6 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda

6 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Safari brings you the best adventure ever; passing via Jinja to enjoy the adventurous boat trip on the source of the Nile, visit the Ssezibwa falls then Mbale to explore the greatest caldera to the Wagagai peak using the shortest route of the Sasa Trail.

Highlights of the 6 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Safari

  • Drive from Entebbe/Kampala to Mbale
  • Visit the Ssezibwa falls and the Source of the Nile
  • Take a 4 days hike challenge to the Wagagai Peak
  • Drive back to Entebbe/Kampala.

Detailed Itinerary 6 Days Mount Elgon Hiking Safari

Day 1: Drive from Entebbe / Kampala to Mbale

After having an early breakfast, your driver/guide will transfer you to Mount Elgon National park.

Pass via Mukono, have a visit at the Ssezibwa falls that flow from the Ssezibwa River brought about the wetlands between Lake Victoria and Lake Kyoga.

mount Elgon

mount Elgon

Activities at the Ssezibwa falls include Guided nature walks, bird watching for bird lovers, mountain biking, Primate Walks, and Rock climbing among others.

Continue to Jinja to have a boat ride at the Source of the Nile to exploit the beautiful nature on the river and on its banks. Have lunch in Jinja town as you proceed to your accommodation in Mbale for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2900m)

After having an early breakfast, the driver will transfer you to the park headquarters for briefing. With the Park rangers, porters, and the cooks, set off for the hike at 1250meters passing through the steep slopes, rainforests, and the baboon zone to reach the Sasa River camp at 2900m where you will camp for the night and prepare for the next morning.

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

After having breakfast at the campsite, proceed through the rainforests to get to Mude Camp that’s at an elevation of 600m. The hike normally takes approximately 5 hours.  Overnight camping at Mude campsite

Day 4: Wagagai Peak (4321m)

On this day, you will wake up a bit early, have breakfast and proceed with the hike because it’s a round trip. Trek through the moorland zone up to the Wagagai peak. This will be a hike of 821m. Descend back to Mude camp for overnight.

Day 5: Mude camp – Budadiri

After having breakfast, you will start descending through the steep mountain to Budadiri point where you will be picked by your driver/Guide to Mbale where you will overnight.

Day 6: Transfer from Mbale to Entebbe/Kampala.

After having breakfast, take an eye look through the beautiful Mbale town, as you proceed to Entebbe for your flight back home. End of safari

The safari package price includes;

  • All airport transfers
  • 4 x4 land cruiser vehicle
  • Accommodation and meals mentioned
  • All hiking fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Camping Tent and Gear
  • Hike Equipment

The package excludes;

  • Visa
  • Flights
  • All activities not mentioned
  • Laundry services
  • Personalized expenses
  • Insurance
  • Tips and gratitude