Nestled at the northern boundary of Murchison Falls National Park overlooking the Albert Nile, Fort Murchison is a legendary Uganda Safari lodge that dates far back to the times of the Arabs.
Murchison indeed stands as a carefully maintained serene out post
formed at the time when the Arabs traders along with European explorers
took up Africa Safaris including safaris to Uganda in search of profitable goods and unique physical features respectively.
lodge is distinguished by a massive tower, an earth colored walls and
the Swahili touch with a unique roof top terrace offering panoramic
views of the world’s longest River Nile and extensive savannah of
Murchison. The roof top is perfect for a sundowner after a long day in
the park doing game drive and river safari.
The accommodation at Fort Murchison is offered in mid market and budget setting so as to serve the diverse travelers on wildlife Safaris in Uganda.
The Mid market accommodation is provided in rooms counting to twelve
(12) in number all en suite with solar heaters. These rooms feature
enough space, cozy bed, private balcony and a writing desk.
Budget arrangement, the accommodation is provided in tents non en suite
marked with two (2) single beds equipped with mosquito nets, power out
let and bed side table. The tents share a communal ablution with
flushing toilet and showers. Interestingly, the lodge provide linen and
The main restaurant at Fort Murchison serves a four course
dinner amidst the lush decor of Swahili inspired origin and the
drawings of the ancient explorers’ experience. The restaurant serves
fresh food got from own garden and Kampala.
Murchison is 5km to Tangi gate thus providing a good ground for early
morning game drive activity in park with the gates opening at 7am. The
lodge can as well work as a base for evening and night game drive
activities on one’s Uganda Tour.