Accommodation in Uganda
Uganda is developing in Tourism. Beautiful campsites, Banda's, lodges, hotels and tented camps are available in different price ranges. As well we can arrange a home stay. Many types of accommodation show the diversity of the country itself and all of them are beautiful located.
You can find many campsites in Uganda. Most of the campsites are beautifully located with stunning sceneries. Very often you can find a restaurant nearby. Showers and toilets are available on every campsite, but often very simple (long drop toilet, cold showers). Camping in Queen Elisabeth, Lake Mburo and Kidepo means camping between the wildlife and camping in Kibale forest you camp in between the primates and monkeys. You can opt as well for some spectacular bush camping. This is camping in the middle of a national park with the wildlife around you. There are no toilets and showers and it;s very basic. There is a ranger with you for 24 hours to protect you. This option is not very cheap (around 50 dollars per night per person) but for the "real Africa experience" it's a must to go bush camping!!!
With Matoke Tours you don't have to bring your own tent. We provide you with new quality tents. These are 3 persons Igloo tents you can share with a maximum of 2 persons. As well we provide simple mattresses. You have to bring your own sleeping bag or blanket.
Banda's are typical African huts. The people in the Ugandan villages live in these round and simple huts. Most of the time you won't have your own shower and toilet and sometimes you have to use oil lamps by lag of electricity. The Banda includes a bed, mosquito net and a small table. It offers you the comfort of a roof, a bed and an African atmosphere.
Tented camps are big pre- build tents, often with a grass-attached roof. The tents have all the basic needs you wish for, including beds, closet, own shower and toilet facilities. They can be very luxorious as well. It's perfect for the ones who don't like to go camping and yet like to have some kind of an African camping experience. It's in between camping and staying in a hotel and most people love to use this kind of accommodation. All of the tented camps have an amazing view.
In the cities (kampala, Jinja, Mbale, Masaka, Kabale, etc.) you can find hotels. Many different price ranges are available, depending on how big the city is. The hotels are safe and offer you a good shower, a nice bed and good food; something you might seek for in general or after camping for a while.
There are some great lodges in Uganda. They have all a beautiful setting and will make your stay comfortable and pleasant. A lodge combines comfort and atmosphere in a beautiful setting.
To get the true Ugandan Experience you might consider to go to one of the beautiful villages. Staying in these villages means you will absorb the daily Ugandan life. Making banana beer, grinding maize flower or visiting a primary school are just a few of all the things you will see and do. To contribute to - and enjoy these villages we can arrange a home stay. You will camp at the farmers land or stay in the house of a farmer to be sure you experience it all.