage safari lodge offers authentic African lifestyle in the jungle as its accommodation facilities were built in a traditional Acholi architecture. Accommodation at heritage safari lodge is offered in form of huts/ cottages which are thatched in form steps depicting the African ancient way of building.

There are 7 thatched cottages offered by heritage safari lodge, these cottages are spacious and come in form of single, double, triple, quadruple and family. They feature en-suite bathroom, traditional artefacts and some cottages have shared bathrooms, while at these cottages you get to view and enjoy the sounds of Albert Nile waters flowing.

Services and facilities offered at heritage safari lodge include

  • Fresh percale linen
  • Room service
  • Laundry service
  • Restaurant
  • Well stocked bar
  • Bon fire
  • Gardens
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