Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Mt. Rwenzori is one of the most beautiful mountain parks in Africa with the highest point at 5,109m above sea level on Mt Stanley’s Margherita Peak. This block mountain is referred to as Mountains of the Moon and the Mystical challenge. This Mountain is gifted with over 20 crater lakes with huge tree-heathers and colorful mosses wrapped across the mountainside creating an enchanting, fairytale scene.
This snow-capped mountain is a world-class hiking and mountaineering destination, with a 9 – 12 days trek for experienced and skilled climbers to the highest peak; Margherita summit – and shorter treks of 3 – 5 days which are also tasking can also be arranged to the lower ranges.
Activities at the Mystical challenge;
Nature walks; For people with limited time, enjoy a relaxing nature walk on the foothills of the Rwenzori.
Trekking; Trekking is done along two trails; central and Kilembe circuit. 7 days are recommended for experienced hikers. However, there is also a shorter trek to the other ranges for less experienced hikers.
Peak Climbing; This is a must do for experienced and energetic hikers. There are so many peaks that one can conquer; Margherita (5,109M) on Mountain Stanley, Vittorio Emmanuelle (4,889M) on Mountain Speke and Edward (4,842) on Mountain Baker. These treks offer breathtaking views of numerous peaks within the ranges.
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