COMBINED SAFARIS

4 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Adventure Tour

Day 1: Leave for Mount Elgon

Day 2: Forest walk at Kapkwai Trail

Day 3: Sasa Trail

Day 4: Nature Walk & Return Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport

Day 1: Transfer to Mount Elgon

In the morning after your breakfast, you will be driven to Mount Elgon by your driver guide. Mount Elgon is situated in Eastern Uganda on the Ugandan and Kenyan border. The Mountain covers the biggest surface areas of all the extinct volcanoes in the whole world. Mt Elgon is gifted with the most magnificent waterfalls, eye-catching caves, cliffs and gorges in the entire country. You will have a stopover in Mbale for lunch. Upon arrival you will take a walk to and around the Sipi falls which are regarded as Uganda’s romantic falls. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodations:

Luxury:  Sipi River Lodge
Mid-range: Lacam Lodge / Sipi Falls Resort
Budget: Crow’s Nest Rest Camp / Suam Guest House

 

Day 2: Forest walk at Kapkwai Trail

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will start up your walk with a packed lunch as you embark on the forest walk. Visit Kapkwai at the exploration Centre and there you could decide to go through the Mountain Bamboo trail which is 7km long, so take a loop through as you will be able to visit the gorge and its southern edge and also the gentle river, it is truly a great experience. Later return back to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight stay.

Accommodations:

Luxury:  Sipi River Lodge
Mid-range: Lacam Lodge / Sipi Falls Resort
Budget: Crow’s Nest Rest Camp / Suam Guest House

 

Day 3: Sasa Trail

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for the whole day of hiking through the Sasa trail with your packed lunch; here you will be able to clearly see the moorland as well as the amazing landscapes from a higher altitude. Enjoy your packed lunch and return back for dinner and overnight.

Accommodations:

Luxury:  Sipi River Lodge
Mid-range: Lacam Lodge / Sipi Falls Resort
Budget: Crow’s Nest Rest Camp / Suam Guest House

 

Day 4: Nature Walk &Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport

You have an early morning breakfast; thereafter go for a brief forest walk around Sipi falls. Later after the walk, set off to Kampala/Entebbe Airport for your departure flight, while having lunch a stopover for lunch on the way. End of the tour

  • A Visa – you can apply for the visa online or very easily get one at the point of entry into the country (airport)
  • Hiking equipment – Rope, Crampons, Harnesses, Ice axe, Sleeping bag , Gas cooker/fuel, Climbing boots, Cap, Trouser, Jacket /sweaters, Rubber boots, Garters and Gloves          
  • Travel &Health insurance – This should be arranged by you in your home country before you travel.
  • Physical fitness

 

Price includes:

  • Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
  • 4WD safari vehicle with popup roof
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Game drives
  • English Speaking Driver/guide.
  • Pickup and Return airport transfers.

 

Price Excludes:

  • Other drinks
  • Laundry
  • Hiking equipment
  • Insurance
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone expenses
  • Porter fees while hiking
  • Cigarettes

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