How to access Rwenzori Mountains National Park

How to access Rwenzori Mountains National Park?

How to access Rwenzori Mountains National Park? Getting to Rwenzori Mountain National park for tourism activities is easy for travelers as it is simpler to use both air and road transport. Rwenzori mountaineering services is the only one authorized to do mountain climbing services in Ruwenzori Mountains. Booking with a tour operator is the most convenient and the cost of mountain climbing will include accommodation, porters, rescue mission services. Visitors will need to come with their hiking items including a hiking sleeping bag, rain court, enough snacks, and warm clothes.

Visitors who are not familiar with mountain climbing can be guided to hike the Lower slopes of the mountains and engage in forest walks by participating in activities like hand fishing,  along the streams running from Rwenzori mountains.

How to access Rwenzori Mountains National Park By toad transport: There very many gate entrances to Rwenzori mountain National park but the prominent entry point is at Ruboni which can be accessed from Kampala via Fort portal tourism city which takes over 375 kilometers to reach the park. visitors can as well use a tarmac road from Kampala, to Masaka, Mbarara, Bushenyi, and finally to Kasese which takes about 4 to 5 hours and covers over 350 kilometers.  It is interesting to take along the route from Kampala to Mbarara pas Queen Elizabeth National Park for tree-climbing lions and proceed to Mountain Rwenzori. Nyakalenjinja is just seventeen kilometers away from Kasese Fortportal road and 15Km in the northern park. Transportation via toad is rewarding though it’s a bit long.

How to access Rwenzori Mountains National Park By air transport: Rwenzori mountain National park can as well be accessed by visitors by using air transport. It is the quickest way to reach the park and domestic flights are being arranged from Entebbe international airport or Kajjansi Airfield. Aerolink Uganda Limited and fly Uganda operate domestic flights to Kasese airstrip which few kilometers away from Rwenzori Mountain National Park.