• Kisasi Road, Bukoto Kampala
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9 Days Rwenzori Hiking Safari

  • 9 Days, 8 Nights
  • From $2500 pp

Mountain Rwenzori dubbed the Mountains of the Moon and arguably one of Africa’s top mountain attractions, Rwenzori is one of the most popular mountains hikers love to conquer and with two of the top 5 highest mountain peaks in Africa, there is no doubt an experienced mountain climber will be or novice will be in for the adventure of their lives. Mount Stanely standing at 16,762 ft & Mount Speke standing at 16,043 ft all offer the best hiking safari in Uganda. You can ascend to one of these peaks using different routes with the shortest being the 6 days central circuit but if you really want to feel the full thrill, the you have to go with the 9 days Rwenzori hiking safari. We at Tristar Africa Skimmer Safaris will be more than happy to organize the trip offering you a guide plus equipment if need so, check out the itinerary and get in touch with us now to book or inquire online.


Day 1: Kampala to Mountain Rwenzori

Set off for Kasese from Kampala passing via Queen Elizabeth National park through the Nyakalengija trailhead and drive past enroute captivating attractions like the markets on the road side aerated with fruits and vegetables. Have a brief stopover at the equator in Kayabwe and experience souvenir shopping and memorable snap shots. Dinner and overnight at Margherita hotel


Day 2: Hiking begins

Head to Nyakalengija trail off Fortportal road after your breakfast and set off for the hike through the vegetation zones and ascent to Nyabitaba hut through canopies and slopes of Podocarpus forest and enjoy the walk with possible sighting of several wildlife creatures like the Dinner and overnight at Nyabitaba hut.


Day 3: Matte Hut (River Mubuku)

Commence on a morning hike from Nyabitaba hut after your breakfast to John Matte Hut. Tumble down through a small trail to the forest for Kurt Shafer Bridge and cogitate at the luminous Mubuku River. Descend through the open moss forest and open patches before you reach John matte hut for dinner and overnight stay.


Day 4: To Bukuju

After breakfast go through the magnificent view setting of mount Stanley, Baker and Speke, with a panoramic landscape of the gigantic Groundsel via River Bujuku to the home of the giant Lobelias in the Bigo Bog. Dinner and overnight at Bujuku hut


Day 5: Scott Elliott Pass

Ascend the main trail to Scott-Elliot Pass (4372m) through the paranormal Groundsel Gully from Bujuku hut down to Kitandara lakes. After the Gully, head over a steep rocky trail to Elena hut a base camp for climbing Margherita peak.


Day 6: Kitandara Hut

Cut below the massive rock walls at the base of Mt. Baker from the Scott Elliott pass via upper Kitandara Lake through the bad mud to the lower lake and Kitandara Hut for dinner and overnight.


Day 7: Guy Yeoman Hut

Set off to Guy Yeoman after breakfast from Kitandara close to the Mubuku River and enjoy the terrific views of the Mount Baker in the north and surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the mountain. Have dinner and overnight at Guy Yeoman hut.


Day 8: Nyitamba

Take an early morning trek towards Kachuchu to Nyabitaba and take a rest after the strenuous past days mountain hike. Later transfer to the park headquarters with dinner and overnight at Margherita Hotel.


Day 9: Departure

Transfer back to Kampala after a late break fast with your lunch enroute ending the adventure Rwenzori hiking safari.

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