Why We Like This Lodge
- Uninterrupted Views: open plan architecture ensures guests have magnificent views of the Nile, whether they are in bed watching the sunrise over the waters or in the restaurant, enjoying a meal, the exquisite scenery can be taken in from anywhere in the lodge.
- Dramatic Style: unafraid to be bold, striking colours blended with traditional materials and African artefacts make up the unique decor of this lodge, perfect for those who want something a little different.
- Seclusion: nestled between tall trees each cabin or cottage is perfectly situated to ensure your privacy, enabling you to completely unwind, with nothing but bush sounds to break the silence.
- Giving Back: they donate 20% of their profits to charities such as the Jane Goodall Institute, which conserve Uganda's chimpanzees.
Kabalega Wilderness Lodge has a variety of accommodations on offer. If you are looking to splurge there are four deluxe cottages, with the best views of the Nile, private veranda and en-suite bathroom.
However, if you are looking for an authentic safari experience at a smaller price, there are slightly cheaper cabins, which are less spacious but still include a private veranda, fantastic views and en-suite facilities.
Kabalega also offers two budget rooms in the main building which are basic, but allow you to enjoy everything else the lodge has to offer.
The lodge has electricity and hot water available 24 hours a day. Laundry and turn down services, mosquito nets, and Wi-Fi.
Perched on the highest point of the riverbank, the thatched-roof bar and restaurant has a wonderful view and serves a blend of international and safari cuisine.
For breakfast, guests can sit on the river deck and observe the elephants who have come for an early morning drink or swim in the Nile River.
There are plenty of excursions for guests to choose from, all easily accessed from Kabalega Wilderness Lodge, due to its proximity to the Murchison Falls National Park's centre.
An early morning game drive or a boat cruise down the Nile are always a great option for wildlife viewing.
However, if you wish to do something a little more unusual, you can go fishing for Nile perch, hike to the top of the falls, or spend the day trekking in the Budongo Forest Reserve to see the chimpanzees.
Our Most Popular Uganda Trips
The tours below showcase just some of what is possible. Use these itineraries as starting points, or to draw inspiration. Then get in touch, and let our expert team help craft the perfect itinerary for you.
Combine chimp trekking in Kibale Forest with mountain gorilla treks in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. A well-paced highlights tour unlocking some of Uganda's most impressive experiences. Consider breaking up the journey from Kibale to Bwindi with a classic safari at…
- 7 Days
Combine gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with beautiful lakeside retreats at Lake Mutanda. Tough treks and primate encounters paired with idyllic, calming lakes and oases make for an unforgettable experience in this remote pocket of Uganda.…
- 6 Days
Light adventuring and charming safaris in Lake Mburo National Park coupled with lakeside retreats and days of reflection and exploration around Lake Mutanda. Close out the trip with a few days canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking and more in Jinja, Uganda's…
- 12 Days
Board a Cessna light aircraft and head into the southwestern pocket of Uganda. Trek through the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in search of the mountain gorillas. Retreat to luxury lodges for sundowners and delicious food. Hard days, soft…
- 4 Days
Beautiful landscapes, diverse wildlife, and a undercurrent of the wild vastness of central Africa that lies just beyond the borders, the north of Uganda beckons adventurers who dream of exploring the frontiers. It's proper adventuring, but luxury lodges mean you…
- 9 Days
Discover the exceptional bio-diversity of Uganda by combining the beautiful savannah grasslands of Murchison Falls National Park with chimpanzee trekking in the forests of Kibale National Park. Connect the dots with epic road trips looping through northwestern Uganda.…
- 7 Days
Trek the Rwenzori Mountains where forests morph into ice-clad mountain peaks, cut through jungle thickets to hang out with mountain gorillas, and finish your trip relaxing lakeside amongst the staggering beauty of Lake Mutanda. This is Uganda.…
- 15 Days
The quintessence of Ugandan exploration. Start your adventure in the wild Kidepo Valley in the northern tip of Uganda before weaving down to meet the gorillas in southwestern jungles. Epic landscapes, incredible safaris, and luxury lodges; this is a proper…
- 20 Days
Open top road trips looping through Uganda's epic southwestern pocket; this is the safari adventure of your imagination. Track chimpanzees in Kibale Forest, go in search of gorillas in Bwindi, cruise the savannah plains of Queens, and look out for…
- 14 Days
Travel to the farthest corners of Uganda where towering volcanoes mark the border between the thick jungles of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and the untamed vastness of central Africa. After trekking the gorillas in Mgahinga, head inland for a couple…
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