Rwenzori Mountain Climbing 8 Days

Climb one of Africa’s most challenging peaks on the Rwenzori mountains. This 8 day climb will take you through unique trails, local communities and through some of the varied vegetation as you head to the snow covered summit. Trek through the misty, boggy glacier-carved valleys which form a strange but most beautiful botanical world inhabited by lobelia, heather and groundsel, crisp”everlasting flowers”, garishly coloured mosses and gnarled trees draped with curtains of lichen. Also expect to see some of the 70 mammals and 177 bird species that inhabit this botanical treasure.

Day 1: Hike past matooke and Mubuku river view to Omwaka Kiiza camp (2750m).
Day 2: Climb steeply to Mahoma lake camp. (Wilderness camping).
Day 3: Climb to John Matte Hut (3350m)
Day 4: Bujuku Hut (3977m)
Day 5: Climb through bog to Elena Hut (4541m)
Day 6: Climb Margherita (5190) and back to kitandara camp
Day 7: Steep ascension to Guy Yeoman Hut (3260m)

Day 8: Continue up slippery and muddy climb to Nyabitaba (2650m)

Package Includes: transport to and from Rwenzori, mountain huts, mountain food for clients, mountain chef, gas cooker, utensils, guides and porters, park entry fee, tents for the first 2 nights on trek, sleeping mats, rescue fee and government tax.
We request that you come with your own outdoor climbing equipments however, crampons, ice axes, climbing ropes can be rented locally at our stores.

Conservation Areas: Rwenzori National Park


Price to be updated soon

Mountain Checklist

1 day bag
1 sleeping bag
1 pr. of mountain boots
1 jogging suit
2 pairs of woolen socks
2 pairs of trekking trousers
2 cotton shirts warm woolen underwear
1 warm pullover
1 woolen cap 1 pr gloves, woolen mitten
1 parka, extra large with hat
1 torch, headlamp incl. batteries

Necessities on the mountain:

1 trekking bag
1 pr. of jogging shoes
1 sun hat
5 prs. Of socks
1 pr. Snow glasses
Leggings up to the knee(Gaiters)
Rain proof and warm gear
Walking sticks
Photo equipment
Pocket knife

Drugs against:

Stomach upsets
1 elastic bandage, Elastoplasts
Water purification tablets
Vitamin C tablets
Sun lotion 20
Lip ointment

For summit climbers:

1 pr. of crampon Proof Mountain boots
1 ice axe (Hire at base)
1 Harnesses
1 pr of crampons
1 pc of 50 meter climbing rope (Hire at base)

Contact us for further customisation of this tour and a detailed itinerary.


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