Accommodation at a glance
Accommodation on a Rwenzori trek is functional, but comfortable.
At the end of a hike, creature comforts at a budget lodge will feel luxurious.
The wooden huts in the mountains are designed to keep out the worst of the weather and provide space for storing equipment that is required on different sections of the trail.
The foothills of the Rwenzoris are home to a range of snug lodges, hostels, and camps which make for comfortable bases on your adventures in Rwenzori Mountains National Park.
Rwenzori Trekkers Hostel
Located in Kyanjuki village, Kilembe, Trekkers Hostel is just 12km from Kasese. The hostel is the most popular place to begin and end a trek, and it offers spectacular views of the Nyamwamba river and the Rwenzori Mountains.
Situated at 1,450m, the renovated copper mine has a lovely, cool climate even in January and February.
The hostel provides a range of accommodation options, including camping, dormitories, single rooms, and double rooms.
Ruboni Community Camp
Located on a hillside next to the main gate of the Rwenzori Mountains, this camp been an innovator in community tourism within the local area. The camp is fully owned and operated by the Bakonzo community who have lived in the foothills of the Rwenzoris for over 300 years.
Although the camp is ideal for mountaineers, it is also an exciting environment for travellers who want to take their adventures at a leisurely pace.
The camp offers a range of activities which will immerse you in the nature and culture of the Rwenzoris, including a traditional dance performance and an overnight hill walk.
Geolodge Equator Snow Lodge
Situated next to the gateway of the Rwenzori Mountains National Park, the Equator Snow Lodge is a popular lodge in the region. Since opening in 2012, the lodge has provided quality accommodation for both seasoned mountaineers and first time hikers alike.
The lodge works with the Raboni Community and Rwenzori Mountaineering Services to deliver a programme of outdoor activities from low endurance hikes to trekking to the peaks.
The lodge contains 4 spacious rooms which contain a double bed and two single beds.
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