Rwenzori Central Circuit Trail -Rwenzori Mountaineering Services
The Rwenzori Central Circuit trail takes the famous route of the 1906 Rwenzori expedition by the Duke of Abruzi the first Italian to climb Rwenzori Mountains national park and you will explore the Rwenzori in A clock wise direction. It is the oldest trail within the region that has been used by many hikers to summit to Margherita Peak found on Mount Stanley .
Rwenzori Central Circuit trail starts from the trailhead at Mihunga, past Nyabitaba , heading up the Bujuku valley, then to the peaks. After which you will pass over the Scott Elliot Pass to the stunning Kitandara Lakes then over Fresh field Pass into the Mubuku Valley.
Central circuit is the traditional route that approaches the Rwenzori mountains from the East of the Rwenzori Mountains National Park . The Central Circuit route is managed by Rwenzori Mountaineering services a local based company limited by Guarantee.
The Management of the trail.
Rwenzori Central Circuit trail is managed by the Rwenzori Mountaineering Services which is a local Company owned by the Bakonzo who are the people in the location . Rwenzori Expeditions works in partnership with RMS as their booking agent and we earn commission from them for whatever client books to trek the mountains with Rms via the central circuit!
Accommodations in the trail .
Central Circuit trail is very rough and contain deep mud in many places but are quite well maintained given the weather and conditions. Uganda wildlife authority constructed the Huts within the Mountains that are used by the climbers, And they are project that is constructing new huts as of 2022 to ensure that there is an increase in the capacity of the Climbers visiting the Mountains of the Moon. Read More
Rwenzori Trekking Tours via Central Circuit
Rwenzori Expeditions offers unique Trekking and climbing adventures to Mountains of the Moon via Rwenzori Central Circuit trail. The Shorted is always the nature walk around Lake Mahoma trail and the summit to Margherita peak on Mount Stanley .Climbing tours via the RMS allows you to follow this route will enjoy the scenic view of the following Mountains that include Mount Baker, Mount Stanley , Mount Speke and Sometimes the Weismann peak.
Rwenzori trips through the Rwenzori central circuit takes about 4-5 days to reach Magheritah peak, thus a 7 Days/6 nights Rwenzori trekking tour to complete the circuit, adding extra days to reward you with visiting more peaks in the mountains of the moon is advised.