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|Mountains in Uganda
Uganda has 3 different mountains destinations of over 4000 meters all within national the park boundaries.
Skilled mountaineers can climb the so called "mountains of the moon": The Rwenzori. Believed to be the source of the Nile by the Roman geographer Ptolemy in 150 AD was conquered and fully explored by the Italian Luigi di Savoia in 1906. Circuit loop of 7 or 9 days are available with the chance to climb the 3 highest peaks.
Glaciers on Ruwenzori peaks are only 60 km from tropical forests and 100 km from dry savannas.
On the East side Mt. Elgon, the 8th peak in Africa, is accessible even
to unskilled mountaineers. Mount Elgon is the cone of an extinct volcano and its ridges extend thirty kilometres from its crater.
Mgahinga National Park is another good destination for travellers who want to climb the 3 extinct volcanoes within the park.
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