7 Day Rwenzori Mountains National Park Uganda

Embark on a thrilling adventure through the Rwenzori Mountains National Park with the 7-day Central Circuit, culminating in the ascent to Margherita Summit. Experience breathtaking landscapes, challenging terrains, and stunning views as you traverse this unique and remote mountain range.


Day 1: Nyakalengiro to Nyabitaba Hut

Depart from Nyakalengiro base camp.
3 to 4-hour steep walk to Nyabitaba Hut for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Nyabitaba to John Matte Hut

Cross the Mobuku and Bujuku rivers.
Traverse bamboo forests, moss-covered trees, and reach John Matte Hut.
Day 3: John Matte to Bujuku Hut

Enjoy breathtaking views down the valley.
Navigate through difficult boggy conditions to Lake Bujuku and Bujuku Hut.
Day 4: Bujuku to Elena Hut

Proceed around Lake Bujuku and climb towards Scott Elliot Pass.
Reach Elena Hut for a challenging ascent.
Day 5: Margherita Summit Attempt

Rise early for an attempt on Margherita Summit.
Traverse boulders and sloping rock for the final ascent.
Descend to Elena Hut and optionally to Kitandara Hut.
Day 6: Kitandara to Yeoman Hut

Thigh-bursting climb to Freshfield Pass with stunning views.
Descend to Guy Yeoman Hut through the Mobuku valley.
Day 7: Nyabitaba to Nyakalengijo

Trek through bogs and bamboo forest.
Reach Nyabitaba for a brief stop and continue to Nyakalengijo.
Return in the mid-afternoon, concluding the trek.
Possible Extensions:

Extend the trip to Bwindi National Park for Mountain Gorilla tracking.
Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park for game drives, a boat cruise, and chimpanzee tracking.
Experience wild chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park.
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