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3 Days Mount Elgon climbing tour in Uganda: This 3 days and 2 nights hiking tour of mt. Elgon in Mount Elgon national park takes you to Eastern Uganda where you’ll not only engage in mountain climbing/hiking but also visit sipi falls and therefore the source of the Nile. This Uganda safari sets off from Kampala. Mt. Elgon is an amazing feature situated within the Eastern part of Uganda and also shared with Kenya, it’s said to be the 4th highest in East Africa standing at 4,321m high, and it’s an extinct volcano with the most activity of hiking. It is slightly tricky to climb to the highest point (Wagagai peak), and hence hikers are expected to be fit enough.

The mountain features a number of trails that hikers use to hike up the highest point. There are a number of other features on-mountain thees include; the magnificent Sipi falls, gorges, hot springs, caves, also different animal species just like the elephants, forest monkeys, small antelopes, buffaloes also as around 300 bird species. Remember that an entire circuit of hiking/trekking takes around 4 to five days.

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Mbale

Your tour guide will meet, brief you are transfer you to Mbale to the eastern part of Uganda via a number of districts with amazing scenic views. These include the Mabira forest, tea and sugarcane plantations of Lugazi, the Lake Victoria in Jinja , Nile River at the Owen falls dam, Jinja town to mention but these. Later reach Mbale town and have lunch and later continue you’ll visit Sipi falls and neighboring areas that’s if you’re still on time. Have dinner and Lodging at Sipi falls Camp(Budget) or Mbale Resort Hotel(Luxury)

Day 2: Hiking Mount Elgon

Rise up early and have breakfast, after began with packed lunch. Meet the park guides who will brief you and are able to guide through the paths on the mountains. There are porters which can help carry your luggage just in case its heavy. This is advisable for all hikers. You may start with any of trail that is to say Kapkwai, Kapkwata, or Budadiri Forest exploration centre. During the hike you’ll have an excellent adventurous time. Later, return back to the hotel in the evening for dinner and lodging at Sipi falls Camp(Budget) or Mbale Resort Hotel(Luxury)

Day 3: A Drive back to Kampala

Start your day with a delicious breakfast as you prepare to head off for Kampala. On your way,depending on your deprture time in Entebbe, you may have a stopover in Jinja town to have an experience of a number of other attractions around jinja, these may include Itanda falls or Bujagali falls and a visit the source of the Nile among others. You will then have lunch thereafter en-route to Kampala expecting to reach late evening.

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