Rwenzori Mountains National Park

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Located in the western part of Uganda, near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the awe-inspiring Rwenzori Mountains National Park. This untamed wilderness region is a wonder to behold, boasting breathtaking landscapes and unique flora and fauna that are entirely unique to this region. The park’s mountainous terrain is home to dense rainforests, pristine blue lakes, and stunning alpine vegetation, creating an environment that is truly a sight to behold.

One of the standout features of the park is its impressive mountain peaks, including the largest mountain peak in the country, which stands tall at over 5,000m. These snow-capped peaks offer a truly awe-inspiring view and a sense of grandeur that can only be experienced in person. Visitors to the park can embark on guided hiking expeditions that will take you through the park’s high-altitude trails, giving you a chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area.

In addition to the natural splendor, there is also a wealth of local culture around the park, with nearby villages offering unique insights into the traditions and way of life of the local people. For wildlife enthusiasts, the park is a haven teeming with rare and unique animal species, allowing visitors to catch a glimpse of Uganda’s incredible biodiversity in all its glory. Some of the animals that you may be lucky enough to spot while visiting the park include elephants, chimpanzees, and a vast array of bird species.

All in all, the Rwenzori Mountains National Park is a must-visit destination for those who seek a true sense of adventure and a chance to experience nature at its most magnificent. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or simply seeking to take in the sights and sounds of this remarkable region, the park is sure to offer an unforgettable experience that will linger in your memory for years to come.


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Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Rwenzori Mountains National Park.

Rwenzori turaco

Rwenzori three-horned chameleon

Rwenzori red duiker

Rwenzori giant groundsel

Rwenzori otter

Rwenzori colobus monkey

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Typical Itineraries


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