Best Time To Visit Mountain Rwenzoris

Mountain Rwenzori-Best Time to Hike

When to go to the Rwenzori mountains:  Mountain Rwenzori national park can be visited any time of the year, however the suitable months to go to Mountain Rwenzori national park is during the dry season, which is from June and August and between Decembers to February these are known as the dry. This is when to go to the Rwenzori Mountains

When to go to the Rwenzori Mountains ?

Mount Rwenzori National Park is located along the equator and because of this; most parts are wet compared to other parts in East Africa. The highest rainfall amount is experienced in the eastern slopes and rains kick start from March to May and from September to mid-December. For excellent tour, you can opt for when to go to the Rwenzori mountains  from June to September as most parts remain relatively drier.

Temperatures

when to go to the Rwenzori mountains

Generally temperatures around the 3,000 to 4,000 metres mark are around 10 to 15 degrees Celsius during the day and 2 to 6 Degrees Celsius at night. Temperatures at camps 4 and 5 during the day can vary from + 1 to + 12 Celsius with temperatures dropping to minus 5 to + 3 Celsius at night. On the peak it can drop to minus 2 degrees Celsius during the day but at times it can be + 8 or 10 degrees Celsius. It also gets very windy on the peaks which bring in a chill factor in bad weather.

How to get Mountain Rwenzori National Park?

To get to this park, you need about 5 hours or more to drive from Kampala to Kasese. You can Rent a car in Kampala. The popular routes include the Kampala-Fort Portal or Kampala-Mbarara-Queen Elizabeth or alternatively, take a flight from Kajjansi airfield. Contact us on when you would like to go to the Rwenzori Mountains