Day 1: Arrival and Transfer. On airport arrival, you will be picked up by one of the staff members (tour guide/driver) then drive to east of Uganda to Jinja. You may have a stop over at Mabira forest for a short guided walk or continue to your place of rest. Dinner and overnight at Jinja Nile Hotel Resort or Hotel Triangle or Two Friends Guest House (full board).
Day 2: Visit the Nile River and Bujgali Falls. After your morning breakfast, you are advised to change your money to local currency as you get familiar with the city. Thereafter, you will visit Jinja’s only pride the source of the Nile and Bujagali falls. You will then enjoy traditional dances by a local women dancing group. There are many options this day, such as swimming, boat rides, floating on the robust and mighty Nile. You will take a boat ride. Thereafter, you will take lunch. In the evening return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Jinja Nile Resort or Hotel Triangle or Two Friends Guest House (full board).
Day 3: Jinja, Mt. Elgon. After early breakfast, drive for about two and half hrs to en route to Mbale Eastern Uganda thereafter, leave for Mt. Elgon, arriving early afternoon. You will then be transferred to Sipi Falls. After lunch, hike to the falls. It has got a magnificent view which gives an attraction to Uganda’s beauty. After lunch, you will return to your camp next to Sipi Falls or your hotel for rest till evening. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Elgon Hotel or Mbale Resort or Sipi Falls Rest Camp (full board).
Day 4: Mountain hiking. You will have early morning breakfast and then proceed to the hike following the Kapkwata Trail with your guide and packed water. You will have a scenic hike through the bamboo, heath and moorland gets you to the Piswa camp at 2850 meters. Thereafter you will have your lunch, and later be let to rest till evening. Dinner and overnight at Mt Elgon Hotel or Mbale Resort Hotel or Piswa Camp at the Mountains (full board).
Day 5: Mountain hiking. After your morning breakfast, trek up to the verge of the calderas with your guide and packed lunch, through the beautiful columns of Lobelia Elgonensis. The place is one of the fondest for nature walks to view vast plant species. You will also visit the Hot Springs and Suam Gorge before descending back to the hunters cave Camp 3850 meters to rest at own leisure. Dinner and overnight at Mt Elgon Hotel or Mbale Resort Hotel or Hunters Cave Camp (full board).
Day 6: Mountain hiking. In the morning you will take an early breakfast and ascend to the top of the calderas to the Wagagai Peak at 4321 meters. The level has got vast vegetation types that range from savannah to tropical and moorland forest setups. There is also a variety of flora and fauna of all kinds, reptiles, birds and many more. Thereafter, you will have lunch then descend through the Jackson summit and the Jackson pool to your place of rest late evening. Dinner and overnight at Mt Elgon Hotel or Mbale Resort Hotel or Mude Camp 3500 meters (full board).
Day 7: Elgon - Kampala. Early morning, descend through the Sasa trail to Budadiri then travel to Mbale town to arrive for your breakfast. Thereafter, you will en route to Kampala. Have lunch in Jinja and then proceed to arrive early evening for your departure. Have the last dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel Kampala or Golf Course Hotel or Namirembe Guest House (full board).
Day 8: Departure. After breakfast, visit places you didn't go to on arrival like Uganda museum, Kasubi Tombs, National Theater for last minute shopping i.e. buy arts and crafts, and many more. Depending on your departure time, you will then be transferred to the airport for your outbound flight back home.
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