Incredible Stanley Trek
Looking for an An incredible trek up Africa’s third highest peak known as the mountains of the moon via the unique Route of Kilembe Trail that is managed by Rwenzori Trekking services? Contact the experts from Rwenzori Expeditions to tailor the unique Uganda hiking adventure starting from Entebbe international airport on 13 Days adventure with transportation in a luxury Safari Landcruiser with certified Safari guide of Primate Safari Experiences limited .
The Mountains of the Moon, are easily Africa’s best kept secret which can be trekked from Uganda or Congo Side, As Rwenzori Expeditions recommends that Uganda is the safest side to explore and trek Rwenzori Mountains with experienced Ranger guides from Rwenzori Trekking Services that is the newest and the most organized Route compared to the oldest Rwenzori Mountaineering Services.
Best time to visit Rwenzori Mountains with Rwenzori Expeditions
We run tours through out the year and we have small group tours that can be joined, the best months to explore the Rwenzori Mountains are Jan, Feb, March and June to October, then December too and great chance to view the snow capped mountains. Trekking Rwenzori Mountains is a challenging ascent when summit to mount Stanley which is every travelers dream when they select to visit the third highest mountain in Africa. Read More
The Rwenzori hike that encompassed the peaks contains much of Africa’s permanent ice and the most varied mountain scenery as we climb from tropical rain forest, through alpine valleys to the glaciers. Our trek in the Rwenzori includes a challenging ascent on Margherita (5109m), Africa’s 3rd highest mountain.
Why Kilembe Trail for Rwenzori Mountains.
The Unique feel of slopes of Mountains of the moon is better is more beautiful in Kilembe Mountains than the Central Circuit and the fortportal route that is wild and camping is more modern in the Kilembe. its among the reasons we run trips to Rwenzori Mountains via the two routes for the traveler to gain more experience of what rwenzori mountains are!
What entails the Hike to Rwenzori Mountains
The ascent up the Kilembe route where the diverse flora in the forests and valleys includes giant heather, lobelia, groundsels and exuberant ferns. Under the watchful eye of our experienced mountain guides, we attempt the final ascent up to the Summit of Margherita, which will require us to rope up and use crampons. However scaling the actual peak is more of a hard scramble than a climb and the exhilaration of reaching the top is enormous, as you look across Albert Peak to the Congo then east across the chain of the Rwenzori Mountains.
Travel Plan Summary > 13 Days Uganda Mountaineering Tours
Day 1 : Pick up from Entebbe International Airport to Hotel in Entebbe
Day 2 : Transfer to kasese and Preparation for Rwenzori Climbing. ( 7 Hours Drive)
Day 3: Trek to Sine Camp (2596M, 9.5 KM, APPROX 5 - 7 HRS)
Day 4: Trek to Mutinda Camp Via Kamusoni Valley (3688M, 8 KM, 4 - 5 HRS)
Day 5: Trek to Bugata Camp (4062M, 5 KM, 4 - 5 hours)
Day 6: Hunwicks Camp Via Bamwanjara pass (3974M, 6KM, APPROX 5 - 6 hours)
Day 7: Scott Elliott Pass to Margherita Camp (4460M, 4KM, APPROX 3 - 5 HRS)
Day 8: Summit Marghertia Peak 5109M, Descend to Hunwicks Camp (3974M, 7KM, APPROX 11 - 13 HRS)
Day 9: Descend to Bugata Camp (4062M, 6 KM, APPROX 5 - 6 HRS)
Day 10: Descend to Kiharo Camp (3518M, 7 KM, APPROX 4 - 6 HRS)
Day 11: Proceed to Samalira Camp (3170M, 7.5 KM, 4 - 6 HRS)
Day 12: Return to the Final End point and proceed to Relax in Queen Elizabeth at the Hotel.(8.6 KM, APPROX 3 - 4 HRS)
Day 13: Drive back to Kampala / Entebbe .
Hiking Slopes of Rwenzori Mountains