Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda

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Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda

Budongo Eco Lodge is a budget hotel situated in Budongo Forest Reserve, within the boundaries of Murchison Falls National Park, 30 km north of Masindi town. Budongo Eco Lodge was originally a base for the renowned chimpanzee conservationist, Jane Goodall, and her institute.

Being the habitat of more than 600 chimpanzees and 8 other species of primates, Budongo Forest has one of the largest communities of chimps in the country. It is also home to rare forest bird species, such as the Pavel’s Illadopses, which is endemic to this region.

Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda

Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda consists of 5 eco-cabins with private bathrooms and verandas – Tucked away in the pristine forest, there are 5 intimate cabins are perfectly blending with the natural environment. They are connected by well-maintained walking paths and constructed with traditional materials for a low environmental impact.

Each cabin has a private deck that overlooks the surrounding forest and its rich (bird)life. The rooms are spacious and bright, with large twin or double beds and a sitting area. The En suite is a fully equipped bathroom with a wash table, shower, and separate composting toilet.

4 mixed dormitory rooms, each with 2 double-deckers and shared washing facilities – For larger groups, there are 4 comfortable dormitory rooms, each with two double-deckers. The bunk beds are provided with a mosquito net. Adjacent to the dormitory rooms is a common shower and toilet block with hot and cold running water.

The restaurant is found in a beautiful natural setting and invites guests to relax and enjoy the sounds of the forest. The restaurant offers a variety of traditional and international meals that will be served outside on the terrace while enjoying the magical forest that encloses the lodge.

The main reception area is located in the visitor’s center. This area, with its large soft couches in a rustic environment, is an ideal place to relax and read a book. The visitor’s center also displays a selection of different animal skeletons, fossils, and snares that were found in the forest, and used by poachers.

Adjacent to the reception area is Budongo’s Craft Shop, offering a small yet excellent selection of Uganda’s crafts and gifts. The products vary from handmade postcards and paper-beaded necklaces to guidebooks, handwoven baskets, and papercraft notebooks. The handicrafts are made by local women using natural materials with simple and colorful designs.

Activities available at Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda include; chimp tracking, chimpanzee habituation, forest walks, bird watching, and Wildlife Safaris. Budongo Forest Reserve is an area with an enormous diversity of flora and fauna.

Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda Accommodation Rates

Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda Accommodation Rates Include;

Accommodation on Full Board Basis + House drinks + Laundry + 10 US Dollars National Forest Authority (NFA) fees. & Value Added Tax

Forest Cabin – Private & En-suite

Dates From Dates To Single Room
(1 Guest)
Double Room
(2 Guests)

Extra Bed

1st Jan 2023

28th Feb 2023 119 US Dollars 210 US Dollars 90 US Dollars
1st Mar 2023 31st May 2023 87 US Dollars 156 US Dollars

69 US Dollars

1st Jun 2023

30th Sep 2023 119 US Dollars 210 US Dollars 90 US Dollars
1st Oct 2023 30th Nov 2023 87 US Dollars 156 US Dollars

69 US Dollars

1st Dec 2023

31st Dec 2023 119 US Dollars 210 US Dollars

90 US Dollars


* Wi-Fi Connectivity – Free
* Children below 3 years stay free of charge
* Dormitory Rooms (shared room & facilities) – 45 US Dollars (per person, per bed)
* Children aged 3-12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing a room with either 1 or 2 adults

* A Christmas supplement of 35 US Dollars (per person, per night) is valid for the 1st of January and the 24th,  25th, and 31st of December

Extra Services;

Lunch – 15 US Dollars
Dinner – 17 US Dollars
Breakfast – 12 US Dollars
* Day transfer (Budongo Eco Lodge – Masindi / Ferry) – 350 US Dollars

Accommodation Rates Exclude;

* Entrance/Activity fees for Budongo Forest and Murchison Falls National Park

Booking & Reservations Budongo Eco Lodge Murchison Falls Uganda Contact

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