COMBINED SAFARIS

6 Day Mt Elgon Hiking Adventure Tour

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale/ Mount Elgon

Day 2: Hike to Sasa Camp (2,900m)

Day 3: Hike from Sasa to Mude Camp (3,500m)

Day 4: Hike from Mude Camp to Wagagai Peak (4321m)

Day 5: Descend from Mude Camp to Budadiri

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala and Departure

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale town.

In the morning after a breakfast, you driver guide will drive you to Mbale town with a stopover on the way for lunch. You will check into your lodge, have a relaxed evening while preparing for a hiking adventure, dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodations:

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

 

Day 2: From Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2.900m)

In the morning you reach Budadiri (1250 m), nearby Mbale town, at the gate of the Mount Elgon National Park. After arranging the guide and porters, with food and camping gear, you start walking to Sasa River Camp (2.900 m) for the dinner and overnight. The distance is about 8 km. and takes average 7 to 8 hours walk. 

 

Day 3: From Sasa camp to Mude Camp (3.500m)

After breakfast at the camping site, proceed through the forest to Mude Cave Campsite for dinner and overnight. It will take you 4 to 5 hours walk to reach the campsite.

 

Day 4: From Mude Camp to Wagagayi Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude

After breakfast you walk through the moorland zone up to the main peak, Wagagai, and return to the Mude campsite for dinner and overnight. The distance is 8 to 9 hours walk.

 

Day 5: From Mude Camp back to Budadiri

After breakfast descend to Budadiri and transfer to Sipi Falls.  Later in the afternoon, you will go for a walk around Sipi fall, and then dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodations:

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

 

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala and Departure

In the morning after breakfast, you will prepare and set off for Kampala. You will have a stopover in Jinja town for lunch and take a visit to different attractions around such as Itanda falls, Bujagali falls, the source of the Nile, Masese fish landing site, Jinja Sailing club among others. Later continue to Kampala/Entebbe Airport.

  • 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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