Pakuba Safari Lodge is located on the Eastern Bank of the Albert Nile in Murchison Falls National Park overlooking the spectacular River Nile. The lodge location affords panoramic views of the mighty River Nile, sweeping vistas of the surrounding riverine forest below and captivating surrounding wilderness where travellers get the chance to sight Giraffes, Elephants, Antelopes and occasionally Leopards that pay regular visits to the lodge. Our tastefully furnished rooms offer comfort, style and serenity.
Game Drives is the major activity undertaken by Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger on board – between driver-guide and the UWA Ranger there is nothing much that you will miss on a game drive in Murchison Falls Wildlife Reserve, There is nothing like a sunrise or late afternoon game drive with its Rothschild Giraffes, Elephants, Buffaloes, antelopes, lions, leopards, warthogs, Savannah birds and more. Game Drives are about three hours in length. This is one of the highlights that is not to be missed. On Nocturnal Game Drives you can see the predators of the night out on the prowl such as Lions, Leopards, Hyenas, and several cats.
The Nocturnal Game Drive is about two hours in length and it takes place at dusk or after darkness has set in this is something we suggest not to miss. You might have a hard time taking pictures but the pictures and images in your mind.
Nile River Boat cruise is the highlight of any safari visit to Murchison Falls National Park is the boat ride up to the falls, it will give you an opportunity to view hippos frolic in the water.
Nile Crocodiles mouths wide open basking along the banks, elephant herds coming to bath in water, Buffaloes in numbers, various species of antelopes and many water birds.
On the Murchison Falls Boat Safari up to the falls, you have the choice to disembark at the bottoms of the falls and hike up to the top of the falls or return on the boat downstream for more wildlife viewing.
Top of the fall take the boat safari up to the falls and disembark at the bottom of the falls. Take the 45-minute hike up to the falls and be refreshed by the mist, feel the ground shake and vibrate under your feet – a most amazing experience.
The waterfall hike is a guided hike and the trail is also part of the famed Baker Trail, named after Samuel and Florence Baker. There is another fall in the distance and that is Uhuru Falls. The fall hike has become a favorite with visitors to the park.
Birding can be done either from a safari vehicle or on a nature walk along the Nile or through the Park Forest. The possibilities are endless here and there are numerous spots where with a guide you will make some rewarding discoveries and see why Murchison Falls Park is one of the best birding location.
The Park has various landscapes such as Savannah, Riverine Forest, the large Budongo Forest, all areas where the avid birder will spot a wide of variety of Bird Species by boat, vehicle or on foot.
Pakuba Safari Lodge comprises of 32 Double/Twin rooms and 4 Family rooms. The family suite comprises two independent en-suite rooms with an interconnecting door and it’s suitable for families with Children.
Exquisitely decorated rooms, each with a private en-suite bathroom, have been designed to meet the requirements of the most discerning visitors. Each room is comfortably furnished with ample charging points a reading corner, mosquito nets and a closet. The private veranda outside the room provides an exceptional experience for guests to relax and unwind as they take in the sights and sounds of the wilderness.