グリーンリーフ・ツーリスト・クラブ (Greenleaf Tourist Club)

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Wild Tour Rwenzori 7 Days/Tour Code:005

Rwenzori Mountains
Rwenzori Mountains
Rwenzori Mountains
Itinerary Meal
Day 1
Drive from Entebbe International Airport to Kampala (1 hour)
A driver guide will pick you up from Entebbe airport and take you to Kampala. The drive takes 1 hour or more depending on the traffic jam. When you arrive in Kampala, our staff will receive you and give you details of the tour arrangement.
Accomodation: Kampala / Metropole hotel
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Day 2
Morning: Drive to Fort Portal (5 hours)
Fort Portal is at an altitude of 1600m. It gets cold in the morning and evening.
Morning : Drive to Kibale National Park (1 hour), Chimpanzee Tracking (3-4 hours)
Kibale Forest is one of the largest forests in Uganda. It is home to over 1000 chimpanzees and other 13 species of primates. The trek to find them takes about for 3 to 4 hours.
Accomodation: Fort portal / Mountains of the moon hotel
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Day 3
Morning: Drive to Nyakarengija Office in Rwenzori Mountains National Park (2 hours)
The Rwenzori Mountains are registered as a World Heritage Site and have Africa’s third highest mountain peak. Guides and porters are available to prepare you for the tour.
All day: From Nyakarengija (1,646m) to Nyabitaba Hut (2,652m), 10km (5-6 hours)
You will need to carry 2 liters of drinking water for this day. A short –sleeved T-shirt is the most suitable attire for the hot weather in this area. The trail passes through the tropical rain forest and you may see beautiful birds and chameleons while hiking.
Accomodation: Rwenzori Mountains National Park / Nyabitaba Hut
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Day 4
All day: From Nyabitaba Hut (2,652m) to John Matte Hut (3,414m), 7km (5-6 hours)
From the rocky stretch after crossing Bujuku River, you can see Margherita Peak. As you hike up, the features change from tropical rain forest to mist forest and you will find lobelia and other alpine plants there. It is advisable to wear rubber boots for the muddy ground in the mist forest.
Accomodation: Rwenzori Mountains National Park / John Matte Hut
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Day 5
Morning: Morning: Trekking to the Wetland (3-4 hours)
The wetland is located 3500m above and has a breathtaking view of surrounding mist forest of heath. You fill find very rare birds such as Rwenzori turaco and scarlet tufted malachite sunbird in an unusual beauty of lobelia and senecio.
Afternoon: From John Matte Hut (3,414m) to Nyabitaba Hut (2,652m), 7km (4-5 hours)
Accomodation: Rwenzori Mountains National Park / Nyabitaba Hut
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Day 6
Morning: From Nyabitaba Hut (2,652m) To Nyakarengija Office (1,646m), 10km (3-4 hours)
You come back the same route.
Afternon: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kichwamba (3 hours)
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second largest park in Uganda. A total of 95 species of mammals and 547 species of birds live there. The weather is not as cold as other parks in Uganda because it is at an altitude of 900m. Kichwamba is located on the highland along the West Rift Valley and commands the magnificent view of the vast expanse of savanna that spreads to the west up to the Congo border.
Accomodation: Kichwamba / Katara Lodge
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Day 7
Morning: Boat Trip along Kazinga Channel (2 hours)
Kazinga channel drains the stream from the glacier of the Rwenzori Mountains to Lake Edward. Its ecosystem is the best habitat for hippos and crocodiles as well as waterfowls including pelicans, storks, herons, kingfishers and more. Sometimes elephants and antelopes meet at the banks.
(You can also choose to travel by air)
Afternon : Back to Kampala (7 hours)
On the way to Kampala, we will stop in Mbalala for lunch and we will take pictures at the equator.
Accomodation: Kampala / Metropole hotel
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Day 8
Morning : Free Time
In the last morning of the trip, the driver will take you anywhere you would like to visit in Kampala.
Afternoon : Drive to Entebbe International Airport (1 hour)
You should leave Kampala more than 3 and half hours before the flight to avoid delays due to traffic jams.
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***Thank you for your visit***

Note

* If you are interested, please contact us here with the number of visitors and the tour date.

  • Tour attractions and accommodations can be rearranged to suit your desires.
  • This is not a package tour neither do we offer a group tour.

We provide a private car during the entire tour.

Boat riding is at your own risk.

Please go through our Tour Agreement / Booking Information page before you apply for the tour.

Price list

Visitor Room arrangement Period Price
4 visitors Twin room 8 days $1,802
6 visitors Twin room 8 days $1,668

* Please contact us if you would like to change your accommodation.