Welcome to Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp is nestled at the entrance to Mgahinga National Park and it is 12km from the south-western town of Kisoro near the Rwandan border. At the camp, visitors can enjoy the magnificent views of the famous Virunga Volcanoes and take part in monkey trekking as it is located at the starting point for golden monkey trekking through the National Park.

Guests can choose between the Campsite, Dormitories or Bandas. The camp has a wide area for camping as well as five Bandas of which two serve as dormitories. The spacious gathering shelter with indoor and outdoor dining serves typical Ugandan meals and has a well-stocked canteen serving beers, sodas, snacks and basic essentials.

Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp was found in 1994 by 33 families who were displaced at the establishing of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. The camp runs an Eco – community camp for tourists just outside the main gate of the National Park. Apart from providing accommodation for tourists, the camp also supports community-based initiatives such as a handcraft group for women. There are different volunteer projects you can get involved with during your stay; consider teaching at a local community kindergarten, teach conservation education in nearby public schools or lend a helping hand at the local health clinic.


No Credit Card Facilities

Restaurant on Premises

Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken


Amajambere Iwacu Community Camp Rooms

En-suite Bandas

Rooms / Units: 2, each Banda is self-contained with two single beds and has en-suite bathroom. Features:  En-suite, Single beds


Rooms / Units: 2, each Banda has a double bed and is set in the lush garden. Features:  Double beds, Mountain views, Self-catering, Garden views


Rooms / Units: 6 Each Dormitory can sleep up to 12 people on bunk beds. Features:  Mountain views, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Garden views


Rooms / Units: 2, there are two camping areas at the Community Camp, both areas can accommodation 20 people with their own tents. Features:  Mountain views, Self-catering, Garden views