Rwenzori Trekking Services – Rwenzori Expeditions.
The Kilembe Trail is now owned and operated by Rwenzori trekking services which is local company specializing in Mountaineering tours to Rwenzori Mountains.
Kilembe Trail is located in the southern end of Rwenzori Mountains National park and its called “Southern Circuit” of the Rwenzori was open for tourism in recent years after a concession was granted to “Rwenzori Trekking Services” and after the construction of new huts in this region of the Rwenzori Mountains National Park.
Management of the Trail.
Kilembe Trail Managed and owned by Rwenzori trekking services ( RTS ) and Rwenzori Expeditions works in a strong partnership to offer Trekking Tours to Rwenzori Mountains.
The trails was established in 2009, as an alternative trekking route to the Rwenzori Mountains, besides the traditional central circuit route. The southern circuit, though quite challenging which requires extra days to summit to Magheritah Peak with a stunning views of Valleys, trees and other vegetation cover.
The Shortest Trek to the peak is 7 days kilembe trail trek starts from Rangers Post to Sine Camp, to Mutinda Hut via Kalalama hut. The trek then continues to Bugata camp, then to Butawu, which leads to Magheritah camp. It is from this point, that it continues to Magheritah peak, after which you descend back to Butawu Hut, then to Bugata, after then to the to Kiharo camp and finally to the base. Check out on Huts.
Camps on Kilembe Trail – Where to Stay
Rwenzori Trekking services camp are ranked as the best camping options with Rwenzori Mountains National Park . When you think of Luxury , select to trek via Rwenzori Kilembe Trail with Rwenzori Expeditions.
- Sine hut at 2596 meters
- Mutinda Camp at 3582 meters
- Bugata Camp at 4100 meters
- Margherita Camp at 4485 meters
- Hunwicks Camp at 3874 meters
- Kiharo Camp at 3430 meters