Mount Muhabura commonly known as Mount Muhavura, it’s an extinct volcano in the Virunga Mountains on the border between Uganda and Rwanda.
Have a 4,256 meters Muhabura which is the highest of the eight major mountains of the mountain range, Albertine Rift, the branch of the East African Rift.
Muhabura is a volcanoes National Park, Rwanda in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda. Muhabura is a local word which means ‘the Guide’ in Kinyarwanda.
It can be seen from many parts of Uganda and Rwanda because of its amazing slopes.
Mount Muhabura is the second highest peak in the volcanoes National Park, Mt Muhabura is also the most easterly volcano in the Virunga range, and the area is the border between Uganda and Rwanda.
Volcanoes is where one can enjoy the fantastic views over five volcanoes and the twin lakes .The crater lake is near the vegetation which is drier than the volcanoes National park, this is giant heather that thrives on volcanoes slopes.
While climbing one needs to be physically fit since the slopes are very steep. Muhabura is local word in Kinyarwanda and seen in many areas of the country.
The hike takes a full day to the top. Starting at 07:00am from the park headquarter in Kinigi, where visitors drive to the base of the volcanoes. The permits can be purchased when one contacts the tour agent.