Elgon Hiking

4 Days Elgon Hike

4 Days Elgon Hiking

Elgon Hiking will set you through Sasa trail thats the fastest way to the main peak. However on the first day the ascent is particularly tough and rugged rugged for over 1600m.

Tour Summary

Day 1: From Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2.900m)
Day 2: From Sasa camp to Mude Camp (3.500m)
Day 3: From Mude Camp to Wagagay Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude
Day 4: From Mude Camp back to Budadiri

4 Days Elgon Hiking

Day 1: From Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2.900m)

Elgon Hiking in the morning will set you reach Budadiri (1250 m), nearby Mbale town, at the gate of the Mount Elgon National Park. After arranging the guide and porters, with food and camping gear, you start walking until Sasa River Camp (2.900 m) for the dinner and overnight. The distance covered is about 8 km. and takes average 7 to 8 hours walk.  Altitude of the day: 1.700m.

Day 2: From Sasa camp to Mude Camp (3.500m)

After breakfast at the camping site, proceed through the forest to Mude Cave Campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance covered is about 5 km. and 4 to 5 hours walk. Altitude of the day: 600m.

Day 3: From Mude Camp to Wagagay Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude

After breakfast you walk through the moorland zone up to the main peak, Wagagai, and return to the Mude campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance covered: 18 km.and 8 to 9 hours walk. Altitude of the day: 820m.

Day 4: From Mude Camp back to Budadiri

After breakfast descend to Budadiri and back to Mbale.

4 Days Elgon Hiking

Day 1: From Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2.900m)

Elgon Hiking in the morning will set you reach Budadiri (1250 m), nearby Mbale town, at the gate of the Mount Elgon National Park. After arranging the guide and porters, with food and camping gear, you start walking until Sasa River Camp (2.900 m) for the dinner and overnight. The distance covered is about 8 km. and takes average 7 to 8 hours walk.  Altitude of the day: 1.700m.

Day 2: From Sasa camp to Mude Camp (3.500m)

After breakfast at the camping site, proceed through the forest to Mude Cave Campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance covered is about 5 km. and 4 to 5 hours walk. Altitude of the day: 600m.


Day 3: From Mude Camp to Wagagay Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude

After breakfast you walk through the moorland zone up to the main peak, Wagagai, and return to the Mude campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance covered: 18 km.and 8 to 9 hours walk. Altitude of the day: 820m.

Day 4: From Mude Camp back to Budadiri

After breakfast descend to Budadiri and back to Mbale.

Elgon Hiking

Required equipment and organization of the hike

Required equipment for the hike: rucksack, sleeping bag for low temperature and sleeping mat, one plate, cutlery, mug, knife, trekking shoes, poncho or rain coat, heavy warm jacket, hand gloves, scarf and hat, one jumper, a torch.

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Created by: Andrew T & Shamim k