Rwenzori Trekking Services

“Thrilling Adventure: Three Kenyan Families and Five Young Climbers Conquer Margherita Peak!”

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.

Incredible Journey Up The Mountains Of The Moon

Adventurer Holly Budge – Everest summiteer, conservationist and the first woman to skydive Everest – takes on the climb to the top of Margherita Peak in the Rwenzori Mountains to raise funds to stop elephant poaching HOLLY BUDGE ‘Mountains of the Moon’ sounds like something out of a fairy tale, but the magic unfolded right in front of my eyes on a recent climbing trip to the Rwenzoris in Uganda.  Balanced on the spine of […]

For Uganda’s Vanishing Glaciers, Time Is Running Out

A trek through tropical forest, mud fields, and scree reveals the last remnants of the once-sprawling ice fields in Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains. Their loss has profound implications for local communities, uniquely adapted species, and scientists studying the climate record. JOHN WENDLE Enock Bwambale stopped at the lip of the dying glacier, its blunted nose arcing steeply down to scoured rocks, then shouted up to his fellow guide Uziah Kule that the ice was too sheer […]

Rwenzori Kilembe Trail // Trek

You comb through your vocabulary for all kinds of superlatives, put them in a pot and, after stirring well, distribute its content evenly over this blog entry. It’s a similar thing for us now, because there’s a very great risk that we’ll squander all the relevant adjectives in the first paragraph. The 8-day Kilembe Trail , which we are now going to tell you about, was really unbelievable, overwhelming, fascinating, beautiful, exhausting, impressive (list incomplete)! So there we were, […]

Unforgettable 8 days trek to Margherita peak – Kinga R

8 days trek to Margherita peak was a beautiful, unforgettable experience. It’s hard to believe this trek is not popular – everything is well organised, the camps are amazing, having even wood oven stoves at higher altitudes so you can warm up and dry your clothes. There are huts so no sleeping in tents. The trails are just breathtaking and nature suprises you everyday. The guides are very knowledgeable and kind so you feel safe […]