Gorilla Trek & Rwenzori Climb
10 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek & Rwenzori Climbing- Rwenzori Expeditions.
Rwenzori Expeditions offers unique Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Climbing Rwenzori Mountains in South western Uganda the home for tourism in Uganda! Start to plan and execute the gorilla trekking & Rwenzori Trek on 10 Days Uganda Safari adventure tailored for group and family vacations wishing to explore the wilderness of Rwenzori Mountains on 7 Days Summit to Mount Stanley with the experts in Mountaineering tours.
- Travel, climb and enjoy a safari, all in only one weeks!
- Africa’s 3rd highest peak.
- Rwenzori Mountaineering Services guides
- Top-notch accommodation and services, we pride ourselves on it!
Climbers have long been attracted to the 3rd highest point in Africa, Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley, which is found with the Rwenzori Mountains. It is a peak which can be reached by several easy to moderate routes and Rwenzori Expeditions offer a variety of exciting ways to climb Rwenzori to satisfy your preferred approach.
Rwenzori amazes all with its widely contrasting vegetation; from tropical rain forest to high arid moorlands, watched over by towering cliffs and glaciers. Each night is spent in huts that are set up by our local staff, enjoying wholesome meals served in our dining tent.
Trip Summary for 10 Days Uganda Gorilla Trek & Rwenzori Mountain
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park/ Mgahinga gorilla national park
Day 2: Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Day 3: Nyakalengija (1615m asl) – Nyabitaba camp (2651m asl)
Day 4: Nyabitaba – John matte camp (3505m asl)
Day 5: John matte - Bujuku camp (3962m asl)
Day 6: Bujuku - Elena camp (4541m asl.)
Day 7: Elena hut - Margherita peak (5109m asl.) – kitandara camp (4430m asl.)
Day 8: Kitandara – Guy yeoman (3261m asl.)
Day 9: Guy yeoman – Nyabitaba - Nyakalengija (1615m asl.)
Day 10: Drive back to Kampala /Entebbe
Destinations to explore on 10 Days Uganda Safari & Rwenzori Tour
10 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Rwenzori Trekking tour tailored by Rwenzori Expeditions takes you to only two destination which are known for the Mountain Gorillas and the Rwenzori Mountains only.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park- This world heritage site is known for the mountain gorillas , birding. its located in south western Uganda bordering Virunga national park in Congo . its holding half of the world's mountain gorillas and its open for gorilla trekking. it has four sectors for the mountain gorilla trekking and Rwenzori Expedition.
Rwenzori Mountains: is a mountain range in south-west Uganda bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is 120 km (75 mi) long and 48 km (30 mi) wide, covering almost 100,000 ha. Margarita Peak is the summit of Mt Stanley at 5,109m above sea level, and the third highest peak in Africa. The Rwenzori Mountains are the highest mountain range in Africa (Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya are volcanoes), and home to six of the ten highest peaks on the continent.
Getting a Ugandan visa
Most passport holders need a visa to enter Uganda; you can obtain an e-visa before traveling or you can buy a single entry visa at the airport on arrival which lasts for three months. You must hold a passport valid for a minimum period of six months to enter Uganda and all visitors have to submit biometric fingerprints and photographs on arrival and departure. You receive your visa stamp at the Visa on Arrival counter when you arrive.
The cost of a single entry e-visa is USD$50.00 and Rwenzori Expeditions Team recommend paying in dollars cash if you are applying on arrival.You'll find more information on this page about preparing for Rwenzori which includes bringing adequate cash to pay for your visa and other expenses during your trip.
Note : Travel Insurance
Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your Rwenzori trek.
- Gorilla Trekking
- Rwenzori Mountaineering