More information about Rwenzori National Park, Rwenzori Mountain Trekking in Uganda, Mountain Rwenzori National Park
The Rwenzori Mountains are fascinating mountains in the western Rift Valley one of the country’s prime attractions. Ruwenzori’s features include geothermal activity, numerous lakes and jagged, block mountains known as the ‘’ mountains of the moon’’. The mountains depict the Giant Roberia & Margherita glacier. Astride the mountains sits Queen Elizabeth National Park home to lions and elephants, many hippos, buffalo and other animals it’s a fantastic place
This Rwenzori mountain is known for its steep and slippery trails and frequent rain. Rainfall and cold temperatures, bogs, mud, stiff terrain and high altitude make it a challenging trip. Nevertheless, it’s exciting! You should need to try it! Since during much of the year mud, Rain, Mist and wind occur daily, adequate clothing (and a mental altitude!) for these conditions are a must. The periods of July-August and December-February are relatively dry and inexperienced hikers are the best seasons for a trek.
During any season, rain gear, good sleeping bags, warm hats, gloves, heavy shocks, gumboots, gaiters and a walking steak for balance (and to probe the mud) are recommended. A basic first aid kit is a necessity.
Porters will be carrying your heavy equipment and food, leaving a small pack with rain gear, warm clothes (on higher sections), cameras, water bottles, snacks and lunch. Purchase your own food (in Kasese or Kampala). Travel hemispheres will provide cooking utensils and cooks
There are a variety of accommodation facilities in Mountain Rwenzori National Park and these are Ruboni community camp, Rwenzori backpackers Or will stay at Kasese town with many hotels of variety stars