Ruboni Community Camp

A Member of the Uganda Community Tourism Association



About Us:

Ruboni Community Camp is a location to relax at the base of the Rwenzori Mountains in western Uganda. This location has beds to accommodate parties from one to fifteen people with.

Ruboni Community Camp is one of the oldest accommodations in Nyakalenjija, next to the gate of the Rwenzori Mountains National Park, offering remarkable views to the monutains and surrounding villages. The place is run as a community project and it is member of UCOTA, the association for the community tourism in Uganda. Accomodation is possible in self contained bandas / cottages and four not self contained rooms with a shower and flushing toilet just outside. The place is clean and well kept by the friendly and helpful staff.

The local chef will be delighted to cook delicious local or western food of your preference. The restaurant is located a bit higher on the slope of the hill, with a view of the forest and serves also as a meeting and information point.

This place is simple and the welcome given by the staff is remarkable. It guarantees a total immersion in the nature of the forest where the national park starts. A part from this, you find at Ruboni Community good information and the service of guides for short activities like village walk, forest walk and hill walk. Being the lodge member of UCOTA, it contributes directly to the development of sustainable tourism and community tourism.

The rooms and cottages are available at a reasonable price. 

"Where profits go back to the community."

"Services offered:​

Hill climbing: Looking for a hike the locals deem a "hill climb"? Explore the area with breathtaking scenic views of Margherita Peak, Africa's third highest mountain, while working up a sweat for a half-day hike.

Camping hike: A full emersion "hill climb" experience complete with a night spent camping on the peak.

Forest walk: Walk in the forest bordering the UNESCO World Heritage National Park near the base of the Rwenzori Mountains.

Village walk: Enjoy an up-close look within the village of Ruboni complete with local storytellers offering information on both the past and present,book your stay with us.



Breakfast: Toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs, fruit, coffee, tea


Prices range depending on your preferred experience, with complimentary breakfast included.




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