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This is the perfect way to experience the community life of the Bakonzo tribe, indigenous to the Rwenzori mountains of the moon and Eastern Congo. Meet the village blacksmith, storyteller, farmer, traditional healer and local basket weavers through this village tour.
You will see how the Bakonzo tend their animals and crops. Visit with the black smith, traditional healer, basket weavers story teller and local farmer.
From the black smith, you can make or buy and take home your own traditional tools like knives, spears etc.
A favorite with the locals, the camp restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and a range of delicious snacks. The bar serves both alcoholic and none alcoholic beverages.
This restaurant is a favorite among both international and local tourists. it is a quiet place close to nature located between the hills with great views of the high Rwenzori mountains. the stay gives you a good opportunity to relax and meet or mix with the community during the tours or in the villages, participating in the local community life.
Explore the African Jungle on the Rwenzori foothills and in Queen Elizabeth national park. You will be seeking the wildlife in two game drives in the Kasenyi plains, mweya Peninsular and a boat cruise on the famous Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth national park. Witness Uganda’s most popular park through this safari. Marvel the wetlands, Savannah, forests and waters to view some of the largest herds of Elephants, Buffalos and birds. at an additional of 50$ to the price, You have an option of taking safari in Ishasha looking for the tree climbing lions.
Climb the Rwenzori foothills up to 2400m in a one overnight trek in the community reserve located besides the national park. The hill trek is a great opportunity for you to view Margarita peak (5109m) the highest point of Rwenzori.
This tour is packed with both nature and culture encounters of the two national parks that boarder with the democratic republic of Congo in the west of Uganda. Common site are the scenaries, plenty of wildlife, the peoples cultural settings and African Architecture. The trip takes you five days and nights staying in the community lodge(s) just outside the parks.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park (D)
Day 2: Early morning transfer to Rwenzori Mountains to start trekking overnight (BLD)
Day 3: Explore the foothills of Rwenzori and later transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park (BLD)
Day 4: Explore Queen Elizabeth national park with two game drives and boat cruise (BLD)
Day 6: Transfer from Queen Elizabeth to Masaka or Kampala. (B)
On booking, quote this code RFCT02