Margherita Peak

Margherita Peak, the highest Summit of the Rwenzori Mountains.

Margherita PeakMargherita Peak is the highest summit of the Ruwenzori Mountains Range in Uganda. This summit, climbable between 6 to 8 days is the third highest in Africa following Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya.

Margherita Peak is the uppermost top on Mount Stanley. It rises to an altitude of 16,795 feet (5,119 m) between Lake Albert to the north and Lake Edward to the south on the DR Congo-Uganda boundary. This peak was first climbed by an excursion headed by Luigi Amedeo Abruzzi in 1906 and was named after Queen Margherita of Italy.Margherita Peak