Trekking Mount Elgon in Uganda is an exhilarating tour activity to undertake in Uganda especially when done on our 8 Days and 7 Nights Mount Elgon Hiking Safari in Uganda.
Day 1: Arrival to Entebbe international Airport and transfer to your hotel.
You will arrive Entebbe airport to be met and greeted by your driver guide from Dav Tours & Travel Uganda. Transfer to Africana hotel (Hotel is Optional) in Kampala and subsequent briefing about the whole trip details which is also in your welcome pack.
Day 2: From Kampala – via Mabira Forest – Jinja town
Your breakfast will be served at the restaurant, drive out while visiting Namugongo martyrs shrines, and the thought magical falls of Ssezibwa falls before your Lunch at the Forest Lodge in the Mabira forest, after go for Mabira forest walk. Later go to the source of the Nile and bujagali falls, then to your hotel of choice here, dinner and an overnight.
Day 3: Jinja Town – Mount Elgon National Park
Early this morning, you will have your breakfast and drive towards mbale town for lunch, then later end up to Mount Elgon, this afternoon you will go straight for a Sipi falls walk. Depending on the strength, could go to other falls around here, end up to your hotel for dinner and overnight
Day 4: Mount Elgon Hiking – Piswa
Have breakfast and then embark on the hike following the Kapkwata Trail to Piswa Camp at 2850 meters through a panoramic view of bamboo, heath and moorland. While here you will have your picnic breakfast, then after you long relax here, lunch, then Dinner Mountain
Day 5: Continue from Piswa – Hunters cave Camp.
The morning has yet come again for another upward Climb to check out the calderas through columns of Lobelia Elgonensis. Pass by the Hot Springs and Suam Gorge for some great sceneries good for photographs before descending to the Hunters cave Camp 3850m for overnight
Day 6: From Hunters cave Camp – Wagagai – Mude Camp
Warm your self up with breakfast served in this cold hight, then climb to the top of the calderas to the Wagagai Peak at 4321m. Go down the mountain through the Jackson summit and the Jackson pool to spending a good cold night at Mude Camp
Day 7: Mude camp – Kampala or Entebbe Airport
At an early morning, it would be good you take a hot drink before you go through Sasa trail to Budadiri to transfer back to Kampala for overnight stay at you hotel of choice.
Day 8:Kampala – Entebbe
Morning shopping, a visit to Nakasero and craft shop market in Kampala, Lunch in the town at Nandos, dinner at Namirembe Guest House, transfer to Entebbe International Airport to catch your night flight back to home.
Mount Elgon Hiking Safari in Uganda Includes:
Accommodation as stated on the program, all Ground transport on 4x4WD car, All park entrance fees as per the program above, English speaking guide, Ranger guides, Bottled mineral water while on safari, A walk to the sipi falls.
However, Mount Elgon Hiking Safari in Uganda excludes:
-Optional activities, Tips, Laundry services, Beverages/Drinks in the restaurants while on safari, International flights and domestic chatter flights, Visas, Items of a personal nature and any other extras personal nature.