Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon Uganda

Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon Uganda

The Rwenzori are groups of spectacular mountain hill situated in The african continent within the boundary of Uganda along with the Republic of Congo. The mountain range is not volcanic but is made up of transparent rock that shifted upward within the earth’s crust. Large colorful tree heathers and mosses are covered throughout the mountain area along with everlasting flowers and gigantic lobelias, setting up an enchanting fairy tale scenario.

The park is Africa’s most spectacular mountain scenery with large quantity of lakes, ponds, waterfalls, snow capped peaks and bog filled valleys. Early people labeled this great garden “The Mountains of the Moon”.

The national park includes 70 mammals and 217 bird types such as 19 Albertine Rift endemics species, and many of the earths’s rarest plant life. The park also contains beautiful birds such as Ruwenzori turaco, Shelly’s Crimsonwing, Malaconotous lagdeni and Lagden’s Bush Shrike.

Big ans small animals of the park include forest elephants, black fronted duiker, hyrax, chimpanzee and l’Hoests monkey. The mountain range is 80 miles in length although possesses the most impressive biological area on earth, A couple of distance from one another are the hot temp of tropical rainforest and also the frosty glacial snow.

The Rwenzoris is a world class hill hiking and mountain climbing destination. A 9 to 12 day trek could get experienced hikers to the peak of Margherita. More Higher peak, while shorter non complex treks are attainable to scale with ease. The Rwenzori Mountains features the most richest montane grasslands and flora of any area in Africa and also many plants and animals that can only seen be seen here in Rwenzori Mountains.

Beautiful heaths plants along with Afro alpine plant life areas which stretch from about 3,500m towards the snowline at about 4,400m symbolize the enchanting plant life forms within this National park. Some of the amazing plant in the park include endemic species such as giant groundsels and Lobelias.

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