Rwenzori Mountaineering – 9 Days

Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari – 9 Days

Day 1: Start Mountain Climbing Tour of Mountain Rwenzori in Uganda

We set off in the morning for Kasese via Mbarara District. You will have a brief stop at the Equator for an informative talk amidst the two hemispheres as well as photographic opportunity then proceed for your Hiking expedition. Lunch enroute.

Day 2: Climb Nyabitaba- Uganda Mountain Climbing

After breakfast, you will head towards Nyakalengija trail head (1600 meters). The hike to Nyabitaba hut will be through banana sambas on the sides of the steep foothills, past the native’s farmsteads. Follow the trail along the Mubuku River, through landslides up and down rocks and bluffs, Cross the Mahoma River and climb steeply through break fern slopes and podocarpus forest.

  • 5-7 hours of hiking.

Day 3: Nyabita to John Matte- Africa Mountain Climbing Tour

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
6-7 hours of hiking time

Day 4: John Matte Camp to Bujuku Hut- Hiking Mountain Rwenzori in Uganda

Experience treking up and down a cliff thet crosses the river severally along the Bujuku valley. The ground is permanently wet and muddy. After 5 hours, you reach the Bujuku lake where the scenic forest become bigger and bigger. After a short break, another hour’s walk takes you to the Bujuku Hut.

  • 3-5 hours of hiking

Day 5: Bujuku Hut to Margherita Peak then Kitandara Hut- Hiking Mt. Rwenzori

After breakfast, you will ascend the Scott – Elliot saddle (4372 meters) and descend to the Kitandara Lake before proceeding to Kitandara hut.

Day 6: Kitandara Hut to Guy Yeoman Hut- Uganda Mountaineering Safaris

Trek via the fresh field saddle (4280 meters) passing Bujongolo cave to Mubuku Gorge. 6-8hours expected trekking time.

Day 7: Guy Yeoman Hut to Nyabitaba Hut- Rwenzori Mountaineering Services

You will descend to the Mubuku valley passing very steep water falls through a bamboo forest.

  • 5-7 hours expected trekking time.

Day 8: Descend  Nyabitaba Hut on Final Day of Rwenzori Mountain Hiking

After breakfast, you will descend to Ibanda.

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala after Hiking Mountain Rwenzori in Uganda

After breakfast, the journey from Kasese to Kampala via Mubende will start.
End of Mountain Rwenzori hiking in Uganda

Pleas Note:

Hiking Mountain Rwenzori is quite challenging, therefore, be physically fit to take this tour, it is necessary to carry your sleeping bag, clothes to protect you from the cold, and a water proof jacket.

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