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

Overview:

Uganda offers tantalizing challenge to adventure enthusiasts. This 5 days is an epic 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 safari in the Pearl of Africa, you will hike outside the park to the magnificent Sipi falls past the interesting communities and coffee farms, you will also hike the Wagagai summit, the country’s second highest at 4321m. You will also do rafting 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, 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/ Speke hotel; Bed & Breakfast

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

After breakfast, you will be met by your guide at the overnight accommodation; embark on an early journey to the eastern part of Uganda via Jinja; a route rewarding you with magnificent view of Mabira rainforest, sugar plantations and river Nile. Continue with the journey arriving in Mbale for lunch, afterwards proceed to Sipi and take part in a late afternoon hike to the top of the stunning Sipi Falls past the enchanting communities, slopes and farms lands. The summit will reward you with beautiful views of the golden sunset over the surrounding areas. Relax at your overnight accommodation for the next day adventure.

O/N: Sipi River Lodge (luxury) or Sipi Falls Resort/ Lacam (Midrange) or Noah’s Ark (budget). Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]

Day 02: Hiking the Wagagai peak (4321M)

After early breakfast, you will head to the park headquarters, it's here you start off a quite challenging, but exciting hiking activity to Wagagai through the Sasa or Sipi trail with the ranger guide. You will 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: Transfer to Jinja and participate in a source of the Nile cruise

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

O/N:  The Haven River lodge (luxury) or Kingfisher lodge (midrange) or Nile River camp (basic). Meal Plan: Full Board [FB].

Day 04: Rafting 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. Overnight at the lodge, Meal Plan: Full Board [FB].

Day 05: Return to Kampala (Approximately 3hours drive)

After a soothing breakfast, you will later 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

 

Inclusions

Park entrance fees, All activity fees unless labeled as optional, Professional English Speaking guide/driver, Ground Transportation, Round trip Airport transfers, Drinking water [mineral] in the car.

Exclusions

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, Personal travel insurance (arranged on request), Meals/ foods and beverages outside the menu.

 

Rates are Per Person (P/P) in USD 1Pax 2Pax 3Pax 4Pax 5Pax 6Pax 7Pax 8Pax
Budget 1615 1166 1026 959 913 883 863 838
Mid-range 1945 1389 1247 1181 1136 1106 1081 1059
Luxury 2296 1581 1387 1284 1216 1181 1147 1113

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