The Best Honeymoon Destinations and Lodges in Uganda
Out of the Ordinary Honeymoon Spots plus Luxury Lodges in the Pearl of Africa
Here are the best Honeymoon Destinations and Lodges in Uganda. The perfect Honeymoon Spots and Lodges for you in the Pearl of Africa. Here you find the Parks and Places best suited for a romantic Honeymoon Safari.
At each park or place, we show you the perfect luxury lodges where you can stay. Uganda is the Pearl of Africa filled with scenic wonders one of Africa’s most photogenic countries providing the perfect backdrop to your Honeymoon.
Discover Uganda’s Most beautiful parks and places such as Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Lake Mutanda, and Mgahinga Gorilla Park. The sparkling Crater Lakes with the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon as a backdrop. The open Savannah of Queen Elizabeth Park and Murchison Falls.
Spend some time on the Nile and walk on the sandy beaches of the Sese Islands. Stay at luxurious Honeymoon Lodges that with their ambiance will add those special memories of your celebratory time together on your Honeymoon Safari in Uganda. Uganda is filled with the out of the Ordinary Honeymoon Spots. Places that are home to Luxury Lodges where you will experience African Hospitality at its best. Begin Planning your Honeymoon Safari now.
Here are some of the Best Honeymoon Destinations and Lodges in Uganda
The River Nile at Jinja
Experience the River Nile on your Honeymoon Safari in Uganda. It will be one of the highlights of your time here. Stay at the exclusive Wildwaters Lodge situated on an island amid the rushing Nile. It is a place beyond the norm. You go to sleep and awaken to the sounds of the raging river. Your secluded and private cottage will leave you speechless. Wildwaters Lodge is beyond any other lodge or hotel where you might have stayed. It is an experience of the senses.
Your stay at the renowned Wildwaters Lodge will create lasting unforgettable memories that will be more than a mere post on Instagram. The food that you will be served includes freshly caught fish, homegrown vegetables and herbs, succulent tropical fruit. The Presentation alone will be worth the wait. The activities range from wild to mild.
The choices are for you to make. White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Tubing, fishing, birding, hiking, biking, and more. Be sure to take in a Sunset Cruise on the gentle portion of the Nile. A stay at Wildwaters Lodge is what memories are made of. You will simply love it.
Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo National Park is Uganda’s smallest park, but there are activities here that are not done elsewhere. Honeymooners love Horseback riding through the Park. Hiking, Boating, Game drives are all possible here. It is the activities that draw people here.
Lake Mburo National Park is closest to Kampala and on the way to Queen Elizabeth Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and Mgahinga Gorilla Park. The park is often used as a stopover on the way to the other parks.It is with its wildlife, activities much more than that, a reason that it has grown in popularity.
Mihingo Lodge is the luxury lodge to stay at in Lake Mburo National Park. With its secluded Tented Cottages, it is perfect for Honeymooners.
The Lodge with its scenic views is one of Uganda’s best Lodges for Honeymooners. The Meals here are incredible, and you can even have your private bush dinner by your cottage.
The lodge caters to those on a honeymoon or other romantic, relational times spent here. They will cater to couples in some incredible ways. Mihingo Lodge is the perfect Honeymoon Lodge in Lake Mburo National Park.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Lonely Planet Put Bwindi Impenetrable Forest on its most unusual Honeymoon List. CNN in 2019 called the park “the most beautiful place on earth,” Bwindi Impenetrable Forest with its Mountain Gorillas is one of Uganda’s Premier Destinations. There is much to do and see here for Honeymooners. Gorilla Tracking, Hiking, Cultural Encounters, Village Visits, mountain biking, birding, and more.
There are many lodges for honeymooners to stay at but two stand out above all others. Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge in the south of the forest and Bwindi Lodge in the north.
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, the highest elevation lodge in Uganda, is in the southern area of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Exquisite, Luxurious Comfort in the southern region of the forest with splendid views of the Virunga Volcanoes.
Your cottage is a suite with a patio overlooking the forest and the Volcanoes in the distance. It is one of the Exclusive, Premier Gorilla Lodges in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and beyond.
It is the best lodge in all of Uganda. Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is truly a luxury lodge with all the comforts that you do not have at home The lodge is not just a room for you to stay in for a night or two but an experience with 24-hour butler and house cleaner service.
There is a fireplace to take off the Bwindi Chill, and superb meals and service. The southern area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has become immensely popular due to the number of Gorilla families that can be visited and the Gorilla Habituation Experience that can only be done in Rushaga.
