Tanzania Safaris and Tours
Arusha, Tanzania
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Mount Rwenzori climb – Margherita Peak

Mount Rwenzori climb – Margherita Peak, stunning climbing experience, fantastic views and peak climbs of over 5000m.


Duration: 12 Days
Price: Please Contact us about the price of this Itinerary

Day 1
You will warmly be welcomed by our professional guide at Entebbe airport. After a short transfer to your hotel the guide will be brief about you safari. Depending on the time of arrival e.g if your flight arrives in the morning, you will go for a city tour. You can visit some of the landmarks in town with the help of our driver/guide. Overnight at either Kampala Serena Hotel or Cassia Lodge. BB
Day 2
Transfer to Kasese town through Kampala before heading for the foothills of the mountains of the moon. Check in at hotel Margarita for dinner and overnight rest.
Day 3
Morning Transfer to Nyakalengija on to Ibanda to start your 5-6 hour climb into the mountains. Your climb takes you through thick Equatorial vegetation before arriving at the Nyabitaba hut (2650 meters) in the late evening for Dinner and Overnights rest.
Day 4
Early breakfast and then start a morning hike through the Kurt Sharfer Bridge to marvel at the sparkling Mobuku river confluence. A climb through the open patches, Lobelia, and Heath moss forest before proceeding up to the John Matte hut for overnight.
Day 5
Depart early through the giant Lobelias and heath trees. You ascend to the Bigo Bog and scenic landscape of Lobelias and giant Groundsels. Dinner and overnight stop at Bujuku hut (3997 meters).
Day 6
Head off from the valley in with scenic alpine vegetation consisting of Giant Groundsels and Lobelia and head on to ascent Mount Victoria and Mount Speke at (4890 meters)
Day 7
Early morning you will continue to Margherita peak(5109meters) which is one of the loftiest peak. Dinner and overnight at the hut.
Day 8
Depart through the lovely views of the Savoia and Elena glaciers, scale further through to the Scott Elliott pass (4372 meters) and proceed through the snow to the Elena hut for overnight rest.
Day 9
Early morning ascent to the snowy Alexander peak (5092m); and then onwards to the highest peak at (5109m), great photo opportunities available. Thereafter descend to the beautiful lake Kitandara for overnight stay at Kitandara hut. (3900m).
Day 10
After early breakfast, descent begins. Picnic lunch on the way, after which we Resume journey to Guy Yeoman hut for dinner and overnight’s rest.
Day 11
Descend to Nyabitaba and proceed to Ibanda and check in hotel Margarita for overnight rest.
Day 12
Travel to Kampala then proceed to Entebbe Airport for your evening flight.
You must include US$970 for Margarita in the total price quoted per person.
The above price includes ground transportation, fuel for the whole safari, an English speaking guide/driver, accommodation, all the entrance fees, trekking permit, guides, porters, equipments, Lunch and water enroute.
The above price excludes personal expenses, laundry, telephone bills,
airfares, visas.
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