Mount Elgon 6 Days Exclusive Hiking

Trekking Overview

A 6-day Mount Elgon hiking safari that includes a trip to Sipi Falls is offered. Mount Elgon is an extinct volcano rising to a height of 4,321 meters, which was formerly higher than Mount Kilimanjaro. On this six-day Complete Circuit Trail, hike the peak of Wagagai and take in the breathtaking views of this often-ignored and comparatively easy mountain. Along with approximately 300 birds, many of which are unrecorded elsewhere in Uganda, there are also a variety of forest monkeys, tiny antelope, elephants, and buffaloes.

Trekking Day-by-Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale – Budadiri Tourism Center

The route to Mbale passes through the cities of Kampala and Jinja. After stopping in Jinja for lunch and to explore the river Nile, you’ll continue to the Mbale-Budadiri tourism center for your six-day Mount Elgon hiking safari.

Day 2: Start the hike From Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2.900m)

You arrive in Budadiri (1250 m), which is close to Mbale town, in the morning at the Mount Elgon National Park entrance. Once the guide and porters have been arranged, together with food and camping equipment, you begin your trip to Sasa River Camp (2.900m) for dinner and an overnight stay. It takes seven to eight hours on average to walk the approximate eight kilometers. A day’s altitude: 1.700 meters.

Day 3: Hike from Sasa camp to Mude Camp (3.500m)

Head through the forest to Mude Cave Campsite for dinner and an overnight stay after eating breakfast at the campsite. You will need to trek for four to five hours to get to the campsite. The day’s altitude was 600 meters.

Day 4: Hike from Mude Camp to Wagagai Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude

Following breakfast, you hike up to Wagagai, the main peak, via the moorland zone before spending the night and dinner at the Mude campsite. The hike will take eight to nine hours. Today’s altitude is 820 meters.

Day 5: Hike from Mude Camp back to Sippi Falls camp

Connect to Sippi Falls, which is located in Kapchorwa, north of Mbale, after breakfast. Spend the night at Lactam Lodge or Sipi Rest Camp.

Day 6: Sipi Falls exploration and after Transfer back to Entebbe

This tour comes to an end as you climb around the stunning Sipi Falls, explore the caverns, and then return to Entebbe.


  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Park fees and permits
  • Professional mountain guides and porters
  • Meals during the trek


  • Airfare.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance.


2024 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax

Low Season
1st Apr – 31st May

USD 2,158 USD 1,550 USD 1,347

High Season
1st Nov – 15th Dec

USD 2,272 USD 1,664 USD 1,462

Peak Season 1st Jan – 31st Mar
1st Jun – 31st Oct
16th – 31st Dec

USD 2,386 USD 1,779 USD 1,576

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