3 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Exploration

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    3 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Exploration

    This 3 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Exploration takes you through Ssezibwa Falls for a cultural of Uganda, a chance to see the Mabira forest, and a pass via Jinja to explore the source of the River Nile before heading to eastern Uganda, Mount Elgon Volcano is a 4321 meters high which makes it one of the highest mountain in Uganda.

    Safari Highlights of Mount Elgon Hiking Exploration

    • Visit Seezibwa falls
    • Visit Mabira forest
    • Boat cruise to the source of the Nile the longest river in Africa
    • Mount Elgon volcano hiking tour

    Tour Summary for Mount Elgon Hiking Safari

    • Day 1: Transfer to Mount Elgon National Park
    • Day 2: Mount Elgon  Hiking
    • Day 3: Departure to Kampala

    Mount Elgon Hiking Exploration

    Day 1: Transfer to Mount Elgon National Park

    Early morning departure from Kampala heading for eastern Uganda for your 3 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Exploration. Drive past local communities, tea, sugarcane plantations, and colorful fruits along the roadside. Stopover at Ssezibwa Falls for a cultural feel of Uganda. Continue to Mbale town located on the foothills of Mount Elgon. This area has got a rich heritage and culture. Have lunch and continue to Sipi Village located between beautiful hills and waterfalls. Overnight stay at the second camp.

    Day 2: Mount Elgon Volcano Hiking.

    In the morning after breakfast, go for a hike to the Mt. Elgon forest exploration center for guided walks. The same nature walk will provide you with views of regenerating forests, fields of colorful flowers, extensive stands of bamboo, and the chested bee-eater. Two different day hike areas allow you to explore Mt. Elgon’s diverse montane forest. The popular forest exploration center trail loop site can make one enjoy the cool mist at Chebonet falls, Kapkwai cave, the talking tree, and a spectacular viewpoint, which lies just beyond.

    A long ‘arm’ of Mt. Elgon bears the Wanale trails loop site. It has vertical cliffs of the ridge and several cascading waterfalls that make a very scenic drive. Look for petrified wood in the Khauka caves as you enjoy a splendid panoramic view over the plains of Eastern Uganda.

    These two-day hike areas have short walk trails ranging between 3km and 11km that offer an excellent opportunity to experience Mt. Elgon’s unique plants and wildlife in a short time period. Jungle walking shoes and rain gear are recommended in addition to extra cells for your torch if you plan to explore the caves. Have a quiet afternoon, relaxing after lunch. Dinner and overnight at the camp on the top of Mount Elgon.

    Day 3: Departure to Kampala.

    You will then depart Sipi falls after breakfast, to visit the source of the River Nile in Jinja. Have lunch in Jinja then continue to the Bujagali falls for beautiful views of the waterfalls well-known for white water Rafting, as well as cultural activities like Acrobatic, Dances, etc. Depart for Kampala and arrive back in the evening.

    End of the 3 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Exploration