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GEEKS: Uganda, Lake Nkuruba Nature Reserve and Community Campsite. Saturday 15 August. Week 16, Day 125.


Kluges Guest Farm – Fort Portal – road towards Kamwengwe – just after village of Haibale take fork to right – Lake Nkuruba Community Camp.

Distance covered and time taken.

From Kluges, 39km, just less than an hour. The distance from Fort Portal would be about 30km.

Route breakdown.

There are various short-cuts through Fort Portal, but basically one drives down the main road, straight through the 2 circles passing Stanbic Bank on your right. After the road descends and before the curve in the road and the bridge, take the turn to the right. This is signposted Kamwengwe and there are also signs for various lodges around Kabale NP.

A Y-junction is reached after about 20km, take the road to the right, that to the left goes on to Kabale NP. About 10km further on you will reach the signposted turnoff to the community camp. GPS co-ordinates for the turnoff N00 31,168 E30 18,070. The roads were dirt and become narrow but are in good condition.


Camping USh 10,000 pppn. We did not have any meals there.