Climbing rwenzori mountains for Nature walk in the Mahoma trail? Book the most expeditious nature walk while in the Rwenzori mountains for 5 Days, though not a good idea for hikers but its a nature walk experience of the wilderness of Rwenzori mountains national park, get to experience and like the vegetation cover and landscape of the Rwenzori Mountains.
Pick up from your hotel in Kampala at 7am a drive straight to Kasese- Nyakalengija which is a 6hour drive. There will be a stopover in Mubende for lunch. Check in at Ruboni Community Camp for dinner and bed and you refresh for the next day’s trek.
Have breakfast at the camp, get all your things ready and start the Mahoma trail walk. You will ascend through the rainforests along the Kyambogho ride where you will have a view of the Mubuku valley and the Rwenzori Mountains.
As you move, you will expect to see blue monkeys, colobus monkeys, some birds like the Rwenzori Turaco, three horned chameleon. You will reach the Omuka kizza camp where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Have breakfast at the camp then proceed with the trail. You will move through the bamboo and heather forest and you will expect to see some forest elephants or their footprints in this area. You might as well find them having a drink at the hot springs.
You will move along the ridge that leads to the Rukenga valley where you will see giant lobelias that can grow for up to 8 meters or more and the everlasting flowers that are so beautiful to look at – making it a beautiful spot for taking photos.
Reach the campsite near Lake Mahoma where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Have breakfast at the camp s, walk around the Mahoma Lake (the deepest lake in the Rwenzori) and then descend back through the Mpanga ridge that will lead you to the Mubuku valley. Continue to Nyakalengia and finally back to Ruboni camp. Have dinner and spend the night.
Have breakfast at 8 am, check out of the camp and drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport to catch up with your flight.