We pick you up at your lodging for the journey to Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda, a 5 hour journey past the Mabira Forest, then onward to Sipi Falls where we check in at the Lacam Lodge or Sipi Falls Resort (or hotel of your choice in the area) for the next two nights. There are a number of backpackers / campsites in the area offering a range of budget accommodations.cave behaind sipi falls
Enjoy a delightful lunch, most with local ingredients grown around the Mount Elgon area, even the coffee or tea comes from around here. Both Lodges have an excellent cuisine that you will enjoy for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
After Lunch we begin to explore the nearby main Sipi Falls which is a set of 3 falls, there are caves behind the main falls. Be on the look for lots of birds to discover as you climb all the way to the top of the falls. The views are breathtaking, the hike takes about 2½ hours and make for a great afternoon.
Keep an eye open for Tacazze, Sunbirds , Turacos and Hornbill birds as many are in the area.
Return to Lodging for dinner and a wonderful view of the scenery around you. Enjoy the sunset and also get a good night’s rest.
Morning Breakfast at lodging, a packed lunch for the day and off we go for a day of hiking and birding on Mount Elgon. We take a short drive to the Mount Elgon Exploration Center we take a day trail montane and bamboo forests, there are splendid views of Mount Elgon and the valleys below. Fields of wildflowers, butterflies, and birds such as the black and white casqued Hornbill, Hartlaub’s Turaco, bar-tailed Trogon, grey throated Barbet, Montane Oriole, Mountain Greenbull and Black Collared Apalis to name just a few.
We enjoy oursipi fall safari with local community members near mount elgon national park uganda picnic lunch along the way and return to the lodging facility in the late afternoon. Dinner and rest on Mount Elgon.
Breakfast and then it off for Jinja where we go to the source of the Nile River Park and see where the White Nile and Lake Victoria merge. Lunch at the Sunset Hotel or Hotel Paradise, both overlooking the Nile River. We used to include Bujagali falls on this trip but the falls are now flooded with the new dam water. The falls have been turned into a dam.
Back to Kampala to your Hotel, we can certainly arrange your hotel stay in Uganda from budget to up-market facilities.