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3 Days Mount Elgon Tour

3 Days Mount Elgon Tour Uganda Hiking Safari | Mountaineering

The 3 days Mount Elgon tour offers you a great opportunity to explore and experience what Mount Elgon National Park has to offer the world. This tour package is one of the best hiking safaris designed for you to participate in mountaineering or hiking adventure experiences on Mount Elgon. It also covers a visit to the scenic Sipi Falls with en-route remarkable view of the source of the Nile.

3 Days Mount Elgon Tour Uganda Mountaineering safariMount Elgon is an exceptional natural feature worth exploring on Uganda safari. It is situated in Eastern Uganda and it is shared with Kenya. Mount Elgon National Park takes its name from this scenic and extinct volcano that features as the 4th tallest mountains in East Africa, stretching up to 4321m Uganda hiking safaris to Mount Elgon National Park involves you exploring the stunning Wagagai peak of Mount Elgon.

While on your 3 days Mount Elgon tour, you also stand a chance to see variety of wildlife that roam at the base of the mountain and these include among others forest monkeys, antelopes, birds that make up a total number of about 300 bird species, elephants and a lot more. Your Uganda safari trip to Mount Elgon will begin and end in Kampala/Entebbe.

What to expect on your 3 days Mount Elgon tour

  • Hiking/mountaineering to the Wagagai peak of Mount Elgon
  • Hike to Sipi Falls
  • Magical view of the River Nile, Mabira Forest, sugarcane plantation
  • Photography & touring

Summary of your 3 days Mount Elgon tour

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale

Day 2: Mountaineering/hiking Mount Elgon

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed itinerary of your 3 days Mount Elgon Tour – Uganda Mountaineering Trip

 

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale

Enjoy your early morning breakfast and after, transfer from your hotel/place of residence in Kampala/Entebbe to Mount Elgon. You will drive through Kampala-Jinja-Mbale route about 4-5 hours in a 4×4 Safari Van/Land Cruiser.

En-route, expect to enjoy the amazing sceneries of Mabira Forest Reserve, sugarcane plantations at Lugazi, scenic view of Lake Victoria, source of the Nile and the beautiful Jinja city. Lunch stop will be made at a hotel in Mbale city and later, connect to Sipi Falls where you will embark on a rewarding hike.

Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Sipi waterfalls, surrounding areas and take as many photos as you can. Return to relax, dine and spend a night at a comfortable Uganda safari lodge.

Where to stay at Mount Elgon

  • Luxury: Mbale Resort Hotel
  • Mid-range: Sipi Lodge
  • Budget: Sipi Falls Camp

Day 2: Mountaineering/hiking Mount Elgon

After a cup of tea or coffee, you will embark on a rewarding mountaineering/hiking adventure with some packed lunch and bottled drinking water. There are many hiking trails designated for you to explore Mount Elgon, each has something unique to reward you with. You may begin your hike from either Kapkwai or Budadiri Forest Exploration Centre.

After your exploration, walk back to the lodge to have lunch and relaxation. You may set out for an afternoon nature walk via Budadiri Forest. Dinner and overnight stay will be at your respective Uganda safari lodges.

Where to stay at Mount Elgon

  • Luxury: Mbale Resort Hotel
  • Mid-range: Sipi Lodge
  • Budget: Sipi Falls Camp

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast, drive back to Kampala/Entebbe. Expect to make a stopover at Jinja city with possibility to visit Itanda Falls or source of the Nile and engage in a boat cruise/white water rafting. Proceed to Kampala about 1 and half hour’s drive and this will mark the end of your 3 days Mount Elgon tour.

This is the 3 days Mount Elgon Tour.
Sipi Falls 3 Days Mount Elgon Tour

The tour includes

  • Hiking fees
  • Visit to Sipi Falls
  • Accommodation for 2 nights and meals
  • Travel in a 4×4 Land Cruiser/Safari Van
  • English-speaking guide
  • Trip activities in the travel plan except the optional ones
  • Any relevant government taxes

The tour excludes

  • Visas
  • Airfares
  • Tipping
  • Cigarettes
  • Telephone bills
  • Optional activities
  • Laundry
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