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Mt Elgon Climbing

  • Destination: Uganda
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Price: $1300

This safari begins Kampala and ends in Jinja. It will take you to East at the border of Uganda and Kenya into Mountain Elgon National Park. Day 1: Transfer to Mbale town Our guide will pick you from your hotel.  You will make a stopover in Mabira forest for a short-lived forest walk. while in […]

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This safari begins Kampala and ends in Jinja. It will take you to East at the border of Uganda and Kenya into Mountain Elgon National Park.

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale town

Our guide will pick you from your hotel.  You will make a stopover in Mabira forest for a short-lived forest walk. while in Jinja town you will visit the popular source of the longest river in Africa –the Nile and the adjacent Itanda Falls. You will arrive in Mbale town in the evening. Dine and sleep at Mbale Resort Hotel, or Sipi Falls Rest Camp, or Wash & Willis Country Home or your preferred accommodation.

Day 2: Sasa Trail

Today you will begin hiking through the Sasa pathway and descend through the Piswa pathway. The expedition takes close to 4 hours. From Budadiri you will embark on a trail to River Sasa Camp which may take close to 2 hours.

Day 3: Hike to Jackson Peak, 4,192 m

From this camp you will ascend to Sasa Patrol Hut (2 hours), from the Patrol Hut ascend to Mude Cave Campsite taking about an hour, and for experienced or more  energetic hikers, you may proceed for 2 hours to Jackson’s peak which is at 4,192 meters. Dine and sleep at Mude Cave.

Day 4: Hike to Wagagai Peak, 4,321 m

Earlier than usual, you will ascend from Mude Cave  to Wagagai Peak which is 4,321 meters and this will take close to 4 hours. After resting for some time, you will descend back to Mude Cave for dinner and overnight,

Day 5: Descend to Caldera and Hot springs

From Mude Cave you will move down to Caldera & Hot Springs in 4 hours, camp at Caldera or Hunter’s Cave for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Descend to Piswa

From Hunter’s Cave, descend for 6 hours to Piswa Patrol hut.

Day 7: Walk to kapchorwa

From Piswa Hut, proceed to Kamnarkut and later walk to Kapchorwa. This will take approximately 5 to hours.

Day 8: Sipi Falls

Following breakfast, visit the lovely Sipi Falls located north of Mbale in Kapchorwa. Dine and slumber at Sipi Rest Camp.

Day 9: Transfer to Jinja town

On having breakfast you will start on a return journey to Jinja, having lunch on the way and later arriving in the afternoon.

Safari Ends 

 Safari Price-covers: Private safari Vehicle with fuel and English Speaking driver – guide, drinking Water in Vehicle, park entry fees, accommodations, game drives, boat cruises, and all meals.

The safari price excludes: Air tickets, Visa costs, Tips to the staff, laundry, souvenirs , telephone calls, alcoholic beverages and drinks except those included in lodging meal price, or any other purchases you might make while on safari with us.