BAKER’S LODGE; THE ONLY LUXURY IN SOUTHERN MURCHISON
BAKER’S LODGE Positioned to the Southern bank of the Nile River, is the only luxury safari lodge on southern side of Murchison Falls National Park that opened its doors to affluent Uganda safari undertakers in early last year.
This remarkable game lodge is an addition to the chain of Uganda’s exclusive camps which have other fascinating facilities like Ishasha Wilderness Camp in Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ishasha sector and Buhoma Lodge in the Uganda gorilla safari destination of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Baker’s Lodge draws its name from the famous English Explorer Sir Samuel Baker who is known as the first European to discover Murchison Falls on his journey to find the source of the Nile from the North. The Lodge is constructed in a spacious private area free of dense undergrowth but only with a beautifully landscaped grass along with huge shade trees and wetland that connect it to the river presenting a serene environment for guests Uganda safaris and tours. The Nile River below offers sights of Hippos, egret bird along with elephants bathing in the waters.
The position of the lodge keeps it favorable to use it as a base for exploring Murchison Falls National Park including engaging in activities like game drives in the northern section, boat trips to the bottom of the falls and the delta Area, Chimpanzee trekking in Kaniyo Pabidi and top of the falls.
Baker’s lodge features a central lounge that is thatched with a dining area and bar while its raised platform presents cross sectional views of the surrounding ecosystem. The battery recharging facilities along with Wi-Fi are provided for in the central Area enabling the guests to post the day’s encounters and share the memories back home. The soothing waters of the swimming pool offer a refreshing experience in the rather hot Murchison environment.
For a guest on safari to Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park, a thatched private cottage awaits him / her. Elevated from the ground to maintain the views of the Nile River, each of the eight (8) units feature overlooking views, adequate aeration, mosquito nets, solar hot shower in en suite wash room and safety deposit box.