BEST 6 Days Mount Elgon Hike, Sasa & Sipi Hiking Safari 2024 to Mountain Elgon National Park Uganda. BEST 6 Days Mount Elgon Hike, Sasa & Sipi Hiking Safari is very exciting and remarkable to do in Uganda along mountain Elgon in the Eastern part of Uganda.

Mount Elgon is an extinct volcano about 250 kilometers east of Kampala on the border between Uganda and Kenya. At 4000 square kilometers, Mt. Elgon has the largest volcanic base in the world. This mountain is not difficult to climb, hikers can also check out the vast caves, waterfalls, cliffs and gorges.

There are several trekking trails around Mount Elgon and a full trekking circuit to the peak takes 4-5 days to complete using the Sasa and Sipi trails. There are also one day trails on the mountain from Kapkway Exploration Centre.

 

Trip Overview of the (BEST) 6 Days Mount Elgon Hike, Sasa & Sipi Hiking Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale (optional stopover in Jinja)

Day 2:  Budadiri to Sasa Camp

Day 3: Sasa Camp to Mude Camp (3500m)

Day 4: Wagagai Peak (4321m)

Day 5: Mude Cave Camp to Budadiri

Day 6: Depart to Kampala/ Entebbe

 

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Detailed Itinerary of the (BEST) 6 Days Mount Elgon Hike, Sasa & Sipi Hiking Safari 

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale (optional stopover in Jinja)

We depart Kampala with sightseeing along the way for Mbale. Upon arrival check in at your lodge for lunch. Later we visit the scenic Sipi falls then enjoy watching the water flow deep downwards into a plunge then take many photos to keep with you them transfer back to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight. Prepare for the next 4 days on the mountain. Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2:  Budadiri to Sasa Camp

We report at Uganda wildlife Authority offices to arrange with the porters, rangers and guide ready for the hike. The first day on this trail is the most challenging as the ascent is tough and rugged for over 1600m. The 7 to 8 hours trek takes us to Sasa River Camp (2900 m). En-route view the green terrain, birds as well as the plains at a distance then take photos if you want to keep then later embark on your transfer to the Sasa River Camp for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight.

Day 3: Sasa Camp to Mude Camp (3500m)

After breakfast at the camp site, we take a 4 to 5 hours’ walk through the green forest to Mude cave campsite. On your way, have beautiful views of the green terrain, birds as well as pose for photos. After the adventurous hike, you shall reach the Camp and have Dinner and Overnight.  Mude Cave Camp

Day 4: Wagagai Peak (4321m)

Early morning breakfast at the camp then walk through the moorland zone up to the main Peak Wagagai. This is where you ultimate adventure experience is as you take many photos of the peak as well as take many photos with you to keep. After the experience, you shall descend to have relaxation, Dinner and Overnight at the stunning Mude Cave Camp.

Day 5: Mude Cave Camp to Budadiri

Early morning breakfast then embark on descent to the base of Mountain Elgon and depending on your stability and physical fitness, stop at Sasa river camp briefly then continue to the Budadidiri Camp where you leave from to Mbale for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight.

Day 6: Depart to Kampala/ Entebbe

Have breakfast at leisure and drive to Tororo then to Kampala or the Entebbe International Airport where you board a flight back home.

 

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    Route Map of the 6 Days Mount Elgon Hike, Sasa & Sipi Hiking Safari 


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