7 days kilembe trail

7 days kilembe trail

Day 1. Transfer to kilembe.

Our guide will pick you from the airport/your hotel and drive to kasese-kilembe. The drive  will take you around 8 hours. You will have a stop over in mubende for lunch and then pproceed with your ourney to kilembe. You will check in at trekkers hostel, have dinner and spend the night.

Day 2.  Briefing from the guides and start the trek, hike to Sine Camp  at 2596 metres, the hike will take you through the tall forest trees of the Afro montane forest zone. This is a steady climb for about 6 kilometers then along a steep climb towards Sine hut. The hike will offer you lots of plant and flower species to view, birds and a chance of seeing some animal species like Columbus monkeys.

Day 3.​ Hike to Mutinda Camp at 3688 metres, through the Bambo and Heather-Rapanea Zone, following the trail while it meanders up and over several small knolls along a ridge top and drops down the side of the valley crossing several small streams and passing close to moss covered waterfalls with very unique beautiful plant and flower species found above 3000metres like Giant Heather trees whose trunks are covered in green moss with old man beards (Usnea lichen) hanging from the branches, approaching to Mutinda camp which is set near a small river and waterfall. In the afternoon one has an option of summiting  Mutinda lookout at 3975 metres.

Day 4. After breakfast we hike up higher then take a right turn and climb a bit before descending down through hunwick’s pass to Kiharo camp at 3460 meters for Dinner and Overnight

Day 5.​ Descend down to Samalira camp 3170 metres, where one can enjoy some views of the Rwenzori Turacco up the trees if your lucky.

Day 6. Descend down down hill past the moss covered rocks along rivers and beautiful forests back to the basecamp in Kilembe. Have dinner and spend the night at trekkers hostel.

Day 7. Back to kampala/airport

After breakfast the guide will pick you from the hostel and drive back to kampala at the hotel or drop off at the airport.

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