A beautiful and tranquil hide-away just outside Uganda’s Lake Mburu National Park, Mihingo Lodge is an eco-friendly tented camp perched on a rocky, tree-lined hill-side with dramatic views over the park. A wonderful place to unwind during a Ugandan adventure, Mihingo also makes a comfortable base from which to explore unspoilt Lake Mburu, with its varied wildlife, including plains game, hippos and crocodiles and abundant birdlife. Arrange game drives, bush walks, horse-back safaris and boat trips, or just relax at the lodge, enjoy a massage and drink in the birds-eye view of zebra, eland and impala drinking at the waterhole from the beautiful infinity pool.
The ten comfortable tented rooms are spaced well apart in different settings around the property, so you might enjoy a panoramic view from the top of a rocky outcrop, reached by a series of winding steps, relax in a secluded forest setting or have close views of the waterhole. If steps and a scenic walk to reach your room don’t appeal, ask for one of the rooms closer to the main area, equally private and beautiful.
A shady thatched canopy shelters the tents, which are built on stilted wooden platforms, to impact the environment as little as possible. The en-suite bathrooms have showers with solar heated water, some of the showers being built into the natural rock.
There are comfortable big beds made up in crisp linen and draped in mosquito netting, safari style furnishings with a hand-made leather trunk, then chairs and a sofa on the verandah to kick back and enjoy the privacy and tranquil atmosphere over morning coffee, which is brought to you.
Excellent food is served at the open-sided thatched dining room with its wonderful views to the waterhole and beyond. Starters are served and then there is an extensive buffet of main courses and fresh tasty salads, with plenty of choice and variety. Camp fires in the evening are a relaxed social gathering and the resident bush babies may also join in.
The lovely relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and amazing views make Mihingo a wonderful place for a memorable break in inspiring, unspoilt surroundings.