Redolent of a bygone African era, the lodge is named after Samuel Baker, discoverer of Lake Albert and explorer of the Nile. The mighty river flows past the eight eco-friendly safari suites which comprise the camp – a prime spot from which to discover the glories of Murchison Falls National Park, not least the Falls themselves which explode through a narrow gap in the Rift Valley escarpment. In addition to game drives, guests can cruise to the foot of the Falls, whilst down river there is the chance to view the prolific birdlife, especially the rare shoebill stork that congregates in the papyrus delta. Hippos are often glimpsed from the lodge’s sundecks; chimpanzee trekking in nearby Budongo Forest is an unforgettable experience.
Prices per night on a full board basis.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the price range from low to high season. Supplements may apply to peak periods such as Christmas and Easter. Prices are per person based on 2 sharing and include 3 nights’ accommodation with transfers unless stated otherwise. International flights are not included. Single supplements are available on request.
Gorilla tracking takes place year round – early booking is essential as permits are strictly limited. The climate is pleasantly tropical due to the high altitude and the temperature varies little year round. The rainier months are generally between March to May and mid September to November.
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