Mountain Hiking Safaris
Mountain Hiking: East Africa Prides as a thrilling and rewarding ultimate destination for outdoor experience. Arguably prides for hosting two of Africa’s highest peaks; Mt Kilimanjaro – the roof of Africa (5895m) in Tanzania and Kenya’s (5199m) with the Ruwenzori Mountains in western uganda, Mt Meru and Mt Elgon, With No Doubt, East Africa offers world-class mountain Hiking experiences.
Uganda is the perfect place to take your travels of mountain hiking one step at a time. From stunning mountain landscapes to roaming the savannah, Uganda is a hiker’s paradise. Read our guide to the best hikes, treks, and even triathlons Uganda has to offer.
Top Mountain Hiking to Climb in East Africa
In western Uganda along the Uganda-Congo border lies the Fabled mountains of the moon – The mount Rwenzori with equatorial snow peaks including the third highest point in Africa. Hike through blanketed slopes to the Margarita paek in moorland, and colorful mosses draped across the mountainside creating an enchanting, fairytale scene
scale Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, while experiencing the extraordinary biodiversity along its most scenic routes. Everyone’s dream is to be on the summit when the sun rises over the glaciers and the plains of Tanzania below. With No Doubt, East Africa offers world-class mountain Hiking experiences but scaling to The roof of Africa is extraordinarily rewarding.
Mt. Elgon At 4,000km² Prides as the largest volcanic base in the world. Strategically located on the Uganda-Kenya border, it is also the oldest and largest solitary, volcanic mountain in East Africa. A climb on Mt. Elgon’s deserted moorlands unveils a magnificent and uncluttered wilderness without the summit-oriented approach common to many mountains: the ultimate goal on reaching the top of Mt. Elgon is not the final ascent to the 4321m Wagagai Peak, but the descent into the vast 40km² caldera.
Mt. Kenya stands in the central Kenyan highlands and prides as the second highest mountain in Africa Sitting majestically on the equator, A trek up Mt. Kenya not only offers one of Africa’s finest mountain climbing experiences but is also an ideal preparation for a Mt. Kilimanjaro. Mt Kenya is said to have one of the most impressive landscapes with promising series of snow-capped peaks and a great hiking experience.
Trekking on the Virunga Volcanoes within the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is certainly one of the highlights of a visit to this remote corner of western Uganda. The virunga Mountain ranges offer different extraordinally mountain experinces That also includes a hike to The 3 country boundery and to the famous active volcanic Mountain.
Combined Mountain Hike & Wildlife Safaris
Scale to the top of Rwenzori Mountains with an incredible team to the Margarita peak and later combine the hike with an extraordinally ultimate Gorilla & wildlife encounter.
Scale to the roof of Africa Mt Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru Peak that towers the surrounding Savannah plains at 5,896m. Embark later on a spectacular Wildlife encounter in Tanzania’s finest Wildlife Safari destinations.
Ascend to the peak of mount Kenya the second highest point in Africa and treat yourself through Kenyas finest and famous wildife destinations; samburu & masai mara.
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