5-Day Mountain and Forest Trekking ( Camping)

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Job Description

Overview

Type of Tour: Budget/Camping Tours

Duration of Tour: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Tour Details:
The Rwenzori Mountains have long been dubbed the mountains of the moon, calling to life the ethereal beauty of the snow-capped peaks rising, luminescent, in the moonlight. There is profound power in the verdant flora that sprouts from the base to the top of this mountain range. Embrace this elemental journey as a return to a pristine wilderness that exists outside of time. These five days will give you the perfect adventure to the mountains of the moon.

Tour Highlights:

  • You’ll visit Kibale Forest National Park & Rwenzori Mountains.
  • Mountain gorilla tracking and spending one hour among a selected gorilla family.
  • Countryside road trip in an open-sided 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle.
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included.

Trip Facts:

 

Destinations

 

 

Accommodation

 

Nights

 

Meals

Kibale Forest National Park Nyinabulitwa Country Resort & Safari Camp 1 Nights FB

 

Rwenzori Mountains Ruboni Community Camp 2 Nights FB

 

Kibale Forest National Park Nyinabulitwa Country Resort & Safari Camp 1 Nights FB

 


Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Kibale Forest National Park (308.0 km)

 

Accommodation: Nyinabulitwa Country Resort & Safari Camp, Kibale Forest National Park / Similar

Guest will be picked up at their accommodation or Airport and drive From Kampala/Entebbe to Kibale Forest National Park Located in southern Uganda, Kibale Forest National Park is said to be home to the highest density of primates in Africa. Although the highlight of the park is the habituated chimpanzees, the treetops are alive with all manner of monkeys including red-tailed monkey, L’Hoest’s monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, red colobus, and black and white colobus monkeys are all spotted here. we meander westward towards the fabled mountains of the moon, also known as the Rwenzori Mountain, ranges. It’s quite a sight that will most definitely blow your mind. We will journey through the Fort portal where we will spend the night.

Overnight: Nyinabulitwa Country Resort & Safari Camp

Nyinabulitwa Country Resort & Safari Camp is situated approximately 20 kilometers outside Fort Portal in the western part of Uganda. The resort borders Kibale Forest National Park, one of the most beautiful tropical forests in the country with stunning bird and insect life and 13 species of primates, including a unique population of more than 1400 chimpanzees. Accommodation at the resort includes luxury cottages and quality camping. The campsite offers modern ablution facilities, solar power installations, as well as barbeque and dining facilities with spectacular views over the crater lake. Activities guests staying at the resort can take part in include boating, fishing, mountain biking, guided hiking trails, and bird and monkey viewing.


Day 2: Kibale Forest National Park Murchison Falls National Park (347.0 km)

 

Accommodation: Ruboni Community Camp, Rwenzori Mountains / Similar

Guest will wake up early at 6.00am and go on preparations for the hike which begin at Kilembe. Along the steady trek from the valley floor to Raboni camp, we meet a multitude of birds and black & white colobus monkeys swinging in the canopies. With luck, we might see L’Hoest monkeys, which are cultural emblems among the Bakonzo and therefore under the protection of Omusinga, the King. The woods bloom with bamboo, flowers, fungi, moss, and hanging vines covered in lichen. We come upon Enoch’s Falls which opens to a breath-taking view.

We reach Rabon Camp at 5100 meters above sea level, overlooking Enoch’s Falls and the lush forest beyond. As some traveler’s enter their rustic wooden huts for the night, others trade tales around a crackling campfire, surrounded by tranquil forest and the open night sky.


Day 3: Rwenzori Mountains

 

Accommodation: Ruboni Community Camp, Rwenzori Mountains / Similar

This day guest will have breakfast and we set off from Sine Camp for a steep climb through bamboo forests characterized by fruit and berry trees. The call of Crimson winged Rwenzori turaco bird rings through the crisp air. At 3,000 meters, the bamboo gives way to towering heather trees, some 15 meters high. Tucked away in the heather trees is Kalalama Camp, with a view of Lake George in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

We continue with the ascend until we turn and descend to a flat valley of lobelia plants. A short jaunt takes us to Kyra Villa where we again descend to enter Samalira Camp, which is cusped in a small dip carved from the landscape.

Overnight: Ruboni Community Camp

Ruboni Community Camp is situated at the gateway to the Rwenzori Mountains National Park. Accommodation at the camp offers guests the choice between a small cottage with furnished rooms and natural finishing or the possibility to hire or pitch a tent. Each bed is fitted with a mosquito net and rooms are lit with hydropower giving guests an opportunity to charge their gadgets. Activities at the camp are a village tour, hill climbing hike, forest hike, Rwenzori Trekking tours and traditional dancing.


Day 4: Rwenzori Mountains to Kibale Forest National Park 56.3 km

 

This day guest will have breakfast and begin the descent back through the serene bamboo forest, accompanied by bird calls and chimpanzees screeching in the distance. At Omusita Rest Area, we may continue a straight descent or divert to the scenic route, a trail following Nyamwamba River. All paths reunite at the park entrance and we continue from there back to Wild Tracks Overland Camp.

Included Activities: Hiking

Overnight: Nyinabulitwa Country Resort & Safari Camp

Nyinabulitwa Country Resort & Safari Camp is situated approximately 20 kilometres outside Fort Portal in the western part of Uganda. The resort borders Kibale Forest National Park, one of the most beautiful tropical forests in the country with stunning bird and insect life and 13 species of primates, including a unique population of more than 1400 chimpanzees. Accommodation at the resort includes luxury cottages and quality camping. The campsite offers modern ablution facilities, solar power installations, as well as barbeque and dining facilities with spectacular views over the crater lake. Activities guests staying at the resort can take part in include boating, fishing, mountain biking, guided hiking trails, and bird and monkey viewing.


Day 5: Kibale Forest National to Airport (308.0 km)

 

This is the last day of tour, the mountains of the moon diminish in the rear-view mirror, but they loom large in our memories as we return to Kampala and on to Entebbe International Airport for our flight back home. A stop at the Equator presents an opportunity to grab a few souvenirs and gifts from the delectable craft markets.

 

 

 


Included/Excluded

  • Qualified professional driver-guide
  • Vehicle / fuel
  • Park entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Passenger liability 15%
  • VAT 2% tourism levy
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for the Client
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks at lodges and on road
  • Optional excursions and activities
  • Tips for tour guides
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Items not mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Drinks

How To Book And How To Pay:

To reserve this tour, a payment of 30% of the total price must be made at the time of reservation. The balance of 70% can be made before the departure of your tour.

Your deposit can either be made by means of a Bank Transfer, with the addition of a 45 US Dollar fee or by Credit Card which incurs an additional bank charge of 3.5%.

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