This 28km trail takes you to explore a cross section of the scenic Rwenzori mountains. The trail is an alternative to longer treks that lead to the high peaks. On this...
Day 1: Travel to Kasese in the morning. You will transfer from Kasese town to the Rwenzori and arrive to the basecamp to Dinner and overnight at Ruboni community camp (BB)
Day 1: Nyakalengijo 1646m – Kichuchu camp 3008m: After a briefing with the local porters and guides you will trek to Nyabitaba where you will have lunch then trek more two hours clockwise route on the central circuit to Kichuchu rock shelter camp for Dinner and overnight. (7hrs) Mountain camp (FB)
Day 2: Kichuchu –Kitandara camp 4023m: Leave Kichuchu early morning and take the trail to guy yeoman. After lunch at guyeoman camp, continue to Kitandara camp where you will spend the second night. (7 hrs) Mountain camp (FB)
Day 3: Kitandara camp – Weismann peak 4620m – Kitandara: Early morning departure to Weismann peak and after taking the scenic moments, return to kitandara camp. kitandara camp FB
Day 4: Kitandara camp to Guy Yeoman camp, 3.261 m. After breakfast, you will trek counterclockwise returning to Guyeoman camp. After crossing Fresh Field pass head for the Guy Yeoman camp at 3261 meters. In case of fog or bad weather it could be hard to follow the trail and remember that the last part is full of bogs. Before Guy Yeoman hat there are other two shelters: Bujongolo and Kaijongo. Bujongolo is well known for having been the base camp of Luigi di Savoia, Duke of Abruzzi who conquered and fully explored the Rwenzori in 1906. (6 hrs) Mountain camp (FB)
Day 5: Guyeoman – Nyakalengijo base camp 1646m, the fifth trekking day on Rwenzori is dedicated to descend to the camp of Nyabitaba. On the descent there are some tricky points since the terrain is often slippery and boggy. After Kichuchu rock the trail will become easier passing through bamboo forests interesting to many birdwatchers. (5-6 hrs) Mountain camp (FB)