uganda safaris

3 DAYS MOUNT ELGON TOUR

safari_13

SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit to Sipi Falls
  • Stop Over at Mabira Forest
  • Beautiful Bird watching
  • Few wildlife 
  • Nature walk to the caves
  • Community visits
  • Source of the Nile spot

TRAVEL DETAILS

  • Transfer to/from Entebbe Airport
  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking tour guide/driver
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary, based on a shared twin/double room
  • Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program
  • VAT for hotels and lodges metioned in the itinerary

DAY TO DAY SAFARI PROGRAM

3 days Mount Elgon Tour is 3 days / 2 nights Uganda tour offering great adventure of  Mbale City and Elgon region, the major attraction here is Sipi falls and Mountain Elgon. A visit to the source of the Nile River, where the world’s longest river starts from will be part of the tour.

 Day 1: Transfer to Mount Elgon enroute Mabira forest and Jinja City

Day 2: Hiking Mount Elgon and Sipi Falls

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala with  a stop over at Jinja

3 Days Mount Elgon Tour in Details.

Day 1: Transfer to Mount Elgon, a stop over in Mabira Forest en route.

After breakfast at around 6.00 am we embark on our safari drive to Elgon Region. En route we shall have a stopover at Mabira forest for a brief nature walk through the forest in search for monkeys, beautiful birds of the air and anumber of tree species and flowers. Thereafter, we continue on our journey throught the sugarcane and tea plantations, Jinja City and arrive Mbale city in the afternoon for lunch and brief resting. We drive through Mbale city to explore one of Uganda’s oldest cities and thereafter proceed to Mount Elgon for dinner, refreshment and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury/Upmarket: – Mbale Resort/Mount Elgon Hotel

Mid-range/Moderate: – Starlight hotel Mbale

Budget-range/Lowermarket: – Sipi Falls Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Day 2: Hiking Mount Elgon, Sipi Falls

After breakfast with our packed lunch, we head to explore the mighty Sipi Falls which is a set of 3 falls; there are caves behind the main falls.  Be on the look for lots of birds to discover as you climb all the way to the top of the falls. The views are breathtaking; the hike takes about 2½ hours. A lot of beautiful birds of the air like; Tacazze, Sunbirds, Montane Oriole, Mountain Greenbull, Trogon, Turacos and Hornbill birds as many are in the area.

After the fall, we continue on hiking and birding on Mount Elgon.  We take a short drive to the Mount Elgon Exploration Center we take a day trail montane and bamboo forests, there are splendid views of Mount Elgon and the valleys below.  Fields of wildflowers, butterflies, and many birds.

We shall have a resting point to have our packed lunch along the way as the hiking continues to Kapwata trail. We later slop down to our starting point and drive back the hotel for Diner and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury/Upmarket: – Mbale Resort/Mount Elgon Hotel

Mid-range/Moderate: – Starlight hotel Mbale

Budget-range/Lowermarket: – Sipi Falls Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Day 3Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe airport enroute Jinja City

After breakfast we head back to Kampala/Entebbe airport. on our way, we shall have a stop over at Jinja and visit the source of the Nile river. We shall have a boat cruise here to the Nile source spot and thereafter we continue on our move back to Kampala.

Meal Plan: – Breakfast & Lunch

End of 3 Days Elgon Safari

SAFARI EXCLUSION

  • Visa fees
  • international flights
  • Laundry services
  • Gorilla Permits
  • Items of personal nature
  • Optional activities
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Other beverages/drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any other extras not mentioned in the itinerary

MORE OFFERS

15 Days Western Uganda

15 days / 14 Nights in the wilderness. Fort portal enroute kasese. Hot springs, crater lakes, gorillas, chimpanzee, wildlife and boat cruise

4 Days Queen Elizabeth Park

4 days / 3 nights in Queen Elizabeth National park. game drive and boat cruise, elephants, lions, hippos, buffalos, antelops and a numaber of bird species.

4 Days Murchison

Spend 4 days and 3 nights in Murchison falls national park. Visit to the bottom and top of water falls, game drive and boat cruise on the Nile, wildlife

4 Days Gorilla Special

Spend 4 days and 3 nights in Bwindi National Park tracking Gorillas, cultural safari, nature walks and bird watching experience.