The 3 days safari takes you to Mount Elgon found in Eastern Uganda. The mountain stands at 4321m above sea level and is the 8th highest peak in Africa yet the 4th highest in East Africa with the 2nd highest peak in Uganda. It is one of highest mountain continental and the second largest volcanic in the world. Wagagai is the highest peak of Mount Elgon whose summit shelters the world’s largest caldera measuring approximately 50 by 80 kilometers making it slightly tricky to climb and hikers are expected to be fit. A complete circuit of hiking/trekking takes around 4 to 5 days.
This mountain is home to Mt. Elgon national park thus hosting a variety of animals such as Elephants, forest monkeys, Buffalos and other small antelopes among others, various rivers on both sides in Uganda and Kenya, culture and people and the slopes of Mount Elgon are dotted with countless scenic waterfalls. The mountain is also home to the magnificent Sipi falls, gorges, hot springs and caves.
- Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Sipi: exploring Sipi falls
- Day 2: Hiking Mount Elgon
- Day 3: Return to Kampala