The Buhoma area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is the most developed area of the park. Many activities can be done here and there are many lodges to choose from. One, Bwindi Lodge stands out.
It overlooks the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. From Bwindi Lodge guests have dramatic views of the forest canopy and primates, including gorillas, often visit the lodge area.
The Lodge offers standard luxury cottages and there are two deluxe exclusive cottages. From here it is a short distance to the trailhead leading to gorilla tracking trails.
Bwindi Lodge is perfect for Honeymooners. Its cottages give guests the privacy that they seek. The meals rival any restaurant in Kampala.
The service is simply impeccable. Honeymooners will find out why Lonely Planet put Bwindi Impenetrable Forest on their “Unusual Honeymoon Destination” list.
Bwindi Lodge is one of Uganda’s best lodges, especially for honeymooners. Special dietary needs can easily be met here. The added plus for those staying here is that the lodge supports the local community in many ways such as with the Bwindi Bar where young people are trained to work in the hospitality industry.
Ishasha Region of Queen Elizabeth Park – Home to the Tree Climbing Lions:
A short drive from the Buhoma area of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest there are the savannah plains of the Ishasha region of Queen Elizabeth Park.
Ishasha is famous for its tree-climbing lions. It is the best place in all of East Africa to see the tree-climbing lions. You will also see large herds of buffaloes, elephants, various kinds of antelopes including the colorful Topi antelopes.
The perfect lodge for Honeymooners is the Ishasha Wilderness Camp. A luxury camp on the Ntungwe River.
The camp comes with all the comforts you might desire. The camp is the perfect base as you search for tree-climbing lions and other wildlife. The Lodge offers some special treats for honeymooners such as a romantic bush breakfast or a traditional safari sundowner where you can try Uganda’s favorite drink, Uganda Waragi. We suggest that you mix it with a Krest Bitter Lemon soda.
Enjoy lunch along the Ntungwe River while you watch elephants and hippos below you. The camp gives you that in the wilderness feel. Where some of Karen Blixen’s words come alive. Ishasha Wilderness Camps are one of Uganda’s Best Honeymoon Lodges amid the Wilderness in Ishasha in Queen Elizabeth, the perfect tie-in lodge with Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Gorilla Trekking.
Mweya Region of Queen Elizabeth Park:
The Mweya region of Queen Elizabeth Park attracts visitors to Uganda. There is the boat ride on the Kazinga Channel with its wildlife, hippos, crocodiles, and a multitude of birds. Descend into the Kyambura Gorge with its underground forest where you can see chimpanzees, other primates, birds,, and small wildlife.
Track lions on the Kasonya plains with the Uganda Carnivore project researchers. Hike in the vast Maramagambo Forest with its caves and crater lakes. Take the scenic Explosion Crater drive and visit the ancient saltworks on Lake Katwe.
The perfect Honeymoon accommodation here is Kyambura Gorge Lodge built on an old coffee plantation. From there you can view the Savannah, Kyambura Gorge, and the Rwenzori Mountains of the moon.
The lodge is located near the Kyambura Gorge, which is a giant gash in the Savannah of Queen Elizabeth Park. The lodge was created by taking an old coffee shop and giving it a new life as an exclusive luxury Lodge.
Rwenzori Mountains Foothills – Ruboni
The foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains are not on anyone’s Honeymoon destination list. It is on our list and the reason is that we have had honeymooners spend time here and love it. Hiking, cultural visits. The Hill trail is especially popular, from there the Rwenzori Mountains are before you like a postcard.
Honeymooners love staying at the Equator Snow lodge. No other lodge in Uganda is like it. It is an upmarket Lodge with cottages that you would not expect in an equatorial African country.
The Lodge is located at the foothills of the Mountains of the moon. You can take in the views of the mountains, take various hikes, learn how to fish with your hands, enjoy a crackling fire in your room.
Equator Snow Lodge is off the beaten path with only four cottages. Equator Snow Lodge is a unique experience for the honeymoon couple in Uganda, making it one of the highlights of your time in Uganda.
Equator Snow Lodge is one of Uganda’s Best Honeymoon Lodges. It is like an Alpine Lodge in equatorial Africa. On clear days you will get a view of the snowcapped Rwenzori Mountains.
Kibale Forest National Park
Kibale Forest – is East Africa’s Primate Park with thirteen primates including over 1,500 Chimpanzees. Kibale Forest is the best park for chimpanzee tracking with almost 100% sure sightings. You can also do the popular nocturnal forest walk where you encounter the creatures of the night.
