5 Days Mahoma Trail, Nature walk in Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Climbing rwenzori mountains in 5 days not a good idea for hikers but its a nature walk experience of the wilderness of Rwenzori mountains national park, like vegetation cover & landscape of the rwenzori Mountains. Book the 5 days Mahoma Trail hike to enjoy the trekking services with Rwenzori Mountaineering service
Day 1.Kampala to Nyakalengija
Pick up from your hotel in Kampala at 7am a drive straight to Kasese- Nyakalengija which is a 6hour drive. There will be a stopover in Mubende for lunch. Check in at Ruboni Community Camp, have dinner and spend the night.
Day 2.Nyakalengija to omuka kizza(2400m)
Have breakfast at the camp, get all your things ready and start the Mahoma trail walk. You will ascend through the rainforests along the Kyambogho ride where you will have a view of the Mubuku valley and the Rwenzori Mountains. As you move, you will expect s to see blue monkeys, colobus monkeys, some birds like the Rwenzori Turaco, three horned chameleon. You will reach the Omuka kizza camp where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 3.Omuka kizza to lake Mahoma(3000m)
Have breakfast at the camp then proceed with the trail. You will move through the bamboo and heather forest and you will expect to see some forest elephants or their footprints in this area. You might as well find them having a drink at the hot springs. You will move along the ridge that leads to the Rukenga valley where you will see giant lobelias that can grow for up to 8 meters or more and the everlasting flowers that are so beautiful to look at – making it a beautiful spot for taking photos. Reach the campsite near Lake Mahoma where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 4.Lake Mahoma back to Nyakalengija
Have breakfast at the camp s, walk around the Mahoma Lake (the deepest lake in the Rwenzori) and then descend back through the Mpanga ridge that will lead you to the Mubuku valley. Continue to Nyakalengia and finally back to Ruboni camp. Have dinner and spend the night.
Day 5.Drive back to Kampala
Have breakfast at 8am, check out of the camp and drive back to Kampala. Stopover for lunch in Mubende.