Gulu Homestay

Location: Iriaga-Gulu

Come stay at the Acholi village with a local family in a traditional African banda. This community accommodation offers its visitors an authentic taste of daily Ugandan life and complete cultural immersion. See the day-to-day activities of a typical northern Ugandan village while the proceeds from your trip are directly benefiting the local population.

Room Description

Guests can choose between sleeping in a private room or a dormitory. Eight rooms are available for guests; all have private bathrooms with a composting toilet, bathing basin and hot water. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Activities At The Lodge

  • Hiking/ trekking
  • Bird watching
  • Visit to local school
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Ability to view the day-to-day operations of a Ugandan village
  • Watch and help Ugandans work the fields and do other daily village work.

Responsible Travel

  • All foods and supplies are sourced locally.
  • All the proceeds from village tourism directly benefits the local community through economic and social development.


Primary contact: Mr. Opiyo Peter Bob