Mountain Rwenzori National Park

About Mountain Rwenzori National Park

Mountain Rwenzori National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers a mesmerizing blend of towering peaks, glacial lakes, and lush alpine vegetation. Embark on a journey with Dagiz Travel to explore the mystical landscapes and unparalleled biodiversity of Mountain Rwenzori National Park.

Known as the “Mountain of the Moon,” Mountain Rwenzori is the third-highest peak in Africa, reaching a majestic altitude of 16,700 feet above sea level. Its snow-capped peaks, including the iconic Margherita Peak, Mount Speke, and Mount Baker, contribute to the stunning landscape. These peaks, along with Mount Stanley, Mount Emin Pasha, and Mount Luigi da Savoia, create a haven for mountain climbers and enthusiasts.

Activities in Mountain Rwenzori National Park

Rwenzori Hiking 

Experience the untamed beauty of Mt. Rwenzori through our immersive hiking adventures. From the enchanting montane forests to the alpine meadows, each step unveils a new facet of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Bird Watching

Mt. Rwenzori. Home to a diverse avian population, including the vibrant Rwenzori turaco and captivating francolin species, the mountain offers a paradise for bird enthusiasts. Our knowledgeable guides will ensure you capture the beauty of these winged wonders in their natural habitat.

Guided Nature Walks

The nature walk which is conducted in Rwenzori can also lead you to communities of Ruboni and Turaco view which provides guided forest walks of various length just outside the park . The route you use can as well lead you to River Mubuku and great views of Mount Baker and portal peaks 

Cultural Encounter

This is exciting and amazing activity to be part of and here in Rwenzori Mountain the walk you make to Bakozo villagers to encounter in their homesteads through the foothills of the Rwenzori will be the most admirable one to be experienced once in lifetime. A visit you can pay to Bakozo people  you will never regret it ,through enjoying their a vibrant dance performance accompanied by lively exciting drumming 

Glacial Lakes Exploration

Embark on a journey to discover the pristine glacial lakes that adorn the Rwenzori Mountains. These captivating bodies of water, formed by the ancient dance of glaciers, serve as enchanting mirrors reflecting the timeless beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bujuku Lake, nestled amidst rugged peaks, provides a serene oasis, while Kitandara Lake’s amphitheater-like setting invites you into nature’s dramatic spectacle. 

Wildlife Viewing

The park not only boasts breathtaking views of scenic landscapes but also offers a high density of unique vegetation, creating an unparalleled setting for your wildlife adventure. Your wildlife encounters may include blue monkeys, bushbucks, golden cats, giant forest hogs, red duikers, forest elephants, Rwenzori colobus, Rwenzori otters, Rwenzori climbing mice, genet mongooses, leopards, Uganda clawed frogs, L’Hoest’s monkeys, rock hyraxes, and more.