Fort Murchison Lodge


WHAT MAKES THIS FORT MURCHISON LODGE UNIQUE? Fort Murchison lodge revokes the idea of a well maintained isolated outpost from times where Arab traders frequented the African inter-lands and legendary explorers led expeditions in search of the source of the Nile. Built in the right spot and inspired by the historical background, Fort Murchison is unlike any other in Uganda. The massive tower, the earth colored walls, the touch of Swahili style… will impress you from your arrival up to your departure Fort Murchison offers a variety of comfortable accommodations to suit budgets from the mid to lower budget clients , Be it in the beautiful rooms or comfortable thatched tents a great value for money is guaranteed

Fort Murchison lodge Restaurant and bar

The fort Murchison lodge rooftop terrace is the perfect spot for your sun-downer drink. After enjoying the breathtaking views of the Albert Nile, guests descend towards our restaurant where a fine 4 course diner awaits you. Our restaurant décor has a Swahili touch and is decorated with picture and drawings from the first explorers’ adventures. We are proud to only serve you the best. We bake our own bread and as fresh supplies are hard to find in the area, we bring most of our goods from Kampala. We have started our own vegetable garden and have planted plenty of fruit trees going from citrus, mango and pawpaw to jack-fruit, passion and avocado trees Although we have several solar fridges and freezers we have a limited stock and therefore do not work a la carte but have a fixed menu instead.

A pool… if not a must definately a welcome option to cool of after a day full of activities. Even the toddlers are thought of with their baby pool which has the right depth and shade cloth covering for sun protection Our tatched pool lounge is open from dusk till down and offers a variety of drinks. Sun beds are placed around the pool for the sunseekers while umbrellas provide shade for the needed

Fort Murchison Tents

Aside from the main accommodation, Fort Murchison offers non-self-contained tents. These are comfortably furnished with 2 single beds with mosquito nets, a bedside table and a power outlet for charging your electrical equipment. All tents are placed under a grass thatched roof which creates your private terrace and provides some welcome shade. The tents share a communal ablution block with showers and flushing toilets. No need to worry about linen as all bedding and towels are provided

Fort Murchison Room

Room Fort Murchison consists of 12 en-suite units comprising of a spacious bedroom with comfortable beds, bathrooms with countersunk basins and showers with plenty hot water from solar heaters. All rooms boast a writing desk and a private balcony with its own sofa. The atmosphere is a mix of African luxury with a touch of Swahili style