You will be picked from Entebbe and be transferred to Kasese town dinner and overnight at Sandton Hotel BB
Day 2: Climb- To Nyabitaba(2650m) Through Bakonjo Homestead
After having your breakfast, you’ll drive to Nyakalengija trailhead at an elevation of 1600 meters. As you begin hiking, you’ll have to walk through the banana sambas which are on the side of the steep foothills. The trail will follow along the Mubuku River passing through landslides, rocks, and bluffs. You’ll then cross the Mahoma River and then climb a steep fern slope. Overnight at Nyabitaba Hut.
Day 3: John Matte Hut (3350m)
Rwenzori hiking to MargheritaFromNyabitaba follow the trail that drops down through the forest to the Kurt Shafer Bridge, just below the confluence of the Mubuku and Bujuku rivers. Passing through the bamboo forest, traverse through a long and exhausting stretch of slippery moss-covered rock.
Both the Mount Stanley and Mount Speke can be seen from the Nyamileju Rock Shelter. The area leading up to the shelter consists of giant heather, lobelia, and groundsel. After passing through the tiring bog, you’ll reach the John Matte Hut and have dinner and overnight in there.
Day 4: Bujuku Hut:
The trail sees a significant drop after John Matte Hut and leads to the Bujuku River. The upper Bigo Bog gives way to Bujuku Lake, and you can get views of Mt Baker which is to the south and of Mt Stanley which is to the west. In the shadow of Mount Baker and Mount Speke, Bujuku Hut is located and set in a narrow valley below Steinmann pass.
Day 5: Mount Stanley
Leaving Bujuku, the trail climbs the steep slopes west of the lake, passing through the magical Groundsels Gully as it ascends to Scott-Elliot Pass at 4372m. At the head of the gully a metal ladder takes you over a steep section after which the trail splits into two. The right leads up to Elena Hut and Mount Stanley on a steep trail over large boulders. The left path leads to Scott. Elliot passes and down to Kitandara Lakes.
Day 6: Summit Margherita
You’ll have to continue on to the base of the Stanley Glacier to climb to Margherita peaks at 5,109 meters. The walk to the summit of Margherita can take somewhere between four to seven hours. As the climb is relatively technical in nature, it is only recommended for the trekkers that are physically fit. You’ll be requiring roping up, crampons, and equipments to survive in cold, windy weather. A group of 4 (two climbers and two guides) is the ideal ratio which increases success rate. Returning to Scott- Elliot pass, descend to the Kitandara Hut for overnight, past the Kitandara Lakes.
Day 7: Climb Mt Stanleyto Guy Yeoman Hut (3260m)
From Kitandara, the trail ascends rather steeply up to the headwall and then spreads out from the base of Mount Baker. It then continues along the southern side of Rwenzori Mountain to the field pass. Then from the fresh field pass, the descend will be through muddy conditions. You’ll pass the rock shelter of Bujangolo and reach the base camp for a historic expedition of 1906 by Duke of Abruzzi.
Day 8: Climb Nyabitaba Then Nyakalengija Transfer To Kibale
The path down can be slippery and muddy with little to hold on to and requires careful balancing over the vertical mud or steep rock, Nyabitaba to Nyakalengija,Nyabitaba starts the 40 minutes trial to see Lake Mahoma and back to the hut for descending to the Park Head Quarters where you will connect with your driver / guide and transfer back to Kampala