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Rwenzori Moutains National Park

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Address: P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
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This mountainous area may be better known as the "Mountains of the...

This mountainous area may be better known as the "Mountains of the Moon."

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Amazingly Scenic Hike

Rwenzori is probably the most scenic mountain in Africa. I did 7 days hike on the Central Circuit (end of January 2017), and the views and the beauty of the mountain go well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rwenzori is probably the most scenic mountain in Africa. I did 7 days hike on the Central Circuit (end of January 2017), and the views and the beauty of the mountain go well beyond what you can see on the more popular Kili and Mt Kenya. The hike is quite tough because of the daily rain, the high altitude, the... More 

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Entebbe, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trek requires one to be physically fit and in good health to hike this Mountain. Its one of the hardest mountain to hike in Africa because its rainy and muddy most of the time making the hike difficult at times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our clients were so excited about the experience at the Mountains of the moon. They enjoyed the activity and promised to come back again.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

It was a privilege to spend a few days here with my family. Kids are young so we did not get up as a high as we wanted to in the mountains but even still. Beautiful scenery, lush rainforest and a very well organised national park with great guides.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Hi, I did the Weisman Peak 6-day trek with Rwenzori Trekking Services just two weeks ago. Organising was extremely easy, office is very responsive to all emails/calls or you can simply pop into their office in Kampala if you are there (at Backpackers Hostel). Transport to/from Kampala is easy with a 7-9h bus (Linkers, Kalita, etc), costs 30,000 UGX. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great day hike up a 3000m mountain For experienced hikers only and very steep but no scrambling. Karabole tours organised - ask for Rose

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We trek and climb all the way to the summit of Margharita Peak at the end of September 2016. This park is great for hike and nature lovers. Even Though the hike is quite though due to the condition of the trail, it's worth it and the national park is improving continuously the trail, with metallic ladders and boardwalks on... More 

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Benschop, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went with Rwenzori Trekking services for a one day hike into the mountains. Although the starting area is quite interesting (you will see the locals, coffee farms, and there are some nice views), when you arrive at the protected park area the scenery is much of the same. We walked along a riverbed in a forested area, there are... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We reviewed this activity on trip advisor and on the company's website. There were great reviews for 2-3 day walks but no reviews for 1 day. We only had time for 1 day but we're disappointed and should have missed out. We spent hours on a vertical climb with glimps of views and no flat viewing point for lunch. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Rwenzori mountain is trully beautiful. Yhe trails might be difficult because of the mud and wet weather but it's worth the effort to trek the mountain. I went out with Rwenzori Trekking Service and they provide excellent services. The huts are in great condition with decent toilet. I just had problem with the lead guide who tried to get more... More 

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