We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Rwenzori Moutains National Park

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
Phone Number: +256 4834 44629
Website
Description:

This mountainous area may be better known as the "Mountains of the...

This mountainous area may be better known as the "Mountains of the Moon."

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 64 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Amazing mountain

Rwenzori mountain is trully beautiful. Yhe trails might be difficult because of the mud and wet weather but it's worth the effort to trek the mountain. I went out with Rwenzori... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2016
LeoLHR
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in Kasese

Add Photo Write a Review

64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 56: English reviews
Benschop, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with Rwenzori Trekking services for a one day hike into the mountains. Although the starting area is quite interesting (you will see the locals, coffee farms, and there are some nice views), when you arrive at the protected park area the scenery is much of the same. We walked along a riverbed in a forested area, there are... More 

Helpful?
Thank adgadg
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We reviewed this activity on trip advisor and on the company's website. There were great reviews for 2-3 day walks but no reviews for 1 day. We only had time for 1 day but we're disappointed and should have missed out. We spent hours on a vertical climb with glimps of views and no flat viewing point for lunch. This... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kim A
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
257 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Rwenzori mountain is trully beautiful. Yhe trails might be difficult because of the mud and wet weather but it's worth the effort to trek the mountain. I went out with Rwenzori Trekking Service and they provide excellent services. The huts are in great condition with decent toilet. I just had problem with the lead guide who tried to get more... More 

Helpful?
Thank LeoLHR
Bottmingen, Switzerland
Level Contributor
155 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

First of all, thanks to the amazing guides (Johnston, Andrew and Cornelius) from RMS we mad it to the peak of Margarita!!! But also the ways from an to the summit was full interesting and adventurous events. The trails are well maintained, although not easy to walk, the boardwalk in some places are extremely helpful, but have their challenges, too.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank DMS1995
Arua, Uganda
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Recently (July 2016) did a 2-day trek on the Kilembe trail with Rwenzori Trekking Services. We had been hoping to be able to do the longer option 2-day trek up to the 2nd camp, however one of my friends started experiencing altitude sickness. One of our guides was willing to take me and my other friend up to the second... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank SRambo
Western Norway, Norway
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

In the beginning we were wondering if its possible to do a few days' excursion in the Rwenzoris but found contradicting answers. We had just 12 days in Uganda and we wanted to do track chimpanzees, raft the river Nile, Hike the Rwenzoris and visit the Murchison falls. We contacted our guide said its possible to do all this if... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jason1sj
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We hiked this mountain with a group of friends and would say it's the most beautiful and most challenging mountain in Africa. I have been to Mount Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru but Rwenzori is a whole new level. There are several mountain peaks in Rwenzori Mountain ranges. We climbed the highest, Mount Stanley which lies in the border... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Martin M
Belgrade, Serbia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I spent in Rwenzori 2 weeks. The most beautiful place I've visited in Uganda. It's not for laid back safari lovers, but more for adventure lovers. The nature is so pristine that you don't be scared to drink water from natural source. I recommend to contact park headquarters near Ruboni village for lesser known nature walks. I recommend nature walk... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank vothailTha
Makati, Philippines
Level Contributor
25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I ran to the park from Hima and was given a wonderful welcome when I arrived at the park entrance. Running to the park have me a wonderful experience, with children running with me a long the way. The views are beautiful all the way to the park entrance. Once inside it gets better and better with so many things... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Ruben_Heather
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

My fiancé and I booked a 3-day trekking in Rwenzori with Moses Tours (Mbarara). It felt too short. Rwenzori is worth a longer stay than three days. Moses arranged accomodation, meals, driver(to and from Mbarara), guides and porters for about 600usd/person. We stayed at Backpackers lodge the night before the trekking started with Rwenzori Trekking Service - Guides by the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linus K

Travelers who viewed Rwenzori Moutains National Park also viewed

 

Been to Rwenzori Moutains National Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Rwenzori Moutains National Park and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Rwenzori Moutains National Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?