Here is a great blog by one of our Clients Dan Slater, Click the link below to read the full blog.
The Rwenzori is awash with breathtaking views that have more often left travellers months agape in wonder. It is amazing how many of our hikers feel that this hike is the best Africa has to offer. In september 2023, we hosted travel bloggers who had so many amazing stories to share, key to note was this; “The Rwenzori Mountains are, without a doubt, one of the most magical places on Earth. We’ve hiked all over the world, from Kyrgyzstan to New Zealand to Pakistan, […]
A Rwenzori Adventure: Trip report – 8 days trek to Margherita Peak (5,109m). Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda
On our way to the starting point we all admitted to ourselves and each other that we hadn’t done that much research. Our trip to Uganda had been planned in haste amidst the micromanagements of kids’ holidays, and none of us really knew what the Rwenzori mountains were all about. I had assumed they would be like other large mountains we had climbed in Kenya—like Mt Kenya, The Aberdares, or Mt Elgon. I was wrong. […]
There is a house in the south west part of Uganda. It’s just on the outskirts of a village called Kilembe. It’s a lodge more like, made of wood, and it sits at the base of a mountain. The way to get there might seem long at first. From Kampala, you take a bus across the country to the town of Kasese. It takes about eight hours with all the stops, but don’t worry, you’ll […]
On Saturday 12th August 2023, three families from Kenya summited Margherita peak with five children, 4 aged 15years two of which were twins and the youngest “Tiki” who is 10 years old. Tiki has previously summited Batian Peak on Mt Kenya & managed Margherita with loads of energy and enthusiasm. RTS says thank you for the awesome time we had with you Karisia Walking Safaris and Afri organic Kenya.