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Judith rutaro farmstay

Near queen elizabeth national park, Uganda

  • Farmstay Uganda
  • Coffee roasting tour Uganda
  • Coffee roasting tour experience Uganda
  • Snack and tea time

  • Farmstay Uganda
  • Coffee roasting tour Uganda
  • Coffee roasting tour experience Uganda
  • Snack and tea time



The Activity

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Help in coffee roasting and grinding or simply watch how we do it
  • Listen to the traditional stories of the Banyaruguru people
  • Share the local favorite dishes with the family (fish and obwita)
  • Participate in the agriculture tour farming fruits, coffee and domestic animals
  • Duration: From 1 night>

Our farmstay is located along the Mbarara Kasese road on your way to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We run a small farm of bananas, coffee, fruit trees and other food crops. We also rear animals such as pigs, goats, ducks and chicken. You can have a peek into our daily activities and the local hand tools used. Some of the home activities include feeding of animals, gardening, and coffee harvesting, processing, grinding and packaging for distribution to the market.

DESCRIPTION

We can accommodate 2-4 people in our home. You will dine with our family and if you are interested you can get engrossed in home daily chores mentioned above. Besides, Douglas can take you around the village to get an extra experience of the community and astonishing scenery of the multiple crater lakes, the fascinating Great Western Rift Valley escarpment and panoramic view of Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park surrounding areas.

We have 2 furnished bedrooms. One with a medium sized single bed and another with twin beds. Furthermore they both have mosquito nets, shower bath in shared bathroom, outdoor squad toilet, fan and electricity.

Rumuri can be reached by public transport from Kampala or Kasese since it is located about 400m from the highway. Booking and payment can be done from the UCOTA office in Kampala. The home is located in the rural village where you will not find ATMs so one must either pay in advance or travel with cash.

Price includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals per day (breakfast, lunch, evening tea and dinner)
  • All teas served at home

Price excludes:

  • Packed drinks and mineral water
  • Beer and soda
  • Transport to and from the home
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Meet Douglas

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I am Douglas Santana. I earn my income from agriculture. My family does organic agriculture and grows coffee, bananas and rears domestic animals. When you visit, I will show you how I grow, harvest and process coffee. Our home is located about 100m from “Hakitoma” (meaning, by the fig tree - in the local language- on Mbarara-Kasese road close to Queen Elizabeth Park. At our home, we have secure parking for private vehicles. I invite you to visit and stay with us to experience the local farm.


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Staying at Judith's home gave me great memories. Judith and Santana took me to different places such as their farms and lakes, and they taught me a lot of new things. The meals were made in a traditional way and I could try different Ugandan food everyday. Accommodation is very simple but you have a comfortable bed to sleep well. Staying here is such a great experience to learn and enjoy the real local life of Uganga!

17 Mar 2018

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