Baker’s Lodge (Murchison Falls National Park) 2021 – Mega Wild Safaris
Baker’s Lodge is a new and exclusive safari lodge on the Southern banks of River Nile which bisects Murchison Falls National Park. It takes its name from Samuel Baker an iconic historic European explorer who stayed in this area with Florence in the 1800s. Samuel Baker is also behind the naming of now Murchison Falls.
This luxury hospitality establishment was opened early in 2015 and it is by far a uniquely intimate, safari-style lodge guests on Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park can consider a must-stay.
Baker’s Lodge is positioned within Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s premier safari park with a huge profusion of wildlife including 4 of the big 5 African game-the African elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, as well as Rothschild giraffes, Nile crocodiles, hippos.
Over 451 bird species which include the elusive shoebill stork; warthogs, chimpanzees, red-tailed monkeys, olive baboons, vervet monkeys, and many more. Its strategic location in this outstanding safari destination is a great opportunity for you to discover the untold wealth of wildlife that rate Murchison Falls National Park as premier Uganda safari park.
This lodge features a grass-thatched central lounge, dining area, a well-stocked bar, and it is built in such a way that it is raised on wooden decks throughout. It lets travelers on Uganda safari enjoy the morning sunrise while having breakfast, sunset in the evening, and a breathtaking view over Victoria Nile as it flows towards Lake Albert.
At Baker’s Lodge, guests also have an undisturbed view of wildlife especially hippos, elephants; comfortable stay in any of its grass-thatched cottages, and opportunity to engage in a boat cruise. This eco-friendly hospitality establishment is solar-powered and features flush toilets, running water, and many more.
- Amenities at Baker’s Lodge
Baker’s lodge is comprised of a viewing deck, an en-suite private bathroom, housekeeping, a cottage with suites raised from the ground, netted windows, mosquito nets, crafted items, customized wooden furniture, en-suite bathrooms, hot water showers, and many others.
A single room at Baker’s Lodge goes at US dollars 330 and a double room costs US dollars 540. Full board accommodation at Baker’s Lodge covers all the three meal courses in a day that is breakfast, lunch, dinner, house drinks, hot beverages, bar snacks plus some other camp services which are offered to guests who stay in the lodge.
Activities to do while at Baker’s Lodge
Among other reasons why Baker’s Lodge should be your must-stay accommodation choice is the fact that it lets you take part in a number of safari activities including a boat cruise, cultural tours, guided natures, game drives, hot air balloon tours, view the powerful Murchison Falls, sport fishing, chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest reserve and bird watching.
- How to get to Baker’s Lodge
Baker’s Lodge is accessible by road while you are on Uganda safari to Murchison Falls National Park. Visitors can begin their road trip from Entebbe or Kampala capital city through the Luweero-Masindi route and enter Murchison Falls National Park via Kichumbanyobo gate. You will spend about 5-6 hours driving up to Baker’s Lodge.
By air, guests can fly from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi airfield and then land at Pakuba airstrip in the North or Bugungu airstrip on the Southern bank.
Uganda Safari Trips to Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda
The 4 days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour takes you to Murchison falls National Park which is the largest park in Uganda. Here you find the rushing waters of the Nile forced through a 7-meter narrow gorge forming the Murchison falls, which have fascinated the world for centuries. On the way to Murchison falls national park, we make a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – track Rhinos.
While in the park – gaze in wonder at the herds of giraffes on the game drive, families of Elephants while on the launch trip to the bottom of the falls. Look out for the Nile crocodiles basking in the sun and Schools of Hippos. We end with chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest which is partly located in Murchison falls national park. Book This Trip
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Wild animals that can be seen in this park include some of the big five such as elephants, buffaloes and lions; as well as giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles, hippos etc. The 6 Days Wildlife Safari in Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris Tour takes you further through the Albertine Rift to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to more than half of the remaining total population of the mountain gorillas. Book This Trip