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Mount Elgon Hiking Tour, Uganda (8 Days)

offered by supplier M21093 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1600 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2950 US Dollar (USD)

This is an eight-day hiking tour on Mount Elgon. You will also ascend to Wagagai peak, discover Mabira Forest Reserve.

Pre-departure day: Arrival at the airport, meet and greet with the staff of M21093 to transfer you to your hotel in Kampala city. Dinner and Overnight (Grand Imperial Hotel or Sheraton Kampala Hotel).

Day 1: Drive to Jinja where the route traverses vast tea and sugarcane plantations and through the Mabira Forest Reserve. Proceed to the Source of the Nile, the point at which the Nile starts its long journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Have Lunch. Visit the Bujagali Falls for sightseeing and photography where kayaking and white water rafting are popular activities. Dinner and overnight (FB).

Day 2: Drive to eastern Uganda through the town of Mbale to view the Sipi Falls and lunch. Guided nature walk of the main and second falls. Sight seeing and photography. Dinner and overnight (FB).

Day 3: After breakfast, we start the trek to follow the Kapkwata trail uphill, through a natural forest of high bamboo, heath and moorland to arrive at Piswa Camp. Dinner and overnight in the mountains (FB).

Day 4: Hike up to the caldera lakes area where the Giant lobelia species are dominant. Evidence of former volcanic activity are hot springs, we visit the Suam gorge and Hunters cave. Dinner and overnight at Piswa camp (FB).

Day 5: Ascend to 4321m Wagagai peak to view into the caldera. Proceed down past Jackson's summit and the Jackson's pool to Maude cave. Dinner and overnight at Maude camp (FB).

Day 6: Descend on the Sasa River trail to Budadiri before proceeding to Mbale town by vehicle and onto Kampala. Dinner and overnight at hotel (FB).

Day 7: Drive along the Entebbe road to visit the Ziika Forest a natural ecotourism and cultural site. Transfer to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC). Depending on your departure time, you may transfer directly to the airport to catch your flight or return to your hotel for an overnight (FB).

Supplemental Tour Information:
- We are able to offer this itinerary as an Upmarket, Mid range or budget tour by utilising alternative accommodation options at the places to be visited.
- Accommodations outlined in this tour proposal are purely examples.
- Whilst on the mountain camping is the only accommodation option.
- Tour prices on request.
- Elements of this tour can be designed into a tailor-made itinerary you may us to prepare for you on request.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2011

M21093 is a local managed ground handling Safari and Tour Company based in Kampala Uganda established to serve the increasing demands of the tourism and the travel industry in Uganda. Providing tailor made safaris within the East Africa region. Through several years of extensive experience in providing unusual and...

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