There is no place on Earth quite like the Rwenzoris. Snow-capped and majestic in their dominance over the skyline of the savannah of Queen Elizabeth they offer an intense hiking challenge that is considered both harder and more beautiful than Kilimanjaro!

Highlights Include:

  • Hiking along the mystical Rwenzori ‘Rain-Maker’ Mountains of the Moon
  • Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth
  • Community Projects in Kyambura run by the VSPT

Day 1
• Arrive in Entebbe
• Fly to Kasese Airstrip
• Travel to Kyambura Gorge with your expert safari guide
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (L,D)

Day 2
• Begin the Climb
• To Nyabitaba Hut (2650m)
O/N: Rwenzori Mountain Huts (FB)

Day 3
• To John Matte Hut (3350m)
O/N: Rwenzori Mountain Huts (FB)

Day 4
• To Bujuku hut (3900m)
O/N: Rwenzori Mountain Huts (FB)

Day 5
• To Elena Hut (4541m)
O/N: Rwenzori Mountain Huts (FB)

Day 6 Options
• Climb to Margherita Peak (5109m)
• Hike to Kitandara Hut (4023m)
O/N: Rwenzori Mountain Huts (FB)

Day 7
• To Guy Yeoman Hut (3260m)
O/N: Rwenzori Mountain Huts (FB)

Day 8
• To Nyabitaba Hut (2650m)
O/N: Rwenzori Mountain Huts (FB)

Day 9
• To Nyakalengija Trailhead (1600m)
• Return to Kyambura Gorge Lodge
• Complimentary Massage
• Relax by the Pool
O/N: Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 10
• Morning Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth
• Return flight to Entebbe
Kyambura Gorge Lodge (B,L)


Kyambura Interior Main

Kyambura Gorge Lodge Main


Kyambura Interior Room

Kyambura Gorge Lodge – 2 Nights
The eclectic contemporary Kyambura Gorge Lodge has been converted from an old coffee processing plant and has incredible views overlooking the Queen Elizabeth National Park, the mythical Mountains of the Moon in the far distance.

Rwenzori Mountain Huts – 7 Nights
The huts located along the Rwenzori trail are basic mountain huts that provide only simple accommodation along the mountains combined with impressive views and the experience of spending nights on end up in the heights.

Kyambura Gorge Lodge mini

View Dates and Prices: 2014


Safari Prices


Private Departure **


High Season

Low Season

Per person sharing a twin room
$ 4,900
$ 4,410
Single room supplement
$ 245
$ 221
** Prices are based on a minimum of two people travelling on a private safari.Prices are quoted in US$. For £ sterling and Euro payments the dollar will be converted at the prevailing exchange rate at the time of payment.Prices are valid until 31 December 2014.

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