Mountain Elgon National Park- Trekking Sipi Falls.
Welcome to Mountain Elgon national park located in eastern uganda which features various safari activities like sipi falls trekking, safari lodges & accommodations, recommended tours, nature walks as the top things to do & see.
About the Park
Mountain Elgon National Park is located in the eastern part of Uganda covering an area of 1145 kms2 east of Mbale Town one of Uganda’s beautiful busy towns. The park comprises of the prominent mountain elgon an exciting trekking destination in Uganda about from the Rwenzori Mountains that visit uganda for mountaineering tours. The highest peak of Elgon is Wagagai Peak which can be hiked either using Uganda side or Kenya Side.
Mountain Elgon is an extinct Volcano elevating to approximately 4,321 meters spanning both the Ugandan and Kenyan border
There are various rivers and waterfalls that can be explored during the nature walks in Elgon national park during a Uganda safari tour. Among the top waterfalls is the famous Sipi Falls which a must visit during the holiday to mount elgon national park . The Sipi water falls are divided into three Waterfall 1, Waterfall 2 and Waterfall 3 very suitable for all interested in Angling as they catch the Rainbow Sprout. These are very appropriate for anglers around the world who transfer here to fish the rare Rainbow Sprout.
The Peaks of Mountain Elgon
The Mountain comprises of five different peaks to be adventured by all kinds of hikers from all over the globe and these include;
- Wagagai (4,321 meters) in Uganda
- Sudek (4,302 meters) in Kenya/Uganda border
- Koitobos (4,222 meters) in Kenya
- Mubiyi (4,211 meters) in Uganda
- Masaba (4,161 meters) in Uganda.
Other than Mountain Climbing in Mountain Elgon National Park, travelers can engage in various other safari Adventure Activities which include; Bird Watching, Wildlife viewing as they view the beautiful Savannah Elephants, Rock Climbing, Hiking and Nature Walks, Cycling, and Sports Fishing as well as Cultural Encounters.
Alternatively, hikers can hike other Mountains and Volcanoes in Uganda other then Mountain Elgon and these include; the majestic Mountain Rwenzori located in the far Western Part of Uganda, Mount Gahinga Volcano, Mount Muhavura Volcano and Mount Sabinyo Volcano in Mgahinga National Park.