9 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)

 

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Day 2:- Ascend from  Nyakalengagija (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 Guy Yeomen Hut (3,505m)hike
Breakfast and start with a steep ascent to freshfield pass (4,282m) then to ascend to Bujongolo cave (3,450m).The hut enjoys a lovely location close to the Mubuku River with terrific views of the looming Mt.Baker to the north. Sleep at: Guy Yeomen Hut. (FB)

 

Day 7:-  Guy Yeomen to Nyakalengija. This takes about 4 hours.
Breakfast and then descend from Guy yeomen 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. Overnight at Nyabitaba hut. (FB)

 

Day 8:- Descend down, meet the driver- Transfer back to Kasese town. 
This day you will descend down, to the base of the Rwenzori mount ranges.
You will be transferred back to kasese hotel.
Upon arrival, you will check in for dinner and peaceful overnight.     
Accommodation Sandton Hotel- (FB)

 

Day 9:- Morning breakfast and afternoon drive back to Kampala.
After morning healthy breakfast, prepare for the journey back to Kampala, you will enjoy warm lunch along the way.

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PRICE WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: hike

* 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

 

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