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10 Days Rwenzori Mountain Hiking

Tour Overview

This Hike for 10 Days Rwenzori Mountain Hiking is quite the greatest experience; nevertheless, only the fit can dare take on the task of a 5109 m above sea level walk to the highest, Margherita, on mountain Stanley, and the few that have ventured to live their dream have nothing but wonderful stories about the mountains of the moon!

Tour Highlights

Margherita Peak
  • Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Kasese.
  • Day 2: Hiking to Nyakalengija Hut
  • Day 3: Hiking to John Mate Hut.
  • Day 4: Hike to Bujuku Hut.
  • Day 5:Hike t Elena Hut.
  • Day 6: Hike Ascent -Alps.
  • Day 7: Hiking to Gut Yeoman Hut.
  • Day 8: Hike Nyabitaba Hut.
    Day 9: Transfer to Kasese.
    Day 10: Departure.

10 Days Rwenzori Mountain Hiking: Detailed Itinerary

 Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Kasese.

After breakfast, your driver or guide will pick you up to start your trip to Mount Rwenzori with a stop in Fort Portal for lunch. You will then continue on to Mountain Rwenzori with a stopover in Fort Portal for lunch before heading to your reserved lodging for supper and the night.

Destination:  Mountain Rwenzori National Park

Day 2: Hiking to Nyakalengija Hut

Go to Nyakalengeja early in the morning to start your ascent of the legendary mountain. The journey takes you through thick equatorial foliage and along the Serene Mubuku River before arriving at the Nyabitaba lodge at 2650 meters. Some primates, such as blue monkeys, may be seen. Eat and stay at the Nyabitaba hut.

Destination: Nyabitaba Hut

Day 3: Hiking to John Matte Hut.

We get up early and have breakfast before setting out to go past the Kurt Shaffer Bridge to see the brilliant Mubuku confluence. You will reach the Nyamuleju hut after lunch, where you may take in a breathtaking panorama of the Mountain Stanley and Mountain Speke peaks. Ascend through the lobelia, open areas, and heath – moss woodland before continuing to John Matte cabin at 3415 meters for the night.

Destination: John Matte Cabin

Day 4: Hiking to Bujuku Hut.

Leave the mountain valley and enjoy the beautiful Alpine scenery, which includes a vast ( 4890 meters). As you ascend, take in the breathtaking panoramas of the Savoia and Elena glaciers. Hike to the Scenic Scott- Elliott and then continue through the mountain snow to the Elena chalet, where you will start your climb the next day to the Ascent Alps.

Destination: Bujuku Hut

Day 5: Hiking to Elena Hut.

Leave the mountain Valley, which has lovely views of Alpine vegetation at a height of 4890 meters. Ascend past the stunning Savoia and Elena glaciers; continue on to the picturesque Scott- Elliott; and go through the alpine snow to the Elena Hut at 4560 meters for dinner and the night. At the Elena Hut, you will establish your base from which you will start your ascent of the Ascent Alps the following day.

Destination: Elena Hut

Day 6: Hiking to Ascent – Alps.

The mountain’s highest peak, the famed Marguerites at 5109 meters, is reached after a very early morning ascent to the ice Alexander peak at 5092 meters. From there, we will make our way down to the charming lake Kitandara, where we will spend the night at the 4020-meter Kitandara house.

Destination: Kitandara House

Day 7: Hiking to Gut Yeoman Hut.

We will start our descent after a leisurely breakfast early in the morning. First, we climb from Lake Kitandara to the New Field Pass, where we have a stunning perspective of the neighboring nation of Congo. Enjoy a satisfying picnic lunch before descending to the Guy Yeoman cabin at 3260 meters for dinner and the night.

Destination: Guy Yeoman

Day 8: Hike to Nyabitaba Hut.

The last section of our hike will be today! To rejoin the original route next to the river Bujuku, descend steeply along the river Mubuku. Eat and sleep at the 2650-meter-high Nyabitaba Hut.

Destination: Nyabitaba Hut

Day 9: Transfer to Kasese.

Immediately after breakfast, we travel to Nyakalengija for two to three hours. After that, we travel on to Kasese to check into the Hotel Margherita. Here, we will relax and think back on our thrilling ascent to Uganda’s highest peak. Visit the Hotel Margherita to eat and to sleep.

Day 10: Departure.

Immediately after your morning tea, you will wish the mountains of the moon farewell and make your way back to Kampala with exciting and lasting memories of this mountain trekking expedition in Uganda. After that, proceed to Entebbe International Airport to catch your flight out. final day of the 10-day Rwenzori Hiking services mountain trek.

End of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Hiking
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Kampala or Entebbe to Kasese to Nyakalengija Hut to John Matte Hut to Bujuku hut to Elena Hut to Kitandara Hut to guy Yeoman Hut to Nyabitaba Hut and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe international airport after the trip.

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    WHY BOOK THIS TOUR

    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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