7 Days hiking mount Rwenzori in Uganda

 

ITINERARY

Day 1:- Transfer from Kampala to Kasese town.
Meet and greet the company driver at your hotel, you will be transferred to Kasese town, where you will meet and be briefed about hiking by our field senior hiking guide. He is stationed in Kasese, a town at the base of Rwenzori mountain ranges. Along the way, you will enjoy warm lunch. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge for dinner and peaceful overnight.

Accommodation: Sandton Hotel (Dinner & Breakfast)hike

 

Day 2:- Ascend from  Nyakalengaija (1,615m) To Nyabitaba Hut (2.651m)                       
After morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for more briefings. The trailhead is at Nyakalengija, 22km from kasese. Begin by passing through farmland to the park boundary beyond which it follows the Mubuku River, crossing its Muhoma tributary before starting a long steep climb up into a massive ridge.

Sleep at: Nyabitaba hut. (FB)

 

Day 3:- From Nyabitaba Hut To john matte Hut. (3,50m)
Breakfast begin hiking to john matte hut. The trail leads to the Kurt Shafer Bridge which crosses the mubuku valley just below the river’s confluence with the Bujuku valley. After a five hour trek is the start of the giant lobelia and groundsel zone, a vegetable type limited to East Africa’s highest mountain.

Sleep at: John  Matte hut. (FB)

 

Day 4:- From John matte hut to Bujuku Hut (3,962m)
Continue route fords the Bujuku River as you cross the lower Bigo bog. in clear weather you can a clear view of mount Stanley.

After a long climb the trail reaches the lovely lake Bujuku.              

Sleep at: Bujuku hut, (FB)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Day 5:- Bujuku Hut to Kitandara Hut (4,023m)
Breakfast and then begin an early morning main trail which continues up a steep scree slope over Scott Elliot pass, the highest point on the circuit. it provides fabulous views back down the Bujuku valley and of Mt.Stanley and Baker towering above.

Sleep at: Kintandara hut. (FB)

                                                                      

Day 6:- Kitandara Hut to Nyakalengija. This takes about 4 hours.
Breakfast and then descend from kintadara to to Nyabitaba Hut. The route descends the cliffs of Kichuchu.Beyond Kichuchu the muddy path crosses the Mubuku River twice before climbing upwards to Nyabitaba to complete the circuit.

Sleep at: Nyabitaba hut. (FB)

 

Day 7:- Descend down, meet the driver- Transfer back to Kasese town. hike
This day you will descend down, to the base of the Rwenzori mount ranges. Later proceed to Kampala. END.

 

PRICE WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

* Car hire transportation To and From Kasese
* Porters at hiking mountain rwenzori
* Park entrance fees while on hiking
* Senior guide at rwenzori hiking
* Rwenzori mountaineering service fee charges
* Food and accommodation while hiking rwenzori
* Gas for the entire trip
* Warm/packed lunch boxes during hiking
* Safe drinking mineral water in car full time
* Services of English speaking driver

 

PRICE WILL EXCLUDE

* Laundry expenses
* Soft sodas and alcoholic drinks
* And other personal items/expenses

 

NB: You can book a complete 9 days hike to mount rwenzori, if you are physically fit, and you can make it to the highest peak at 5110FT.

Email us: info@ugandasafaribooking.com for free safari information and price quotation, based on number of persons and accommodation type.

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after trekkShared client review: " I and my boyfriend booked 7 days hike to rwenzori in uganda, hiking mountain rwenzori is easy and fun. The hiking guide, cook, porter were friendly and informative about rwenzori trekking routes. I will recommend all my friends to come to Uganda and hike to the rwenzori. Thank you Justus, Kule, and Kaboyi the shortest".

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