4 Days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

Overview of the 4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

This 4 days  Uganda mountaineering safari  to Mount Elgon National Park is the best for those tourists in search of readily accessible yet satisfying mountain hiking safaris in Uganda. This safari offers the chance to hike to the top is Sipi falls, hike mount Elgon, visit Mabira forest and Jinja source of the Nile tour boat cruise. In comparison to other hiking destinations in Africa like Mount Kilimanjaro and Rwenzori mountains, Mount Elgon is at a lower altitude (4,321m) and is the perfect destination for a family hike.

Mount Elgon National Park is the 7th highest mountain in Africa and doesn’t require skills and expertise to hike. Just not all, there over 300 bird species on this transboundary mountain West of Kenya and East of Uganda. There small antelopes, forest monkeys, elephants, Deffasa waterbuck, oribi, bushbuck, duiker, forest hog, serval cats and buffalos also live on the mountain side.

4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park safari highlights

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Mount Elgon National Park. You can stop at Mabira forest for a nature walk.

Day 2: You will do a full day Sipi falls hike.

Day 3: You will have a full day hike on mount Elgon.

Day 4: Drive from Mount Elgon to Jinja for a boat cruise to the source of the Nile and return to Kampala.

Details of the 4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

Day 1 of your 4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

As early as 7:00am your drive to Mount Elgon National park will start with a pick up by your professional safari guide from your hotel, place of residence or airport. You will embark on the drive to Mount Elgon National park with a stop at Mabira forest for a nature walk 60km from Kampala. You will have dinner and an overnight stay at your preferred accommodation in Mount Elgon National park within Sipi falls area.

Day 2 of your 4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

After an early morning breakfast, your driver takes you for a Sipi falls hike. The Sipi falls is a combination of 3 falls surrounded with a beautiful greenery back drop. The hike involves a visit to the community plantations and cave exploration. After the hike you return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight.

Day 3 of your 4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

Your driver guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the hike start point in either Kapkwai or Sasa trail according to your preference. The hike takes a full day with picnic lunch and return to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay in Mbale. The hike isn’t so strenuous though you need strength just enough to take the challenge.

Day 4 of your 4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

After your last breakfast in the “bamasaba” land, you will embark on a drive to Kampala. A stop is done at Jinja for a boat cruise to the source of the Nile River. After the boat cruise, you drive back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for departure.

End of your 4 days Uganda mountaineering safari to Mount Elgon National Park

 

Nature is considerate, come visit Mount Elgon National Park with your family and have great memories.

 

 

 

 

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