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6 Days Weismann's Peak

Trek to Weismann's Peak

This peak is the most challenging in Rwenzori Ranges but satisfying, Weismann's Peak sits at 4,620M This trek will take you 6 days, and passes through some of the most stunning ranges of Rwenzori mountain. You are advised to do it in Mid-December to the end of Feb and June to the end of July. You must be physically feet.

Day 1: Nyakalengija (1648m) to Nyabitaba hut (2651)

Begin the day by approaching the Trek Rwenzori Tours head offices in the evening or early in morning in order to Check on hiking equipments if so and arrange for guides, chef Portters once.

The trek starts from the park gate 1646M to Nyabitaba a distance of 7km takes 4-5 hours and an ascent of 1200 meters.The trail at the beginning goes through homes and fields progressing through bamboo and high elephant grass dense bushes.You will climb over the bluffs crossing river mahoma then ascending steeply into Nyabitaba.certain animals may be spotted such as the white and black colobus monkeys,three horned chameleon and the Rwenzori turaco birds.

Stay an overnight at nyabitaba camp.

 

Day 2: Nyabitaba camp (2651) m to Guyeoman camp (3505)m

From Nyabitaba camp the trail takes you to the junction that connects the ant -clock wise moment to the clock wise. The clock wise takes you through the bamboo forest to the kichuchu bridge. After crossing the bridge the trail takes you to the left through the Heather /rupenia zone till to the kichuchu rock where the trail a gain ascends you steeply to Guyeoman camp for dinner and an overnight

 

Day 3: Guyeoman camp 3505m to Kitandara lakes camp 4023m

From Guyeoman camp the trail take you to bujongolo rock shelter a cultural rock that acted as a rock shelter for the duck of Abruzz in 1906.

After the rock shelter the trail ascends you slowly through big up to the fresh field pass down to kitandara lakes camp for dinner and an overnight.

 

Day 4: Kitandara lakes camp 4023m to weismans peak 4620M

The trail takes you through the afro Alpine zone and certain animals may be sighted here like the Rwenzori red mountain duiker and rock hyraxes.

This trail takes you to the top of weismans peak 4843M after you return to kitandara lakes camp for dinner and an overnight.

 

Day 5: kitandara lakes camp to Guyeoman for dinner and an overnight.

After breakfast, your guides will lead you down to Geyeoman using the same trail that brought you up , you will have lunch in between then proceed to Geyeoman camp for dinner and overnight. 

 

Day 6: Guyeoman camp to nyabitaba for lunch and continue down to the offices for pick up.

Below Guy Yeoman, the route descends the cliffs of Kichuchu.

Beyond Kichuchu the muddy path crosses the Mubuku River

twice through a bamboo forest before climbing downwards to

Nyabitaba to complete the circuit.

Continue descending Nyabitaba Camp and complete your Hike by

The evening to park the gate to end your 6 day Trek.

Ready for 6 Days Weismann Trek? 

Get in touch with us to start planning your trip! 

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Price for 6 Days Weismann Trek

Price per person includes

  • Park fees all meals, bottled drinking water, Warm sleeping bags, tents, Chefs, guides and potters.

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All transportation

  • All Taxes/VAT

  • Drinks

Packing List

  • A photocopy of your passport, including the visa page; torch; malaria prophylaxis; insect repellent; sturdy walking shoes and long trousers for hiking, 

  • Binoculars; camera equipment; plenty of drinking water/snacks; any other personal affects, light colored clothing (NB There are tsetse flies in the park, which are attracted to blue or dark colors)

  • Hiking shoes/Ruber boots, Rain jackets, warm and waterproof gloves and warm sweaters Cameras and some snacks 

  • 1 day bag (small bag big enough to carry your packed lunch, rain gear, drinking water, and camera)[included]

  • 1 sleeping bag [included]

  • Sturdy, waterproof hiking boots

  • Several pairs of woolen socks

  • Trekking trousers

  • Warm layers

  • Woolen gap, gloves

  • A torch/headlamp and batteries

  • 1 backpacking backpack (porter will carry) 

  • 1 pair of jogging shoes

  • Sun hat 1

  • Handkerchiefs

  • 1 pair of snow glasses [included]

  • Leggings up to the knee (Gaiters)

  • Rain jacket and rain-proof trousers

  • Walking sticks [included]

  • Photo equipment

  • Pocket knife

  • Rubber boots/gum boots (for mud) [included]]

  • Snacks

First Aid Kit: 

  • Stomach medicine [included]
    Headache medicine [included]
    1 elastic bandage, Elastoplasts [included]
    Water purification tablets [included]
    Vitamin C tablets 

  • Altitude sickness medication
    Sun lotion

  • Lip ointment

Price Excludes

  • International flights from home back to home

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Personal items, souvenirs, visas and travel

  • Insurance

General Information

Hotels have Wi-fi, self contained rooms.

Meals served are of your choice (Starter, Main course & Dessert)

Transport

Insured Custom build safari vehicles (4WD Toyota Land Cruisers, Safari Van)

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