Mount Elgon Trekking and Hiking Tour Uganda – 3 Days
This tourist-loved Mountain Elgon is found in Eastern Uganda. It’s an incredibly a striking place for a trip, with its attractive wonderful Sipi Falls. There is a camp built around a croft-like house originally built as a Governor’s retreat, on a rock face straight overlooking the exciting Sipi Falls and the Karimajong plains.
Mount Elgon Trekking Itinerary
Day 1, Mabira Forest, Sipi Falls Elgon Tour
You are picked from your hotel early morning to head to the eastern part of Uganda. This drive will take you through the attractive Mabira Forest where you will get to see different tree species and animals. You will go past sugar cane and tea plantations of Mukono. On your way, you may visit Ssezibwa Falls and later have lunch in Jinja. In Jinja, you will visit the source of the Nile and probably Bujagali Falls from where you drive straight to Mbale. From Mbale, you will head to Sipi falls and check in Sipi Falls Rest Camp, have something to eat in the evening, relax at the camp or have a leisurely walk around up to night. Overnight at Sipi Falls Rest Camp or Mt. Elgon National Park Cottages.
Day 2: Sipi Falls and Nature Walk
In the morning after breakfast, head for hiking to the Mount Elgon Forest Exploration Centre for a guided walk around this area. Then make a stroll through the local Sabiny people’s villages and return for lunch. In the afternoon, you will be guided to the core of the falls at the bottom where the water hits the rocks. Stand static, listen and watch, you can also take pictures. Later on, you head up to the Caves and return to the lodge. Spend the night at Sipi Falls Rest Camp or Mt. Elgon National Park Cottages.
Day 3: Jinja Tour and return to Kampala
Early morning, have breakfast, leave Sipi Falls and drive to Jinja. Here you will get to visit Bujagali Falls. See the water rafters do their thing and join in the fun at the source of the river Nile. On this day, you visit Bujagali or the Source of the River Nile just in case you did not check on these places on your first day on your way to Mt. Elgon. You can also visit the Source of the River Nile. You will have your lunch in Jinja before heading back for Kampala in the evening. Retire at Hotel Africana.