Overview of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Mt Elgon National Park
This 3 days Uganda hiking safari gives you an opportunity to engage in a hiking experience, rock climbing as well as a community tour in the Sipi region.
This Uganda safari takes you to Mt. Elgon National Park Uganda which is found in eastern Uganda along Uganda Kenya borderline. In Uganda, this park traverses the districts of Mbale, Budadiri, Kapchorwa, Kween and Bukwo on the Ugandan side. Mt.Elgon park overs a landmass of 1110sqkm in Uganda and this includes the higher slopes of mt .elgon. Mount Elgon is a quite a unique mountain as it has the largest base for a single mountain in the entire world which spans to over 4000sqkm. At the top of this very mountain, you will meet the largest caldera in the world. On this Uganda safari tour you have an opportunity to encounter numerous attractions that are found in the Elgon National Park and this includes the De brazza monkeys, blue monkeys, vervet monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and other mammals include the serval cats, spotted hyenas, forest elephants and forest buffaloes, duikers and leopards to 300 bird species like Moorland francolin, moustached green tinker bird, Jackson francolin, Black-collared Apalis, Black-shouldered kite, Tacazze sunbird and the endangered Lammergeyer bird. You will also have a chance to meet the 2 tribes of people on this Uganda wildlife tour to Elgon National Park and these are the Bagisu and the Sabiny people who have a rich culture.
Highlights of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Mt Elgon National Park
Day1of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari: Transfer from Kampala to Mbale with a boat cruise at the source of the Nile
Day 2 of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari hiking to Sipi falls, do rock climbing and an evening community tour
Day 3 of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari: Transfer back to Kampala
Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari / 3 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Mt Elgon National Park
Day 1 of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari: This Uganda safari tour begins with an early morning pick up from your already pre-booked lodge either in Kampala or Entebbe by any our safari guide then embark on a Uganda tour road adventure to Mbale tour which lasts about 5-6 hours to get there. During this safari Uganda road trip, expect to be entertained by the fascinating road sceneries and stops that will make the entire journey interesting and less tiring. These fascinations begin with a nice road stop at Namawojolo for a taste of Uganda’s goodness which roasted chicken on sticks and if you are a vegan no worries at all because this place still has something for you and that is a wide range of purely organic and sweet Ugandan fruits for you to choose from. From here, continue with your drive through Uganda’s pristine tropical jungle of Mabira that will definitely get you all smiles as it is beautiful to see. Have another stop in Jinja town and also make a short Uganda safari excursion which is a relaxing boat cruise to the source of the Nile. From here enjoy the rest of your tour Uganda journey to Mbale town where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari: Wake up early in the morning to enjoy a nice breakfast that gives you the energy for the first half of this day’s Uganda wildlife safari. Transfer to the starting point for the hike to the Sipi falls. The hike gives you an opportunity to meet the beautiful falls in Uganda. On reaching the bottom of these falls, begin the next adventure which is a pure rock climbing, that sees you rise to the top of the falls which is close to 100m. On reaching the top, enjoy a packed lunch while at the top of these falls as you enjoy spectacular views of the plains of central Uganda as well as the Karamoja plains. Transfer to the Sipi widows group community and on your arrival, you are given an emphatic welcome by these ladies and this comes with singing and Sabiny dance and when you feel like dancing, join the ladies and dance to this African rhythm. These ladies take you on a journey to homesteads of local residents to their Arabica coffee farms and learn how one of Uganda’s finest product on the international market is prepared, harvested, processed and packaged to give you that authentic Ugandan Bugisu coffee aroma that you won’t find in any other coffee you will ever taste even in 5 star hotel coffee shops. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3 of the 3 Days Mt Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari: have another round of breakfast made using the aromatic Bugisu Arabica coffee then check out of the lodge and begin your short Uganda wildlife tour journey back to Kampala. This safari to Uganda journey back to Kampala comes with a road stop in Jinja for lunch as well as a boat cruise to the source of the Nile. After this relaxing boat cruise, get comfortable into the safari van for the rest of the journey back to Kampala or Entebbe for your flight back home.
Usually, short Uganda safaris just like this 3 days safari Uganda to Elgon National Park given only a sneak peek into what really destination Uganda has to offer hence on the next available opportunity to come to Uganda, you still have got some many attractions to go visit for example lake Bunyonyi Uganda. A visit to Lake Bunyonyi is a memorable one as it gives you an opportunity to pay homage to the second deepest lake on the African continent. Attractions in Lake Bunyonyi Uganda that you are likely to encounter include numerous bird species that led the locals to name it Lake Bunyonyi which means a lake of many birds. Other attractions in Lake Bunyonyi include the famous 27 islands which are Akampene Island or the punishment island and this was used by the local resident to punish young girls who had gotten pregnant before marriage. These girls were dropped on this island and left there to die. Lake Bunyonyi tours Uganda gives you an opportunity to indulge in various safari activities in Lake Bunyonyi such as canoe boat rides, island visits, zip-lining and birding and relaxation at the shores. Lake Bunyonyi is found in western Uganda and getting to Lake Bunyonyi takes you on a journey of about 450km from Kampala city. There are various Uganda safari accommodations such as Bunyonyi Eco-Resort, Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort, Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort, Arcadia Lodge Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi safaris Uganda are usually combined with short gorilla safaris to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which about 60km away. A Uganda gorilla safari to Bwindi gives you an opportunity to see any of the 18 gorilla families that are here. Prime Safaris organizes various tour packages that have a visit to Lake Bunyonyi as well as short Uganda gorilla safari.
Here are some packages fo you to look at from Prime Safaris
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- Sipi falls day trip
- Ngamba island chimpanzee day tour
- 1 day Mambamba swamp birding excursion
- 1 day short Uganda safari to Lake Mburo
- 3 days Uganda safari to Lake Mburo
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- 3 days chimpanzee trekking in Uganda, Kibale National Park
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- 10 days Rwenzori Mountain Climbing Safari
- 2 days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda
- 3 days Murchison Falls national park Uganda safari
- 3 days Queen Elizabeth safari Uganda
- 2 Days Gorilla Safari in Bwindi
- 3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari to Bwindi
- 3 days Uganda Safari to Kidepo National Park
- 4 Days Safari in Uganda to Kidepo Valley National Park
- 2 Days Uganda Gorilla Tour Mgahinga Gorilla Park
- 3 days Uganda Gorila Tour to Mgahinga Gorilla Ntional Park