The snow capped Mountains of the Moon (Rwenzori Mountains) are found within this very national park that got its
name from the same Mountains. It covers an area of 998 sq km located on the Democratic Republic of Congo border
in western Uganda with a unique panoramic scenery.
Being in the Rift Valley area, there are several Albertine Rift Endemic species found here like the Rwenzori Turaco,
Rwenzori Nightjar, Rwenzori Batis, Handsome Francolin and Strange Weaver among others. The Long-eared Owl and the
Rockefeller Sunbird are belived to be found here.
When it comes to the plants, this is when you will know that you are in paradise. You could even think that the
Garden of Eden is in Uganda. From the Giant Lobelias to the formation of the Bamboo forest, the heath and the
Afro Alpine mooreland make it a paradise.