Trekking Mountain Elgon

6 Days Hike to the Peak of Mount Elgon

Trekking Mountain Elgon

The 6 days Trekking Mountain Elgon will take hike to the peak of Mount Elgon an extinct volcano in Eastern Uganda. Mount Elgon is a 4,321m high extinct volcano which in prehistoric times stood taller than Kilimanjaro does today. Hike to the Wagagai peak on this 6 Days Complete Circuit Trail while enjoying the spectacular scenery on this oft-neglected and relatively undemanding mountain. Also there is a variety of forest monkeys and small antelope, along with elephant and buffalo and over 300 birds including many species not recorded elsewhere in Uganda.

Price :    US $ 675 per person

Trip Summary

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale, Budadiri Tourism Center
Day 2: Hike to Sasa Camp (2,900m)
Day 3: Hike from Sasa to Mude Camp (3,500m)
Day 4: Hike from Mude Camp to Wagagai Peak (4321m)
Day 5: Descend from Mude Camp to Budadiri. Stay at Lacam Lodge
Day 6: Return Trip to Kampala

Trekking Mountain Elgon

Day 1: Transfer to Mbale, Budadiri Tourism center.

You will be transferred from your destination and driven to Mbale city in western Uganda and later proceed to the Budadiri Tourism centre in Mbale for clearing .

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

In the morning 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 to Sasa River Camp (2.900 m) for the dinner and overnight. The distance is about 8 km. and takes average 7 to 8 hours walk. Altitude in a day: 1.700m.

Day 3: 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. It will take you 4 to 5 hours walk to reach the campsite. Altitude of the day: 600m.

Day 4: From Mude Camp to Wagagayi 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. The distance is 8 to 9 hours walk Altitude of the day: 820m.

Day 5: From Mude Camp back to Budadiri

After breakfast descend to Budadiri and transfer to Sipi Falls. Overnight at Lacam Lodge.

Day 6: Departure

Return Trip to Kampala
End of the Tour

4 Days Trekking.  Sasa trail is the fastest way to the main peak. However on the first day the ascent is particularly tough and rugged for over 1600m.

Duration: 4 days | 3 Nights


Price :    US $ 675 per person

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The 8 Days  Sipi and Wagagai Mount Elgon climbing tour to the peak starts from the north east in Kapkwata and ends in Budadiri.

Duration: 8 Days | 7 Nights


Price :    US $ 675 per person

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9 Days trekking the Elgon Mountain 

will start from Entebbe toward Jinja and then proceed to the sipi falls towards the north crater lake

Duration: 9 days | 8 Nights


Price :    US $ 675 per person

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