Overview of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour / 3 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Mt Elgon National Park & a Coffee Tour
Mt Elgon National Park is located about 256 km or 6 hours’ drive away. Just like its name suggests, Mt Elgon Park encompasses the Elgon Mountain. This mountain is a unique one as it has the largest mountain base for a single mountain which spans to over 4000sqkm. At the top of this mountain lies the world’s largest caldera. This mountain rises to 4321m above the sea level making it the 4th highest peak on the African continent. Mt Elgon National ParkUganda has a wide variety of attractions which range from numerous primates such as the black and white colobus monkeys, the blue monkeys, Vervet monkeys and de brazza monkeys. Mt Elgon national park is home to close to 300 bird species and a variety of plant species. This mountain is inhabitant by 2 tribes on the lower slopes and these are the Sabiny and the Bagisu people.
This 3 days Uganda hiking safari leads you an exploration journey to the Mt Elgon region and gets you engaged in various stunning activities such as hike to Sipi falls, abseiling biking and a coffee tour.
Highlights of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour / 3 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Mt Elgon National Park & a Coffee Tour
Day 1 of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour: Transfer from Kampala to Mbale
Day 2 of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour: Engage in hiking, abseiling and an evening biking experience
Day 3 of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour: Enjoy a morning coffee tour and a transfer back to Kampala
Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Mr Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour / 3 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Mt Elgon National Park & a Coffee Tour
Day 1 of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour: This short Uganda wildlife safari begins with an early morning pick up from the your already pre booked lodge either in Kampala or Entebbe by any our safari guide then embark on a Uganda tour road adventure to Mbale tour which lasts about 5-6 hours to get there. During this safari Uganda road trip, expect to be entertained by the fascinating road sceneries and stops that will make the entire journey interesting and less tiring. These fascinations begin with a nice road stop at Namawojolo for a taste of Uganda’s goodness which roasted chicken on sticks and if you are a vegan, no worries at all because this place still has something for you and that is a wide range of purely organic and sweet Ugandan fruits for you to choose from. From here, continue with your drive through Uganda’s pristine tropical jungle of Mabira that will definitely get you all smiles as it is beautiful to see. Have another stop in Jinja town and also make a short safari Uganda excursion which is a relaxing boat cruise to the source of the Nile. From here enjoy the rest of your tour Uganda journey to Mbale town which ends when you arrive at your already pre-booked safari in Uganda lodge where you will have a dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour : Wake up on this second day of this short Uganda safari and listen to the melodic voices of several of the birds here as they sing their hearts off to the new day break. Make your way to the dining and have a nice and heavy breakfast to give you the energy you need for the activities of the day. Transfer from the lodge to the starting point of the Sipi falls hike. Begin this relaxing but also body shaping hike to the falls and as you walk towards the falls, look out for several of the birds that exist here. On arrival to the falls, you are blown away by the grand beauty of these falls as you get to see a huge volume of water suddenly falling below a vertical cliff of about 100m into a dark dungeon. Your arrival at the top of the falls marks the beginning of a new adventure and that is a blood rushing abseiling experience to the bottom of these grand falls. Get your gear on and start off this incredibly stunning descend to the bottom of the falls. If you are an expert in this activity during this descend you can get your phone and or camera gadget and take a number of photos of yourself enjoying this activity. On safe arrival at the bottom of the falls, return to the starting point and transfer back the lodge for lunch. After lunch, start your next adventure which is a biking experience. This biking tour begins from Kapchorwa town up to the Chema hill. On arrival to the top of these hills, you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the flat plains of central Uganda as well as the Karamoja hills in the far north. After enjoying these fantastic views, cycle back to the lodge and this concludes the second day of this 3 days Uganda wildlife safari. Have dinner and an overnight stay at the lodge.
Day 3 of the 3 Days Mt. Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Safari with a Coffee Tour: Have a nice breakfast in the morning then transfer to one of the coffee growing communities that are found here. During this coffee tour, you are taken through the entire process of producing one of Uganda’s finest agricultural product on the international market and that is the premium branded Arabica coffee which is highly revered for its blend of a strong and sweet aroma. The farmers take you through the process of planting, growing and harvesting and processing this premium coffee that only grows in the fertile soils of Elgon Mountain. After this tour, return to the lodge for lunch then checkout for a return leg back to Kampala or Entebbe to catch a flight back home.
This short Uganda wildlife tour to Mt Elgon only gives you a sneak peek into what really east Africa as destination has to offer to you in terms of attractions and activities hence in case an opportunity arises to come back to east Africa for an Africa safari, feel free to visit Rwanda and enjoy a superb Rwanda gorilla safari. A gorilla safari Rwanda gives you an opportunity to have an encounter with any of the 10 habituated gorilla families that are found in Rwanda’s ultimate gorilla trekking safaris Rwanda destination Volcanoes National Park. You can also make a Rwanda gorilla trekking safari during Rwanda’s annual gorilla naming ceremony Kwita Izina which is happening in this coming month of September. Gorilla safaris Rwanda made during this annual event give you an opportunity not only have an encounter with these magnificent beings but also have a chance to celebrate the various stakeholders that have made various contributions towards the conservations of these magnificent species. Prime Safaris and Tours is committed to giving you an opportunity to visit Rwanda’s volcanoes national park given our numerous Rwanda gorilla safaris that have been packaged in both short Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris and long gorilla trekking safaris Rwanda.
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