9 Day Mount Elgon Hiking Safari

Starts/Ends: Kampala | Mount Elgon National Park, Sipi Falls

Mount Elgon Hiking Safari

9 Days Start/End: Kampala Mount Elgon National Park


This hiking experience on Mt Elgon starts from Kampala with en-route visit to Sezibwa falls Mabira forest and takes you to Mount Elgon national park to enjoy and the peaks and the views of surrounding areas.


Day 1 - Arrival and overnight stay

Upon arrival you will be meet by your tour driver guide who will transfer you to the hotel for an overnight stay

Accommodation: Le petit village Hotel, Cassia Lodge, Sojovaro Hotel

Day 2 - Transfer to Mount Elgon national park

In the morning after your breakfast, the driver guide will transfer you to sipi falls where you will spend your night prior you hiking, on arrival you will take a walk to visit the most beautiful fall of sipi as well as coffee farms nearby. Thereafter, return to your lodge for an overnight stay

Accommodation: Sipi River Lodge, Lacum Lodge, The Crows Nest

Day 3 – Budadiri –Sasa River camp (1250M – 2900M)

On this day, you will report at the park office at Budadiri ready to begin your hike which will focusing to lead you to the highest peak for its view at wagagai. Make your rest stay at Sasa river camp.

Day 4 – Sasa River Camp – Mude Caves Camp (2900m – 3500M)

In the morning after your breakfast, your lead guide will continue with you the journey while enjoying the beauty of the mountain and its surrounding to Mude caves camp for the next break, stay at the camp for your overnight stay.

Day 5 – Mude Caves Camp (3500m) – Wagagai (4,321m) - Mude Caves Camp (3,500m)

On the fifth day, after breakfast, continue your exiting hike to Wagagai which is the highest point on this Mountain for the nice view then afterwards, you will return back to Mude caves camp as you descend the mountain for your stay.

Day 6 – Mude Caves camp – Kaajere Camp (3,500m – (3,383m)

Wake up and take your nice breakfast, thereafter continue descending the mountain up to Kajere camp for your next break before you complete your hike.

Day 7 – Kajere Camp – Sipi (3,383m – (1,795m)

On this day, after breakfast, leave Kajere camp and walk to sipi, as you finally complete your hike, You will continue to Sipi, stay at Sipi River Lodge, Lacum Lodge, for you resting night.

Day 8 – Transfer back to Jinja, visit the source of the Nile River.

In the morning after breakfast, you will be driven to Jinja town, continue and take a visit to the source of the world’s longest river the Nile, visit Speke monument, local markets then check-in to your hotel for an overnight

Accommodation: Jinja Nile Resort Hotel, 2friends Guest House, Surgios Guest House

Day 9 - Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe departure back home.

Drive to Kampala or Entebbe Airport if it’s your scheduled flight as you mark the end of your trip.

Note that accommodation will be in either budget: mid- range: or luxury; according to your choice as selected



Included on above are:-

  • Airport transfers
  • Transport cost in a 4wd vehicle
  • Porters and Chef while on the hike
  • Park entry fees
  • Source of the Nile visitation fees
  • Service of park guide during your hike
  • Service of English speaking and knowledgeable Driver/guide
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Drinking water during the Hike safari
  • Government local tax on Accommodation

However the tour excludes:-

  • Any domestic or International flights
  • Visa fees
  • All optional activities
  • Medical and travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to the guide/driver and hotel staffs.
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary of personal nature like laundry and beverages, souvenirs and telephone bills.