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Visiting the crater lakes and local villages is one of the highlights around Fort Portal.With our international travel planner, Fort Portal attractions like Uganda Crater Lakes Eco Walks and Hiking Tours can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
To get the most from the experience, Uganda Craterlakes Nature Walk Tours provides professional and affordable tours.
There are several tours being offered:
I) Craterlakes Exploration Tour
Price: 40,000UGX per person
Details: Visit to 9 craterlakes and lavapipe.
II) Mahoma falls Tour
Price: 25,000UGX per person (includes entrance fees to the waterfalls)
Details: 3 Craterlakes + waterfalls (passes several local communities)
III) Community Walk
Price: 15000UGX per person
Details: Walk and experience communities livelihood
IV) Motobike tour
Price: 50,000 UGX per person
Details: Includes several craterlakes, drive through kibale forest, and community experience (price includes fuel, motobike hire for 7hrs and drivers).
V) Top of the world tour
Duration: 3 hr
Price: 15000 UGX per person (including entrance fee)
Details: Hike to viewpoint "Top of the World"
VI) Tea Farm Tour
Duration: 5 hrs (if walking). Shorter if taking boda boda
Price: 40,000 UGX per person (includes entrance to tea plantation)
Details: Learn more about tea planting and visit a tea plantation. Tour also passes by 4 crater lakes.
VII) Vanilla Farm Tour
Price: 25,000 UGX (includes entrance to vanilla farm)
Details: Find out how vanilla is grown and cultivated. Tours also passes some craterlakes and local community.
VIII) Rwenzori Mountain Mini Hike
Price: USD100 for a group of up to 4 people (includes car hire, fuel, driver's allowance and entrance fees)
Details: Hiking up into the mountain, 3hrs and shower in a hotspring as well as enjoy a great view.
IX) Canoeing Tour (NEW!)
Price: 20,000 UGX per person (15000UGX per person for a group of 3 people) (includes canoe hire)
Details: Canoe on either Lake Kifuruka (40mins) or Lake Mwamba (1hr 30min)
X) Birding Tour
Price: 20,000 UGX per person (15,000 UGX per person for a group of 3 people) (~USD6)*
Details: Birding tour in our local bushlands and around the lakes and swamps. Recommend activity times are either 6:30am-9:00am or 3:00pm-6:45pm.
Unless stated otherwise, tours starts at 8am at Mbuga primary school around Ndali lodge junction. The tour is led by Noah who has is a professional tour guide and speaks excellent English. Tours finish again at Mbuga primary school.
To bring: Sun-tan Lotion, towel (for bathing in the waterfalls), water bottle, good walking shoes.
*Lunch is not included in the price but can be arranged.
*Pickup to/from Fort Portal and Rwiahamba can also be arranged.
* Changes in itinerary to suit time schedules can also be arranged.
For more information, reservations or special arrangements, please contact:
+256 777 293248 (Uganda phone number)
+256 705 509 230 (Alternative number)
To get to Mbuga primary school, if you are in Fort Portal, hop on a boda boda (Motor cycle) to Kamwenge Stage (approximately 1,000UGX*). From there, take a shared taxi and ask to be dropped off at Rwaihamba market/trading centre (costs approximately 5,000 UGX*). Finally, take a boda boda to Mbuga Primary School (costs approximately 2,000 UGX*). Total trip time is about 45mins.
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Uganda Crater Lakes Eco Walks and Hiking Tours reviews
The walk was wonderful and so beautiful!. We really enjoyed the location and the views from atop the hill!.
The walk was wonderful and so beautiful!. We really enjoyed the location and the views from atop the hill!. more »
This made the Highlight of the crater lakes experience. Worth to note is the philanthropic set up of this social enterprise. After a mind-blowing six-hour scenic crater lakes exploration walk that...
This made the Highlight of the crater lakes experience. Worth to note is the philanthropic set up of this social enterprise. After a mind-blowing six-hour scenic crater lakes exploration walk that... more »
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