Kalalama Loop (3-day Trek)

3-day Rwenzori rainforest trek, most suitable as an extension to a longer safari or climb itinerary.

Kalalama Loop (3-day Trek)

This short 3-day trek into the Rwenzoris follows an easy circuit route, taking you through the rainforest and bamboo zones and to the high altitude heath. Please note that the Kalalama Loop is generally intended to be booked as an add-on to a longer itinerary, and the quoted price is for the trek and park fees only; if booking the itinerary as a standalone, transfers to/from Entebbe and accommodation before and after the climb are additional.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Entebbe

    Arrive Entebbe. Overnight in a centrally-located hotel.

  2. Day 2: Transfer Entebbe to Kasese. Overnight at the Sandton Hotel.

    Transfer from Entebbe to Kasese by road or air (to be quoted for separately). 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 Samalira Camp. Approx. 5 to 7 hours

    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 Kalalama Camp. Approx 4-6 hours

    After a hearty breakfast commence walking. The trail becomes steeper as you enter the bamboo zone. During the rainy season this section of the trail can also become exceptionally muddy.

  5. Day 5: Descend to Kilembe

    Leaving Kalalama Camp, you descend through the bamboo forest and down the ridge to the Rangers Post, arriving early afternoon. After a quick debrief, it is a short walk down to the Trekkers Hostel, where your trek ends.

  6. Day 6: 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 is inclusive of climb costs, Rwenzori park fees and accommodation before and after the climb. Please see Rwenzori rates chart for detailed pricing.

6 days from £740pp


6 days from £740pp

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