10 days Mountain Rwenzori Hiking Uganda

Our 10 days Mountain Rwenzori Hiking in Uganda is a full package mountaineering tour to all the thrilling peaks of the Rwenzori 's + mountain of the Moon + it was initially called Rwenzori Range , the tallest mountain range in Africa that is located on the border between Uganda and the DRC ( Congo ) with a peak of 5 ,109 m ( 16 ,762 ft ) called Mount Stanley .

Rwenzori Hiking

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✓ Group Size : Minimum One traveler
✓ Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle - Van or Mini Bus
✓ Accommodation : Safari Lodges types ( Budget , Mid - Range or Luxury )
Note : For Booking and Confirmation , a 50% initial deposit is required in order to secure the Accommodations
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Day 1 : Kampala - Kasese

Today after your breakfast from your hotel , meet our guide and then proceed to Mbarara Town , prior to reaching the foothills of Mountain Rwenzori . Dine and slumber at Hotel Margherita . Meal plan : H / B

Day 2 : Nyakalengija - Nyabitaba

In the early morning head to Nyakalengeja which is at 1646 meters to begin your climb up the magical mountain . The hike leads you along the serene Mubuku River as well as through the dense equatorial vegetation prior to reaching the Nyabitaba hut at 2650 meters . You might be able to hear chimpanzees or even see the blue - monkeys . Dine and slumber in Nyabitaba hut .
Meal plan : F / B

Day 3 : John Mate Hut

Following an early breakfast we begin hiking past the Kurt Sharfer Bridge to watch at the radiant river Mubuku confluence . After lunch you will arrive at the Nyamuleju hut and while there you will enjoy spectacular sights of Mount Stanley and Mount Speke . Ascend through the heath - moss forest , open patches and the lobelia , and then continue to John Matte hut at 3415 meters for the night . Meal plan : F / B

Day 4 : Bujuku Hut

Set off early through the large Lobelias plus the heath trees . You will ascend to the spectacular Bigo Bog and picturesque terrain of lobelias and large groundsels . You will hike on past Lake Bujuku , which grandly lies between the well - known mountain ranges . Hike onto a rocky shelter referred to as the Cooking Pot and shortly arrive at the day 's final stop . Dine and sleep at Bujuku Hut which is at 3960 meters . Meal plan : F / B

Day 5 : Elena Hut

Depart from the mountain valley with attractive sights of alpine vegetation comprised of large Groundsels plus Lobelia and then head on to climb Mount Victoria as well as Mount Speke ( 4890 meters ) . Ascend through the gorgeous sights of the Savoia glacier and the Elena glacier ; hike on through to the scenic Scott - Elliott Pass trekking through the mountain snow to reach the Elena Hut at 4560 meters for the overnight . You will set your base here at the Elena Hut from which you will final triumph Mountain Rwenzori . Meal plan : F / B

Day 6 : Ascent - Alps

Ascend very early in the morning to the icy Alexander peak at 5092 meters and then head to the mountain 's highest peak the renowned Margherita at 5109 meters ! From there we will descend to the attractive lake Kitandara for a night at Kitandara hut which is at 4020 meters . Meal plan : F / B

Day 7 : Guy Yeoman Hut

Following an early breakfast we shall set out on a long descent . First we ascend from Lake Kitandara up to the Fresh - field Pass and while there gaze into the bordering country ; Congo . Have a good picnic lunch and then proceed descending up to the Guy Yeoman hut at 3260 meters for dinner as well as the overnight . Meal plan : F / B

Day 8 : Nyabitaba Hut

Today will be the last fraction of our hike! Descend steeply along river Mubuku to join the initial route adjacent to River Bujuku. Dine and slumber at Nyabitaba Hut which is 2650 meters. Meal plan: F/B

Day 9: Kasese

We move down for about 2 to 3 hours to Nyakalengeja. Then we continue to Kasese and check-in at Hotel Margherita. Here we will unwind as we reflect on our exciting climb to Uganda’s highest peak. Dine and slumber at Hotel Margherita. Meal plan: F/B

Day 10: Departure

Filled with exciting unforgettable memories of this Uganda mountain trekking adventure, you will bid farewell to the Mountains of the Moon and drive back to Kampala. Then continue to Entebbe International Airport to catch the departure flight. End of services, Meal plan: H/B

Important

Climbers must be prepared to walk for up to 8 hours every day via steep cliff and muddy paths.
Climbers must bring along their own climbing gear or hire it at the base camp.
Our porters carry 8 kg of personal climbing gear

What to bring

Sleeping bag, rucksack, sleeping mat, good hiking boots, waterproof trousers, rain coat, heavy warm jacket, hand gloves, scarf and cup, jumper, torch, Light changeable clothing, sweaters, insect repellents, sunscream, sunglasses, hat, binoculars, and cameras

Package for Mountain Rwenzori Hiking includes :

⇨ Professional cook
⇨ Private 4×4 Safari Vehicle
⇨ Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
⇨ Professional Guide fees
⇨ Rescue fees in case of emergency rescue on Rwenzori Mountains
⇨ Pure Bottled Drinking water
⇨ Porters 25kg per person

Package for Mountain Rwenzori Hiking excludes :

⇨ Air fare
⇨ Extra Luggage (extra 25kg per person)
⇨ Gratitude to local guides
⇨ Equipment for the hike
⇨ Telephone and porter fee while trekking
⇨ Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
⇨ Any changes in the program itinerary while in the Rwenzori

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