7 Days Rwenzori Mountaineering

Rwenzori Mountainaineering Adventure for 7 Days

Full Adventure Tour 

Day 1: Nyakalengija (1615m) to Nyabitaba Hut (2651m).

You will leave your hotel early in the morning and transfer to Rwenzori offices at Nyakalengija where you have a briefing and later transfer to the starting point and start mountaineering takes around 10 kilometers miles going through cultivated land and forest  which about 5 hours to climb  to Nyabitaba hut. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyabitaba Hut.

Day 2: Nyabitaba Hut to John Matte Hut (3505m).

After you morning breakfast, you will begin climbing to John Matte Hut, this is believed to be the longest trials as it consumes minimum of seven hours on move.it involves passing  through the forest  for a short time before you cross Kurt Schefer bridge on river Bujuku. From here the tail to Nyamileju Hut is very smooth and clear as it takes few hours although as you go far, the trail becomes more hilly and steeper as your entering higher grounds which is the place common for heather plants. You will stop at Nyamileju Hut for lunch from where you will proceed with the trial through massive heather forest and from the trail along River Bujuka, this will take roughly 3 hours and a distance of 200m to reach John Matte hut. Dinner and overnight stay at John Matte Hut.

Day 3: Trek from John Matte to Bujuku Hut (3,9620.

After your morning breakfast, you will start trekking to Bujuku hut, trail smashes down to cross the Bujuku River and arrive at Inferior Bigo Swamp, home of massive lobelias. Cross the swamp to the Higher Bigo swamp before proceeding to Lake Bujuku where sights of the uppermost mountain Stanley in the west are to be viewed. Dinner and overnight stay at Bujuku Hut. 

Day 4: From Bujuku Hut to Kitandara Hut (4,023).
From Bujuku hut you will walk towards uppermost point on the Loop Trail, the Scott Elliot Pass (4,372m) before going down to the two Kitandara lakes. The hut is near the lake Kitandara  on the foothills of mount Stanley glaciers.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kitandara Hut.

Day 5: Kitandara hut to Guy Yeoman Hut (3505m).

After breakfast, a sheer hike from the base of Mt Baker to the fresh field pass south parts of Rwenzori over the distance of 4280m .Outlook the Congo in the west and Mt Stanley in the north is very possible. From the trail, the boggy pass proceeds downhill, going through the rock housing at Bujangolo which is a historical excursion by the Duke of Abruzzi in 1906. Dinner and overnight stay at Guy Yeoman Hut.

Day 6: From Guy Yeoman Hut to Nyakalengija.

After your morning breakfast, you will start descending back to Nyabitaba Hut; this will take around six walks to reach the Hut. The trek goes past the nearby Lake Mahoma and Nyabitaba and passes through the heather area and the Moss Zone. This may be the final hut in the Rwenzori Mountains or you could exit all the way if you feel energetic. Overnight in Kasese Town at Margherita Hotel

Day 7: Drive Back To Kampala

In the morning after breakfast, drive back to Kampala with lunch enroute. Arrive in the evening. End of the Mountaineering Tour.