Welcome to the Sambiya River Lodge

One of the best places to stay in Murchison Falls National Park

Sambiya River Lodge is situated only 15 minutes from the top of the magnificent Murchison Falls. It is the perfect location for those who want to experience the tranquility of unspoiled Africa, untouched by mass tourism. Sambiya River Lodge’s unique charm is in the atmosphere of intimacy provided to the guests. Guests stay in any of the 26 double rooms designed as individual and family thatched cottages which have en suite bathrooms, fans, screened doors & windows, mosquito nets, and a veranda to relax and enjoy the commanding views of quintessential Africa. Twelve basic bandas are also available for guest accommodation.

Sambiya River Lodge allows you to relax in luxury whilst experiencing the sights and sounds of Africa.

Sambiya is ready to welcome visitors, with their safety in mind.
Please email for reservations or call us:

  • Reservations:  +256 776 233 596
  • Manager: +256 703 605 560 or +256 704 256 585

Happy Sambiya River Lodge guests are speaking up on Tripadvisor

Gardens Sambiya River Lodge
What a lovely place


Such a nice place to visit, I had a great time.

Good sign posting on the road. Lobby had space and soft chairs after a long day. Room was clean, tidy with everything working in it (such a change from most places I’d been). Bed soft, shower warm with an excellent view over the river. Pool was a great palce to unwind and relax. Views down over the river were good with assorted birds and animals coming down for a drink or graze.

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Swimming pool Sambiya River Lodge
Best service you can get!


We arrived at the lodge late evening and were very frustrated/confused because we had been cheated by our travel agency amd lost a lot of money. At Sambiya River Lodge we were welcomed with so much sympathy and helpfulness. They let us borrow their telephone since the park has no service and even gave us advice for future visits and travel agencies. They also offer nice food and have a well priced shop with hand-crafted

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Restaurant Sambiya River Lodge
Great place with friendly people


I really enjoyed my stay at the lodge. The owner of the lodge and all employees were very helpful and friendly. They helped me to arrange the game drive, the boatride and even dropped me off outside the Parc where I would be picked up again by my colleagues. The location of the lodge is beautiful and very tranquille. I can really recommend this place!

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