6 Days Rwenzori Trekking to Weismann Peak Via Central Circuit
Weismann Peak 6 days Rwenzori Trekking: Book 6 days Rwenzori trekking to Weismann peak via the Central circuit trail of Rwenzori Mountaineering Services or via The Rwenzori Trekking Services offices
Detailed Itinerary for 6 days Rwenzori Trekking to Weismann Peak
Day 1: Nyakalengija 1648m to nyabitaba camp 2651m.
Begin the day by approaching the Rwenzori mountaineering services head offices early in order to hire equipments if so and arrange for guides, chef and porters. At once hiking starts from the park gates 1646m to nyabitaba a distance of 10km takes 5-6 hours Walk and an ascent of 1200 m. The trail at the beginning goes through homes and gardens fields progressing through high elephant grasses and dense bushes.
Certain animals may be spotted such as the white colobus, blue monkeys, three horned chameleon and the Rwenzori Turaco birds.
Dinner and an overnight
Day 2: Nyabitaba camp to guyeoman camp 3505m
From nyabitaba camp the trail takes you to the junction that connects the ant-clockwise to the clockwise.
From here you take the clockwise through the bamboo Forest zone up to the kichuchu bridge. After crossing the bridge it’s a gentle walk up to kichuchu Rock shelter for trail packed lunch.
After the short rest, the trail ascends you steeply up to guyeoman camp 3505m
Takes 5km to guyeoman camp for dinner and an overnight.
Day 3: Guyeoman camp to lake kitandara lakes camp 4023m.
From guyeoman the trail takes you through the boggy areas the Heather/rupenia zone up to bujongolo rock shelter for lunch.
After lunch it a gentle steep climb up the fresh field pass a nice view of the margarita glaciers and weisman peak. Then it descends you down to kitandara lakes camp.it takes 6-7 hours from guyeoman camp to kitandara lakes camp.
Dinner and an overnight.
Day 4: kitandara lakes camp to weismans peak 4650m
Wake up early in the morning for a hectic walk jumping from tussock to tussock seing some animals like the red mountain duikers and rock hyraxes.
This takes you up to the top of weisman s peak 4650m
From the peak descend slowly down to kitandara lakes camp for dinner and an overnight 4th night.
Day 5: kitandara lakes camp to guyeoman camp for dinner and an overnight.5 hrs
Day 6: Guyeoman camp to nyabitaba camp for lunch and continue down to Nyakalengija for pick up by the tour driver.8 hours