MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND DESTINYS ON THE TRIP
- Visit of Mabira forest for zip lining
- Discover source of the Nile and its water falls
- Visit mountain Elgon national park
- Game drive into mountain elgon as you take view of elephants, giraffes and zebras within the park
- Visit Sippi falls and have nature walks.
- Coffee growing and roasting tours
- Rock climbing
- White water rafting, kayaking and white water tubing
- Horse riding,
- Carry out some charitable work to the vulnerable people in the local communities.
- Boat cruise to the source of the Nile, bungee jumping, white water rafting, quad biking,
- Game drive through mount elgon national game park
- Cultural visits like the “gishu”circumcisions ‘imbalu’ cultural dance and enjoy some traditional dances, dishes and other activities
- Visiting different coffee growing farm lands, sugar cane growing, tea growing, rice growing and other farming activities.
Day1, Transfer to jinja-source of the Nile River
Pickup from hotel of residence and drive towards jinja, arrive at griffin camp in mabira, Enjoy a nature walks in mabira national forest reserve a home of black, red and black colobus monkeys, Birds and butterfly viewing in mabira where you will have your lunch. Enjoy the best zip lining in the forest and later on in the evenings transfer to jinja for an overnight at the source of the Nile River on full board.
Day 2, white water rafting and Boat cruise
After breakfast prepare for two hours’ drive into jinja town the once Uganda’s major industrial town and its landing sites,Transfer to the source of the Nile Bujagaali beginning with the famous kyabirwa quad biking safari for one hour before you break off for lunch in the cool shades of the Nile river banks.
After this tastiest lunch, warm up for afternoon white water rafting/kayaking at the source of the Nile sailing up to john Speke’s source of the Nile.
Return to the camp and prepare for the romantic sunset boat cruise with a sip of a cold soft drink of your choice and a variety of snacks
Return to the source of the Nile hotel for accommodation on full board or you may go for a bar, clubbing (optional)
Day 3, Transfer to mountain Elgon National Game Park.
Wake up on a full breakfast and start the journey towards Mbale, check in at Mbale resort hotel on full board. This journey shall take us approximately 3 hours’ drive.
After lunch, transfer to Nyero rock painting site in kumi for painting, after return to Mbale for an evening guided walk through the town before you return to the hotel for a dinner and a peaceful rest.
Day 4, Hiking and Game Drive
Wake up on full breakfast a transfer to the main entrance of MT Elgon national park for a briefing, before we start with a wonderful game drive in search for Elephants,buffalos,defassa,water buck,oribi,bush buck duiker, forest hog, bush pig, leopard,civet and serval cats, spotted hyena and several rodent species. However these animals are rarely observed in the forest setting.
After lunch, prepare for Hiking/nature walk. Lucky hikers in MT Elgon will enjoy being amongst the parks primates, birds and rare tree species, trails lead past caves, viewpoints and water falls with the option of camping overnight on the mountain slopes. On your hiking you may experience cultural encounters in MT Elgon and end your journey at sipi river lodge for accommodation on full board.
Day 5, visiting the 3 cliffs of Sipi falls
After the full breakfast, prepare for a nature walk in view of sipi falls, the walls of death and the African sunrise across the karamoja plains on these peaceful walks out side MT Elgon.
Sport fishing in MT Elgon which is done above the highest of the three water falls at sipi. It provides exciting challenges to anglers who take pride in batching with the rainbow trout because of its beautiful coloration and fighting ability.
Proceed with the wonderful birding in the Elgon at pakwai forest exploration center, thick shrub along the loop trail to cheptui falls where you will end your wonderful day and return to the lodge for your dinner and accommodation.
Day 6, return back to Kampala
Wake up on a full breakfast, at the sipi river lodge in preparation for your return journey from kapchorwa going through bulambuli and sironko districts up to mbale where you will have lunch before you proceed to Kampala to mark the end of your memorable six day journey. Arrive in Kampala in the evening hours and head straight to the hotel/ home where we started the journey so that we can prepare for your next trip.