Mt. Elgon Peak Tour 8 days

tour summary
The 8 days Mount Elgon Hiking safari will make you enjoy splendid views such as Sipi Falls, Sasa River and caves. Mount Elgon is an extinct volcano located on the border of Uganda and Kenya. Mount Elgon consists of five major peaks with Wagagai (4,302 metres) as its highest.
duration 8 days / 7 nights
starting point Entebbe Airport
means of transport
  • Private vehicle
destinations
  • Mount Elgon NP
  • Sipi Falls
activities
  • Hiking
  • Mountain climbing
option
Mount Elgon National Park

The second highest mountain in Uganda. The highest peak of the ex-volcanoes, Wagagai is 4,321m. It has some climbing and hiking courses to the peaks.
Geographic features: Mountain, forest, Size: 1,279km2
Activity: Hiking, climbing

Sipi Falls

Beautiful falls that are 100m high. This water originates from Mountain Elgon and flows into River Nile via Lake Kyoga. There are vast plains opposite the falls.
Geographic features: Mountain and River, Size: 100m
Activity: Hiking

day 1
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Arrive at Entebbe Airport, transfer to Kampala

Our driver guide will welcome you at Entebbe Airport. Our sales and reservation staff will brief you the itinerary after your arrival at Kampala. It normally takes 1-2 hours to reach Kampala.

overnight: Kampala
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day 2
2 日目

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Transfer to Sipi Falls

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Visit Sipi Falls

Sipi falls is situated in the eastern part of Uganda in Kapchorwa. It comprises of 3 water falls all in the view of Mount Elgon near the western side of Kenya.

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day 3
3 日目

Whole day

Hiking from Bumasola to Sasa River Camp

Ascend about 1,100m walk. After you will enter the mountain forest, where Blue Monkey and Black and White Colobus inhabit.Then you will find Sasa River Camp.

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day 4
4 日目

Whole day

Hiking from Sasa River Camp to Mude Cave Camp

Mixed forest of bomboo, Elgon Olive and Elgon Teak changes to Heath forest. If you have enough strength,try Jackson's peak (4,165m) from Mude Cave Camp.

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day 5
5 日目

Whole day

Climb Wagagai Peak

Walk along the ridge of the world biggest caldera surrounded by Everlasting Flower.

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day 6
6 日目

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Descend Mude Cave (3500m) to Budadiri (1,250m)

Most of accidents happens while descending, climb down without easing off.

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Transfer to Mbale

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day 7
7 日目

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Transfer to Kampala

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Free

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day 8
8 日目

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Free

The morning of the last day is free. Please advise our driver the place you want to visit.

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Transfer to Entebbe

Leave Kampala for Entebbe Airport 4 hours before the departure time of your flight.

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