Why We Like This Lodge
- Great for socializing: Fully stocked bar, restaurant, communal campfire and barbecue area make it easy to spend time with family and meet other like-minded travellers.
- Superb Location: Located in the heart of the park and near the Nile river, Red chilli is a fantastic spot to start a game drive or head out on a Nile river cruise.
- Game drives: lovingly referred to as ‘The Giraffe’, Red Chilli has a fully open safari vehicle for hire, where you won’t have to comprise your view, even if you get stuck in the back seats.
- An authentic safari experience at a great price: Red Chilli Rest Camp is one of the few low budget accommodations located inside the park, so you can still wake up to the sounds of the savannah knowing you have caught a great deal.
Red Chilli Rest Camp offers a selection of low to mid-range accommodation options which include furnished safari tents and bandas (small individual houses) and a camping ground.
The cheaper alternatives will have shared toilets and showers.
Electricity is supplied by a generator three times a day. In the morning and afternoon there is power for a couple of hours each, and then in the evening for about four hours. This is the best time to charge your phone, camera and other electronics.
However, there is light all day and the family bandas will also have fans on during non-generator times.
There is an on-site restaurant and bar which closes at 12pm. À la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner included, with a vegetarian dish always available.
There is also a communal campfire and barbecuing area, where you can cook your own food if you wish.
No Wi-Fi means you can’t scroll through social media, but you can swap stories from the day's adventures around the campfire instead.
Alongside enjoying everything that the Red Chilli Rest Camp has to offer, there are plenty of other activities which can be arranged to do in the park.
Hike with an experienced guide to see Murchison and Uhuru falls up close, and take a picnic to enjoy under the shade of an acacia tree.
Head out on a game drive afterwards, and observe the park's wildlife in their natural habitat.
Game Drives often last approximately 4 hours and can be done at any time of day or evening.
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