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 trek offering a wonderful introduction to the Rwenzoris.

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. Overnight at a local hotel.

  3. Day 3: To Samalira Camp. Approx. 5 to 7 hours

    Your trek starts at the Trekkers Hostel in Kilembe, 12 kilometres from Kasese and a short drive from Fort Portal. Here your guide will introduce you to the rest of the support team, and conduct a thorough kit check.

  4. Day 4: To Kiharo Camp – 6.9km – 4 to 5 hours

    Commence walking after a hearty breakfast. Today’s trail climbs steadily to begin with, with a steep section of about 200m as you ascend a narrow moss covered ridge.

  5. Day 5: To Bugata Camp – 6.8km – 4 to 5 hours

    Your starting height today is 3,518 metres. You climb to 4,200 metres on the top of the confluence between the Nyamwamba and Namusangi Valleys, before dropping to Bugata Camp at 4,065 metres.

  6. Day 6: To Weismann Peak – 7.4km – 5 to 7 hours

    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.

  7. Day 7: To Kalalama Camp – 9.5km – 4 to 6 hours

    Descend via the Namusangi Valley across open moorland and large areas of tussock grass. It is a good idea to have rubber boots for this section, as the valley floor can be very wet and boggy, particularly at the end of the rainy season.

  8. Day 8: To Trekkers Hostel – 10.7km – 4 to 6 hours

    Leaving Kalalama Camp you descend through the bamboo forest and down the ridge to the Ranger’s Post, arriving early afternoon.

  9. Day 10: Departure

    We can arrange for your morning transfer to Entebbe in time for the evening flight home.

Price guide

Price based on two climbers, and is inclusive of climb costs and Rwenzori park fees only. Internal flights/vehicle transfer to Kilembe and accommodation before and after the climb are additional. Please see Rwenzori rates chart for detailed pricing.

9 days from £890pp


9 days from £890pp


The entire trip ran like clockwork and everything exceeded our expectations.

Reggie and Greg


Thank you, Clare, for your patience as we worked our way through the planning of it all.