3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk & camping trail
The 3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk & camping trek takes you through the Mahoma loop trail the most popular camping trail in the Rwenzori Mountains National Park , the wonder of the high glaciers, the beauty of the valley of nine lakes, the bearded lichen hanging from giant heathers with a backdrop of rocky cliffs, crags and snow capped peaks. The wide variety of flora and fauna with several biospheres as you ascend through different vegetation zones creates the ultimate experience for trekking. Never before has this unique and beautiful trek been available, totally untouched and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful treks in the world.
- 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
-Climbing gear like Sleeping bag, Trekking shoes, trekking poles etc which can be hired at our office between $ 20 – $ 25 per equipment
- Items of personal nature
- Air tickets
Day 1: Kasese – Mihuna Park gate – Omukakiiza
Your 3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk & camping 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 1.646 m. At this point you receive briefing from your guide or the tourism officer. The hike starts through the plantations and homes of the Bakonzo, the people of the mountain, 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 then climb the heavily forested ridge which is home to many primates, such as black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey and occasionally the L’hoest monkey up to Omu’kaKizza Rest Camp at 2,977metres. Here you will enjoy the magnificent views over the Rwenzori foothills and Kasese town 2,160 metres below.
Day 2: Omukakiiza – Lake Mahoma
The second day you hike to Lake Mahoma the forest gives way to along a narrow moss covered ridge up to 3,515 metres 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, 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 Mahoma lake if the sky is clear you will be able to see Mt.Baker, Mt.Stanley and the Portal Peaks.
After breakfast go for a walk around Lake Mahoma and then descend back through the bamboo zone and then to the Mpanga ridge to adjoin the Mubuku valley, a home of three horned chameleon. After a rest at the resting point, descend back to Mihunga park gate and the Bujuku Ecotours driver guide will pick you for transfer to your hotel after receiving your trekking certificate from the Rwenzori Mountains national park to end your 3 Days Mahoma Loop Rwenzori Nature walk & camping trail trek.
End of trip!