3 Day Safari to Mount Elgon National Park

Early in the morning, after breakfast, you are picked from your hotel by our tour guide who drives you to the Eastern part of Uganda.

DAY 1

 

Enroute to Jinja you will see Mabira forest, River Nile, Lake Victoria, tea and sugar plantations around Lugazi and Kakira. Take Tirinyi upgraded highway to reach Mbale town in one hour's time from Iganga. Lunch at Mbale Resort. Then explore the magnificent Sipi falls and adjoining areas. Have dinner and overnight at Mbale Resort (classic)/Volcano (classic)/Sipi falls rest camp (budget)/Kapkwai cottages (budget).

DAY 2

 

After breakfast with packed lunch and snacks, this day is dedicated to one day hike where the park guides)/Porter(s) are ready to take you up to the mountain using any of the selected three main trekking trails. Budadiri Forest exploration centre - Kapkwai and Kapkwata are all places you start to choose to ascend the spectacular mountain. Dinner and overnight at Mbale Resort (classic)/Volcano (classic)/Sipi falls rest camp (budget)/Kapkwai cottages (budget).

 

DAY 3

 

Begin the day with breakfast ready to drive back to Kampala. This is the time you will explore Jinja town and its major attractions like the source of River Nile, Bujagali falls, Itanda falls, Jinja Sailing club, Masese fishing village etc. Return to Kampala arriving early evening.

Note: Depending on your available number of days and budget, it is possible to extend your itinerary to cover Nyero early man rock paintings in Kumi, or One-day white water rafting, kaying and bugy jumping along River Nile with Adrift Uganda Ltd. Estimated distance is approximately 300 Kms. Estimated transit time is approximately 3 half Hrs.
This safari package includes:

 

  • Transportation by a 4 x 4 land cruiser /Omnibus
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Entrance fees to Sipi, source of River Nile and Itanda falls
  • Mountain hiking fees
  • Ranger guide and porter's fees
  • Full board accommodation at your selected hotel/ camp
  • Lunches enrooted
  • Driver/Guide subsistence allowance
  • Government taxes

The package to exclude expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry, tips, etc