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3 DAY MOUNT ELGON HIKING SAFARI

Discover the true taste of the Pearl of Africa with Nature Link Safaris...  

INTRODUCTION:

Located in Eastern part of Uganda with Kenya border, Mt Elgon (Masaba) is an extinct Volcano with the largest surface area in the world (50 km by 80 km).Its peak is Wagai(4321m ASL).

The Bagisu and the Sabiny who practice circumcision every even year are the inhabitants of the area. June to August and December to March are the best times to visit the park since this is the dry period.

The park contains varied peculiar attractions of montane forests, bamboo, giant Lobelia, brilliant species of flowers, birds, bushbuck, antelope, wild cat, rock hyrax, hyena, caves, craters, gorges, the magnificient Sipi falls and many more.

DAY ONE:

Our driver/Guide picks you from your Hotel/residence ready for a drive to the Eastern part of Uganda. On your way to Jinja you will see Mabira forest, River Nile, Lake Victoria, tea and sugar plantations around Lugazi and Kakira. Take Tiriny upgraded highway to reach Mbale town in one hour's time from Iganga. Lunch break at Mbale Resort. After lunch, explore the magnificent Sipi falls and adjoining areas. Dinner and overnight at Mbale Resort (classic), Volcano (classic), Sipi falls rest camp (budget), Kapwai cottages (budget).

DAY TWO:

After breakfast with packed lunch and snacks, this day is dedicated to one day hike where the park guide(s)/Porter(s) are ready to take you up to the mountain using any of the selected three main trekking trails. Budadiri Forest exploration centre - Kapkwai and Kapwata are all places you start to choose to ascend the spectacular mountain. Dinner and overnight at Mbale Resort (classic), Volcano (classic), Sipi falls rest camp (budget), Kapwai cottages (budget).

DAY THREE:

Begin the day with breakfast ready to drive back to Kampala. This is the time you will explore Jinja town and its major attractions like the source of River Nile, Bujagali falls, Itanda falls, Jinja Sailing club, Masese fishing village etc. Return to Kampala where you will be dropped to the point of picking.

NOTE:

Depending on your available number of days and budget, it is possible to extend your itinerary to cover Nyero early man rock paintings in Kumi district, or One-day water rafting along River Nile with Adrift Uganda Ltd.

The safari package to include:

Transportation by a 4 x 4 land cruiser /Omnibus
Park entrance fees.
Entrance fees to Sipi, source of River Nile and Itanda falls.
Mountain hiking fees
Ranger guide and porter's fees
Full board accommodation at your selected hotel/ camp.
Lunches enroute
Driver/Guide subsistence allowance
Government taxes
The package to exclude expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry, tips, telephone, etc.

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