Experience Uganda on our
14 day Feel Africa Safari

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ELGON MOUNTAIN SAFARI (8 DAYS)
Tour Code TTC 006

PRE DEPARTURE DAY

Arrival at the airport, transfer to your hotel in Kampala city.

Dinner and Overnight (HB).

TRANSIT TIME: ±45Mins

DAY 1: To Jinja

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).

TRANSIT TIME: ±1.5Hrs

DAY 2: To Sipi Falls

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).

TRANSIT TIME: ±4Hrs

DAY 3: Kapkwata Trail, Piswa Camp

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: Hot Springs, Piswa Camp

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: Wagagai Summit, Maude Cave Camp

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: To Kampala

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

TRANSIT TIME: ±5Hrs

DAY 7: Airport transfer

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).

TRANSIT TIME: ±45Mins.

NB.

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.

Includes: Accommodation, entry fees, meals as specified in the itinerary, ranger guides, airport transfers, all hikes, complementary bottle of mineral water daily, ground transportation and services of a professional English speaking guide.

 

Excludes: Drinks, all extras and personal expenses.

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