This 4days is a classic taste of adventure that lets you discover one of Uganda’s oldest physical features, first erupting over 20 million years ago. It is crowned by one of the world’s largest caldera, covering an area of 40km2 and about 8km diameter. On this adventure, there is hiking to Wagagai peak the country’s second highest at 4321m, hiking outside the park to the magnificent Sipi falls, encounter the interesting communities and visit caves left by moving lava.
Note: On your day of arrival, you will be met and received by our guide at Entebbe International Airport and be transferred to your overnight accommodation in Kampala. A complementary city tour can be done depending on your time of arrival and how you may be feeling. O/N: Sheraton Hotel /Cassia lodge; Bed & Breakfast
Day 01: Transfer to Mbale onward to Mt. Elgon [Approximately 5hours]
After breakfast, you will be met by your guide at the overnight accommodation; embark on the journey to the eastern part of Uganda via Jinja; a route rewarding you with magnificent view of Mabira rainforest, sugar plantations and river Nile the, world’s longest. Continue with the journey arriving in Mbale for lunch, afterwards proceed to Sipi and check-in at the Rest camp on arrival which gives a stunning view of the falls. Relax at your overnight accommodation for the next day adventure.
O/N: Sipi River Lodge (luxury)/ Sipi Falls Resort or Lacam (Midrange)/ Noah’s Ark (budget). Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]
Day 02: Hiking the Wagagai peak (4321M)
After early breakfast, you will partake in quite a challenging, but exciting hiking activity to Wagagai through the Sasa or Sipi trail with the ranger guide. Hike past the enchanting slopes leading you through the dense Bamboo forests. Hiking can last through the entire day, therefore a picnic lunch may be taken. Return to the lodge afterwards for relaxation, dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]
Day 03: Hiking the Sipi falls and community walk
You will have a cultural encounter as you walk through coffee villages and farmyards, tracing for the story of coffee (Arabica) from farm to cup. Move past the interesting landscapes hiking to the top of the astonishing Sipi Falls. Holdback at the top, with your cameras and take in the pleasant views of Kapchorwa and surrounding areas. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Meal Arrangement: Full Board [FB]
Day 04: Return to Kampala
After an early breakfast, checkout and head to Jinja at the source of the Nile for a breathtaking boat cruise at the source of the Mighty Nile. Have lunch here and later embark on your drive to Kampala arriving in the evening, transfer to the airport for your flight.
Meal Arrangement: Breakfast and Lunch. End of Safari
Park entrance fees, All activity fees unless labeled as optional, Professional English Speaking guide/driver, Ground Transportation, Round trip Airport/Hotel transfers, Drinking water [mineral] in the car.
Visa fees (visa can be arranged on request), Pre & Post Tour Accommodation [can be arranged on request], Airline ticket [arranged on request], Tips, Gratuities and expenses of personal nature, Travel insurance (arranged on request), Meals and beverages outside the menu, All activities labeled as optional.
|Rates are Per Person (P/P) in USD