7 day Mount Elgon trekking

With Simba Africa Expeditions professional team take tailor made Mountain Elgon trekking . While on this trip you will view typical African home settings and other sceneries like the Mabira forest , Jinja River Nile , Sipi falls , Local community banana and coffee plantations , this mountain is among Uganda 's important bird area so be ready to spot variety of birds as well as primates and butterflies among others .

Elgon trekking

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✓ Group Size : Minimum One traveler
✓ Transport 4X4 Safari Vehicle - Van or Mini Bus
✓ Accommodation : Safari Lodges types ( Budget , Mid - Range or Luxury )
Note : For Booking and Confirmation , a 50% initial deposit is required in order to secure the Entrance Fees slot
Booking

Day 1 : Entebbe / Kampala - Mbale

Today after our breakfast from the hotel , we shall drive to eastern Uganda . Stop at Jinja and we have fun at the Bujagali falls and source of the Nile where you will experience the supernatural landforms . Lunch and after drive to Mbale via the big plantation of sugarcane and have more panoramic sceneries along the way . Dinner and overnight at Mbale resort hotel / Mount Elgon hotel . Meal plan : H / B

Day 2 : Kapkway - Tutum Camp ( 2667 m )

After your breakfast drive via Sipi , reach Kapkway Exploration Center , UWA headquarter . After arranging the guide and porters , with food and camping gear , you start walking up to Tutum Cave Camp
( 2667 m ) through Montane and bamboo forest . Tutum cave is spectacular hidden within the forest . Dinner and overnight at Sipi falls / Black lantern , Meal plan : F / B

Day 3 : Tutum Camp - Kajeri Camp ( 3383 m )

After breakfast proceeds the hike to Kajeri Camp ( 3383 m ) for dinner and overnight , Distance of the day , 17 km , Altitude of the day : 900 m .

Day : Kajeri Camp-Mude Camp ( 3 .500m )

After breakfast walk slowly down after Muyembe cam to Mude cave Camp ( 3 .500 m ) , where you join the Sasa Trial . Dinner and overnight . Distance of the day : 25 km . Altitude of the day : 120 m .

Day 5 : Mude Camp to Wagagay Peak ( 4321 m )

After breakfast you walk through the moorland zone up to the main peak , Wagagay , and return to the Mude campsite for dinner and overnight . Distance of the day : 18 km . Altitude of the day : 820 m .

Day 6 : Mude Camp descend to Budadiri

The trekking ends descending to Budadiri , the gate of the national park nearby Mbale .

Day7 : Reserved for departure

Package for Mt Elgon trekking includes :

⇨ Airport transfers
⇨ Guide and one porter carrying max 18kg
⇨ Full board and meals during the hike
⇨ Park Entrance fees
⇨ Camping tent and camping gear
⇨ Cook

Package for Mt Elgon trekking excludes :

⇨ Air fare
⇨ Uganda Visa
⇨ Extra Luggage
⇨ Equipment for the hike
⇨ Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
⇨ Any other item not mentioned

Required equipment and organization of the hike

Required equipment for the hike : rucksack , sleeping bag for low temperature and sleeping mat , one plate , cutlery , mug , knife , trekking shoes , poncho or raincoat , heavy warm jacket , hand gloves , scarf and hat , one jumper , a torch and some tablets .

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