9-day Rwenzori Mountains hiking safari with summit on Margherita Peak (Mount Stanley) in Uganda

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Come and accompany one of our experienced tour operators for a 9-day hiking safari through the Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda that includes a trip to the summit of the Margherita Peak.

Private and Group

Rwenzory

9 Days

All year

Fit

Advanced


Highlights

  • Enjoy a 9-day hiking safari through the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda.
  • Climb to the top of several peaks, including the Margherita Peak.
  • Spend your nights in comfortable huts.

Description

The highest mountain range in Africa, the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda are a wonder to explore. And, for 9 amazing days, we are happy to take you on a trekking safari through the mountains that also includes climbing to the top of the highest mountain in the range: Margherita (5,109m).

Throughout this trip, you will get to explore a number of thrilling peaks. Some examples include the Virunga Volcanoes, which include Gahinga, Muhabrua and Sabyinyo. You will also get to climb Mount Rwenzori, and explore the unbelievable Mahoma Trail and the Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will also get to climb to the summit of the Margherita Peak, on Mount Stanley. Furthermore, throughout our adventure you will get to see and admire an abundance of wildlife, from a number of different mammals to over 170 different species of birds. Finally, at the end of each day, you will get to sleep in comfortable huts.

In order to participate on this trip, you should be in good physical condition. Prior hiking experience is advantageous as well.

To trek through the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda is like entering, exploring and marvelling at a different world. The natural surroundings are fiercely stunning and the images you will have in your mind will doubtlessly remain with you for the rest of your life. To enjoy this trip for yourself, please send a request.

Would you like to climb to the summit of the only mountain higher than those found in the Rwenzori Range? Then come and join us on this 7-day ascent of Kilimanjaro along the Machame Route.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Rwenzori Mountains

Day 2: Climb from Nyakalengija to Nyabitaba hut (2,652m)

Day 3: Hike from Nyabitaba Hut to John Matte Hut at 3.414 m.

Day 4: Hike from John Matte Hut to Bujuku Hut at 3.962 m.

Day 5: Trek from Bujuku Hut to Kitandara Hut, 4.023 m.

Day 6: Hike from Kitandara Hut to Guy Yeoman Hut at 3.261 m.

Day 7: Descend from Guy Yeoman Hut back to Nyabitaba Hut at 2.652 m.

Day 8: Descend from Nyabitaba to Nyakalengija.

Day 9: Transfer back to Kampala

 

Details

Accommodation

Various lodges and huts during the expedition.

Meeting point

Entebe International Airport

Photos


About the guide

Claudious Tours and Safaris is an East Africa based firm offering Mountain climbing tours and services in East Africa including Mount Kenya climbing safaris, Mount Kilimanjaro Hiking, Mount Elgon walking tours and Mount Rwenzori Trekking. Climbing Africa Mountains offers you an experience of a lifetime. We provide you with Africa Mountain Climbing Safari Packages accompanied by experienced mountain guides, cooks and potters: ensuring that you have safe and adventurous hikes up to some of the highest and most challenging mountains in Africa which includes Mount Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Mount Rwenzori in Uganda and Mount Elgon. These hikes offer an opportunity to sample some of the most exciting Mountain climbing safaris in Africa. We design mountain packages for solo travelers, small and large groups looking at trekking in Africa.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1609 Each

Group of 2

USD 1609 Each

Group of 3

USD 1609 Each

Group of 4

USD 1609 Each

Group of 5

USD 1609 Each

Group of 6

USD 1609 Each

Group of 7

USD 1609 Each

Group of 8

USD 1609 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Personal porters

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner




 

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