Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking Climbing
Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking Climbing

Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking Climbing

Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking Climbing in Uganda is a truly fantastic and unique experience. Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking Climbing is tough, particularly for those climbing the main peaks like Margherita as apart from the bogs and steep sections at lower levels. Climbing Rwenzori Mountains, hiking tours, Rwenzori Mountaineering Trekking Service, Rwenzori Mountains is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The Rwenzori Mountains is a World Heritage Site and offers the opportunity to see nature at its best.

Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking Climbing Services offers a variety of trekking and climbing options from one day to twelve days to suit your adventure and schedule. The peak is located in East Africa, near the border of Uganda and Congo, travelers are recommended to hike from Uganda side on 9 Days Rwenzori Hiking trip with Rwenzori Mountaineering Service. Spent 9 days trekking Africa’s highest mountain range, the incredible “Mountains of the moon” the Rwenzori mountains. The trek has no easy stages as you walked from the deep jungle, to the strenuous bogs then to the ice and snow as we climbed Africa’s 3rd and 4th highest peaks, Mt. Stanley and Mt. Speke.

Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking Climbing Packages

Mount Rwenzori hiking trip takes you from Kampala to the Rwenzori park headquarters where your trip starts; you cross the equator go past Fort Portal to arrive at the foot of Mount Rwenzori where with the help of trained guides you prepare for the climb the next day. A high degree of physical fitness is recommended for this adventurous Mount Rwenzori Hiking trip and one will be making history by reaching one of the highest peaks in Africa, Margherita.

The Rwenzori are considered a much more demanding climb than Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya with many of the trails being wet, muddy, and slippery. Treks to suit all levels and needs are available, from one-day jaunts in the forest to 10-day treks with technical climbs. Our Rwenzori tour includes an assent beginning from Kilembe town to the summit of Margherita Peak which rises to 5109 meters  with the range stretching some 120 km north/south and 48 km east/west. Margherita Peak is the highest of all the other peaks.

Rwenzori Hiking Trekking – Mount Rwenzori Hiking- Margherita Peak

Stanley is the largest and has several subsidiary summits, with Margherita Peak being the highest point. The rock is metamorphic, and the mountains are believed to have been tilted and squeezed upwards by plate movement. They are in an extremely humid area, and frequently enveloped in clouds. The Rwenzori Mountains is a World Heritage Site and offers the opportunity to see nature at its best. The plant life varies from heavy tropical rain forest, bamboo forests, and montane cloud forests to alpine vegetation and the scenery is truly spectacular. Above 4,500 meters the snow and glaciers add that special dimension to the wondrous views throughout this pristine mountain range.

The Rwenzoris are considered a much more demanding climb than Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya with many of the trails being wet, muddy, and slippery. Treks to suit all levels and needs are available, from one-day jaunts in the forest to 10-day treks with technical climbs. Our Rwenzori tour includes an assent beginning from Kilembe town to the summit of Margherita Peak which rises to 5109 metes ASL with the range stretching some 120 km north/south and 48 km east/west. Margherita Peak is the highest of all the other peaks.

Mount Rwenzori Hiking Trekking – Mount Stanley

Mount Stanley is the largest and has several subsidiary summits, with Margherita Peak being the highest point. The rock is metamorphic, and the mountains are believed to have been tilted and squeezed upwards by plate movement. They are in an extremely humid area, and frequently enveloped in clouds.

Rwenzori Mountains

The Rwenzori Mountains is a World Heritage Site and offers the opportunity to see nature at its best. The plant life varies from heavy tropical rain forest, bamboo forests, montane cloud forests to alpine vegetation and the scenery is truly spectacular. Above 4,500 meters the snow and glaciers add that special dimension to the wondrous views throughout this pristine mountain range.

Rwenzori Mountains Trekking

The Rwenzori Mountains are located on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Although the isolated volcanoes of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya are taller, they are the highest range of mountains in Africa with the highest summit of Mt. Stanley reaching 5109 meters. When the peaks were first explored at the end of the 19th century, there were six separate massifs that held glaciers on their flanks. At this point, the number has dwindled down to just three, with one of those holding only tattered remnants of its earlier glaciations.

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