Exclusive cultural encounters in Rwenzori – A safari to Mount Rwenzori National Park never goes without a visit to nearby local community to experience the African cultures. A cultural tour in this park gets you a chance to learn more about the cultural lifestyles and what they do each day learn more about drumming and unique dances among others. You can also head off to Ruboni village for you to explore more about their
Ruboni community camp is located near Rwenzori mountains national park, at the entrance of Nyakalengija central circuit gate. The camp is owned and run by the local community. Ruboni community camp offers both self-contained and none self-contained furnished rooms. The y have an onsite restaurant making it possible to order meals and drinks any time. Besides accommodation, the camp organizes village guided tours in the areas neighboring Rwenzori mountains national park. These including the hill climb, forest walk and the cultural walk. Ruboni community uses the proceeds to support local community conservation and development initiatives
This walk near the Nyakalengija park gate are quite rewarding as you expect to visit Home stays, traditional story teller, black smith, traditional healer, a local basket weaving group and the local farmers who grow coffee and other food items like plantain bananas.
Mount Rwenzori National Park is a home to magnificent Rwenzori mountain ranges which comes with waterfalls, blue cirque Lakes, unique vegetation as well as 18 mammal species, 217 avifaunal species, 9 reptiles, elephants, leopards, chimpanzees and many others.
Mountain climbing in Rwenzori national park
Rwenzori Mountain range rewards hikers with the most thrilling adventure and while on a hike, you come across distinct vegetation zones, glaciers and not to forget magical views over its peaks and surrounding areas. Hiking to the peak of this mountain requires some physical wellness in you. This mountain features Mount Stanley, Vittorio Emmanuelle which stands at 4889 meters on Mount Speke, Edward at 4842 meters on Mount Baker.
As well, you can also take a 7 day trek around the central tourism circuit and 5 day trek on the Kilembe route to southern parts of the park.
Nature walks Rwenzori national park
If you can’t make it up to the Margherita peak, there is a better option for you to and that is nothing other than nature walks. On nature walk, you have a chance to sight at varied plant species, meet the Bakonzo communities for you to learn more about their cultures and traditions.
Birding trips in Rwenzori national park.
With over 217 bird species that are confined within this park, birders are never left out. Mount Rwenzori National Park boasts of its diverse bird species and while on birding tour, the birds to spot out include barred long tailed cuckoo, long eared owl, Rwenzori Turaco, slender billed starling, Lagden’s bush shrike, blue headed sunbird, barbets, golden winged sunbird, greenbul, handsome francolin, strange weaver, illadopsis, crimson wings, flycatchers, cinnamon chested bee-eaters and many more.Contact Great Adventure Safaris to book an exclusive cultural encounters in Rwenzori National Park Uganda