4 Days Cultural Tour & Nature Walk to Rwenzori Mountains
Looking for shorting hiking adventure to explore Mountain Rwenzori National Park & Culture of the people around? Check the 4 Days Rwenzori Cultural & Nature walk adventure with Rwenzori Mountaineering service to visit the various Trails during the nature walk with an experienced guide from the locals. Find the Detailed Travel plan.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Rwenzori National Park.
The driving distance is about 6-7 Hours from Kampala to Rwenzori including lunch and Stop over at the Equator line to evidence the experiment of the Equator.
The Driver/ Guide will pick you from Entebbe airport or a hotel in kampala and start the journey to south western Uganda passing through the terrains and exploring the mountains along the road side. You will have lunch in fort portal and later proceed to Kasese where Mountain Rwenzori national Park is located. Stay at Ruboni community Banda which is outside the park boundary. Enjoy the cold breeze of Rwenzori spiced by the roar of the boulder filled River Mubuku
Day 2: Ruboni Hill Walk
After Early morning breakfast, go for the nature walk to hike Ruboni Hill and enjoy scenic views of the River Mubuku as well as Baker and Portal Peaks as you ascend. Reaching the top of the 2300 meter hill, you will be rewarded with a panoramic view of the Mountains of the Moon and the glorious snow-capped Margherita Peak. Return to your accommodation for dinner and relaxation in the evening hours , incase time allows relax with the local community to understand their way of life , living and many others.
Day 3: Cultural Hike or Village Walk
After an early morning breakfast set off on the Bulemba -Ihandiro Cultural Trail for impressive views and an exploration of the local Bakonzo culture. This 6-7 hours hike to a hilltop cultural museum passes through the “Bat Valley” – a holy place for the Bakonzo, and crosses the River Kamusonge. There is also a visit to the traditional healer who explains how he uses his “Muhima” or powers, to cure the sick.
Or you may decide to visit the neighboring villages of Ruboni (with Ruboni Community Camp) or Mihunga (with Rwenzori Turaco View) for a cultural tour including dance performances and the chance to buy local handcrafts.
Day 4: Return to Kampala
After morning break fast embark into the safari jeep and drive to kampala using Mbarara route to enable you stop at the equator line in Masaka on the return , Lunch will be enjoyed in Masaka or Mbarara town.