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5 DAYS HIKING SIPI FALLS AND ELGON PLUS RAFTING ON THE NILE

Overview:

Uganda offers tantalizing challenge to African adventure holiday and safari enthusiasts. This 5 days Africa adventure safari in Uganda is an epic holiday experience that lets you discover one of Uganda’s oldest physical features; the Mount Elgon, 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 safari in the Pearl of Africa,you will visit and explore the eastern part of Uganda, where you will hike the Sipi falls in Kapchorwa; one of the country's region known to produce world marathon athletes, you will also hike Mount Elgon National Park'Wagagai summit, the country’s second highest peak at 4,321m. You will try your adrenaline levels on a rafting adventure on the magnificent waters of the world’s longest river; the Nile, with various grades of rapids available to raft depending on your interest.

Details

Note: On your day of arrival for this African adventure holiday and safari in Uganda, you will be met and received by our guide at Entebbe International Airport and be transferred to your overnight accommodation in Kampala. A city tour can be done depending on your time of arrival and how you may be feeling [Optional]. Overnight (o/n): Sheraton Hotel (Luxury) /Cassia lodge (Midrange) / Speke hotel (Basic): Bed & Breakfast

Day 01: Transfer to Mbale and head to Sipi Falls [Approximately 4hours]

Leave the hotel in Kampala with your guide after an early breakfast, transfer to the eastern part of the country inKapchorwa via Jinja and Mbale; a pleasant route where you will set your eyes on the rolling green countryside and sparkling waters of the Nile River. You will break-off in Mbale for lunch, afterwards proceed to Sipi and take part in a late afternoon hiking adventure to the top of the Sipi Falls. One a sunny day, the summit will reward you with beautiful views of the golden sun-set over the surrounding areas. Relax at your overnight accommodation for the next day adventure.

Meal Plan: Half Board [HB]. O/N: Sipi River Lodge (Luxury) or Sipi Falls Resort (Midrange) or Noah’s Ark/Sipi River lodge Banda (Basic). 

Day 02: Hiking Mount Elgon's Wagagai peak (4321M)

Transfer to the park headquarters after an early breakfast, you will meet here with the park ranger guide who will give you briefing and later you start off your hiking adventure to Mount Elgon's Wagagai summit along the Sasa or Sipi trail. You will hike past the captivating 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: Transfer to Jinja and participate in a source of the Nile cruise [Approx. 3 hour drive]

Start the day with breakfast, later checkout from your overnight accommodation and transfer to Jinja, where you will arrive in the afternoon hours, you will have lunch at your booked accommodation or in town and later head for a breathtaking boat cruise on the astonishing waters of the mighty river Nile, to the source where the river starts its long journey to the Mediterranean sea, where it pours its mass.

Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]. O/N: Source of the Nile Hotel (Luxury) or Kingfisher lodge (Midrange) or Nile River camp (Basic). 

Day 04: African Rafting Adventure on the Nile

After breakfast, leave the lodge and proceed to the starting point where you will meet your rafting guide. There are various grades of rapids that you choose to raft as you enjoy the cool waters of the majestic Nile; you will participate in half-day rafting and later head back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. You may decide to do some sightseeing depending on how you may be feeling or simply relax at the lodge. 

Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]. O/N: Source of the Nile Hotel (Luxury) or Kingfisher lodge (Midrange) or Nile River camp (Basic).

Day 05: Return to Kampala (Approximately 2 hours drive)

Wrap-up this African adventure Uganda holiday /safari with a soothing breakfast, you will checkout from your overnight accommodation and then embark on the drive back to Kampala, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home or you may be dropped at the hotel as you may wish. Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch. End of Safari

 

Price Inclusions

*Park entrance fees *All activity fees unless labeled as optional *Professional English Speaking guide/driver *Ground Transportation in a 4X4 safari vehicle (Van for Basic or Midrange and Land cruiser for Luxury) *Round trip Airport/ Hotel transfers *Drinking mineral water in the car *Amref Air Ambulance.

Price Exclusions

*Tourist Visa fees (visa can be arranged on request) *Pre and Post Tour Accommodation (can be arranged on request) *Airline ticket both International and Domestic (can be arranged on request) *Tips, Gratuities and any expenses of personal nature *Personal travel insurance (arranged on request) *Meals/ foods and beverages outside the menu.

 

Rates are Per Person in USD 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
Budget 1'805 1'246 1'077 994 944 912
Mid-range 2'162 1'499 1'319 1'247 1'197 1'165
Luxury 2'796 1'875 1'629 1'505 1'432 1'384

Contact Us for low season discounts and save more on your trip. April, May and NovemberTo customize your trip or if more than 6 pax, request for a quotation [email protected] 

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