5 Days Mountaineering Safari – Mount Elgon

Mountain Elgon is an extinct volcano With the largest surface area of any extinct Volcano in the world (50km by 80km), the fourth highest in East Africa Mountain Elgon national Park is the second Uganda’s interesting National Parks for Mountain climbing and this safari will take you mountain hiking as you may seen new feature formed by mass wasting like landslides, creeping, mudflow as they are types of mass wasting features.

Mountaineering Tour

Day1: Drive to Mbale

Pick up from your overnight accommodation in Kampala or Jinja and transfer to Mbale. Final purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables, before check in at Mbale Resort Hotel or similar for dinner and overnight. Meal Plan – Lunch and Dinner

Day2: Drive to budadili at the gate of mt. Elgon national park

Start walking to Sasa River Camp for dinner and overnight. (Sasa trail is the fastest way to the main peak, however the first day is particularly tough with a rugged climb of over 5, 249 feet. The distance is about 5 miles and takes average 7 to 8 hours walk.

Day3: from Sasa to Mude Camp

After breakfast at the camping site, proceed through the forest to Mude Cave Campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance of the day about 2 miles, and a 4 to 5 hour walk

Day4: Mude camp to Wagagai

After breakfast walk through the moorland zone up to the main peak, Wagagai, and return to the Mude campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance of the day: 11.1 miles and 8 to 9 hours walk
End of the safari

NO. PAX 1 2 p/p 3 p/p 4 p/p 6 p/p 7 p/p 8 p/p
(usd)

1620

1090

945

845

810

765

750

 

Tour Itinerary Days Quality Style From
Primates Adventure 2013 10
Budget

Escorted $4070
Rwanda Gorilla Adventure 2013 03
Budget

Escorted $1405
Uganda Gorilla Adventure 2013 03
Budget

Escorted $1210
Wildlife Adventure 2013 03
Budget

Escorted $695