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5 Days Mount Elgon trekking Safari – Mountain Hiking Adventures in Uganda

The 5 Days mount Elgon trekking safari Uganda takes you on a remarkable Mountain Hiking/climbing Adventure in Uganda at the magnificent Mountain Elgon National Park located East of Uganda spanning the Uganda and Kenyan border. on 5 Days mount Elgon hiking safari in Uganda

Trip Overview – 5 Days mount Elgon trekking safari

  • Day 1: Transfer to Mbale Town
  • Day 2: Transfer to Budadili at the Gate of Mountain Elgon National Park
  • Day 3: Sasa to Mude Camp
  • Day 4: Mude Camp to Wagagai

Detailed Itinerary – 5 Days mount Elgon trekking/hiking tour in Uganda

Mount Elgon hiking tour in Uganda
Mount Elgon hiking tour in Uganda

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale Town

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

Day 2: 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.

Day 3: Sasa Camp 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

Day 4: 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.

Day 5: Departure to Kampala

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Kampala or the Entebbe International Airport to board your flight back home.

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