Shoebill Safaris

3 DAYS MOUNT ELGON HIKING SAFARI

Sipi Water Falls

This trip rewards you with the beauty of the three water falls of 100m, 85m and 75meters on the date of arrival in the afternoon. Day hiking and biding on Mount Elgon that takes about 2hrs and 30mins. Nature and cultural walk will also leave great memories. The last day takes us to the source of the Nile in Jinja as you return to Kampala.

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Mbale

You will be picked by our guide from your hotel in Kampala and drive north East. The journey takes you 5 to 6hours from Kampala to Mbale town where you will have lunch and proceed to the beauty of the three water falls of 100m, 85m and 75meters. You will then proceed to the three water falls at Sipi falls. You will also visit the caves found behind the water falls on that same day. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Hiking, nature and cultural walk

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will begin your journey hiking Mount Elgon and this will take you about 2hrs and 30 minutes. Several birds are seen on the hike; you will be amazed at the sound of birds in a silent forest as you hike the mountain. You will take a drive to the exploration center for a clear view of Mount Elgon and its valleys. Some of the birds you will see include; the black and white casqued Hornbill, Hartlaub’s Turaco, bar-tailed Trogon, grey throated Barbet, Montane Oriole, Mountain Greenbull and Black Collared Apalis. Several beautiful butterflie species are also seen on this journey. You will return to Sipi Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Return to Kampala and Visit to Source of the Nile

You will drive back to kampala early in the morning after breakfast. You will then stop over at Jinja to have a chance to see the source of the Mighty River Nile before heading to Entebbe for departure.

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