3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail

3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail

3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail

3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail

The 3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail takes the most popular camping trail in the Rwenzori Mountains. The Mahoma Nature trail is a typical wild camping trail in the Rwenzori mountains national park. The Rwenzori mountains is wonder of high glaciers and beautiful valley lakes. Bearded lichen hanging from giant heathers with a backdrop of rocky cliffs, crags and snow capped peaks. There is a wide variety of flora and fauna with several biospheres as you ascend through different vegetation zones. This creates the ultimate nature trekking experience. This unique and beautiful trek; totally untouched is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful treks in the world.

Package Includes:

  • Park entrance fees
  • Sleeping tent
  • Hiking fees where applicable
  • Government taxes prescribed in the itinerary
  • Guides and porters
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Drinking water.
  • Accommodation according to the Itinerary
  • Transport according to the Itinerary

Package Excludes:
-Climbing gear like Sleeping bag, Trekking shoes, trekking poles etc.

We do offer complimentary equipment after receiving a booking for the trek depending on the number of people.

  • Items of personal nature
  • Insurance
  • Air tickets
  • Visa

3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail trek

Day 1: Kasese – Mihuna Park gate – Omukakiiza

Your 3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail trek starts in the morning after breakfast. You will be picked by your guide and then head to the Rwenzori Mountains National Park gate in Mihunga. Receive briefing from your guide or the park ranger.

The hike starts at the park gate, taking the trail to the left. Gradually reaching garden plots and elephants grass and then join the forest zone. This takes you through the pristine rainforest of kyambogho ridge with a view of the Mubuku Valley. Thereafter climb the heavily forested ridge which is home to many primates. Spot several primates like the black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey and occasionally the L’hoest monkey.

Reach Omu’kaKizza Rest Camp at 2,977metres for an overnight. Enjoy the magnificent views over the Rwenzori foothills and Kasese town from 2,977 metres above.

Day 2: Omukakiiza – Lake Mahoma
The second day you hike to Lake Mahoma. The forest gives way to a long narrow moss covered ridge up to 3,515 metres.

3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail
Rwenzori Nature walk to Lake Mahoma

Trek through an incredibly beautiful forest of giant heather covered in layers of bright green moss.

You will follow the footprints of mountain Elephants through the bamboo and heather forest. You may spot and watch them having a drink at the hot spring. The ridge will lead you to the Rukenga valley where you will see the everlasting flowers (mimulopsiseliotti) and the giant lobelia. You then cross to Lake Mahoma Camp for the night.

From Lake Mahoma with a  clear sky you can see Mt.Baker, Mt.Stanley and Portal Peaks.

Day 3: Lake Mahoma to Nyabitaba to Mihunga gate.

3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail
Lake Mahoma

After breakfast go for a walk around Lake Mahoma. Thereafter descend back through the bamboo zone to the junction of the Central circuit trail. Descend past Nyabitaba to the Mpanga ridge to adjoin the Mubuku valley. This is a home of three horned chameleon.

After a rest at the resting point, descend back to Mihunga park gate. The Bujuku Eco Tours driver guide will pick you for transfer to your hotel.

You can visit the local community around the park to buy souvenir or local items and food. A traditional dance performance can be arranged in advance from the local community group.

You can receive a trekking certificate from the Rwenzori Mountains national park on request. End your 3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk camping trail and relax at your lodge in Kasese.

End of trip!

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