7 Days Eastern Uganda Safaris
This 7 Days Eastern Uganda Safaris takes you to some of the attraction found in Eastern Uganda such as source of the River Nile, Itanda falls, Mabira forest, Ssezibwa falls, Sipi falls and Mt Elgon with the largest calderas in the world.
Detailed itinerary of 7 Days Eastern Uganda Safaris
Day 1: Transfer to Jinja
After break fast, you will drive to Eastern Uganda towards Jinja. Stopover at Ssezibwa falls and a short forest walk in Mabira forest to spot a number of primates and a variety of bird species. Then drive to Jinja, check in your lodge for dinner and overnight.(B.B)
Day 2: Full day in Jinja
After break fast you will visit the source of the River Nile, take a boat ride to some fishing villages in Lake Victoria. Then proceed for a half day white water rafting on the River Nile. There are number of other activities to be done while on the River Nile such as bungee jumping, quad biking among others. Then return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.(B.B)
Day 3: Transfer to Mbale
After break fast drive to Mbale. Visit the beautiful Sipi falls. Sipi falls is composed of 3 breathtaking waterfalls near Mt Elgon as well as visit the coffee plantations in the area. Then check in your lodge for dinner and overnight at Sipi River lodge.(B.L.D)
Day 4: Mt Elgon hike
After break fast you will drive to the start of the trail at Budadiri for briefing after which you will rally behind the ranger to hike the Mt Elgon. You will ascend to Mude cave (1770m-3500m). Then spend a night at Mude cave camp.(B.L.D)
Day 5: Mude cave – Waggagai – Mude cave.
After breakfast at the camp you will ascend to Waggagai which stands at 4321m and then descend back to Mude cave at 3500m. You can either climb to Jacksons peak (4165m)and spend more time in the caldera or just head back and relax at Mude camp. Then return to Mude camp for dinner and overnight.(B.L.D)
Day 6: Mude cave – Budadiri
Descend to Budadiri where the driver will pick you and driver you back to the lodge for a hot shower and a hot meal as well as a deserved drink. Dinner and overnight at Sipi River Lodge.(B.L.D)
Day 7: Departure
Finally after breakfast, check out of your lodge and drive back to Kampala with lunch enroute. Go on a shopping spree at the craft market on Buganda road. Then drive to Entebbe in time to catch your flight back home.
End of the 7 Days Eastern Uganda safaris.