After breakfast take a walk around the lake and then the descent back through the Nyabitaba ranger post and the Mpanga ridge to adjoin the Mubuku valley, where once again you will the unique three-horned chameleons.
We return back to the Village of Ruboni for the night and check into Ruboni Community Camp or the upmarket Equator Snow Lodge for a celebratory dinner and a good night’s sleep in a bed with a bit more comfort.
Lodging: Upmarket – Equator Snow Lodge or Budget Ruboni Community Camp
Day 5 – Return to Kampala or Entebbe:
Breakfast and we drive back to Kampala or Entebbe with lunch on the way.
Lodging Choices in Ruboni Village for you:
Equator Snow Lodge is an upmarket lodge that is beyond expectations. Stone and Wood Cottages, the stones gathered from the nearby river to create this Shangrila in the Rwenzori Mountains Foothills.
The stone cottages have a fireplace to take the chills off of the cold Rwenzori Mountains nights. You have a lot of space to relax and be, even your bathroom has a nice view.
The meals served here are excellent, the staff is service orientated, friendly and very helpful to make your stay here most comfortable. Equator Snow Lodge is a great place to relax and chill out, stay during your honeymoon or romantic getaway – a base to explore the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon.
Ruboni Community Camp hosts visitors from around the world and at the same time helps the local community with jobs and funding for various community projects.
You can stay in a self-contained cottage or a room with shared bath at budget rates.
Meals are served in the dining area and the meals are sumptuous consisting of local food with some international dishes.
It can be your affordable base lodging while you explore the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon and its Foothills.
Add-On Possibilities: Wildlife Safari in Queen Elizabeth Park including Chimpanzee Tracking in the Kyambura Gorge – Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest – Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest.
Included in Safari: Lodging and Food, 4 Wheel Drive Safari Vehicle, Fuel, English Speaking Driver, Bottled Drinking Water on all Drives, Park Entrance fees and cultural site entrance fees, Permits as applicable, Guide for Tracking and Game Drives.
Not included in Safari price: Air Travel, Visa Costs, Laundry, Tips, Drinks, except those included in lodging meal price.
Hiking and Nature Walks in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest takes some preparation, wearing the right clothing, boots, shoes more.
Preparing for a hike or nature walk will make it a lot more rewarding for you. We can also help you if you have any questions and we would also love to help you in creating an itinerary that not only includes gorilla tracking, but other activities such as outlines above and a hike in or through the forest just might be right for you.
Hiking in Uganda is simply different from what you may be used to – many hikes are in various rainforest – the altitude is higher and it will not be too hot due to the elevation.