Published: 18 May 2013
Rukararwe is the perfect starting point to explore the beautiful nature of south western Uganda.
Take part in our cultural offers to come really in contact with the different cultures of people and get to know the real Uganda. We can also take you on a walk to the Irembezi Hills for a magnificent view of the surrounding area. And there is no need to go far, even on Rukararwe Compound there a two hectars of natural forest with great
possibilities to observe hundreds of different bird species. Or you can enjoy safari tours to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kazinga Channel, Kalinzu Rainforest, Kitagata Hot Springs, Lake Mburo National Park or even to Kibaale forest close to Fort Portal, to Lake Bunyonyi near Kabale or to Bwindi Impenetrable forest to meet the mountain Gorilla.
Rukararwe offers absolute silence and relaxing environment for holiday makers, backpackers, nature lovers and adventurists. You really have to enjoy a holiday paradise for staying in perfect nature. Rukararwe is located about 4.6 kilometers far from Bushenyi town in Bushenyi district in the middle of the green hills of the rural area in the western part of Uganda. It has an amazing overview of the whole surrounding and the hilly shaped landscape. Even the way to Rukararwe will give you a taste of the beauty in which you will spend your holiday.
The extensive compound of Rukararwe is tastefully arranged with trees and green grasses. There are numerous places to relax including the Rukararwe man-made forest. This combination of beauty and relaxation is exemplified in the very well designed, decorated and well-equipped huts, which provide your accommodation. They are equipped in a simple traditionally African style. Get impressed by the idyll and let your holiday become an unforgettable African adventure with Rukararwe Eco-travel.
The African experience is continued by our restaurant and a well-stocked bar. Get the taste of local African dishes and you will never forget that Uganda is really amazing and Bushenyi is home of Milk and Honey.
One of the special activities you can do at Rukararwe is the bird watching! Rukararwe and the surrounding is the home of many African bird species due to its unspoiled nature. Track all these birds directly on the Rukararwe premises. The district Bushenyi where Rukararwe is located, records one of the highest occurrences of cranes in whole Uganda. Get fascinated by the elegance of these bird.
Rukararwe is also characterised by a good connection to the surrounding societies so that we offer cultural programs and can organise a visit of a local familyvisit. This gives you the chance to come in contact with locals and experience the hospitality of these people and talk with them about theire life.
If you want to go more far we also offer well-organised tours to the great national parks of Uganda such as Queen Elisabeth or Lake Mburo. Our drivers are trained in finding the animals due to a game drive and can tell you a lot about them. Get impressed by the country, it's very own scenery and it's natural beauty in the parks.
The eco-travel is a main source of income for Rukararwe to gain independence from European donations. Nowadays it is an activity in which we have a lot of praxis, so that our friendly team will create an unforgettable time for you while you are supporting our project-work. Telling you that we are good is easy, if you want to check on this claim you can check on the assessments on our TripAdvisor-page.