Rwenzori Mountain National Park

 

Rwenzori Mountain National Park records as the highest mountain in Uganda. The first foreigner to climb it was an Italian, a hundred years back. It was in 1906 when Luigi Amadeodi Savoy duke of the Abruzzi climbed to the top of the mountain and in the year 2006 the Ugandans and Italians celebrated the hundred years since the first foreigner reached on top of Mt. Rwenzori National park, the margarita peak.

A trip into the Rwenzoris is an exhilarating and rewarding experience but one that must be planned. The key to an enjoyable visit is to be prepared! The central hike circuit takes six nights or seven days and reaches an altitude of 14,000ft.(4,267m) above the sea level. The conditions on the mountain are a challenge to even an experienced hiker. This park also hosts 70 mammals and 217 bird species including 19 Albertine Rift endemics, as well as some of the world’s rarest vegetation.

When in this Kibale National Park, several activities are enjoyed and this national park also boasts of several accommodation facilities that are very appeasing to any traveler

Hiking to the top of the mountain, Nature walks, Community biking, village tours, the copper mine tours, Mountaineering, bird watching and cultural encounters. You have every reason to be here.

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