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14 Days Rwenzori Mountains Hike (Climbing) and Gorilla trekking safari in uganda

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Parkview safaris, Is a tour and travel company centered in Wakiso district on Quality shopping mall

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14 Days Rwenzori Mountains Hike (Climbing) and Gorilla trekking safari in uganda

The fascinating Rwenzori Mountains in the western Rift valley are some of the country’s prime features not to miss. Rwenzori’s features include geothermal activity, numerous lakes and jagged, Block Mountains known as the “mountains of the moon”. The mountains are a reflection of the Giant Roberia & Margherita glacier. Astride the mountains sits Queen Elizabeth National park home to the king of the jungle; lions and elephants, many hippos, buffalo and

DAY 1

Drive from Kampala to Kasese Town

Drive from Kampala to Kasese Town. Shop all food needed up in the mountain. Register with RMS offices. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Magherita

Kasese town
DAY 2

Start hiking from this point up

After breakfast, drive to Ibanda, the park headquarters and the Rwenzori Mountaineering services (RMS) at Nyakalenjiga (5400ft/1646m) arrange payments, rent equipment and select guides and porters. Start hiking from this point up to Nyabitaba Hut (8700ft/2652m) and overnight. Hiking may take 5-7 hours. fter breakfast, drive to Ibanda, the park headquarters and the Rwenzori Mountaineering services (RMS) at Nyakalenjiga (5400ft/1646m) arrange payments, rent equipment and select guides and porters. Start hiking from this point up to Nyabitaba Hut (8700ft/2652m) and overnight. Hiking may take 5-7 hours. Read more

Nyabitaba Hut
DAY 3

Kurt Shaffer Bridge crossing Bujuku and

Follow the trail from Nyabitaba hut leading to Kurt Shaffer Bridge crossing Bujuku and Mubuku rivers. From this point it is steep and slippery. Continue the hike up to John Matte hut (11200ft/3415m) and overnight. Day’s hiking may take 7 hours. Slow hikers may opt to go back from this point

DAY 4

cross River Bujuku and enter the Bigo bo

From John Matte you will cross River Bujuku and enter the Bigo bog. Cross the drier ground up to Lake Bujuku overlooking Mt. Baker and speke to the north. Follow the trail up to Bujuku Hut (13000 ft 3962m) the Hike may take 3-5 hours and the far you hike it the more to become eager.

Bujuku Hut
DAY 5

hike to Scott Elliot heading to Elena H

From Bujuku Hut, hike to Scott Elliot heading to Elena Hut (14,700 ft / 44300m). This the finish point for the central circuit. At the same time it is the starting point to climb Margherita peak (16763 ft /5109m) or Mt Stanley. (You will need 2 extra days to climb to the peaks) Follow the central circuit through the alpine zone of sparse low vegetation to crater lakes and drop to Lake Kitandara hut and overnight Read more

DAY 6

Descend from Lake Kitandara hut leaving

Descend from Lake Kitandara hut leaving Megharita peak northwards and Democrat Republic of Congo westwards and on clear days you will see big area of Congo and the famous tropical forests of Congo. Descend up to Guy Yeoman Hut (10700ft/3261m).

Guy Yeoman Hut
DAY 7

Descend to Nyabitaba Hut

Descend to Nyabitaba Hut. The journey is long and may be difficult of deep mud and river crossing. This may take you 5 hours. Should you decide to descend up to Nyakalegila it may take you another 2-3 hours.

Nyakalegila
DAY 8

descend to Nyakalengija the park headqua

From Nyabitaba Hut, q. You will meet your driver to drive you to Queen Elizabeth national park and check in at Parkview safari lodge for warm showers and relax. Dinner and overnight

queen Elizabeth national par
DAY 9

Chimpanzee tracking, Boat cruise and lat

Chimpanzee tracking in the morning after breakfast at your lodge drive to Kyambura gorge for the next best experience, chimpanzee tracking, in the afternoon boat cruise and evening game drive along with Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth national par
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DAY 10

Morning game drive and Transfer to Bwind

We continue the circuit for most amazing experience in the wild, gorilla trekking from the impenetrable forest, on your arrival you will check in at your reserved lodge with welcoming glass of juice from the fresh fruits of Uganda and as you wait for your lunch to come as well as getting conversant to the atmosphere, Later you will visit the superb community of Batwa the real African bush men to entertain you with their enjoyable cultural dances and songs and share with you their fast hand information about the park and a lots. Return to the lodge for relaxation with cool music and calmness, Dinner and an overnight Read more

Bwindi Impenetrable
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DAY 11

Gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake B

In morning after breakfast at your lodge will set off to UWA office center for your instructions from the guide and well as getting your trekking materials/requirement, at this juncture you will go for the magical experience for about 5 hours but this will depend on how fast you have discovered the target group. Then return to the lodge for Lunch and check out to Lake Bunyonyi where you will spend your evening and overnight, here it will be only relaxations as you recalling the best experience you had from the previous activities but still you can adopt to go for more; Read more

Lake bunyonyi
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DAY 12

After breakfast-Checkout and transfer to

After breakfast-Checkout and transfer to Kampala; on the way you will pause at Mbarara for lunch and as well visit Igongo Cultural center, embark on the board again and have another pause at the Equator for photo taking, water experience and souvenir buying and continue our drive to Kampala and prepare for Jinja city tour the next day Read more

Kampala
DAY 13

Zip line, Mabira forest reserve, Horseba

After breakfast drive to Jinja for the city tour and amazing activities, on the way you will have stop at Mabira forest reserve and extend up to griffin falls for zip line and then continue to Jinja but on the way to Jinja you will pass through large tea and sugarcane plantations in Lugazi. This is quiet an interesting journey as there’s a lot to see along the way from the roasted food vendors at Namanve and close to Mabira to the beautiful scenery. Close to Jinja town, you will cross the Jinja Bridge, were Owen falls dam is located. While in Jinja town, you will be driven straight to the source of the Nile…. Here you can go for a boat ride along the Nile, buy some souvenirs from the craft shops around to Mabira to the beautiful scenery. Close to Jinja town, you will cross the Jinja Bridge, were Owen falls dam is located. Jinja town is one of the blessed one when it comes to the amazing tourist activities. Lunch will be at the haven lodge Jinja and then in the late evening transfer to Kampala and then proceed to Entebbe for an overnight or check in for your flight. Read more

Jinja
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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Kasese town
Day 2
Location Rwenzori mountain
Day 3
Location Rwonzori mountain
Day 4
Location Rwenzori mountain
Hotel Bujuku Hut
Day 5
Location Megharita peak on Rwenzori mountain
Day 6
Location Rwenzori mountain
Day 7
Location Rwenzori mountain
Hotel Nyakalegila
Day 8
Location Queen Elizabeth national park
Day 10
Location Bwindi Impenetrable national park
Day 11
Location Lake Bunyonyi
Day 12
Location Kampala
Day 13
Location Jinja

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • 13 nights’ accommodation and meals at full board
  • Park fees, hiking fees, food, porters, guides and cook.
  • 4x4 WD vehicles with fuel and driver/guide
  • Rescue fees
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Zip line
  • Boat cruise
  • horseback riding
  • Game drives
  • White water rafting or Bungee jumping
  • Jinja city tour
  • And other en route activities and meals
  • Excludes:
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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