Experience an African Mountain Climbing Safari in Uganda-Uganda Safari News
Most of the travelers on Uganda safaris consider Uganda to be gorilla tourism destination and many of them book for gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda and yet Uganda is a diverse country in Africa which can offer memorable Mountain hiking experience to all categories of travelers ,right from a matures to experienced hikers.
Uganda offers some unexplored mountain climbing destinations such as the Rwenzori Mountains with its highest peak standing at about 5,119 meters. The stunning Rwenzori Mountain also nick named “the mountain of the moon”. is the third highest mountain in Africa and climbing to the mountain summit takes hikers on Uganda safari tours about 6 to 7 days. The hike to the summit of the mountain is not an ordinary hike because the mountain is famous for its steep and slippery trail which create limit to only experienced hikers. Despite of the hike being hectic, its highly rewarding with the views of unique plant life, primate species as well as rare natural landforms which cannot be found in some other places in Africa.
Mount Elgon which can be accessed on eastern side of Uganda is the country’s second mountain climbing destination where visitor on Uganda safaris and tours can enjoy his or her hiking safari in Uganda. The famous mountain is the only mountain in the world with the largest volcanic base. A climb on Mount Elgon offer visitor on climbing safaris to Uganda with that golden opportunity to explore the magnificent and uncluttered montane wilderness without the summit-oriented approach common to higher regional mountains found in Africa. Indeed the ultimate goal on reaching the top of Mount Elgon is not the final ascent to the 4321 Wagagai peak, but the descent into the vast 40km2 caldera.
In addition to the above, Uganda also offers hiking opportunities in the famous Mount Sabinyo which is the oldest Volcano among the eight Virunga massifs. This strato volcano can be explored by travelers on Uganda gorilla trekking safaris to Mgahinga’s National park in south western Uganda. Mount Mahinga and Mount Muhavura are some of the important hiking places which can be still explored in Southwest of Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Mgahinga Gorilla Park offers you the most doable in the shortest of time. Each Volcano can be climbed by Uganda safari visitors in only one day with a guide to the peaks where the views are breathe taking.
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