The Paraa Safari Lodge is a tribute to the Hemingway style of classic safari, strategically located near the astounding Murchison Falls in northwest Uganda. Boasting magnificent views of the majestic falls, Paraa Safari Lodge brings comfort, relaxation, and adventure to the forefront on any luxury Uganda safari.

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Elevated high above Murchison Falls on the north side of the river, the historic Paraa Safari Lodge is known for its astounding views. It recreates the mood of quiet elegance for a new generation of guests, with a selection of 54 rooms and a few suites set in a small area of landscaped gardens. Each room is defined by style and serenity, with the type of modernized safari décor that reflects the bygone era of early explorers. Each boasts its own en-suite bathroom with contemporary facilities and private balcony. In the suites, lounge areas with sofas are perfect for relaxing and entertaining, ceiling fans and air conditioning units promote ultimate comfort, and large balconies and windows ensure constant panoramic views of the Nile River below.

The most exclusive accommodations at Paraa Safari Lodge are within the Queen’s Cottage, the perfect option for groups or families traveling together. Two bedrooms, spacious living and dining areas, and sunken baths define this unique masterpiece. Alternatively, those looking for a more authentic safari experience can choose from one of three safari tents, located just a short walk away from the main lodge. These completely furnished tents bring guests closer to the wild without sacrificing comfort and luxury.

Visiting the main lodge of Paraa Safari Lodge is like stepping back in time to the bygone era of safaris. Maps, pictures, and equipment from olden days line the walls and tables, while delectable fare of local and international specialties are served up at the Captain’s Table Restaurant. Whether dining outside on the balcony, soaking in beautiful swimming pool, or exploring the gardens, guests are treated to sweeping views of the timeless River Nile below, the setting for Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart’s legendary film, “The African Queen.”

Beyond Paraa Safari Lodge, guests can enjoy daily game drives, river cruises, and hikes through the wonders of Murchison Falls National Park. Highlights include chimpanzee tracking and launching trips on the Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls, where crocodiles and hippos are abundant and the waters reign supreme.

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