Mountain Climbing and Hiking in
Uganda and Rwanda.
Hiking the tallest Mountain Range in Africa - The Snowcapped Rwenzori Mountains with its magnificent peaks and glaciers Volcano Climbing and Hiking at Mount Elgon National Park and Mgahinga national Park plus other mountains like Karisimbi.
Uganda offers some premier mountain climbing destinations such as the Rwenzori Mountains. Mount Elgon in the East of the country on the border with Kenya and Mount Sabinyo, Mount Mahinga and Mount Muhavura in the Southwest of Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Mgahinga Gorilla national Park offers you the most doable in the shortest time. Each Volcano can be climbed in one day with a guide to the peaks where the views are breath taking. The latter also requires the smallest amount of equipment since each climb - hike is a one day venture.
We offer several mountain climbing options, but we are flexible in designing a climb and hike that keeps your schedule in mind and of course your budget.
Enjoy Uganda's Mountains and Volcanoes, spend a day climbing or hiking up a volcano, take a min-Rwenzori Mountain hike, hike in the foothills of the Rwenzori around places such as Ruboni, or day hike around Mount Elgon or a 4 day climb. The Rwenzori Mountains and Mgahinga Gorilla Park are located in the West of Uganda and both, especially the latter can easily be worked into a combination with Gorilla Tracking, Lake Bunyonyi and or Queen Elizabeth and Kibale Forest.
Rwanda is known as a country of a thousand hills and a million smiles! The highest mountain is called Karisimbi which stands up to 4507m above sea level.
The country has 5 major mountains and several hundreds of other hills that are very physical friendly and good to try for both mountain climbers and bikers
Give us your thoughts and we(jkihembe safaris) will do our best to make them reality.