Sambiya River Lodge is centrally located in Murchison Falls National Park. This Uganda safari lodge in Murchison Falls is only 20 minutes from the top of the falls.
Sambiya River Lodge
Sambiya River Lodge is the perfect location if on Uganda safari to Murchison Falls. This is the place to be if you want to experience the unique ambiance of Africa. The surrounding leopard country is a mixture of savannah plain and dense forest. This area supports a variety of wildlife untouched by mass tourism. Murchison Falls National Park offers stupendous views of the dramatic waterfalls of the Nile River.
The open fronted lodge allows a panoramic vista of hills. You will enjoy game viewing along the Sambiya River. The surrounding area is known for viewing numerous species of bird life. For most of the year the park is hot by day and cool by night. Sambiya River Lodge has a swimming pool. This offers a break from those hot African afternoons. There are floodlights that illuminate the river area after dark. This enables one can see as well as listen to the sounds of the African night.
Sambiya River Lodge was designed as a small eco-lodge. Most of the trees in the concession area were undisturbed. This has consequently made the site very ‘green’. Sambiya River Lodge was built with materials from the area. The lodge acquires its hot water from the sun. Over ninety percent of the employees come from the region. Most of them have been trained on the job. As much of the food served at the Lodge as possible is bought from the vicinity. Sambiya River Lodge also supports the Anaka Women’s Group. The lodge offers the women a platform to sell their crafts in the gift shop.
Sambiya River Lodge has made it a priority to be eco-friendly. Solar water heaters provide warm showers. A generator provides electricity in the mornings from the first wakeup call until 7am. This is repeated in the evenings from approximately 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. The cottages are equipped with rechargeable emergency lights.
Accommodation at Sambiya River Lodge
Sambiya River Lodge’s unique charm is in the atmosphere of intimacy. This is what the lodge provides to its guests. The twenty thatched cottages are either one or two bedrooms with twin or double beds. Each of the 26 bedrooms has its own private bathroom facilities. The cottages have a veranda from which guests can relax and enjoy the tranquility of Africa. Service at Sambiya River Lodge is friendly and unobtrusive. The staff is proud of their skills and is pleased to be of service. Sambiya River Lodge looks forward to welcoming you for a magical African safari adventure experience.
Budget Accommodation in Murchison Falls at Sambiya River Lodge
This Uganda safari lodge offers ten thatched bandas. These are for clients seeking low-priced accommodation. Some of the bandas share bathroom facility blocks. There is only one that is self-contained. Guests take their meals in the Lodge dining area. Those staying in the bandas are welcome to use the Lodge swimming pool.
For clients seeking low-priced accommodation, Sambiya offers twelve thatched bandas: 9 self-contained bandas (2 triples, 4 twins & 3 doubles) and 3 non self-contained that share bathroom facility blocks.