11 Days Mountain Elgon & Mountain Kilimanjaro Tour
The 11 Days Mountain Elgon & Mountain Kilimanjaro Tour takes you Mountain Climbing, Nature Walking Adventures along Mountain Elgon and Hiking Adventures along the prominent magnificent Mountain Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
|Day 1: Arrival-Pick Up at Entebbe||Day 5: Transfer-Mountain Kilimanjaro in Tanzania||Day 9: Transfer from Barranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp|
|Day 2: Transfer to Sipi Falls||Day 6: Transfer to the Machame Camp||Day 10: Transfer from Karanga Valley Camp to Barafu Camp|
|Day 3: Nature Walks at Sipi Falls||Day 7: Transfer from Machame Camp to Shira Camp||Day 11: Transfer from Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp|
|Day 4: Transfer-Nature Walk Mountain Elgon National Park||Day 8: Transfer from Shira Camp to Barranco Camp|
Day 1: Arrival-Pick Up at Entebbe
Upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport you will be picked up, briefed and transferred by our Driver Guide on a tour around Entebbe then later to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and overnight. Lake Heights Hotel, Airport View Hotel, Acacia Lodge Buziga.
Day 2: Transfer to Sipi Falls
Wake up have breakfast then with your luggage, transfer to the magnificent Sipi Falls in the Eastern Part of Uganda. You will transfer for 5-7 hours with en-route lunch and scenic views at the green terrain vegetation.
After the drive, you will arrive at Sipi Falls and transfer to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Sipi River Lodge, Moses’ Campsite, Rose’s Last Chance.
Day 3: Nature Walks at Sipi Falls
Today, wake up have breakfast then embark on your guided Nature Walk to the top of the stunning Sipi Falls.
You will transfer for some hour to the top having beautiful views at the green terrain vegetation, bird of the Air as well as small mammals. When you reach the top, you will enjoy stunning views at the Sipi Falls and take photos to keep for memories.
After the walk, you will visit the neighboring local communities to learn about the livelihood of the local people. After, return back to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Sipi River Lodge, Moses’ Campsite, Rose’s Last Chance.
Day 4: Transfer-Nature Walk Mountain Elgon National Park
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the gates of Mountain Elgon National Park for a distance of 34.4 kilometers.
When you reach the Park, you will be briefed about the whole hiking experience then later, you will go enjoy a guided nature walk around the vegetation terrain on the Mountain watching bamboo, moorland, bird species and small wildlife mammals.
After you walk, transfer to your lodge/ hotel for Dinner and Overnight. Mbale Resort Hotel, Mount Elgon hotel, Sipi River Lodge.
Day 5: Transfer-Mountain Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
You will transfer through Kenya then transfer through Arusha to Moshi then to Mountain Kilimanjaro National Park where you will leave to your lodge/ hotel for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight. Kilinopark Hotel Machame Gate, Salinero Millie Lodge, Semira Farmhouse Kilimanjaro.
Day 6: Transfer to the Machame Camp
Wake up have breakfast then transfer to the Machame Gate where you will meet the porters, guides and cooks then transfer for 45 minutes through coffee farms.
You will register at the Gate then proceed to climb the majestic Mountain. The Guides and cooks will transfer with you to the Campsite at Machame Camp where you will spend the night.
Day 7: Transfer from Machame Camp to Shira Camp
Wake up have breakfast then transfer through the trail with numerous inclines requiring you to carry lots of drinking water to break your thirst.
En-route, you will have beautiful views at the canopy of the forest, Kibo Peak and Mawenzi Peak as well as numerous Fauna and Flora.
You will break off for tasty lunch then later transfer the leaden through the wall of the Shira Plateau and later you will reach the stunning Shira Camp.
Day 8: Transfer from Shira Camp to Barranco Camp
Wake up have breakfast then transfer along the trail which will become steep as you proceed towards the Lava Tower and along the way you will view the magnificent snow capped Kibo Peak.
As you transfer to the Lava Tower, the trek will become more challenging and difficult for the Tower colonnades at a height of 300 feet due to its formation a thousand years ago when a vast volcano erupted.
Follow your steep trail which will lead you to a stunning terrain of the Barranco Valley and Barranco Campsite/ Camp where you have a delicious meal then spend the night.
Day 9: Transfer from Barranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp
Wake up have breakfast then transfer into the amazing gorge via the Eastern Wall at the glitter lined Ice Fields transferring until you reach the Karanga Valley Camp at 13, 900 feet.
The walk will take you 4-5 hours and when you reach the Valley Camp, you will have delicious meals.
Day 10: Transfer from Karanga Valley Camp to Barafu Camp
Wake up have breakfast then transfer along the rising trail in the Karanga Valley towards the visible lava ridge to the Barafu Camp at 15, 200 feet.
You will transfer for a period of 6-7 hours and along the trek the temperatures will fall and the terrain will become short.
The Barafu Camp is the unauthentic base camp from where you attempt to climb to the summit. At the Camp is where you will have delicious dinner then later prepare for you climb at mid night.
Day 11: Transfer from Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp
You will transfer on you most challenging trek after a few minutes past Midnight then transfer among the blaze of Rebmann and Tarzel glaciers.
At this period, the temperatures will fall as low as freezing before the sun rises to heat the land. You will proceed on your trek to the summit for 6-7 hours and when you reach the Summit you will view beautiful rays pointing at frosted fields and clouds covering everything on the Mountain.
Take numerous photos to keep for memories then later descent back to the Barafu Camp then towards the Mweka Camp where you will rest, have delicious dinner and Overnight.
- Transportation to and fro
- Expert, English-speaking local driver/guide
- All accommodations while on tour
- Meal as indicated in the itinerary
- Park Entrance fees
- All Activity Fess included in the tour itinerary
- Pre-tour briefing and itinerary document, maps and postcards
- International flight and Visas
- Personal insurance
- Drinks, tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses (laundry, souvenirs, etc.)
- Extra items