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Budongo Forest Reserve , Budongo Forest, Murchison Falls National Park 33024 Uganda See on map
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A stunning setting right in the middle of pristine forest. Take a walk down the road and see plenty of primates while looking out for chimps. Good accommodation and excellent vegetarian meals. Price reasonable. Chimp sighting excellent without walking far.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our one night stay at Budongo, on the way to Murchison Falls park, was well worth it. The service and food were excellent. The dorm rooms were a bit rustic, but this was expected, and added to the feeling of being in the jungle. The...More

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Response from Uganda L, marketing personnel at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for appreciating our services, we are really happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Cant wait to see back again for another adventurous experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a low-key lodge set-up for visitors to the chimp tracking. . The lodge rooms had en-suite toilets and showers, met our needs and were clean and comfortable providing good value for money. The food was good and the staff was really nice.

Thank ianteese
Response from Uganda L, Marketing pesonnel at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 4 days ago

Waooow, am really so happy you enjoyed your stay with us during your visit. We look forward to having you back some day to feel the "comfort in the wilderness" once again with us.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Luckily, we only stayed one night at this place. The rooms were rather spacious, but very humid. The sheets were dirty, as well as the towels. One member of our group got bitten by the mango fly because the sheets had been dried outside and...More

Thank KimLux
Response from Uganda L, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 8 August 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for staying Budongo Eco Lodge and for taking the time to share to your experience. It is indeed honest feedbacks such as yours which highlight the areas we should improve in and continue to motivate us in delivering services...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Pulling into the parking lot of the Budongo Eco Lodge in mid-June we were greeted by a flurry of white butterflies, omnipresent during our two day stay. Budongo sits in the heart of the enchanted rain forest of Murchison, the largest rain forest in Uganda....More

Thank Bob R
Response from Uganda L, Guest Relations Manager at Budongo Eco LodgeResponded 31 July 2018

Warmest greetings from sunny Uganda, Wow , what a wonderful review! We like to start by sincerely thanking you for staying with us at Budongo Eco Lodge and for taking a step further to share your experience with us. It is indeed feedback such as...More

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Budongo Eco Lodge, also known as the Kaniyo Pabidi Ecotourism site, is located in the heart of Budongo Forest Reserve, in Murchison Falls National Park. The lodge consists of comfortable eco-cabins with private More veranda, four spacious dorm rooms, a visitor's centre and restaurant. In addition, many different forest activities are offered in the direct surroundings, including chimp tracking, chimpanzee habituation, forest walks and bird watching. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Price range
US$ 36 - US$ 210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 36 - US$ 210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
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Room & Suite (16)
Dining (9)
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"Check the solar hot water is ok."
3 weeks ago
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"comfortable lodge"
26 Feb 2018
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"Chimpanzee cabin was great."
29 Jan 2018
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"Keep an eye out for the many baboons! Great photos!"
7 Mar 2017
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