Boomu women’s campsite – Murchison falls national park

We introduce you to Boomu Bandas, your gateway to Murchison falls national part and the surrounding areas.

Boomu Women’s campsite is an African village accommodation for tourists going to Murchison falls national park. It is located about 500m before the park gate leading to Kaniyo Pabidi.  The campsite is owned and run by a group of local women.  Boomu campsite offers traditional but, delicious meals, handicrafts sales, and village experience tours. Their accommodation rooms are grass thatched in traditional designs. Besides accommodation and meals, Boomu women’s campsite offers an unforgettable cooking tour and a village walk.

Why you must stay here

Great hospitality and delicious meals praised by most people who stay here. the women provide very c=good care of their guests and show them everything about the site and the local culture.

Boomu campsite is located close to the park gate. this makes it easy to enter the park as soon as it opens if you have to go for the ferry in the morning

The perfect village setting of the camp with lots of nature, birds, trees, traditional huts makes the place feel like home. you will love the traditional home ampience.

Convinient for guests who want to do Budongo chimp tracking in the morning but want to stay in a budget lodge. boomu campsite is the most affordable budget lodge in the area.

You will easily find the guide to bring you to the ferry or Budongo in the morning. the lodge has local drivers and guides who provide all wildlife safari activities inside the park.

Community activities and short tours you can do while staying at Boomu women’s group campsite:

  • Village tours
  • Cooking tour
  • Crafts workshop 
  • Safari in Murchison falls national park
  • Chimp tracking in Budongo forest
  • Boat cruise on the Nile
  • Trek to the top of the falls

Key highlights

  • Cooking and eating the local meal
  • Meeting the local people in their home and listening to their life story of enjoying life without running water and electricity
  • Learning how to weave a basked as the local people do every day.
  • Standing at the top of the Murchison falls to see how it swallows the entire river Nile in a seven-meter rock crack
  • Viewing wildlife in the savanna and on the edged of the Nile
  • Walking under the canopy of the natural Budongo forest and spending time with the chimpanzees in their natural habitat

What to bring on this trip

  • Insect repellent
  • Drinking water can be bought at the camp
  • Walking shoes
  • A hat as the area is hot
  • Sun cream
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)
  • A refillable water bottle