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Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights in January with a group undertaking a trek for charity. The site is pretty and well maintained and has two flushing toilets/showers as well as other non flushing toilets. The camp spans the track up to the park entrance, a short walk away. There is a communal room that has a bar, log fire and a few... More 

1 Thank Carol E
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

This place is perfect if you are going for the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. They offer really cheap beds just a few meters away from the main gate. The food they offer is excellent and with a fair price. They have a small fireplace for the cold/wet evenings after a hike. We stayed at one of their dormitories with five... More 

1 Thank Sethern
Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The community Camp lies 13km south of Kisoro. The road that leads to the camp is pretty bad and we were advised by our car rental company not to drive it ourselves. Thus we hired a driver who brought us there in his own car which was a bumpy ride ("African massage";) but we reached the camp in about 45... More 

1 Thank Bonno2323
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights in August 2013 and highly recommend it. Right at the entrance to Mount Mgahinga National Park and gorilla headquarters in far SW of Uganda. It is a wonderful location at the end of the road on the side of the volcano. Beautiful. The road up from Kisoro is 13 km and a bit rough... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

First things first, getting there is tough and if you have just arrived from Rwanda and/or have never ridden on a motorbike before you are probably better off getting a taxi, which will be very bumpy and take between 40 minutes to an hour and a half depending on the weather as its easy to get stuck. The views though... More 

1 Thank Kampala_Hoop
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

A privileged setting up the end of the dirt road 45 minutes from Kisoro, has a world's end feeling, but the brick building with the hydrangeas, lawn and verandah gives it an English feeling...over 2000m up! Accommodation is in simple bandas, basic, but clean, with shower and pit toilets. A washbasin would have been handy at one point, but the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

If you are booking this accomodation remember you are booking it for the location and to support a community project and it's cheap. Your accomodation will not have electricity or running water, but it will be clean, will have the most amazing view and will be run by some of the most friendly people we met on our travels. We... More 

1 Thank HCPUK
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This place was Africa at it's best. I wanted to live there. First of all it was affordable AND nice, something almost impossible to find in my experience. It's basic - there was no electricity or hot water, but they heated water for you when you needed a shower and it was lovely and perfect. It was great to have... More 

2 Thank jenny k
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owned by families who were displaced at the gazetting of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in 1991, Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp offers eco-friendly accommodation to visitors of Mgahinga G.N. Park in Kisoro district, south western Uganda. Our facilities include en-suite bandas, dormitories and campground. The camp also directly supports community based initiatives such as schools and handcrafts groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp

Address: Main Gate, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park 280, Uganda
Location: Uganda > Western Region > Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Price Range: $8 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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