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Rwenzori Moutains National Park

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Beyond amazing mountains of the moon

This is an experience you can only take for yourself. The variety of plants, the animals and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vincent_Mugaba
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Kampala, Uganda
6 days trekking around Central Circuit

Me and my boyfriend had traveled around Uganda for 3 weeks. Before we left sweden we had decided to... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Charlotta G
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This mountainous area may be better known as the "Mountains of the Moon."
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Kasese, Uganda
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an experience you can only take for yourself. The variety of plants, the animals and the gorgeous scenery are all so enchanting. Every day brings its own beauties. The mountain has no crowds and you get the sense of being in this all...More

Thank Vincent_Mugaba
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend had traveled around Uganda for 3 weeks. Before we left sweden we had decided to go trekking in the Rewenzories but hadn’t booked anything. Two companies runs guided trekking tours and we talked to both of them. In the end we...More

1  Thank Charlotta G
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My partner and me did a 5 day trek to Weisman peak with rwenzori trekking services. We normally hike by ourselves so the expierence with guides was new for us, but was very pleasant. All is foreseen to make your hike comfortable. Excellent guides, good...More

Thank SachaGobeyn
Reviewed 6 April 2018

there are various options of trekking along well established pathways. We did not go deep into the forest as it started raining, but this is a great place to hike, and enjoy nature

Thank Ayo78
Reviewed 22 February 2018

One of the best treks, if not the best, we have ever done. We spent 6 days hiking to the top of Weisman's Peak.with Rwenzori Trekking Services. We had perfect weather with no rain and no need for gumboots! Dramatic, unique scenery, challenging trails (gnarly...More

1  Thank andthenthey
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We are two Italian guys who went for a 8 days trekking (the original plan was 9 days, we merged together the last two days due to out time constraints) through the Bukurungu trail, a new path that was opened for tourists just one year...More

3  Thank pierpando
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Loved it, Hated it, Conquered it. I took this challenge with a group of other 7 friends and together we reached Margherita Peak under the guidance of the Rwenzori Mountaineering Services (RMS), 2 chefs and about 30 porters. We used four (4) to reach the...More

1  Thank Clare N
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to the park expecting to find vistas and scenic walks like those in the advertisements; unfortunately you can hardly see anything from the main gate. Furthermore, once you pay the park entry fee (we avoided this with a special pass)...More

2  Thank Pete S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Unfortunately, we only spent a few hours in the entrance area os the park but this was already breath taking. Next time we will come back with more time and do one of the 3 or 5 days trips. Highly recommended.

Thank Barnskybeat
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I could write a big big review of our 8-day Kilembe Trail to Margherita Peak, but it will condense down to the following messages: 1) Go with RTS (Rwenzori Trekking Services). Their service is beyond excellent, their guides (ours: Sam and Benard) are well trained...More

2  Thank Johannes G
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Jingjing C
3 December 2017|
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Response from Timothy L | Reviewed this property |
It’s not sole gum boots. The summit says are ordinary hiking boots. Otherwise the rest of the mountain is better traversed in gumboots.
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Alfio C
5 June 2017|
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Response from Matt M | Reviewed this property |
The climb varies significantly from the rainforest, bogs, rocky terrain, to the glacier. Having good balance and flexibility is key throughout much of the trek (especially for the bogs and slippery rocky terrain). On steep... More
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Jane N
15 May 2017|
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Response from Herbie-Gervinho | Reviewed this property |
I was in Rwenzori recently and I can also recommend Rwenzori Trekking Services. They are great with great guides. If you want, you can contact me and I recommend you to my friend working there.
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