Rose's Last Chance
Budadiri Trading centre
P.O Box 962, Mbale, Uganda
Tel. Landline +256 (0)45 36172, Mobile (0)772 623206, (0)752 203292

Rose’s Last Chance is beautifully situated opposite Mount Elgon visitors information centre at 1250 meters ASL. The site offers spectacular views of the peaks of Mount Elgon, friendly staff; comfortable facilities and a relaxing place to stay on the completion of your trek. Rose’s Last Chance is an ideal stopover before or after climbing Mt. Elgon National Park.

Facilities and Services

Sleep well in a private double bedroom.
Single bedroom.
Cosy dormitory.
Or self tented camping.
Complimentary coffee or tea.
Rent our camping gear or bring your own.
Delicious meals are prepared fresh to order daily from the kitchen.
Packed lunches are available for guided walks.
We have a 4 wheel drive vehicle for organised trips.


Private hire transport: Ushs40,000- Roses Last Chance to the start of the Elgon trek at Bumasola one way.

Accommodation Rates 2009:
Double Bed Ushs44,000-
Single Bed Ushs22,000-
Dormitory bed Ushs15,000-
Camping Ushs12,000-
Rates include breakfast and evening meal

Camping Gear Rental:
Tent: Ushs10,000- per night
Sleeping Bag Ushs5,000- per trip
Sleeping mat Ushs5,000- per trip
Boots Ushs10,000- per trip
Raincoats Ushs5,000- per trip


Learn about the natural and cultural attractions of the area.
Taste the local beer and learn the Bagisu language.
Experience guided community walks and trails

Camping Site

Directions: By Public Means

From the Mbale Clock Tower, proceed to the Kumi Rd Taxi Park
Take a shared taxi to Budadiri Ushs2,500-. Continue 200 metres along the main road and you will see our sign post on the right opposite the National Parks Visitors Centre.

Boda - Boda stage Budadiri Trading Centre


Please telephone us with details of your arrival, the number of nights and the number of people in your group.

We look forward to hosting you

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