Welcome to Gorilla Trek Uganda

P.O Box 33984

Kampala - Uganda

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Monday to Saturday

8 Days Mt. Elgon Trek

Day 1, Arrival at Entebbe International Airport
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our representative from Exclusive Uganda Safaris will pick you up and transfer you to your Hotel for dinner and overnight stay or for a short city tour depending on the time of your arrival flight. Dinner and overnight at Imperial Royale Hotel/Kampala Serena Hotel/Cassia Lodge/Ministers Village Hotel/G-One Hotel/Hotel Sojovaro

Day 2, Transfer to Jinja
After breakfast, you will depart for Jinja which is well known for the source of River Nile and White Water Rafting on Bujjagali falls. En route you will visit Mabira forests for a short forest walk and search for forest birds and colobus monkeys. Proceed and reach Jinja town where upon arrival you will visit the Source of River Nile and get a chance to see where the mighty River Nile (Longest River in Africa) starts its journey all the way to Mediterranean Sea. Have lunch in Jinja town and after transfer to a point where white water rafting thrilling adventure starts at Bujjagali falls. Dinner and overnight at Jinja Nile Resort for Luxury/Hotel triangle for mid range/Nile Anchor Palace/Nile Explorers Camp for Budget

Day 3, Transfer to Mt. Elgon
After breakfast, you will transfer to Mountain Elgon National Park. You will have lunch in Mbale town and after you will proceed to Sipi for dinner and overnight stay at Sipi Falls Resort/Lacam Lodge

Day 4, Kapkwata to Piswa Camp
After breakfast, you will transfer to Kapkwata at 2190 meters, where you will start your hike from. You will follow the Kapkwata Trail which is a scenic route running through the bamboo, heath and moor land. Arrive at Piswa Camp at 2850 meters for dinner and camping at Piswa Hut Campsite.

Day 5, Piswa camp to Hunters cave camp
Have a morning breakfast and after you will hike up to the rim of the caldera through beautiful columns of the giant Lobelia Elgonensis. 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 6, Hunters cave to Mude Cave Camp
After a morning breakfast, you will ascend to the top of the caldera up to the Wagagai Peak at 4321 meters. Take photographs and after descend through the Jackson summit (4200 meter) and arrive at Mude Cave Camp at 3500 meters for dinner and camping at Mude Cave Camp.

Day 7, Mude camp to Budadiri and to Kampala
Early morning after breakfast, you will descend through the Sasa trail to Budadiri ranger station and then travel to Mbale town. After lunch, transfer back to Kampala. Drop off will be at your Hotel.

Day 8, Departure
Depending on the time of your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport for your outbound flight back home.