Weismann Peak 6 Day Trek

Rwenzori Mountains

Weismann Peak 6 Day Trek

Trek the Kilembe Trail to Weismann Peak. This is a short, 6-day trekking peak offering a comparatively gentle introduction to the Rwenzori Mountains.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Entebbe

    Arrive Entebbe. Overnight in a centrally-located hotel.

  2. Day 2: Transfer Entebbe to Kasese. Overnight at local hotel.

    Transfer from Entebbe to Kasese by road or air. On arrival, you will be met at the airstrip by the local climb team and transferred to the Sandton Hotel for dinner and overnight.

  3. Day 3: To Sine Hut – 9.5km

    Your trek departs from the Trekkers Hostel in Kilembe at approx. 10am. Meet with your climb team at 9am for a final kit check and briefing, before setting off on foot from the Hostel.

  4. Day 4: To Mutinda Camp – 6.1km

    Commence walking after a hearty breakfast. Today’s trail climbs steadily to begin with, as you enter the bamboo zone and then continue onto a steep moss-covered ridge about 200m in height.

  5. Day 5: To Bugata Camp – 8.6km

    Your starting height today is 3,590 metres, climbing to 4,200 metres on the top of the confluence between the Nyamwamba and Namusangi Valleys, before dropping to Bugata Camp at 4,100m.

  6. Day 6: Acclimatisation Day

    Today is a rest and acclimatisation day, though with the option of an acclimatisation trek to a high pass if you are feeling strong.

  7. Day 7: To Weismann Peak – 9km

    Leaving camp after breakfast, you continue along the valley with fantastic views of the Namusangi below. The last half kilometre to the ridge is a steep climb.

  8. Day 8: To Kilembe – 14.6km

    Descend to Kilembe. Today’s trail is long but downhill all the way, as you cross the Nyamwamba Valley, then continue through the bamboo forest and down the ridge to the Ranger’s Post. After debriefing, it is a short walk down to the Trekkers Hostel.

  9. Day 9: Departure

    Your itinerary ends this morning in Kasese. We can arrange for your transfer back to Entebbe/Kampala if required.

Price guide

Price based on two climbers and inclusive of fully-supported 6-day climb to Weismann Peak, Rwenzori park fees, and accommodation before and after the climb. Please see our Rwenzori rates chart for detailed pricing.

9 days from £1340pp


9 days from £1340pp

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