Rwenzori Mountains

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Rwenzori Mountains

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Rwenzori Mountains

The Rwenzoris – also known as the fabled “Mountains of the Moon” – lie in Western Uganda along the Congo border. Their snow-capped equatorial peaks rise to a height of 5,109m, while lower slopes are blanketed in moorland and rich montane forest. Most of the Park is accessible only to hikers although the magnificent scenery and 19 Albertine Rift endemics would be ample reward for bird lovers. Rwenzori Mountains National Park protects the eastern slopes and glacial peaks of the 120km long range, and is a world-class hiking and mountaineering destination. A nine-day trek will get skilled climbers to the summit of Margherita – the highest peak – though shorter, non-technical treks are possible to scale the surrounding peaks.

Please note: We retail maps for Rwenzori Mountains (main map and routes to summit on one side, information of the area, terrain, climate, vegetation, etc on the reverse). Please visit our BUY MAPS webpage for more details and costs.

Rwenzori

Mutinda Loop

Uganda

Weismanns Peak

Margherita Peak  12 Day

Technical Climb

Margherita Peak  13 Day

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