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Karamoja Backpackers

Hostel & Campsite in Moroto



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Karamoja Backpackers: Moroto’s only hostel offering dorm rooms and family rooms. Moroto is located in the beating heart of the Karamoja region at the slopes of Mount Moroto (3085m). A central location that serves perfectly as base for your adventure through northeast Uganda (4hrs from Sipi Falls – 5hrs from Kidepo Valley National Park).


The Backpackers Hostel Moroto design is laidback and colourful with a large garden with loads of shade for relaxation and camping. We aim at offering a laidback environment for an affordable price for travellers.


Phone: +256 393 225 630‬

Karamoja Backpackers in Moroto


4 Pax en-suite family room


Single occupancy: $40 /night
Double occupancy: $50 /night
Triple occupancy: $60 /night
Quadruple occupancy: $70 /night


4 Bed Dorm rooms


Dorm bed: $15 /night



Pitch your own tent: $5 /night
Tent and breakfast: $10 / night


Private room (1)


Single occupancy: $20 /night
Double occupancy: $25 /night

Frequently asked questions

Useful details

  • Reception opens 7am – 22pm
  • Free breakfast from 07:00am – 10:00am
  • Staff available everyday on e-mail and by phone
  • Check-in from 2:00pm
  • Early check-in service at previous night rate
  • Check-out until 10:00am
  • Tour info desk (Car rental, Cultural tours, Mountain Hiking, Mountain Biking, Wildlife safari)
  • Comfortable beds with extra length (210cm / 7ft)
  • Wifi in common areas (living room and veranda)


  • Please note, full payment must be received before arrival to secure a confirmed booking.
  • Payments can be made before arrival by Credit Card or Banktransfer. Please follow the payment instructions provided after your booking as been confirmed. Be sure to reference your Booking ID so we can track your payment appropriately and secure your reservation.
  • Payments can be made upon arrival by cash (USD or UGX). USD notes must be dated 2006 or newer and free of any marks, stamps or tears to be accepted. Exact amount in UGX will be determined by the rate of exchange on date of arrival.


  • 10% off you bill if you stay a week
  • 20% off your bill if you stay a month

Child policy

  • Fire pit in the garden area
  • Free and secure car parking
  • Ugandan tea and coffee and cold beers and softdrinks available


  • Please cancel online 48 hours before scheduled arrival to avoid cancellation charge (equal to the first night of your stay).

Visit Us

Lomilo Road, Plot 8
Moroto Town, Karamoja Region, Uganda
Opening: 1 September 2019


Lat 2.527302 
Long 34.665192

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