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Mountain Rwenzori Exclusive

 

 

 

Experience the genuine summit of Uganda! This tour takes you to the majestic Rwenzori Mountains, a true rewarding experience for alpine climbers!
The Rwenzori Mountains have been selected as one of the World’s Best Hikes by National Geographic!

 

 

Day 1: ARRIVAL

You will be welcomed by a representative of Broveny Safaris at Entebbe Airport. From here you will be transferred to Kampala and continue to Kasese Town, before heading for the foothills of the Mountains of Moon.

 

Main Destination: Mountain Rwenzori

Accomodation:

Luxury: Mountains of the moon |

Mid range: Fort motel | Margherita Hotel

Meals: Lunch and Dinner 

DAY 2: START OF THE EQUATOR GLACIERS TOUR

Early in the morning transfer to Nyakalengija (1646 meters) where you will start your climb into the mountains. The hike takes you along the Mubuku river and through thick equatorial vegetation before arriving at the Nyabitaba hut (2650 meters). You might hear chimpanzees or see blue monkeys. Dinner and overnight in Nyabitaba hut.
Total hiking time: 5-7 hours.
Ascent: 1200 meters.

Day 3 : JOHN MATTE HUT

After early breakfast you will start the hike through the Kurt Sharfer Bridge to marvel at the sparkling Mubuku river confluence. In the afternoon you will reach the Nyamuleju hut from where you might enjoy a nice view at Mount Stanley and Speke. Climb through the open patches, lobelia, and heath moss forest when proceeding up to the John Matte hut (3415 meters) for overnight.
Total hiking time: 7 hours
Ascent: 915 meters.

Day 4 : BUJUKU HUT

Depart early through the giant Lobelias and heath trees. You ascend to the Bigo Bog and scenic landscape of lobelias and giant groundsels. You will pass lake Bujuku, majestically settled between the famous mountains. Continue to a rock shelter called Cooking Pot and soon you will arrive at your final stop for today. Dinner and overnight at the Bujuku Hut (3960 meters).
Total hiking time: 3-5 hours
Ascent: 560 meters

Day 5 : ELENA HUT

Head off from the valley with scenic alpine vegetation consisting Giant Groundsels and Lobelia and continue to ascend Mount Victoria and Mount Speke at 4890 meters. Depart through the lovely views of the Savoia and Elena glaciers, scale further through to the Scott Elliott pass and proceed through the snow to the Elena Hut (4560 meters) for overnight rest. The Elena Hut will be your base for the final conquer of the Rwenzori Mountains.
Total hiking time: 3-5 hours
Ascent: 470 meters

Day 6 : FINAL ASCENT TO THE ALPS OF AFRICA!

Early morning ascent to the snowy Alexander peak (5092 meters) and then onwards to the highest peak at 5109 meters, the famous Margherita! Thereafter we directly descend to the beautiful lake Kitandara for overnight stay at Kitandara hut (4020 meters).
Total hiking time: 3-5 hours
Ascent: 670 meters – Descent: 1090 meters

Day 7 : GUY YEOMAN HUT

After early breakfast a long descent begins. First we climb from Lake Kitandara to the Freshfield Pass from where you can look into the neighbouring country Congo. We will have a picnic lunch on the way and continue our journey while descending to the Guy Yeoman hut (3260 meters) for dinner and overnight.
Total hiking time: 5-7 hours
Descent: 1000 meters

Day 8 : NYABITABA HUT

The last part of the hike! Drop very steeply along the Mubuku river and join the original route near the Bujuku river. Dinner and overnight at Nyabitaba Hut (2650 meters).
Total hiking time: 5-7 hours
Descent: 600 meters

Day 9: KASESE

Today we descend to Nyakalengija which will take approximately 2-3 hours. Then we proceed to Kasese to check in at Hotel Margherita. Here you can relax and reflect your climb of the highest peak in Uganda. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Margherita.

Day 10: DEPARTURE

A last chance to enjoy the enchanting peaks of the Mountains of the Moon. With unforgettable memories you will say goodbye and leave for Kampala. Then proceed to Entebbe Airport for your evening flight. Or you might choose to enjoy the beauty of Uganda a little longer and visit other beautiful national parks.

Overview

Day by day - Itinerary

Did you know?

The highest point in the range, atop Mount Stanley, the Rwenzori mountains are wrapped in permanent snow and storm-swept glaciers

Wild Facts

Mountain Rwenzori

  • Other Name: Mountains of the moon

  • Size: About 120 kilometres long and 65 kilometres wide.

  • Highest peak: Mount Stanely - Mangherita Peak at 5109 metres (16,762 ft) above sea level.

  • other massifs: Mount Speke 4,890 metres (16,040 ft), Mount Baker 4,843 metres (15,889 ft), Mount Emin 4,798 metres (15,741 ft), Mount Gessi 4,715 metres (15,469 ft), Mount Luigi di Savoia (4,627 metres (15,180 ft). 

Tour Prices

COST PER PERSON SHARING

Single room Supplement is USD 120.00per person willing to stay alone in a single room

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,

  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle

  • Services of an English speaking driver guide

  • Fuel for the whole trip

  • Rwenzori Climbing fees

  • Accommodation (mid range) and meal plan as per the itinerary

  • All park entrance fees

  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Cost excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala

  • International airfares

  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport

  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry