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Red Chilli Rest Camp - (Bugdet)

Murchison Falls National Park - Budget Safari Lodging Choices

Welcome to Red Chilli Rest camp – Murchison Falls National Park; probably one of the best budget facilities in a Uganda game park

Brought to you by Lifetime Experience Safaris - When it comes to Safari Travel, we know you have a lot of choices.

Lifetime Experience Safaris cannot guarantee that your stay at an accommodation facility will be 100% satisfactory. We can only go on the experience of our guests and their comments and personal visits.  When we recommend a lodging facility it is because many of our customers have spoken or written favorably of this facility. We recommended that you do not have to base expectations on the experience of your country where "everything is available". Try being flexible and have a better understanding of your lodging choice, let the differences be part of your African Adventure. You will be enjoyably surprised by the quality of service you will receive.

Red Chilli is superbly located to explore Murchison. The camp is at Paraa on the southern banks of the River Nile in the heart of the park, 500 metres from the Paraa ferry, where all vehicles cross the Nile for game drives around the Nile Delta, and where boats can be hired for game viewing and sport fishing.

Accommodations, facilities and amenities:

The camp has restaurant below a large open thatched roof with spectacular views towards the Nile. The restaurant is open daily from 6.30a.m. until 9.30p.m. with the bar serving drinks until midnight. A bonfire is lit every evening for the full ‘safari’ experience. Modern toilets and showers newly built, with provision for disabled visitors.

Red Chilli Tent and Banda

Red chilli tentRed chilli banda

Red Chilli Rest Camp Rates 2017

Accommodation Type
Price (US$)
Camping (with own equipment)
Per person
Furnished twin safari tent
Per tent
Twin banda
Per banda
Twin banda en-suite
Per banda
Family banda en-suite (takes 4)
Per banda

Rates include a local hotel tax. If you are planning to camp with your own equipment you are welcome to use the bar and restaurant facilities, but please warn us if your group is larger than 4 people so we can make sure we have enough food in stock!

All bandas come with mosquito nets, electric lights and a fan. Linen and towels are supplied. The en-suite twin and family bandas also have power sockets but for those staying in the standard twin bandas or safari tents, there are power sockets available in the bar to charge cameras etc.

Please note, electricity is available at Murchison from 9am until midnight. Safari tents are supplied with paraffin lanterns at night and there are candles available in the bandas.

Tents have bedding supplied but no towels. Twin safari tents are specially treated with mosquito repellent and are fitted with mesh windows, so careful use does deliver an insect-free night!

Fortunately, there are lots of lodging choices to fit your budget as well as offering decent service. – From the better budget backpacker style to top 5 star luxury options. You might consider checking out some of the facilities in the area – here is the entire list.

Chimpanzee Forest Guest House - Kibale Forest National Park, UgandaParaa Safari Lodge (Luxury) Located in the centre of the park, this lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Each of the rooms is a haven of style and serenity, complete with private bathroom and balcony overlooking the Nile. The furnishings in the rooms are African Decor and are very nice. There are two rooms that are disabled friendly and you can request it of course if more

Nile Safari Lodge - Murchison Falls National Park accommodationNile Safari Lodge (Luxury): Eco-friendly lodge and loved by most travelers. The settingis simply fabulous along the Nilej ust outside of Murchison Falls Park and is quite private. The food is superb and it is a luxury accommodation with tented camp rooms and wooden chalet like more

Chobe Safari Lodge - Murchison Falls National Park AccommodationsChobe Safari Lodge (Luxury): Chobe Safari Lodge features 36 elegant guest rooms, 21 luxury tents, 4 suites and a Presidential Cottage. The River Nile is the main focus from an architect’s perspective, and so all the rooms and luxury tents have balconies and terraces facing the magnificent sweeping views. The tents offer a true safari experience with great comfort. - lovely, spacious, tastefully more

Murchison River Lodge - Murchison Falls National ParkMurchison River Lodge (Moderate): Murchison River Lodge sits on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park. In beautiful surroundings the lodge offers comfortable and relaxing mid-range accommodation to suit all budgets in attractive thatched cottages, thatched safari tents and simple camping tents in shaded and well positioned more

Fort Murchison Lodge - Murchison Falls National Park accommodationsFort Murchison Lodge (Moderate): Off the main road and really worth it – Beautiful location, Lovely views of the Murchison Park – Amazing setting with great service and excellent food. – Tented stay is incredible, and you can stay in a turret. This is a lovely location and setting on the Eastern banks of the Albert Nile. Fort more

Red Chilli Rest Camp - Murchison Falls National Park accommodationRed Chilli Rest Camp (budget) Red Chilli is probably one of the best budget facilities at Murchison Falls National Park. There are different choices based on availability such as Bandas (cabins) that are self-contained, there are tents with shared facilities, you can also bring your own tent and camp out. Food is reasonable and tasty, the restaurant is open until 9:30pm and the bar closes at midnight. A favorite amongst Backpackers.

Sambiya River Lodge - Murchison Falls National Park accommodationsSambiya River Lodge (Mid-range) - Situated in the grounds of the National Park and there are wild animals to be heard all around. Sambiya River Lodge is very relaxing and gives you time to recoup from your busy days of game drives, waterfall hiking and chimp trekking! The Lodge is situated only 15 minutes from the top of the magnificent Murchison Falls. It is the perfect location for those seeking the experience of the tranquility African wilderness. Learn more about the Sambiya River Lodge here.

Global Village Guest House - Murchison Falls National Park AccommodationGlobal Village Guest House (budget) Located just outside of the Park at Pakwach with a very short distance from the Game Tracks (less than 7 minutes). It is a viable budget option for visitor to Murchison Falls Park. The prices are reasonable and the rooms are en-suite and breakfast is included. We have used this facility as a budget option since often in the summer months Red Chilli is fully booked and our clients have enjoyed Global Village Guest House. Lunch and Dinner can be obtained for most decent prices.

Budongo Eco-Lodge - Murchison Falls National ParkBudongo Eco Lodge (Budget-Moderate) This lovely accommodation site is in Murchison Falls but far from the Wildlife Tracks of the Paraa area of the park. It is much closer to Masindi in the old growth Mahogany Forest with its chimpanzees and countless of rare birds. It is the perfect place to stay if you are planning to go chimpanzee tracking and or birding in the Kaniyo Pabidi portion of the Budongo Forest.

New Lodging Property: We will update the above list once we have some customer feedback. If you’re interested in staying at a facility in the area and it’s not listed here, write to us and we'll send you free advice, getting your booking confirmed and also posting thier profile information on this website.