Mt Elgon (Wagagai)

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Group size (min/max): 1-6
Duration: 10 Days

the trip

General description

This journey begins with a 5-day trek to the highest peak in Mt Elgon National Park. Then, enjoy the wildlife of the Murchison Falls NP and Queen Elizabeth NP.


Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Budadiri(B,L,D)

From Kampala the transfer to Budadari takes place to the starting point of the trekking. Budadiri is a small place with simple accommodation.
Overnight stay in a hotel

Day 2.-6: Trekking Mt Elgon (with ascent Wagagai)

The area around Mt. Elgon is one of the most attractive mountain areas in East Africa. On the Ugandan side is the highest point of the Wagagai with 4,321 m. During the ascent several vegetation zones are traversed. First you move through cultivated land, then through a forest zone with big bamboo trees. Then you walk through a mystical moor landscape with huge siences and lobelia. For the ascent no alpinistic knowledge is required. You must bring good mountain equipment (shoes, rain gear, tent, stove, sleeping bag, etc.).

Day 7.-8: Murchison Falls NP (boat trip to the Nile waterfalls)

The highlight of their stay will probably be the boat trip to the 43m high waterfalls. During the 17 km long trip up the Nile, numerous waterfowl, such as the rare Shoebill, hippo herds or the great Nile crocodile can be seen. On a guided game drive on the Buligi track you will be able to observe and photograph the wide range of animals of the Nile Valley. Buffalo herds, elephants, warthogs, Rothschild giraffe and bushbucks live in the Savannah country. With a little luck you can also see the big predators like lion or leopard.

Day 9: Queen Elizabeth NP (boat trip on the Kazinga Channel)

Visit the most popular park in Uganda with Queen Elizabeth Park. Wide savannah landscape, rainforest, lakes and wetlands characterize this park. On a guided game drive you can observe the typical animals of the African savannah landscape in addition to Impalas and Uganda Kobs. During a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel, aquatic animals can be observed up close.

Day 10: Return to Entebbe


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Trekking Mt Elgon (Wagagai) & National Parks (10 Days)

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