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Equator Snow Lodge – Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon

Posted by on March 15, 2020

Equator Snow Lodge in the Foothills of the Rwenzori Mountain -Ruboni

Stunning Setting – Scenic Wonders all-around – off the beaten tourist path


Equator Snow LodgeEquator Snow Lodge is about the only Alpine Style Lodge found in Uganda. A luxury Lodge alongside the bubbling Mubuku River. All in the fabulous foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon next to the community of Ruboni. 

Stay in an idyllic River- Rock Cottage with a cozy Fireplace to take off the Rwenzori Mountain evening and nighttime chill. Enjoy the views from your deck as you have a Traditional Safari Sundowner. 

There is nothing to compare to this perfect getaway lodge at the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rwenzori Mountains National Park.

People who come here simply do not want to leave – after a long safari ride – there is nothing like the peace and serenity of Equator Snow Lodge and its cottages filled with genuine, natural comfort unlike few other lodges in Uganda.


Equator Snow Lodge – The cottages are built with round, river rocks from the Mubuku River, giving them that added charm. Some sky-windows bring in light and allow a glimpse of the natural surroundings.

The lodge was carefully built with the intent of preserving the surrounding area environment.

You have a comfortable living area with a fireplace. The decor and furniture blend well and exude warmth and comfort.

The cottages are set apart to give you maximum comfort and privacy.

The deck in the rear of the cottage provides a relaxing setting after hiking in the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains.  The lodge is also the perfect base-camp for those climbing the Rwenzori Mountains peaks.

The Equator Snow lodge’s central area is simply stunning, extremely well designed to harmonize with its surroundings. A cozy fireplace adds comfort and warmth during the chilly Mountain Evenings.  The setting makes you feel like you are just in the forest. The décor and furnishings just blend in and creates an ambiance that is not soon forgotten a harmony of nature and creative design.

The food like is a fusion of locally grown ingredients with a blend of spices prepared by Chefs who enjoy the art of creating a meal that touches both the eyes for presentation and the palate for taste – the service is exemplary. You will enjoy the meals here more than in most restaurants in Kampala.  Breakfast – Lunch and Dinner are events here to delight you…enjoy and Bon appetite.


Things to do and see while staying at Equator Snow Lodge

Equator Snow Lodge – Even if you do not plan to hike and climb Mount Stanley – there are lots to do and see things here in the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon.

You can take one of the Day-hikes up a mountain or in the forest. On the forest walk, you might learn how to fish with just your hands.

Take the three-hour cultural village walk in Ruboni Village. Meet a village storyteller, a traditional healer, a blacksmith.

Visit a homestead and learn as to how people live in the area. You can also take dancing and drumming lessons while staying Equator Snow Lodge.

There are many things to do and see and all of them off of the beaten path.


If you are interested in using this lodge in your safari itinerary with us – please let us know.

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