Rwenzori Mountain Hiking Safaris in Uganda
Due to the increased demand from our visitors who wish to do Rwenzori Mountain Hiking Safaris for at least 3 days, your call is here been answered. We have decided to launch our 3 days Rwenzori Mountain Hiking Safari up to 3,300m as we get close to Lake Muhoma, This will provide an opportunity to see Mt.Baker, Mt.Stanley and the Portal Peaks with in the shortest time possible, hence making our hiking safaris in Uganda one of the greatest among the Uganda mountain hiking safaris.
ITINERARY FOR RWENZORI HIKING SAFARIS IN UGANDA
Day 1: Trail from Nyakalengija to Omuka Kizza Rest Camp at 2,977 metres
The Rwenzori Mountain Hiking Safari in Uganda takes you through the pristine rain forest of kyambogho ridge with a view of the Mubuku Valley then climb the heavily forested ridge which is home to many primates, such as black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey and occasionally the hoest monkey up the Omuka Kizza Rest Camp at 2,977 metres. Here you will enjoy the magnificent views over the Rwenzori foot hills and Kasese town 2,160 metres below.
Day 2: Trail to Omuka Kizza Rest Camp Lake Mahoma 3,515 meters
During our second day of Rwenzori Mountain Hiking Safari in Uganda you will hike up to lake Mahoma where the forest gives way to along narrow moss covered ridge up to 3,515 m through an incredibly beautiful forest of giant heather covered in layers of bright green moss. You will follow the footprints of mountain Elephants through the bamboo and heather forest, watch them having a drink at the hot spring. The ridge will lead you to the Rukenga valley where you will see the everlasting flowers (mimulopsis eliotti) and the Giant Lobelia. You then cross to Mahoma lake Camp for the night. From Mahoma lake if the sky is clear you will be able to see Mt.Baker, Mt.Stanley and the Portal Peaks hence making our Uganda Mountain Hiking tours in Rwenzori more interesting.
Day 3: Trail from Lake Mahoma to Nyakalengija
After breakfast go for a field walk around the lake and then descend back through Nyabitaba ranger post and the Mpanga ridge to adjoin the Mubuku valley a home of three horned chameleons, as we put an end to our Uganda mountain hiking tours and hence looking forward to hosting you again at Kjong Safaris Ltd.
Rwenzori mountain hiking Safaris in Uganda price includes
- Accommodation and meals during the hike
- Accommodation in Mountain huts and camps/Hotels
- Transfers with 4wd vehicle
- Park Entrance fees
- Professional Guide fees
- Porters 25kg per person
- Professional cook
- Rescue fees in case of emergency rescue on Rwenzori Mountains
Uganda mountain hiking tour price excludes
- Flight fares
- Personal insurance
- Equipment for the hike
- Extra Luggage (extra 25kg per person)
- Any changes in the program itinerary while in the Rwenzori
Important to Climbers during our Rwenzori mountain hiking Safari in Uganda
- 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.
For more information about Mount Rwenzori Hiking Safaris in Uganda, kindly contact our office by email: [email protected] or phone call at: +256 776 660 918/ +256 751 646 578