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Mountains of the Moon

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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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
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Transportation
Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes
  • Ian Millward's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    We had a fabulous time. Our party consisted of 12, from 9 different countries and we all got on really well. Gabriel and Paulus looked after us really well and were informative on our excursions. We particularly enjoyed the desert walk.

  • Review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.0 - Good

    Generally a pretty good outing. The trip was marked down for two reasons. First, the reciprocity events were overkill. One or two might be expected, but an entire day's worth of travel was lost on me because of these high reassure shopping excursions. I... Read more

  • Elizabeth Riley's review about another World Expeditions tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    The variety of wildlife and scenery we saw

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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

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

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    Dec 1, 2019
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    Dec 13, 2019
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    Jan 5, 2020
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    Jan 17, 2020
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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 $500 to confirm this World Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 70 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 28 January 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 $500 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
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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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