10-Day Rwenzori Trekking Safari


The Rwenzoris, or the “Mountains of the Moon”, have a celebrated beauty. Shrouded almost perpetually in mist, they have a seducing, eerie quality that led to many wondrous tales about them through the ages.

Rwenzori is known primarily for its challenging hiking among East African Mountains. Rwenzori is not Volcanic in Origin, but it rises directly from the Rift valley floor. Its range also supports a diversity of animals including mammals and about 177 bird species, with several being Albertine Rift Endemics.

It’s the highest mountain range in Africa, with its Loftiest peaks, Margherita (5,109m) and Alexandra (5083m) on Mount Stanley, are exceeded in altitude elsewhere in Africa only by Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya.


  • Scale the heights of majestic Virunga Volcanoes.
  • Meet, explore and learn from the local communities
  • Support sustainable tourism initiatives

Specially created for:

  • Nature lovers
  • Primates lovers
  • Walking enthusiasts
  • Adventure travellers

Your Safari at a Glance

Day Routes/activities Accommodation Meal Plan
Day 1 Arrival in Entebbe and
transfer to the Guest House
– Optional Exc. to Mabamba
Papyrus Guest House Bed & Breakfast
Day 2

Drive Entebbe to Rwenzori NP

Mihunga Lodge

Full Board
Day 3

Trek the Rwenzori from

Nyakalenga through Mubuku

and Muhoma river trails

Nyabitaba Hut

Full Board
Day 4

Transverse the bamboo zone

and giant hearth zones.

John Matte Hut

Full Board
Day 5

Cross the bog to the Upper Big


Bujuku Hut

Full Board
Day 6

Ascend to Scott-Elliot Pass

Elena Hut

Full Board
Day 7

Ascend to Margherita peak in 3

hours, then down to Kitandara


Kitandara HuT

Full Board
Day 8

A steep climb from the base of

Mt Baker

Guy Yeoman Hut

Full Board
Day 9

6 hour climb down to

Nyakalenga. Transfer from

Rwenzori N.P to QENP

Kasenyi Safari Lodge

Full Board
Day 10

Drive Back to Entebbe and

connect to your outbound flight

Papyrus Guest House Day Use


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