5 DAYS EASTERN UGANDA ADVENTURE
The mountain stands at a height of 4321 meters above sea level the eighth in Africa and it is an extinct volcano.
It has a wonderful scenic view from its Wagagai summit with the Sipi falls, crater lakes, and natural swimming pools and the lush montane forest. It is home to large mammals like the elephants, buffaloes, Sitatunga, common Duiker, leopards, bush pigs, and primates such as the black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys and with over 300 bird species have been recorded that include the Jackson’s Francolin, Moorland Francolin, Red Throated Wryneck, Hunter’s Cistcola, Alpine Chat among others.
You will be met on arrival by your driver guide who will warmly receive and welcome you. Transfer to your hotel in Entebbe.
After breakfast we start the day with a city tour through the bustling capital of Uganda. Immerse yourself in the traditions of the Kings of the Buganda tribe at the Kasubi Tombs, visit the Namirembe Cathedral and explore the African Craft Village for the most authentic crafts and arts. You will enjoy a local cuisine and visit the museum where you will learn the history of Uganda.
You will be picked from your hotel and transferred to Jinja for a full day of adventure as you raft the white waters of the Nile starting at the Source of the Nile. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and thundering rapids of the White Nile and do not forget to watch the incredible birdlife as you drift quietly between the rapids of this mighty river. If you prefer a more peaceful experience can also decide to go for a wonderful river journey instead of choosing the wildest rapids, we drift swiftly between beautiful forested islands, bounce down smaller rapids and explore the least known channels.
You will pass Jinja and Mbale towns to Sipi region in Kapchorwa district the home to the most beautiful and romantic waterfall in the whole of Uganda called Sipi Water Falls. The falls are found at the foothills of the Mountain Elgon. This beautiful waterfall is comprised of series of three falls with heights of 100 meters, 85 meters & 75 meters respectively. Have a relaxed afternoon and go for rock climbing.
After an early breakfast, go for a hiking adventure in the mountain of the Bamasaba .the hike follows a well maintained network of trails, going through a pleasant countryside with great views of the scenery in all directions. There are some steep points that may require a bit of muscle to climb and it gets even more challenging on rainy a day with all the mud and getting slippery. The hike covers about 7 kilometers and could take nearly 4 hours depending on one’s pace and walking fitness. All this walking takes you through the community with great views of the hilly farming areas around. Return back to the lodge for late lunch then drive back to Kampala arriving in time to be transferred back to the airport for you outbound flight back home.
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