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The Zaales' Homestay

| Suume Village, Maba Parish, Bubiita Sub-County, Bududa, Uganda
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Disclaimer: the homestay is situated 1 1/2 hours outside Mbale city centre, accesable by local transport. The Zaale's Homestay offers an authentic Ugandan experience where you will become an immediate addition to the Zaale family and team. You'll be able to immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy the traditional foods while simultaneously feeling like this is your home away from home. The homestay is located in the Mount Elgon ranges, with stunning surroundings. The compund consists of five private bedrooms and a dorm, so you will have some privacy as well as enjoying dinner in the main house with the family. The Zaale family has hosted a great number of volunteers and guests over the years,and don't be surprised if you end up staying longer than planned! Your day at Zaale's Homestay may consist of trekking in the Mt. Elgon mountain range, having guided tour of the coffee plantations, Volunteering at the PDI school or simply sit at the porch and enjoy a local cup of freshly roasted coffee. As most treks from the homestay does not require to pay the expensive entry fee to the Mt. Elgon national park, you will get the chance to enjoy the mountains at a more affordable price! Activities offered: - Trekking in the Mt. Elgon mountain range - Coffee tours - Volunteering - Village walks. Getting there: Take a matatu/taxi to bubiita junction (1,5 hour) and then a boda boda to Zaales Homestay, and you will arrive at the compound after a short ride. Or walk 5-10 minutes and just ask for directions. for Volunteering check our site at Workaway for more information
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Suume Village, Maba Parish, Bubiita Sub-County, Bududa Uganda
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This was my third visit with David and Elizabeth Zaale in as many years. As was the case before, I was made welcome in a way that made me feel like a returning family member. Each time I have returned I've noticed improvements to the Zaale's compound and it is now more
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I have visited The Zaale's homestay on many occasion and I must say it is the best atmosphere there is in Bududa , Uganda. The old couple is very welcoming and can make one desire to stay in the district longer than planned. Not the luxury kind of accommodation but the most
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Right from Mr Zaale down to everyone else is very welcoming and will instantly make you feel at home the mixture of various cuisines that can be prepared before hand this is definitely a home away from home
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Staying at the Zaales' home made my trip to Uganda a phenomenal experience. I will never forget the hospitality, fun, and authenticity of this wonderful home. The owners are fantastic people who are extremely knowledgeable about the country and the area, specifically. They are
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I stayed there in a group of 13 people, so we took all the rooms around the courtyard. The beds were comfy and the rooms were good. The communal room with the kitchen and the courtyard are useful for groups like us to hang out in the evenings. All the rooms had bathrooms, and we
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Hi, How can I contact The Zaales' homestay? Can't find an emailadress. Kind regards, Daphne
You can email pdiuganda@gmail (.) com
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"Rooms are arranged around a secure compound - all are comfortable"
"Dorms have bunk beds with no other facilities. Individual bedrooms have ensuite bathing rooms. I recommend those for comfort & privacy"
UgandaEastern RegionBududa
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