Rwenzori Hiking Tour

Explore more about the home of Bakonjo

3 Days Short Rwenzori Hiking Tour

Are you planning of a short hiking to one of the most trending mountains in Africa? We have 3 Days short Rwenzori hiking tour which is best for you and give you a chance to explore more about the home of Bakonjo, also known as the keeper of Rwenzori Mountains. Through Mobuka River after crossing the Mahoma River, you will reach elephant grass and garden plots.  This trail take you through podorcarpus forest until to Nyabitaba hut which is stands at an elevation of 2.652 meters. You can combine 3 days short Rwenzori hiking tour with Gorilla trekking safari to Bwindi forests.

Day 1: Kampala-Kasese

Arrival Entebbe airport by morning flight, you will be picked up from airport to start your 3 Day short Rwenzori hiking safari to Kasese. The drive will take you approximately 8 hours. You will have a stopover in Mbarara for lunch at Igongo Cultural Centre and then continue with your journey to Kasese for overnight at the Rwenzori base camp. Meal plan Lunch and dinner

Day 2:  Nyakalengija 1600m – Nyabitaba Hut 2650m

You will start with the briefing from the guides at the park headquarter at Nyakalengija (1.646m), with the possibility of hiring Equipment. This hike will take you through the homes of the Bakonjo and plantations. Through Mobuka River after crossing the Mahoma River, you will reach elephant grass and garden plots. Continue with the trail take you through podorcarpus forest until to Nyabitaba hut which is stands at an elevation of 2.652 meters, and this the point for the day. It takes 5-6 hours. From here, you can face on the North the portal peaks which is at an altitude of 4.62 and in front Mount Kyniangoma. On this day, you can see the Rwenzori Turaco, the chimpanzees and monkeys.

Day 3: Descend Nyabitaba Hut-Nyakalengija and return to Entebbe airport.

Nyabitaba Hut to the Nyakalengija road head is bout 2-3 hours. Slope steeply off the ridge and notice enter the warm rainforest. You will see the monkeys and tropical forest birds. Guests will be picked back to Entebbe to end their 3 days short Rwenzori hiking tour with lunch on the way for either return flight.

Hiking Tour includes:

During the hike meals and accommodation is provided in mountain camps and hotels or camps. Park entrance fees and professional guide fees plus porters with 25kg per person. Chef fees and Rescue fees for any emergency rescue on Rwenzori Mountains.

Hiking Tour excludes:

Equipment for the hike, Extra laggage that above 25kg, Flight fares Personal insurance and any changes in your itinerary while in the Rwenzori

Important issue while on 3 Days Short Rwenzori Hiking Tour:

You have to be well prepared enough to walk up to 8 hours each through steep cliff and muddy paths. You also have to carry your own climbing equipment or hire them at the base camp.

If you are so much interested in hiking experiences, you may check out our 4 days mount Elgon tour package. More still this safari can be extended to other destinations such as kibale forest for chimpanzee trekking, Queen Elizabeth national park for game drives and boat cruise experiences and Bwindi forest national park for gorilla trekking adventure.

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