Day 1; Hike from Mihunga gate to Mahoma Camp
On this day you will enter the Montana Forest Zone starting from Mihunga Gate, 1700 meters above sea level and few meters from There you will turn clockwise moment to your left and it will be the starting point for this Mahoma route you will trek under the canopies of different types of trees, during this day’s hike, depending on the luck of the day, you may see the 300 chameleons also a three horn which is a male it is an in endemic species here that doesn’t exist in the rest of other national parks found in the Albertine region and it is believed to be a lucky reputation when you meet this 300 chameleon means your trip is to be going to be successful and this is a bit a gentle step line around 1200 meters deep taking you through Omukakisa camp. Still, during today’s walk, you will see a lot of birds and you will see the tree climbing squirrels, and also see the black and white colobus monkeys.
The vegetation is beautiful with the Rwenzori Each and every step you make different attractions so every step you make a different attraction make sure to take time with your guide and take a lot of pictures because the vegetation is really natural here.
Then from here, it will take you four to 5 hours to walk depending on your pace, in the evening you will have a small briefing from your guide and make a plan for the next day.
Day 2; Ascend through Bujuku Valley to Mahoma Lake
The next day as you take your morning breakfast, these shining portal peaks shall be welcoming you across the BuJuku Valley Rwenzori is not a single mountain, it is a married mountain, it has got six mountains up there. So during your trip, you shall get a clear view of the four tropics and also a clear view of part of Mount Baker also you can see parts of Mount Rigid Soviet. Then after breakfast, you shall continue with your trip in the beautiful canopy of the trees, and shall take you somewhere. Then you start the third vegetation zone, the bamboo forest really very beautiful, there are also a lot of birds like the hammerlock type of bird that was called hammerlock because of its characteristic type of hay.
It can cast the hay, it can act like a hammer. That is the bird that you shall see in the bamboo forest zone as well as the Rwenzori Turaco bird the king of all birds that we have in the Rwenzori Mountains National Park with around seven colors. Then the bamboo also shall take you somewhere from there you start another zone the Heather, up through Mahoma camp and in it, the heather, the first zone, It is a zone that has got the three types of Liberia giant lobelia, Liberia Girabola, and the Liberia or Stony. Also, some of the everlasting flowers here take your time here to watch the change in the body of the giant lobelia, and take a lot of pictures, when you reach there, it is a plant. But when it shines, it opens, when rains, it closes. So you may reach there. So take your time there when you are in the Heather or Pennier zone.
Then this shall take you to the shores of Lake Mahoma. That shall be your highest elevation 3900 meters above sea level. So from here to here, it shall take you around five to 6 hours to walk still depending on your pace and here it is a zone of elephants. You might not see them, but you can see their footprint. He continues to explain that in the evening you shall have a walk around with your guide, take time here to snap pictures of the lake, this is the deepest lake among the other 52 lakes that we have in the Rwenzori and is the largest lake. It is a glacier lake that has no aquatic life. If you had boats, you would also swim in the lake
Day 3; Descend down to Nyabitaba camp and transfer to the hotel
Then the next morning, you shall be coming all the way to the source of River Mahoma and comes down to It is a tributary of River Mubuku to join together. When you’re coming from here, you shall see this river Mahoma, River Choko. So this is the source of this river in conjunction with the Mubuku River.
Then descend through the bamboo steel and on the ridge of the Nyabitaba Then you come to Nyabitaba camp. Then here, take some time because this one is a hat, this is what is used by those using the central cycle. Then here take pictures, after pictures, we descend down to the Mihunga gates and down to the Roni Community camp. Then you meet your tour guide. Yes, also the narrator or the chief guide shall meet you when you back from the trip to appreciate you. The short briefing that he had for you concerning this hiking trip. But otherwise enjoy the mountains with your crew, which is the end of this 3 days hiking trip.