9 Days Mountain Elgon Hiking / Climbing Tour to Uganda
On reach the international airport in Entebbe, you will be gladly received by a delegate from Uganda Safaris who will drive you to your hotel. Dine and slumber at Namirembe Guest House, or Le petit Hotel or Cassia Lodge.
Day 2: Kampala – Jinja
Following a hefty breakfast you will proceed to Jinja found in Eastern Uganda making a stopover at Mabira forest plus Ssezibwa Falls before arriving at the Source of River Nile and Bujjagali Falls,
OR spend the entire day white-water rafting. Dine and slumber at 2Friends Guest House, or Jinja Nile Resort, or at Gately on the Nile.
Day 3: Jinja – Sipi Falls
From Jinja you will drive on to Sipi Falls driving through Mbale which is an attractive town found at the bottom of Mt. Elgon. Mbale town is famous for its undying culture of circumcision which is held every leap year. From there we shall continue to the Sipi Village locates high in the mountains close to the waterfalls. Dine and slumber at Lacam Lodge or at Sipi River Lodge.
Day 4: Sipi Falls
On having breakfast, you will set out hiking to the splendid Sipi Falls which are in a series of 3 cascading falls. You will pleasure in a very relaxing walk to the foot of the falls found at the rim of Mt. Elgon and also visit some of the mountain caves before proceeding through various plantations and bandas. Following lunch unwind for a while and later visit the coffee project in Sipi as you interact with the local farmers. Dine and slumber at Lacam Lodge or at Sipi River Lodge.
Day 5: Adventurous Mt. Elgon Hiking – Sipi Falls to Piswa
Today after having breakfast you will go hiking the Kapkwata Trail to Piswa Camp found at 2850 m high as you walk through the scenic view of heath, bamboo plus moorland. Slumber at Piswa Camp Site.
Day 6: Piswa – Hunters cave Camp
After having breakfast, you will ascend to the boarder of the calderas going through the beautiful lines of Lobelia Elgonensis, past the Hot Springs as well as the Suam Gorge towards the breath taking scenery ideal for Uganda safari photographs before descending to 3850 meters to the Hunters Cave camp where you will slumber for the night.
Day 7: Hunters cave Camp – Wagagai – Mude Camp
Enjoy breakfast before hiking to the caldera and later to Wagagai Summit at 4321 meters which is the highest summit on Mt. Elgon. You will descend the mountain past Jackson’s summit as well as the Jackson pool to slumber at Mude Camp which is 3500m.
Day 8: Mude camp – Budadiri – Kampala
Continue to the Sasa trail heading ti Budadiri where you will visit the stunning Numagabwe Cave that is much decorated by old rock paintings and is situated just 3 kilometers away, before returning to Kampala. Dine and slumber at Namirembe Guest House, or Le petit Hotel, or Cassia Lodge.
Day 9: Kampala – Entebbe
Drive to Entebbe International Airport to catch your return flight home.