Mount Elgon National Park Uganda, Attractions & Activities: Travel Guide
Our complete Guide on Mount Elgon National Park Uganda is all you need to know about this beautiful Mount Elgon National Park. here we give you the latest information on the attractions, activities, best time, location and accommodation facilities around the park.
We also go a head to show you how to best plan your safari as well as offer you sample packages with a free quote to help you plan your Mountain Climbing Trip to Mount Elgon National Park Uganda.
With the highest point at 1,121 Sq. Km, Mount Elgon is Uganda’s oldest physical feature found in Eastern Uganda at the border with Kenya. Its host to the world’s largest volcanic base 80 km in diameter.
It’s a more favorable hiking destination compared to the higher Rwenzori Mountains. Mount Elgon is also host to about 300 bird species and surrounded by the tribes of the Bagisu and Sabiny that you can visit for a cultural tour.
Mount Elgon National Park is a national park 140 kilometres (87 mi) northeast of Lake Victoria. Mount Elgon National Park covers an area of 1,279 square kilometers (494 sq. mi) and is bisected by the border of Kenya and Uganda. The Ugandan part of the park covers 1,110 km2 (430 sq mi) while the Kenyan part covers 169 km2 (65 sq. mi). The Kenyan part of the park was gazette in 1968, the Ugandan part in 1992.
Established in 1968, Mt. Elgon National Park is a secluded splendor of untamed wilderness. In addition to the mountain peak, the park is home to a variety of wildlife and contains breathtaking scenery with cliffs, caves, waterfalls, gorges and hot springs.
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Uganda Safaris Tour Packages
Choosing to take a Long safari to Uganda could be an easy option when you have the time and can afford the cost. However, choosing the perfect itinerary can be hectic and that’s why we as the Uganda safari experts have put together the most amazing itineraries that you can choose from for your trip.
These are a sample itineraries for Long tours in Uganda, however not all that we offer. We can customize for you a personal trip depending on what you want no matter the number of days.
Check through our sample packages and contact us to have a customized Long Uganda safari as we plan your trip together
6 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking & Wildlife tour is a gorilla tracking safari to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and wildlife tour in Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Parks. 6 Days Uganda Safari private tour.
8 Days Uganda Wildlife tour & Gorilla trekking Safari is a wildlife safari, chimpanzee tracking and Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda. The trip comprises of a visit to Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Impenetrable & Lake Mburo.
9 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari & White Water Rafting tour is a wildlife safari in Uganda with a white water rafting experience on the Nile River in Jinja. The trip comprises of a visit to Murchison Falls, Kidepo Valley National Parks, Sipi Falls.
10 Days Uganda Wildlife tour & Gorilla trekking safari is a wildlife safari, chimpanzee tracking and gorilla trekking safari in Uganda. The trip comprises of a visit to Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Lake Mburo National Park.
12 Days Uganda Gorilla trekking safari, Wildlife tour & Rafting trip is a white water rafting trip, wildlife safari, chimpanzee tracking and Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda. The trip comprises of a visit to Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
14 Days Uganda birding Safari & Wildlife tour is 14 days bird watching tour in Uganda for forest and Albertine rift endemics birding alongside Gorilla trekking and game viewing. This 14 days Birding safari in Uganda is for avid birders who would love to go birding as well as take Gorilla trekking and wildlife tours.