Day 1: Kampala – Mount Elgon
After an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the Eastern town of Mbale a charming town at the foot of Mount Elgon with a rich and fascinating cultural heritage Via Jinja also known as the adventure capital. Arriving for your lunch in Mbale town with some beautiful view points before transferring to Sipi. On our way we will reach Sipi Village, nestled between mountains and waterfalls. You will enjoy a hike to the lovely Sipi Falls. Passing through typical African bandas (village homes), banana plantations and maize fields as you Climb to the different waterfalls. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Piswa Camp
After breakfast, transfer to Kapkwata at 2190 meters, from where you will start your hike, following the Kapkwata Trail. It is a scenic route running through the bamboo, heath and moor land, arriving at the Piswa Camp at 2850 meters. Dinner and camping at Piswa Hut Campsite.
Day 3: Hunters Cave Camp
After breakfast, hike up to the rim of the caldera through beautiful columns of the most rare and endemic plant species like the giant Lobelia Elgonensis with a visit to the slopes of Mount Elgon can’t go without finding the wild Everlasting flowers. Visit the hot springs and Suam Gorge before descending to the Hunters Cave Camp at 3850 meters. Dinner and camping at Hunters Cave Camp.
Day 4: Mude Cave Camp
After breakfast, ascend to the top of the caldera to the Wagagai Peak at 4321 meters. Descend thereafter through the Jackson summit (4200 meter) and the Jackson pool to arrive at Mude Cave Camp at 3500 meters. Dinner and camping at Mude Cave Camp.
Day 5: Mount Elgon - Mbale town
Early morning, descend through the Sasa trail to Budadiri and then travel back to Mbale town. After having lunch in this calm place, relax at leisure in your hotel or freely take a walk around Mbale town, dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Mbale – Kampala
After an early morning breakfast, depart Mbale back to Kampala. Arriving to have your lunch in Kampala and after lunch, depending on the time of your flight you will be transferred to the airport to catch your back home. If time allows, go shopping for souvenirs before the final airport transfer.