4 Days Mount Elgon Nature Hike, The Dormant Volcano in Uganda
4 Days Mount Elgon Nature Hike, The Dormant Volcano in Uganda, the sipi falls, mount Elgon calderas, the forest making it a good experience for forest finders, you will be able to appreciate the beauty of nature that Uganda and also have a chance to view Sipi falls from the top
Day 1: Drive to Mount Elgon Park
Early in the morning, set off for Mt Elgon safari through Jinja from Entebbe, Continue the journey with prolific views of the cascading hills of the Eastern to Mt Elgon visitor center. Then get a briefing by the guides in preparation for hiking. Set off from Budadiri with the guide and porters through the Sipi trail Bamboo plantations to the Sipi falls on the foot hills of the mountain where you will be able to appreciate the beauty of nature that Uganda has. At one point, you will have a chance to view Sipi falls from the top as the sun sets, you will pinch your own tents prepare your dinner and overnight at Kapkwai.
you will have morning breakfast then resume the hike on the slopes of the mountain. The trek is extremely exciting and rewarding with the help of guides while following the Kapkwata trail through the forest, you will have a chance to see a variety of birds and plant species like Lobelia with in the forest making it a good experience for forest finders. Heath and moorland gets you to the Piswa camp at 2,850 meters where you can have a late lunch and relax in the evening, dinner and overnight at Kapkwata in your tent(s).
Day 3: Caldera Views
After breakfast, continue uphill to the verge of calderas through beautiful columns that runs up to the hot springs and suam gorge as descending to the hunters cave camp at 3,850 m. En route is rewarded with different bird species thus enabling the activity of bird watching to take place.as you take pictures, you will then have a lunch break at Suam site. After Lunch ascend to the top of calderas to the Mountain peak Wagagai at 4,321 M While at the peak, you will have an over view of mountain elgons’ slopes and the surrounding towns, it is a wonderful experience worthy re-adventure ring. You will then descend through Jackson summit to Jackson pool up to Mude camp where you have lunch and an overnight.
Day 4: Drive back to Kampala / Entebbe
After a having breakfast, descend via the Sasa trail and meet up your Guide in Mbale town and get ready to set off to for Jinja, Kampala or Entebbe. Probably you will have a lot of stories to tell of the mighty Falls.
The 4 Days Mount Elgon Nature Hike package includes:
- Car hire and Fuel
- All Park Entrance Fees
- Guide/Driver’s allowance
- Cooking Utensils
- Sleeping bags/blankets
- Camping Fees
- Sleeping Mats/Mattresses
- Guide Fees
- Porter Fees
Excluded in the package; Meals, Warm Clothes, Tips, Souvenirs, Any other personal needs
Depending on the time of arrival at Entebbe international airport, you may have to stay for a night in Entebbe, Kampala, Jinja or Mbale.