Explore Murchison Falls & Budongo with Baker’s Lodge

Baker’s Lodge, found on the banks of the mighty Nile, is ideally located for visitors wanting to explore the myriad wonders of Murchison Falls National Park and the expansive mahogany trees populating Budongo Forest along with our closest living relative: the chimpanzee. Game drives, boat cruises, and chimpanzee trekking can all be combined to result in a whirlwind East African adventure.

With the white spray of Murchison Falls rising up in refreshing plumes amid the zig-zagging gorge it tumbles through, this body of water is quite a sight to behold — especially from the river itself while on a boat cruise. The surrounding park has an array of wildlife including the country’s largest crocodile population and 450 recorded bird species. Budongo Forest will also delight nature lovers with its 360 bird species, 290 butterflies, and of course — their chimpanzees.

Baker’s Lodge’s 8 cottages all boast river views, en-suite bathrooms, and solar-heated water and electricity. The main lodge consists of an elevated central lounge, dining and bar area, and a swimming pool with 180-degree views, too. Activities range from game drives and boat cruises to sport fishing and chimpanzee trekking.


  • Just outside Murchison Falls National Park and near Budongo Forest, with direct river access
  • Activities include chimpanzee trekking, game drives, boat cruises, bush breakfasts and dinners, sports fishing, and waterfall hikes
  • All thatched cottages are private, have river views, and solar heating and electricity
  • Child-friendly accommodation with some cottages catering for 2 adults and 2 children
  • An airstrip can be found 20min from the lodge


Murchison Falls National Park

Popular Facilities

  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Curio Shop
  • Fishing

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From $150 per person per night
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