Additionally, you can visit the nearby Bigodi Wetlands which is a giant swamp, and you traverse it over boardwalks. The park is surrounded by stunning crater lakes where you can hike and bike around them.
The Lodge of choice for honeymooners has been Crater Lake Safari Lodge overlooking a stunning crater lake. The lodge has been featured in various international publications including Vogue Magazine as one of the best lodges in Uganda.
Enjoy the view from your most comfortable and Luxurious Cottage, the crater lake just below you, the rolling hillsides in the distance, and the color green everywhere. Kibale Forest and Bigodi Wetlands are 20 minutes from the lodge.
There is a swimming pool for you to enjoy as well as a massage. The Crater Lake itself is an attraction, and the lodge has provided a beautiful gazebo where you can have a cold drink after a day of Chimpanzee Trekking. The lodge offers western-style meals with an African twist to them. Honeymooners will love the privacy and level of service that is offered here.
Murchison Falls National Park:
Murchison Falls National Park is at present the most popular wildlife park in Uganda. What differs the park from the others is that the Nile River flows through it. The most powerful waterfall in the world is found here. The savannah teems with wildlife including the largest number of Rothschild Giraffes. It is a great park to see lions, leopards, buffaloes, and elephants. Rhinos can be tracked at the nearby Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. The highlight of a visit to the park is the boat ride up the Nile where you can see the large Nile Crocodiles, pods of hippos, buffaloes, elephants, and antelopes.
The exclusive Chobe Safari Lodge is located above the falls on the Nile. It is a resort that caters to every need of honeymooners. There are some cottages, luxury tents, and luxury rooms. Honeymooners love it here and find Chobe Safari Lodge a superb place to spend a few days on a honeymoon in Uganda. There is the River Nile, fishing, nature walks, game drives, swimming in the pool, and delightful meals that are served here. It includes vast selections at breakfast and lunchtime. Chobe Safari Lodge is a 5 Star Resort that you will love.
Chobe Safari Lodge is one of Uganda’s Best Honeymoon Lodges where you combine game drives, hikes all the while staying at a superb luxury lodge. Even Kanye West and Kim Kardashian stayed here during their better days. President Museveni regularly stays here and many of our Honeymoon clients have loved their stay here.
Chobe Safari Lodge means Luxury along the River Nile.
Baker’s Lodge – along the River: Baker’s Lodge is one of the new lodging choices in Murchison Falls Park. For those who are looking for an out-of-the-ordinary lodge experience in Uganda, in Murchison Falls Park, Baker’s Lodge is just right for you.
You will enjoy your time here along the river Nile with a splendid view of the river, wildlife, and birds that are all around you. Eight tented cottages await, enjoy a romantic dinner along the Nile, a bush breakfast while here, and the wildlife in one of Uganda’s best all-around parks. Baker’s Lodge is one of the best luxury lodges in all of Uganda. The downside is that you have to cross the Nile by ferry for game drives
. Baker’s Lodge is one of Uganda’s Best Luxury Honeymoon Lodges, and it has received numerous recognitions.
Pineapple Bay Resort on Bulago Island is the perfect spot to end your honeymoon in Uganda, Located on a tropical island, south of the Equator. An Island in the Sun. Your honeymoon cottage awaits you there. Enjoy the swimming pool, nature walks, times for reflection – dinners on the beach. Bulago Island
You have a cabin right on the beach, overlooking Lake Vitoria, watching the sunrise, and sunset. Palm Trees all around, nature walks, sail the lake, fish here, swim in the pool, enjoy the gourmet meals served here.
Pineapple Bay Resort is one of Uganda’s Best Honeymoon Lodges.
Our Honeymoon Safaris in the Pearl of Africa Uganda:
Here are not only our Best Honeymoon Places in Uganda. Here are our best Honeymoon Safaris in the Pearl of Africa.
Honeymoon Safaris are a once in a lifetime experience with lasting memories. A great way to start your life journey together by celebrating your relationship in the Pearl of Africa – Uganda.
Some lodges will amaze with their level of comfort, the beauty of the tent, cottage or room, the service, and the food. Though we are a landlocked nation, we have our hidden tropical with sandy beaches on Lake Victoria and private cottages overlooking Africa’s largest lake.
Honeymoon Safaris – something we love to create with your input and wishes, and you will enjoy the Pearl of Africa…and you will know why Winston Churchill popularized that
If you would like to include any of the lodges above for your Africa Honeymoon – please let us know