What Can I Do Around Rwenzori Mountains National Park-Uganda



Rwenzori Mountain climbing is among the underrated gems undiscovered by travelers. Mount Rwenzori has some of the most beautiful scenery on the planet. The mountain Rwenzori ranges are covered by a variety of vegetation types and climates, which leaves travelers spellbound as they scale the heights. The Rwenzori foothills have farmland full of crops like coffee, which is Uganda’s important cash crop. The most beautiful land terrain, plant life of sub-montane vegetation, Afro-montane zone, luxurious tropical evergreen forest, and majestic snowcapped peaks can be found on Mount Rwenzori.


Rwenzori Mountains National Park is home to 217 bird species, and 17 of those species can only be spotted in the Rwenzori area, which justifies its UNESCO name. Rwenzori bird species include the Handsome Francolin, Turaco, Long-eared Owl, Rwenzori Turaco, Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo, and Archers’ Robin-chat. Strange Weaver, Rwenzori Batis, White-starred Robin, Montane Sooty Boubou, and Lagden's Bush-Shrike Slender-billed Starling, Blue-headed Sunbird, Barbets, Apalises, Crimson-winged Sunbird, Golden-winged Sunbird, Greenbuls, IIladopsis, and Flycatchers


Hiking around mountain Rwenzori shouldn’t be missed by anyone planning their gorilla safaris to Uganda with Devine African Safaris. Travelers can enjoy day hikes through the thick tropical African natural forests at the foothills of Mount Rwenzori.


Cultural Experience: You have plenty of opportunities to witness mountain Rwenzori foothills carry out their cultural activities and lifestyles, such as cultural dances and drumming sessions. Cultural experiences also take you to the Ruboni village.


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