If you like mountaineering, then you will love this, My favorite mountains in Uganda are: Rwenzori Mountains and Mount Elgonhiking-the-rwenzori-mountains1

Snow covered Rwenzori Mountains also known as the ‘Mountains of the Moon’ and protected as Rwenzori Mountains National Park which is also a World Heritage Centre  is said to be (5,119 m) high, Here you have the most memorable and unique experience of life time. The mist-shrouded peaks provide stunning backdrops to this magnificent mountain.

Today, the most visible and probably preventable, changes in the Rwenzori are the fragile vegetation along the trails. A trip into the Rwenzori’s is an exhilarating and rewarding experience .

If your dream or interest is hiking or you are a hiker looking for a lifetime adventure put Rwenzori Mountains into consideration.

On Mount Elgon which is also a well conserved National Park (Elgon National Park), Mountaineering can be experienced on this volcanic mountain which is (4,321 m), the 4th highest mountain in East Africa, located in the eastern part of Uganda on the border with Kenya. The park boundaries contain 1147 Sq. km of mountain. Most of this area mount-elgon-national-park2is covered with typical afro-montane vegetation, complete with giant groundsels and bamboo forest.

Many travelers find Mt. Elgon an exciting alternative to some of the more strenuous climbs in Uganda and East Africa. It has many of the same attractions, with milder climate and lower elevation. Climbing the peaks requires no special equipment or technical climbing experience. It is possible to summit the mountain in as little as three days, but slightly longer visit will permit a more thorough exploration of all Mt. Elgon has to offer.


Here we end our Mountaineering, hope you had fun going to the hight of 5,119 Meters on Rwenzori Mountains and reaching the summit of Mountain Elgon at 4,321 Meters.

I wish you a safe journey:) .