Semliki Safari Lodge
Semliki Safari Lodge is the luxury accommodation found in Toro in western Uganda in Semliki national park, in Bundibugyo district. It takes approximately 7-8hr (510km) drive from Kampala –Masaka -Mbarara –Kasese–Fort portal, then from fort portal to sempaya gate its 50 km, and kampala –fortportal via Mubende its 180km (4-5 hrs) drive to the park. it is considered to be the short route and 2 hr flight from Entebbe international airport to Apoka airstrip. The lodge is under Wildplaces Africa.
Semiliki national park is among the newest national parks lies in Uganda’s border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Albert to the Park’s north and Rwenzori mountains to the Park’s southeastern part. The park is situated in the western region, in the remote areas of the Bundibugyo district in Bwamba county. Semuliki national park occupies a total area of 219 km squared with more floral and faunal, birds and butterfly species diversity in Africa. The park is managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority. The park contains 53 mammals and 441 bird species. The park has 2 hot springs; Mumbuga hot spring and sempaya hot springs. The park has different accommodation; Budget, Mid-range, and luxury accommodation though there are few accommodations. There are different activities to do while in semuliki national park which include; Game drive in the park which enables you to spot different animals like; monkeys, baboons, etc, Chimpanzee trekking in the park. Birding/Bird watching in semiliki valley since the park contains a lot of bird species, nature walks and hiking expedition in the park, walking safari, Visiting sempaya hot springs, launch cruise at semiliki river, cultural experiences like visiting the Bambuti pygmies and many activities. Semliki safari lodge is the best convenient and affordable luxury accommodation to stay in while visiting the park.
Semliki safari lodge is comprised of eight beautiful tents built with golden-hued wood in African styles with a grass thatched roof, well designed to meet guests’ personal fondness. Rooms are well furnished and decorated with mosquito nets, air conditioning, satellites, TV’s, driers, and other facilities. Rooms contain en suite facilities like; flushing toilets, hot and cold showers. Each room has sitting areas, terraces and Private balconies that give a panoramic view of the landscape, and surrounding areas. The Lodge has excellent and comfortable clean beddings with a king-sized bed. Rooms vary in different sizes and different categories; deluxe, standard, Executive in Singles, double, twin and family cottages. The rooms cost 300$ and above per night per person.
Semliki safari lodge offers different facilities and services which include; a restaurant that serves different delicious meals to meet visitors’ choice both local and international meals; breakfast in the room, lunch and dinner served by well trained and organized staff. They also serve dinners in the bush, A swimming pool with outdoor pool that cools off the hot afternoon with pool bar, well stocked with both hard and soft drinks like beers, wines, sodas, etc, you sip cocktail or monk tail while enjoying the stunning view of River Nile, the lodge and surrounding area, a stand by generator available at the lodge, Laundry services available at the lodge, Ample parking space available at the lodge, pickups, and drop-offs offered, WIFI available at the lodge that enables guests to keep in touch with their families and friends, Excellent and comfortable clean bedding, ironing services available, Health and fitness center like; Spa, Gym, massage, sauna, steam bathe etc, business centers available like meeting rooms, conference halls, honeymoon package, etc., Craft shop with African craft styles like shoes, clothes, safari essentials, and many gifts.