Lake Mahoma in the Rwenzori mountains in Kasese Uganda is the nearest lake in the Rwenzori mountains located at about 3,000m asl. It is the deepest lake in the Rwenzori mountain ranges and can be accessed on a number of short treks to the Rwenzori mountains. From the 3 day mahoma loop nature walk camping trip to the difficult 1 day hike to Lake Mahoma and the 2 days hiking to Nyabitaba all organized by Bujuku Eco Tours.
It is a beautiful and picturesque lake with stunning shadows of the surrounding mountains and plantation reflecting on the lake surface as birds float across the beautiful lake.
It can only be accessed via either the mahoma loop central circuit trail or the major central circuit trail from Mihunga gate.
The Lake has a camping ground nearby and is also a bird watchers haven with several birds like the Rwenzori Turaco being a common sighting around the Lake.
A trek to Lake Mahoma is one of the most beautiful short treks in the Rwenzori mountains that will test your fitness. This is suitable for a one day hike or 2 days 1 night hike the Rwenzori mountains.
Don’t get bored when you arrive at nyabitaba hut early, trek to Lake Mahoma in just an hour and a half. Enjoy a walk through the narrow bamboo path as you climb up to the Lake area.
Enjoy views of the floating birds on the lake surface and on a clear day several peaks surrounding the lake. This gives a perfect scene for photos with reflections on the lake surface.
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