Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Short Overview

Situated on the Uganda-Congo border, Rwenzori Mountains National Park is believed to be home to the fabled ‘Mountains of the Moon’. Whether there’s truth to this belief or not is moot, as these visually spectacular mountains and the accompanying glaciers and icy lakes make for something truly memorable.

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Details of Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Situated on the Uganda-Congo border, Rwenzori Mountains National Park is believed to be home to the fabled ‘Mountains of the Moon’. Whether there’s truth to this belief or not is moot, as these visually spectacular mountains and the accompanying glaciers and icy lakes make for something truly memorable.

 

The main drawcard of the park is the opportunity to climb its mountains and volcanoes, but less ambitious hikers will still find plenty to do in the park.

 

A number of animals call the park home, including elephants, chimpanzees, buffalo, leopards, and a variety of antelopes. The dense forest makes game-viewing a difficult prospect, however.

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Attractions

A paradise for hikers, the Rwenzori Mountains National Park offers hiking trails ranging from the accessible to more grueling volcanic hikes.


While the park is home to wildlife such as leopards and elephants, the dense forest makes it less than ideal for game-viewing. However, nearby villages offer ample opportunities for cultural exploration.

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