COMBINED SAFARIS

7 Days Mt Elgon Hiking, Sipi Falls & Rafting 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/Sipi falls

Day 6: Sipi Falls exploration and Transfer to Jinja

Day 7: White Water Rafting at Bujagali falls and Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale/Mount Elgon

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: Hike 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 (2.900m) for the dinner and overnight. The distance is about 8 km and takes average 7 to 8 hours walk. 

 

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

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

Day 4: Hike 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. The distance is 8 to 9 hours walk.

 

Day 5:  Descend from Mude Camp back to Sipi Falls

After breakfast, connect to Sipi falls in Kapchorwa, north of Mbale.

After checking into your lodge, you will have a relaxed evening, 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: Sipi Falls Exploration and Transfer to Jinja

In the morning after a breakfast, you will take a tour around the beautiful Sipi falls where you have an opportunity to see the falls, variety of bird species and primates, visit the caves and later transfer to Jinja for Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodations:

Luxury: Jinja Nile Resort
Mid-range: 2 Friends Guest House
Budget: Hotel Triangle/ Jinja Safari Lodge

 

Day 7: White Water Rafting at Bujagali falls and Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport

You will have an early morning breakfast and drive to Bujagali waterfalls for white water rafting.

You will then take part in the rafting which gives a deep feeling of how Uganda is surely gifted by nature. In the afternoon after lunch, you will be transferred back to Kampala for your departure flight.

  • 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
  • Rafting fee
  • 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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