01: Gladly Received To Uganda.
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport through Kampala,
You will be transferred to Mbarara town by our driver guide
/tour representative. That will be before heading for the
plateau of the mountains of the moon. Then proceed to hotel
Margherita for dinner and overnight rest.
02: Equator Glaciers Tour (EGT) Begins.
Wake up early for a transfer to Nyakalengija the trailhead
off Fortportal road. Move to Ibanda to start your 5-6 hour
climb into the mountains. Your climb will take you through
thick Equatorial vegetation before arriving at the Nyabitaba
hut 2650 meters in the late evening . It is a 5 hours ascent
to Nyabitaba Hut ,passing first through cultivation then
through Forest. Dinner and Overnights at Nyabitaba Hut .
03: John Matte Hut.
This is the longest and most strenuous day's walk; expect
it to take a minimum of seven hours . From Nyabitaba hut
the path descends through forest for a short time before
it crosses the Bujuku River at the Kurt Schafer bridge .Take
breakfast, commence on a morning hike through the Kurt Shafer
Bridge to wonder at the sparkling Mobuku river conflux.
The path is good for the first couple of hours, but it becomes
steeper and very rocky as you enter the moorland Zone where
heather plants are Prolific. Have Lunch at Nyamileju Hut
where there is a little used and rather run-down Hut , as
well as a rock shelter. A climb through the open patches,
Lobelia, and Heath moss forest before maneuvering a 2 hours
'walk to the John Matte hut for an overnight.
04: Bujuku Hut.
Retreat early through the giant Lobelias and heath trees.
You move up to the Bigo Bog and a panoramic landscape of
Lobelias and gigantic Groundsels. This take up to five hours
, depending on the condition of the two Bigo Bogs, which
are often Knee-deep in Mud .On the way the hut you will
pass lake Bujuku ,which has a magnificent setting between
mounts Stanley, Speke and Baker. Later, go for dinner and
an overnight at Bujuku hut (3997 meters).
05: Mount Victoria & Mount Speke.
Leave early morning for the valley in with scenic alpine
vegetation consisting of huge Groundsels and Lobelia and
ascent Mount Victoria and Mount Speke at (4890 meters).
06: Elena Hut.
Depart through the gorgeous panorama of the Savoia and Elena
glaciers climb further through to the Scott Elliott pass
(4372 meters) and proceed through the snow to the Elena
hut for overnight rest.
07: Final Ascent To The Alps Of Africa!
Early morning climb up to the snowy Alexander peak (5092m);
and then move onwards to the supreme peak at (5109m), it
gives a good panoramic view and hence a great photo opportunities
available. There after descend to the beautiful lake Kitandara
for overnight stay at Kitandara safaris hut (3900m).
08: Descent, Guy Yeoman Hut.
After early breakfast, plunge starts. Have a Picnic luncheon
on your way, after which we carry on journey to Guy Yeoman
hut for dinner and overnight's rest.
09: Back To Kasese.
Descend to Nyabitaba and proceed to Ibanda and check in
hotel Margherita for overnight rest.
10: Back To Kampala.
Transfer back to Kampala then proceed to Entebbe Airport
for your evening flight.