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Mt Elgon Climbing Safaris ECS (5 Days)>Elgon climbing tour package Uganda

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Visiting Mount Elgon is an exciting trekking experience, for the interesting flora and fauna, the spectacular water falls (including Sipi falls), several caves and panoramic views. The Mountain lies on the border and it is shared with Kenya. It is home to the Bagisu and the Sabiny people and the area is well known for the high cultivation of good Arabic coffee including Bugisu quality. While ascending the peaks, you meet four different vegetation zones: the montane forest, the bamboo forest, the heath zone and moorland zone, where you can find some endemic species of plants like giant Lobelia elgonensis, particular groundsels, everlasting flowers. At the moment there are not huts available in the mountains, but nice designated camping sites.

Day 1 – From Kapkway to Tutum Camp (2667m) In the morning from Mbale, passing via Sipi, you reach Kapkway 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 2 – 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 3 – From Kajery Camp to Mude Camp (3.500m) After breakfast walk sloping down after Muyembe cam 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 4 – 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 5 – From Mude Camp descend to Budadiri The trekking ends descending to Budadiri, the gate of the national park nearby Mbale
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International Airports
Entebbe International Airport-EBB
The price on request includes:
Full board and meals during the hike
Camping tent and camping gear
Guide and one porter, carrying max 18kg
Park Entrance fees
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