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Mountains of the Moon

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Mountains of the Moon - World Expeditions
Mountains of the Moon - World Expeditions
Starts
Kampala
+3 Destinations
Western Uganda
Ends
Kampala
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Highlights

Start and end in Kampala! With the hiking & trekking tour Mountains of the Moon, you have a 13 day tour package taking you through Kampala, Uganda and 2 other destinations in Uganda. Mountains of the Moon includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
14
Transportation
Private Vehicle
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Camping, Mountain Hikes
Operator
World Expeditions

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Entebbe Airport, transfer to Kampala
  2. Day 2: Drive to Fort Portal, and preparation
  3. Day 3: Transfer from Fort Portal to Kilembe by road (approx 2 hrs drive), trek to Sine Camp (9.5 km, approx 5 - 7 hrs)
  4. Day 4: Trek to Mutinda Camp via Kamusoni Valley (8 km, approx 4 - 5 hrs)
  5. Day 5: Trek to Bugata Camp (Camp 3) (5 km, approx 3 - 4 hrs)
  6. Day 6: To Butawu Camp (Camp 4) via Bamwanjara Pass (6km, approx 5 - 6 hrs)
  7. Day 7: via Scott Elliott Pass to Margherita Camp (Camp 5) (4km, approx 3 - 5 hrs)
  8. Day 8: Summit Margherita Peak 5109m, descend to Butawu Camp (7km, approx 8 - 10 hrs)
  9. Day 9: Descend to Bugata Camp (Camp 3) (6 km, approx 5 - 6 hrs)
  10. Day 10: Descend to Kiharo Camp (7 km, approx 4 - 6 hrs)
  11. Day 11: To Samalira Camp (7.5 km, 4 - 6 hrs)
  12. Day 12: Final day of trekking (8.6 km, approx 3- 4 hrs), return to Fort Portal (approx 2 hrs drive)
  13. Day 13: Drive to Kampala, trip concludes

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

  • Bill WOHLRAB's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour fulfilled my expectations and was organised very nicely. As a person that does not take tours I was not quite sure what to expect but our guide was excellent. He was knowledgable, an excellent driver and blessed with a good understanding of human... Read more

  • Jennifer Burrows's review about another World Expeditions tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We had the most amazing time whilst in Madagascar, everything was perfect. Our guide was excellent, as were all the guides who we encountered at various places. The accommodation was great, whilst it was basic it was clean and tidy and the views we had at... Read more

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About the countries

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Uganda. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Uganda. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Uganda. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Uganda. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uganda. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in Kampala.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this World Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 70 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 September 2019 the full payment of $3,782 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3782 for Mountains of the Moon, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 611 km.
  • Kampala (Uganda)
  • 278 km
  • Kasese (Uganda)
  • 28 km
  • Rwenzori Mountains National Park (Uganda)
  • 28 km
  • Kasese (Uganda)
  • 278 km
  • Kampala (Uganda)

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