Our 10 days Rwenzori Mountain Climbing Adventure Safari in Uganda takes you to the legendary mountains of the moon as described by Ptolemy in the year 150AD tower in the west of Uganda rising to 5,109m above sea level with snowcapped peaks. The Rwenzori Mountains feature a range of peaks but Margarita stands as the highest at 5,109m and this 10 Day Adventure climb to Rwenzoris target the Margarita summit. Rwenzori is recorded a world heritage site by UNESCO and its lush flora including the groundsel and giant Lobelia makes it impressive to encounter. The 10 Days Rwenzori Mountain Climbing Adventure starts and ends in Kampala and follows the central circuit with margarita peak. It is such exciting moment to explore the Rwenzoris gaining the scenic views of glacial rivers and glacial lakes, the impressive mountain flora including elephants, chameleon, Chimpanzees, tree hyrax among others, flora including lovely and groundsel, magical peaks covered by snow, the towns of Kasese below, the rolling savannah plans of Queen Elizabeth NP and the lakes of Edward, George and the Kazinga Channel. Summiting the Margarita allows you to follow the footsteps of the great Duke of Abruzzi Luigi de Amadeo who first summited it at 9:30am on June 18th 1906.
Transfer from Kampala to Rwenzori Mountains
Climb from Nyakalengija to Nyabitaba hut (2,652m)
Hike from Nyabitaba Hut to John Matte Hut at 3.414 m.
Hike from John Matte Hut to Bujuku Hut at 3.962 m.
Hike from Bujuku to Elena Hut
Summit the Margarita Peak and descend to Lake Kitandara hut
Hike from Kitandara Hut to Guy Yeoman Hut at 3.261 m.
Descend from Guy Yeoman Hut back to Nyabitaba Hut at 2.652 m.
Descend from Nyabitaba to Nyakalengija.
Transfer back to Kampala