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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

The Mountains of The Moon

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Rwenzori National Park is 120km-long and 65km-wide. It is the highest mountain range and the thirds highest point in Africa. The National Park is famed for being able to cater for casual walkers to technical climbers. Apart from the scenery, the national park is also home to 70 mammals and 217 bird species including 19 Albertine Rift endemics, as well as some of the world’s rarest vegetation. 
The Rwenzoris were named the "Mountains of the Moon" by the Alexandrine geographer Ptolemy in AD 150, it was the explorer Henry Stanley, who having placed the Rwenzori on the map on 24th May 1888 called it  ‘Ruwenzori’, a local name which he recorded as meaning “Rain-Maker” or “Cloud-King.”

7 Days – (4 Days trek to Mutinda lookout)

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8 Days (5 days trek to Weismann’s peak 4620m)

11 Days – (8 Days - trek to Margherita peak 5109m).

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13 Days (10 Days trek to 4peaks (Margherita peak, Mt Baker, Mt Speke and Weismann’s peak)

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