Chobe Safari Lodge
Chobe Safari Lodge in Uganda is situated in Murchison Falls national park. The lodge offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the wildlife, birds, flora and fauna; as well as the beautiful savannah grasslands of the national park. The lodge is situated in the north- western region of Uganda, in the biggest national park in Uganda.
The lodge is a five star accommodation facility offering its guests the best East Africa has to offer in terms of a safari getaway. This lodge definitely takes the crown for the best tourism destination in Uganda.
The lodge offers visitors a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Each of the rooms in the lodge is a haven of style and serenity, equipped with all the amenities a guest needs to have a comfortable and pleasant stay in the national park.
Chobe safari lodge in Uganda is the owned by the Madhvani Group and is managed by Marasa Africa Lodges, alongside other sister lodges in Uganda like; Mweya Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Silverback Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Paraa Safari Lodge in Murchison Falls National Park.
In 2011, CNN (Cable News Network) listed Chobe safari lodge in Uganda under the top ten lodges with the most amazing views. This gave the lodge the publicity it needed to rise to among the top tourism destinations not only in East Africa but in Africa as well. This also gave the lodge a competitive advantage in the international market, attracting visitors from all parts of the world. The lodge has hosted famous celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Kanye Omari West.
The lodge has over 40 guest rooms, 21 luxury tents and 4 suites, a presidential suite and Florence family house. All the rooms and luxury tents feature a private balcony and terraces with magnificent views overlooking the national park and Nile River.
Chobe Safari Lodge offers its guests facilities like;
A Swimming Pool:
Visitors can cool off at the infinity swimming pool in the lodge. The unique swimming pool features three separate tiers of the pool, giving visitors the choice of more privacy when swimming. The pool also offers visitors panoramic views of River Nile as it journeys from Karuma Falls to Murchison Falls. There is also a pool side bar available for visitors to enjoy a cocktail with friends as you watch the sunset.
Karuma Restaurant and Cuisine:
The lodge has a modern and ethnic restaurant with top notch chefs and staff. Visitors can enjoy mouth-watering cuisines, serving both international and local dishes. Visitors can opt either to dine indoors out outdoor at the restaurant. Karuma restaurant offers visitors barbecues and entertainment from traditional dancers, making every moment of your stay a memorable one.
Chobe safari lodge in Uganda offers its guests a business center, with 24-hour internet access and also printing facilities. The business center at Chobe is convenient for business travelers and is opened every day from 8am to 8pm.
A Gift Shop:
Visitors staying at Chobe lodge can easily access the gift shop at the lodge. You will be able to find lots of items that you can purchase for yourself and your loved ones back home.
The lodge also has conference facilities suitable for business travelers to hold conference meetings, trainings and workshops. The conference facilities at Chobe lodge are been well equipped with amenities like a projector and super-fast Wi-Fi.
The Karuma Bar and Terrace:
Chobe safari lodge in Uganda features a well- stocked bar. The Karuma bar is located at the heart of the lodge, characterized by large glass windows facing the terrace and Nile River below. The bar is the perfect hangout spot for any visitor after a long day on safari.
Activities you can do while staying at Chobe Safari Lodge in Uganda.
Chobe Safari Lodge in Uganda offers its visitors activities such as;
Hike to top of the falls:
Visitors staying at Chobe lodge can embark on hiking trips to the top of Murchison Falls. The hike begins from Fajao gorge after a boat cruise and usually takes one between 45-60 minutes to get to the top of Murchison falls.
Boat Cruise on River Nile:
Guests staying at Chobe Safari lodge in Uganda can opt to go on a boat cruise on River Nile. The boat trip begins at Paraa and takes between 3-5 hours. The boat departs from Paraa at exactly 9am and 2pm on a daily basis. Visitors can view lots of animals while on a boat cruise for instance; crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes and even rare bird species like the Shoebill Stork.
The lodge offers its guests game drives safaris that are conducted in Murchison Falls national park. Visitors on a game drive can sight wildlife animals like; elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, oribis, topi, duikers, and the Jackson Hartebeests among others.
Other activities available to visitors staying at the lodge include; nature walks, bush breakfasts, and Fishing. Visitors can always inquire from the front desk office about the activities you want to take part in during your stay at the lodge.
Other services that the lodge offers to its guests include; free ample parking, a sauna, spa and massage, baggage storage, concierge, Hamam fitness center with a well-equipped gym, car hire, breakfast buffet, BBQ facilities, forex exchange center, laundry, dry cleaning and ironing services, a sun terrace and shared lounge area among others.
How to get to Chobe Safari Lodge in Uganda.
Chobe safari lodge in Uganda is located about 271kms from Kampala City, which is a 4 hours’ drive to the lodge. Visitors can also access the lodge by air. Simply book a chartered flight from Entebbe International Airport to Chobe airstrip in the national park. The flight from Entebbe airport to the lodge takes only a 1 hour.
Conclusion: Chobe safari lodge in Uganda is the number one destination for visitors who wish to relax and unwind. Take time to soak in the spectacular views in Murchison Falls national park.