5 Days Mount Elgon Trekking Sipi Trail

Sipi Trail is recommended as our most popular trip that sees the most of the mountain in the best use of time, it also sees the most beautiful parts of the mountain as you hike up the Simu valley and cross the Caldera.

DAY 1: Kapkway to Tutum Camp

In the morning from Mbale, passing via Sipi, you reach Kapkway Exploration Center, UWA headquarter. After arranging the guide and porters, with food and camping gear, you start walking up to Tutum Cave Camp (2667m) through montane and bamboo forest. Tutum cave is spectacular hidden within the forest. Dinner and overnight. Distance of the day: 11 km. Altitude of the day: 900m.

DAY 2: Tutum Camp to Kajeri Camp

After breakfast proceed the hike to Kajeri Camp (3383m) for dinner overnight. Distance of the day: 17 km. Altitude of the day: 900m.

DAY 3: Kajery Camp to Mude Camp

After breakfast walk sloping down after Muyembe cam to Mude cave Camp (3.500m), where you join the Sasa Trial. Dinner and overnight. Distance of the day: 25 km. Altitude of the day: 120 m.

DAY 4: Mude Camp to Wagagay Peak and return to Mude

After breakfast you walk through the moorland zone up to the main peak, Wagagai, and return to the Mude campsite for dinner and overnight. Distance of the day: 18 km. Altitude of the day: 820m.

DAY 5: Mude Camp descend to Budadiri

The trekking ends descending to Budadiri, the gate of the national park nearby Mbale.