About Rwenzori Mountain National Park.
Rwenzori Mountains National Park’s remarkable landscape is bisected by the Uganda –Congo boundary which passes through Mt. Stanley the highest peak, The Congo side is also protected by the Virunga National Park. In 150 AD the Alexandrine geographer Ptolemy wrote of a snow capped mountain range, deep in the heart of Africa that he claimed was the source of the Nile which he called the Mountains of the Moon. In 1889 Henry Morton Stanley emerged from Central Africa to announce that such mountains exist, and in due course, started to explore Ptolemy’s Mountains of the Moon.