Occupying a prime location in Murchison Falls National Park and only 272km from Kampala, Chobe Safari Lodge is the perfect bush retreat for a quick getaway from Kampala. The panoramic views of the magnificent River Nile provide a sampling of the beauty of Uganda, coupled with the ample wildlife, birds, flora and fauna.
Occupying a prime location in Murchison Falls National Park and only 272km from Kampala, Chobe Safari Lodge is the perfect bush retreat for a quick getaway from Kampala or the beginning of a longer adventure. Chobe safari lodge was originally constructed I the 1950’s and at that time was one of the jewels in Uganda’s crown of tourism destinations. The panoramic views of the magnificent River Nile provide a sampling of the beauty of Uganda, coupled with the ample wildlife, birds, flora and fauna. Following decades of being abandoned, the newly refurbished and restored Chobe Safari Lodge exudes elegance and energy once again. The property boasts lovely architecture and interior design. Chobe safari lodge features 36 elegant guest rooms, 21 luxury tents, 4 suites, presidential cottage and Florence Baker Family Cottage. The Victoria Nile is the main focus and all the rooms and luxury tents have balconies or terraces facing the magnificent sweeping views. Even the 3-tier swimming pool, spa and gym have panoramic views of the river.
The state of art conference centre can host up to 100 guests and is fully equipped for all business requirements, making a corporate event at chobe safari lodge an unforgettable experience.
Murchison Falls National Park is the largest National park in Uganda. Years of isolation from human contact in this area of the park, has resulted in an abundance of wildlife. The Uganda Wildlife Authority, the body entrusted with the management and conservation of the park, has opened new safari circuits in the vicinity of the lodge for our guests to view the superb wildlife in the immediate surroundings.
30 Standard Rooms
The lodge has 30 standard rooms, all located within the main building. The interior compliments the surroundings and location and yet has that modern touch that takes you back to civilization when you need it most. Each standard room has an en-suite private bathroom with shower, ceiling fan and private balcony with a magnificent view of the Nile.
6 Deluxe Rooms
These rooms are more spacious than the standard rooms and have added features such as baths as well as showers, a mini bar and climate-controlled air conditioning.
Within the main building there are 3 suites. The suites are suitable for those who wish to have a little more space. Each suite has the following features: an en-suite bathroom and shower, climate-controlled air conditioning, living room writing with writing desk and sofas, option of inter-connecting with another room ( please check availability and details with reservations upon enquiring about a booking). They also have ceiling fans, private balconies with magnificent view of the Nile and satellite television.
The Nile Suite
The Nile Suite is a special place to stay. Spacious and comfortable, this suite has the best view from the lodge and overlooks the three-tier swimming pool and the Nile below. The Nile suite has the following features: an en-suite bathroom and shower, ceiling fan, climate-controlled air conditioning, a Jacuzzi whirlpool bath, a private balcony and satellite television. The Nile suite also boasts a small kitchen, lounge and dining area.
8 standard Tents
The lodge has 8 standard tents located a short walking distance from the main lodge building. These tents are perfect for those looking to have a more authentic safari experience. Even so, once inside, the tents are superbly furnished with modern interiors and linens still reflecting and creating a mood of being in the wild. Get closer to the River Nile and have some more intimacy with nature. Each standard tent has an en-suite bathroom with shower, ceiling fan and a private balcony with a magnificent view of the Nile.
7 Deluxe Tents
The lodge has 7 deluxe tents located a short walking distance from the main lodge building and offers a little more exclusively to make your trip an unforgettable one. The interiors are more spacious and the furnishings are more suited to the luxury safari experience. The views from the balconies are unparalleled, watch the mesmerizing sunset over the river in the evening or marvel at the twilight skies. Each deluxe tent has an en-suite bathroom with shower, ceiling fan, private balcony with a magnificent view of the Nile, as well as a relaxed seating area and desk.
6 Super Deluxe Tents
For the most discerning guests, we have 6 super Deluxe tents to meet your demands. Located as close to the River Nile as possible, the sounds of nature and views from these tents cannot be matched. Hear the intimate noise of the hippos at night and stay in the most luxurious of all Chobe accommodation.
Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with shower, ceiling fan, private balcony with a magnificent view of the Nile, as well as a relaxed seating area and desk. Climate-controlled air conditioning and mini-bar facilities are also available in the room.
The Florence Baker Family Cottage
Named after the wife of early explorer Sir Samuel Baker, this cottage is suitable for families. It has two twin bedrooms and a double master bedroom. The kitchen is fully equipped and the spacious open plan dining / lounge area provides ample space for family entertainment at night or for watching movies on the large television with DVD player. The cottage also has separate staff quarters should you want to bring your own chef or care-taker along.
The Presidential Cottage
Guests wanting exclusivity and unparalled privacy can opt for this choice of accommodation, situated on a private section of the property. There is a twin bedroom, a double bedroom and a large living room as well as a kitchen. Both bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom. There is a guest bathroom in the cottage as well. Relax on the private verandah, overlooking the lagoon where buffaloes and hippos wade in the water. This is an experience to treasure, with the knowledge that no other guests can do the same.
NOTE: The best accommodations for families are suites or the presidential cottage or Florence Baker cottage.