5 Days Sasa Trail Mt. Elgon Trekking
This 5 Days Uganda Hiking safari will let you discover the beauty of Mountain Elgon, explore the Sasa Trail and mountaineering the mighty Mountain Elgon. If you have always longed for an adventure then this safari will give you the best physical challenge in Uganda.
5 Days Sasa Trail Safari Overview
Day 1, Transfer to Mbale (Mount Elgon)
You will leave Kampala early morning after breakfast and transfer to Mbale town. En route visit top tourist destinations in Uganda such as Source of River Nile and Bujagali falls. Later proceed to Mbale town. Upon arrival, you will visit the Uganda Wildlife Authority offices for registration. Dinner and overnight in Budadiri.
Day 2, Budadiri to Sasa Camp (2.900m) (8 km or 7-8 hours hike)
Early in the morning after breakfast you will transfer to Kapkwai Exploration center where you will arrange for guides and porters. Check all your camping equipments like camping gears, tents, sleeping mattresses and bags. Later on you will start your Hike up to Sasa River Camp where you will reach in time for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3, Sasa camp to Mude Camp (3.500m) (5km or 4-5 hours hike)
After breakfast at the camping site, you will proceed with the hike through the forest up to Mude Cave Campsite. Reset as you prepare for the next days hike to the Peak of Mount Elgon at Wagagai.
Day 4, Mude Camp to Wagagai Peak (4321 m) and return to Mude
After a morning breakfast, you will ascend to the top of the mountain up to the Wagagai Peak at 4321 meters. Take photographs and after descend through the Jackson summit (4200 meter) and arrive at Mude Cave Camp at 3500 meters for dinner and camping at Mude Cave Camp.
Day 5, Mude camp to Budadiri and to Kampala
Early morning after breakfast, you will descend through the Sasa trail to Budadiri ranger station and then travel to Mbale town. After lunch, transfer back to Kampala. Drop off will be at your Hotel.
End of 5 Days Sasa Trail, Mt. Elgon Trekking safari.