Rwenzori Central Circuit Trail

Rwenzori Central Circuit Trail

Rwenzori Central Circuit Trail is the famous mountain climbing route in the Rwenzori Mountains. This amazing central circuit route goes via the various vegetation zones offering sightings of the surroundings from the tropical valleys at around 1,000 meters hiking slowly through gorges and super valleys up to the peak of the rocky mount Stanley. The hiking trail passes through the downward and upper Bigo bog, where the trekking boards were set up to ease the walking movements across the muddy area.

The most appropriate Hiking to Rwenzori Mountains National Park is adventured fully on the 7 Days Rwenzori Mountains excursion or an 8 days Rwenzori Mountaineering tour. These trek Rwenzori Tours are some of the hiking packages that we offers among our Rwenzori Mountaineering Trekking Services. You can take on the Central circuit trail as a solo adventurer, couple or a bigger group tour in Uganda.

The Central Circuit 7 to 8 days hike will lead you up to the mountain highest point, the Margherita Peak and back. This walk is unquestionably done with the help of the guides and porters. This team of support people helps with cooking, navigation and carrying bags making it easy to sightsee and enjoy the mountain atmospheres. A full route of this journey will take you all through 6 different camping areas.

Central Circuit full list huts for stopovers during the hike

  • Nyabitaba (2651m)
  • John matte (3505m)
  • Bujuku (3962m)
  • Elena (4541m)
  • Kitandara (4023m)
  • Guy yeoman (3505m)

Remember that before or after hiking the Rwenzori Mountains National Park, you have an opportunity to traverse Uganda to enjoy and appreciate its tourism offers. Rwenzori Mountains is positioned near some of Uganda’s tourist destinations. These include Kibale National Park, Semuliki Game Reserve, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and many more. This means that you can choose to explore the country by visiting some of these place for game drive safaris, chimpanzee trekking, nature, community and cultural tours among other.  We customize our mountain trekking packages to suit your preferences. Hiking may be combined with chimpanzee tours in Kibale, game safaris or boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park or gorilla trekking in Bwindi forest.


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