Virunga National Park offers very spectacular trekking and climbing trips to the Rwenzori Mountains in the north of the park. Known as the mountains of the moon and these reach a height of 5,109m and contain the largest glaciers left on the African continent.
Those who trek and climb in the Rwenzoris will also experience a very stunning variety of land scapes, including bamboo forests , alpine meadows, lakes and the snow capped peaks. The flora and fauna of the Rwenzori is also diverse. The forest elephant, okapi, chimps, and the bird species that make the Rwenzoris their home. The best weather in the Rwenzori usually happens from January through mid-March and June to late August.