Semliki Safari Lodge - Semliki - Uganda

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Semliki Lodge is situated in the Semliki Valley Wildlife Reserve, about one hour's drive away from Fort Portal. It is situated in a valley near a small river and has an airstrip for easy access.It also has it's own private airfield.There are eight large fixed tents on platforms with views over either the forest or the grass plains.Each one has it's own private verandah and en suite bathroom with shower and toilet.The central dining and lounge area is a partially open sided thatched area with plenty of space for everyone to relax in and around. It also has a pool area with it's own private entertainment area.Meals are taken with all guests together at a large dining table with wonderful views into the forest area.

Semliki Safari Lodge is set in over 500sq km of wildlife reserve in western Uganda's Rift Valley. The Semliki Valley Wildlife Reserve is Uganda's first protected wildlife area, with habituated chimps, elephants, lion, leopard, buffalo, antelope and the rare forest elephant. The Rift Valley Escarpment, the Ruwenzoris and the southern reaches of Lake Albert flank it.

This part of the Rift Valley is privately owned and so guests have it all to themselves. Go chimpanzee tracking, participate in guided game walks and drives or take a boat trip on Lake Albert to view the rare shoebill. Night drives promise species like leopard, mongoose and small cats as well as the famed pennant winged and standard winged nightjars.

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