On this trip you will Hike Mount Elgon located in Eastern part of Uganda where you will take one of the 3 trails, the Sipi Trail which is a 7 days and 6 nights.
This trail is easier and more gradual and it passes through interesting sites like Tutum cave.
Day 1 Transfer From Kampala to Mbale.
Early morning afterbreak fast a driver guide from Afrika Panthera will meet you and transfer you to Mbale. Dinner and overnight at Lacam Lodge.
Day 2 Kapkwai To Tutum Camp (2667m)
In the morning you will be transfered from Mbale, passing via Sipi, you reach Kapkwai Exploration Center, UWA headquarter. After arranging the guide and porters, with food and camping gear, you start walking up to Tutum Cave Camp (2667m) through montane and bamboo forest.
Tutum cave is spectacular hidden within the forest. Dinner and overnight. Distance of the day: 11 km. Altitude of the day: 900m.
Day 3 From Tutum Camp to Kajeri Camp (3383m)
After breakfast proceed the hike to Kajeri Camp (3383m) for dinner overnight. Distance of the day: 17 km. Altitude of the day: 900m.
Day 4 From Kajery Camp to Mude Camp (3.500m)
After breakfast walk sloping down after Muyembe camp to Mude cave Camp (3.500m), where you join the Sasa Trial. Dinner and overnight. Distance of the day: 25 km. Altitude of the day: 120 m.
Day 5 From Mude Camp to Wagagay Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude
After breakfast you 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: 18 km. Altitude of the day: 820m.
Day 6 From Mude Camp descend to Budadiri
The trekking ends descending to Budadiri, the gate of the national park nearby Mbale where you will meet your driver guide and transfer you to your accomodation.
Day 7 Transfer Back to Kampala
After breakfast you will be transfered back to Kampal or Entebbe to catch up with yor flight depending on your flight departure time.
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