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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I retired each night at Bweno Tembo Lodge, this was my thought - can we stay just one more night! The food is the best by far in any place I have been in Africa. When I asked Davide, about his research before building Bweno with his brother he said they found that people want three things - a...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Davide and his staff are lovely and helpful. The tent that I stayed in was was clean and comfortable. The best part of the day however, was the food and in particular the evening dinners. Homemade Italian pasta and steaks were divine..... I found myself intentionally fasting during the day to save room for their wonderful food - the memories...

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Kiev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Italians in Africa, this is cool, and the Italians who live in Uganda 30 years, knows all the nuances and who decided to build a hotel, this is the highest score! Here and excellent cuisine and Italian wines with grappa and comfortable stay. In short excellent quality with exquisite taste-recommend!

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We intended to stay for 1 night in Bwana Tembo and ended up staying for 3! It was very difficult to leave the warm hospitality of Davide, Arianna and the very attentive staff of Bwana Tembo. The food was excellent (handmade pasta, fresh bread, etc.), the cottages were very tastefully appointed, the views were spectacular and the lodge was only...

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1Thank Kate H
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Bwana Tembo for 2 nights in one of their safari tents. Very warm welcome by Davide and his staff, tent perfectly clean, en-suite bathroom with hot shower always welcome. Delicious Italian meals served was definitely a highlight. Close proximity to Tangi gate perfect for game drives. All round everything we needed for a relaxing weekend away. Highly...

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1Thank Werner G
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What a gem hidden at the upper part of Murchison national park! We have always stayed on the southern side but with the road to Gulu now done it's actually about the same time going up and staying on the side where you see so much more animal life than in the south. Bwana tembo tented camp is the perfect...

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1Thank Elmarie G
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Nice tents, excellent food, quiet surroundings and proximity from the park makes this small lodge a great stop for a few nights. Tasteful tented accomodation with decent light (rare in Africa) ensuite showers and a terrace for a sunset drink. Would definitely return!

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1Thank Gilles G
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Best location around the park (only 5 minutes away from the elephants, if they are not with you in the camp ^^), best food, best people ... clean and well-maintened ... what else? Living here in Uganda and going to the park every month, I tried all the lodges and I highly recommand this one.

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1Thank Caroline G
Middleburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Completely eco-friendly, this safari camp gets top rating for its FOOD! Home-made pasta and melt-in-your mouth meat and desserts are hard to find in this part of Africa. The accommodations are clean and well-maintained. So close to the game park entrance makes traveling in the area exciting!

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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The view from Bwana Tembo is stunning, especially the fireball sunsets. The food is outstanding with lunch and dinner beginning with melt in your mouth home made pasta. Although completely solar powered, there was plenty of hot water for showering morning & evening; great lighting, a fan for the hot nights AND ice cold beer! The accommodation fits perfectly with...

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6 km from Murchison Falls National Park (Tangi gate). 6 self contained cottages and 4 self contained safari tents. Hot water ant electricity available 24/7. Italian home made dishes. Excellent view of the Albert Nile. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bwana Tembo Safari Camp

Address: Got Atyero, Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Western Region > Murchison Falls National Park
Price Range: €70 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Bwana Tembo Safari Camp Uganda/Murchison Falls National Park
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“Cottage 3 had wonderful views over the Nile.”
 of 5 bubbles 813kateh, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try the tent, you'll like it!”
  • Walk to my 'suite'. Private, comfortable, outstanding view!
  • Comfortable tent accommodation
 of 5 bubbles Brownkin, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Located on a hilltop with a spectacular view of the Albert Nile and just next to the gate to Murchinsons Falls national park”
 of 5 bubbles 81erik_, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a safari tent and it was perfect, excellent ensuite bathroom and a lovely view from the deck.”
  • Safari Tent
 of 5 bubbles kinacollector, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The tents are best!”
 of 5 bubbles srabood, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
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