Where luxury meets wilderness
ABOUT THE LODGE
Kigambira Safari Lodge is a luxury eco – lodge built in the Southern part of Lake Mburo National Park; Uganda’s smallest park. Nestled between Lake Kigambira and the Rubanga Forest, the location provides the ideal base for the adventurous traveller with a range of activities from game drives & boat trips on Lake Mburo, to exhilarating hikes through the low canopied forest or the looping trail around Lake Kigambira.
With 20% of the park featuring wetlands, this is an ornithologist’s paradise. Lake Mburo is home to over 350 species of birdlife, including the rare Shoebill, Red-Faced Barbet and African Finfoot among others. With its varied habitat, the park is home to approximately 68 mammal species – Oribi, Impala, Buffalo, Waterbuck, huge herds of Zebra, and even the elusive Leopard and Lion.
The lodge provides the perfect stop over for guests travelling onwards to Bwindi or Queen Elizabeth National Park, and guests can choose an activity packed stay, or simply unwind by the pool and enjoy the unparalleled views of the lake.
With views over the lake, the swimming pool is the ideal spot to enjoy a lazy afternoon with a book and cocktail, or to cool down on a hot day.
Our gift shop gives you the perfect opportunity to buy locally crafted souvenirs and mementos for your loved ones. All products are fair trade, ethically sourced, and support various community based initiatives.
As we are an Eco Lodge, the shop also stocks various eco friendly items , including the toiletries available in all rooms. What better way to end your stay than by reducing the carbon footprint and contributing to a cleaner, greener Uganda,
With only 12 tastefully decorated ensuite bandas, you are assured of the finest hospitality in an intimate setting.
2 family bandas provide the perfect set up for those with children, a family reunion, or even a group of friends.
Our honeymoon suite is guaranteed to give newlyweds lifelong memories, with extra care and detail to ensure your every whim is catered for.
9 deluxe bandas offer double or twin accommodation options.
All meals are prepared using fresh, organic produce sourced locally, and we cater for all types of dietary needs. From continental breakfasts, to the finest international cuisine, the gastronomic experience is bound to be unforgettable. Guests can sample local Ugandan cuisine at the lodge, or while on a cultural excursion to one of the local villages bordering the park.
With a host of excursions & activities available to suit any traveller, you are assured of the most fabulous experience during your stay.
Birding – With over 350 bird species, the park is ideal for the birding enthusiast. From water birds around the swamps, to forest birds at Rubanga forest, our specialist ornithological guides have a wealth of knowledge on all creatures feathered.
Game Drives – With varied ecosystems, from rocky outcrops to wetlands and acacia woodland, every game drive brings with it unique sights. The park is home to the largest zebra population, as well as waterbuck, impala, warthog, oribi, reedbuck and a host of other mammals. You may be lucky enough to spot the cheeky hyena, elusive leopard, or even the almost extinct lions that have recently been spotted again.
Night game drives can be arranged when possible, giving guests the opportunity to sight the nocturnal creatures – hyenas, hippos coming out to graze, and possibly the leopard.
Hiking & Nature Walks – A walk through the low canopied Rubanga Forest brings to life the world of forest creatures and birds in a lush, cool setting.
Nature trails around the lake unearth a world of birdlife, as well as exotic fauna, and the park rangers accompanying guests on these walks will open your eyes to a different world.
Picnic lunches can be organized for those who prefer to explore the various areas without time limits.