5 Days Elgon &Sipi Falls Hiking plus Rafting on the Nile

5 Days Elgon &Sipi Falls Hiking plus Rafting on the Nile

Uganda offers tantalizing challenge to adventure enthusiasts.

On this epic adventure you will hike to the summit crowned by one of the world’s largest caldera, at about 40 Square Kilometers and 4321 meters high.

You will also hike to the magnificent Sipi Falls where winding trails lead past the intriguing communities and coffee villages.

In Jinja, you enjoy yourself on the imposing waters of the mighty Nile as you participate in rafting on the world’s longest river, various grades are available.

Uganda 
Start Kampala (Day 1)
Day 1 Sipi Falls
Day 2 Mt Elgon
Day 3-4 Jinja
End Kampala (Day 5)

 

Tour Features

Mid-range tour

This mid-range tour uses lodges.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized

You can request changes to this tour.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

14

Minimum age of 14 years

The minimum age for this tour is 14 years.

Day 1
Transfer to Mbale onward to Kapchorwa at Sipi Falls

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

• You'll be collected from the airport.

• Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

After an early breakfast, you will be met by your guide at the overnight accommodation; embark on an early journey to the eastern part of Uganda via Jinja; a route rewarding you with magnificent view of Mabira rainforest, sugar plantations and river Nile. Continue with the journey arriving in Mbale for lunch, afterwards proceed to Sipi and take part in a late afternoon hike to the top of the exquisite Sipi Falls past the enchanting communities, slopes and farms lands. The summit will reward you with beautiful views of the golden sunset over the surrounding areas.

Relax at your overnight accommodation for the next day adventure.

Main Destination:

Sipi Falls

Accommodation:

Sipi River Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located in or near Sipi Falls

Meals & Drinks:

• Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2
Hiking the 4321meters Wagagai peak

After having an early breakfast, you will proceed to the park headquarters where you will have registration, receive briefing and it is from here you start off a quite challenging, but exciting hiking activity to the summit of Wagagai through the Sasa or Sipi trail, with the ranger guide. You will hike past the hypnotizing slopes leading you through the dense lush Bamboo forests and other flora species offering you opportune moments to spot primates, birds among other species. This activity rewards you with beautiful sights and sounds of nature and hiking can last through the entire day, therefore a picnic lunch will be taken. Return to the lodge afterwards for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:

Mount Elgon

Accommodation:

Sipi River Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located in or near Sipi Falls

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3
Transfer to Jinja and participate in a source of the Nile evening cruise

Start with breakfast, you will later checkout from your overnight accommodation early enough and transfer to Jinja, arriving there in the afternoon hours. You will continue to your booked accommodation, check-in, have lunch and later head for a breathtaking evening boat cruise on the astonishing waters of the mighty river Nile. This fascinating cruise along the river leads you to the source, where it starts its long journey to the Mediterranean sea, where it pours its mass. The display of wildlife while on this boat experience is astounding where you may spot the Monitor Lizards, Birds, Monkeys and Otters among others.

The evening experience on the imposing waters of the Nile present remarkable Kodak moments. Return to the lodge where you will have dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:

Jinja

Accommodation:

The Haven Eco River Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located in or near Jinja

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4
Rafting on the imposing waters of the Nile in Jinja

After breakfast, leave the lodge and proceed to the starting point where you will meet your rafting guide. There are various grades of rapids that you may choose from to raft on today's adrenaline challenge as you enjoy the cool waters of the majestic Nile; you will participate in half-day rafting and later head back to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the evening, you may decide to do some sightseeing depending on how you may be feeling or simply relax at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Main Destination:

Jinja

Accommodation:

The Haven Eco River Lodge

• Mid-range lodge located in or near Jinja

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5
Return to Kampala, onward to Entebbe Airport

After a delightful and soothing breakfast, you will later checkout from your overnight accommodation in the mid-morning hours and then embark on the journey back to Kampala. have lunch and later be transferred to Entebbe International airport for your flight back home or you may be dropped off at the hotel.

Main Destination:

Kampala

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

• Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

• You'll be dropped off at the airport.

Important to Know

• Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

• This tour accepts children who are 14 years and older.

Included

  • • Porterage
  • • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • • A professional driver/guide
  • • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All Taxes/VAT
  • • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • • Drinking water(On all days)

Excluded

  • • Rescue fee
  • • Climbing gear
  • • International flights(From/to home)
  • • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day

Accommodation

Meals

  • 1-2

Sipi River LodgeMid-range lodge in or near Sipi Falls

Day 1: Lunch & Dinner Included
Day 2: All Meals Included

  • 3-4

The Haven Eco River LodgeMid-range lodge in or near Jinja

All Meals Included

  • 5

End of tour(No accommodation)

Breakfast & Lunch Included

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