Rwenzori homestay is located on a small coffee and banana farm in the village encircled by beautiful hills and mountains. with a  typical Ugandan homestay experience, this home is a suitable destination for guests who want to trek the Rwenzori Mountains during their Uganda trip. During the stay at this home, one will leisurely explore the foothills of this beautiful mountain landscape. the home overlooks the portal peaks of Rwenzori mountains. The host family grows coffee, bananas and rearing a few domestic animals. The extended family has over 20 members in different households and you will have a chance to learn how the extended family works in Uganda.

This homestay is located 17km off fort portal Kasese road at Nkenda Electric terminal. It is accessible by road and has secure parking. The activities one will do during the stay include working on the farm, the household chores such as cooking local dishes, coffee making, feeding and milking the domestic animals. You will have a chance to walk in the neighborhoods to meet the local people at the trading center or going to church on sunday. for longer community walks, foothills hikes and Trekking in Rwenzori mountains national park you will be organised on request. The home can organizes a safari to Queen Elizabeth national park on request

Activities:

  • Farming coffee, bananas, and vegetables or tending to domestic animals, free.
  • Rwenzori trekking can be arranged on request at a fee
  • Ruboni community walks at a fee(village/ hill / forest)

Highlights

  • Seeing how the extended family shares resources for collective benefit
  • socializing with the family members as you learn the local way of life
  • Learning how to cook a local meal on the three stone heath in one of the households.
  • Having a quiet time as you gaze the beautiful mountains while sitting on the balcony.
  • Participating in the family chores; grazing the goats and other life stock, fetching firewood  from the bushes etc.
  • Walking around the village or the community parks to appreciate the local natural heritage.

What to bring:

  • Walking shoes
  • Layers and water proof / Wind jacket (weather is changeable)
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat and sun cream
  • Drinks and snacks can be purchased at the area
  • Binoculars and camera (optional)
  • Plastic bag to protect cameras etc.
  • Walking stick will be provided at the starting point.
  • Rwenzori trekking packing list will be provided on request

Prices:

  • Accommodation _____________________15$ pp. a night Full board and teas (no other drinks)

You can book your stay at Rwenzori homestay through this website at no additional cost. Uganda trip provides you the gateway to all parts of Uganda’s parks, landscapes and communities. We are happy to organize your visit, arrange your transportation to Rwenzori mountains area or provide more information about Rwenzori homestay experience.

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