Mount Sabyinyo hike Uganda in Mgahinga Gorilla Park. During Sabyinyo Volcano Hike Uganda, there have high chances of meeting with the Golden monkeys en route to the summit or peak.
Mountain Sabyinyo Volcano Trekking in Uganda
Sabyinyo Volcano climbing Tour for 1 day itinerary from Kigali Rwanda and back is feasible
Katona Tours offers Mt Sabyinyo hike Tours daily.
We pick guests from Kigali, Kabale Town and Kisoro Town.
At the end of mount Sabyinyo climbing, we drop you in Kigali or at your preferred venue.
Sabyinyo Volcano mountain is 14 Km drive from Kisoro Town and the hardest Volcano to hike.
Found in Mgahinga park Uganda, it is the only Volcano where one can access three countries at the same time in the Virunga Massive.
At the peak of Sabyinyo Mountain, one stands in 3 countries of Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo at the same time.
It is located in Mgahinga National Park majorly known for Gorilla Trekking Experience and the climbing point of mt. Sabyinyo is in Mgahinga National park.
Standing at 3645m, Mount Sabinyo offers one of the best mountain hiking or Volcano Hike Uganda and climbing experiences in Uganda safari.
Mt Sabinyo hiking Tour takes you to numerous rolling volcanoes that make up the magnificent Virunga mountain range
And spans along the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Volcanoes like Karisimbi or Bisoke and Mikeno lie in one of the countries or are shared between two countries. Mt. Sabinyo lies at the meeting point of all the three borders.
It is more like the axis of the Virunga range and offers the best views across the Virungas, you could call it a 360 degree experience!
At the peak, the hikers views are stunning or magnificent.
At the same time, they can see three countries Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo.
What is the start point of Mount Sabyinyo Volcano Hike
With Mount Sabyinyo Volcano Hike trips one can hike to its three peaks depending on physical ability.
But a minimum journey to one peak takes about eight hours in Uganda.
Mount Sabinyo is located within Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in the southwestern corner of the country.
There is no trekking Sabyinyo in Rwanda and DR Congo because it is extremely rugged.
The terrain has many craters with sharp ridges.
But in Uganda they are improvising handmade ladders to assist climbers at very steep sections.
Mt. Sabinyo is a one day hike and the round trek is 8 hours, 4 hours to the summit and 4 hours back.
Journey of Mount Sabinyo Volcano Hike Uganda
Hiking activity of Mount Sabinyo Volcano Hike sets off from the park office after registration and briefing of the game ranger guides.
Walking sticks are provided for free and porters are available for hire between 15 $ – 25$.
The trek takes you through vegetation ranges from the bamboo zone between 2400 – 2800m,
What to see during Mount Sabinyo Volcano Hike
During Mt. Sabinyo Trekking Tour you may see Golden Monkeys on the way as you climb.
There chances of seeing Buffaloes or Elephants and Gorillas but rarely during Mount Sabyinyo Volcano Hike.
Between 2800 – 3200m is a beautiful forest patch of Hagenia Hypericum.
Over 3200 is that Sub-alpine zone that has fewer trees.
This is a territory of the famous Rwenzori Turaco, a stunning bird which is endemic to the Albertine rift region.
You summit or hike to three summits to the meeting point of 3 countries for a stunning view.
Items to pack for Mount Sabinyo Hike
Long-sleeved shirt and trouser and Hiking Boots. Rain coat, Stocking hat for warmth
Camera with Battery or Binocular, Garden gloves for cold weather at the top and Packed Lunch or snacks
Hiking permit to Sabyinyo volcanoes costs 95USD.
A 1 Day Mt. Sabinyo Volcano Climbing departing from Kisoro and back to Kisoro can be part of a Uganda Safari.
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