Tororo Rock lies 5km, southeast of the Tororo town centre, which is situated 230km (140miles), east of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city and business centre. This steep volcano which rises to about 1800m above sea level and can be seen for miles before reaching it. The rock is a distinguished feature among the residents of Tororo and in fact, it is a prominent landmark in Uganda.
The rock is a major tourist attraction in Uganda and on the rock’s slopes, there are several ancestral caves and various rock paintings.
From the top of Tororo rock, you will enjoy panoramic view of Mountain Elgon, Tororo town & Lake Victoria. Several telecommunication masts belonging to Uganda voice & Data companies like MTN, UTL, Airtel & Warid are scattered on the hilltop. Climbing takes about 1hour and guides are available at Rock Classic Hotel
Tororo Town lies 3hours drive away from Kampala. Minibus-taxis and buses run from Kampala via Jinja and Iganga town, connecting to Tororo town, and the border town of Malaba on the Kenya Uganda Border. Taxis operating the Tororo route are common in the old Kampala taxi park.