Rwenzori Mountains foothill trek and Queen Elizabeth wildlife safaris (6 days)

Looking for the big five in Queen Elizabeth National Park at the equator and exploring the Rwenzori foothills up to 2400m is epic. You will be exposed to the Jungle and scenery as you have always dreamt of all your life.  It is a dreamlike adventure in the jungle. Trailing the big five, watching the multitudes of birds, and seeing the cats in action in the savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth national park.

Through this trip, you award yourself with three different game drives in the famous Kasenyi plains, Mweya Penisular, and a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel.  Marvel the wetlands, savannah, forests, and waters to view some of the largest herds of Elephants, Buffalos, and birds.

On the mountainside, you will climb the Rwenzori foothills up to 2400m in one overnight trek in the community reserve located beside the National Park. The hill trek is a great opportunity for you to view Margarita peak (5109m), the highest point of Rwenzori and Uganda shared with Congo. During the community hill and forest trek, you may also be lucky to spot other small creatures such as the three-horned chameleon, living in and out of Rwenzori Mountains National Park.

Price per person:

  • 1- pax $
  • 2-3 pax –$
  • 4-5 pax – $
  • 6- pax – $


  • Transport: Land transport by 4wd Safari van, fuel, with popup roof, English speaking driver-guide
  • Activities: All park entrance and activity fees, all specified community activities, ranger fees
  • Meals: 6 dinners, 6 lunches (All meals on full board in upcountry lodges)
  • Accommodation: 6 night’s accommodation in twin double rooms, each shared between two people


  • All optional activities
  • All bar drinks
  • Visa fees and air tickets
  • All hotel extras not specified in the itinerary
  • Insurance
  • Laundry and tips

Upgrade available on request:

  • Single supplement
  • Arrival and departure transport
  • Accommodation hotel
  • Number of group participants
  • Accommodation on the first and last night in Kampala (can be included on request)

Booking Code: UG trip-22

  • Arrival day

    Transfer from Kampala to Ruboni community, Rwenzori Mountains National Park (D)
  • Foo hill over night trek

    Early morning prepare to start trekking overnight (BLD)
  • Transfer to Queen Elizabeth

    Explore the foothills of Rwenzori and later transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (BLD)
  • Wildlife safaris

    Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park with two game drives and boat cruise (BLD)
  • Wildlife safari

    Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park with one game drive (BLD)
  • Transfer to Kamapla

    Transfer from Queen Elizabeth to Masaka or Kampala. (B)
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