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Mt. Elgon is an extinct volcano that first erupted more than 24 million years ago with the largest surface area of any extinct volcano in the world [50 km by 80 km]. Mount Elgon National Park is home to over 300 species of birds, including the endangered Lammergeyer. Small antelopes, forest monkeys, elephants and buffalos also live on the mountain side. A climb on Mt. Elgon’s deserted moorlands unveil a magnificent and uncluttered wilderness without the summit-oriented approach common to many mountains: the ultimate goal on reaching the top of Mt. Elgon is not the final ascent to the 4321m Wagagai Peak, but the descent into the vast 40km² caldera.
The following are some of the activities that are enjoyed when in this national park;
A lot of various accommodations are in this place which are very appetizing to any traveler and they include the following;
Sipi River Lodge
Sipi Falls is home to a series of three spectacular waterfalls, some of the best Arabica coffee in the world, world class mountain biking and beautiful sunsets! Sipi falls sits just outside Mount Elgon National Park which is the home of an incredible number of bird species as well as being the largest volcanic base in the world.
Sipi Falls is a place to enjoy the challenges of the mountains, and also a place just to relax and unwind in a cool peaceful climate.
This Lodge is set amongst 17 acres of private grounds, which include the 80m Kapsurur Falls (the second of the three Sipi waterfalls), several caves and peaceful gardens to explore. The Lodge is run with only a small number of guests at any one time making it a very ‘home away from home’ experience and their pride lies on the personal service we offer our guests.
Sipi River Lodge offers a variety of accommodation and activities, all located within walking distance of the Lodge, including coffee tours, hiking, rock climbing, abseiling and trout fishing. They also organize Mt. Elgon expeditions.
Whether you are here to enjoy the challenges of the great outdoors or simply to relax and take in the sweeping views and abundant birdlife, Sipi River Lodge promises you a memorable stay.
Mt. Elgon Hotel
This hotel is located in Mbale town. This historic hotel boasts of High Class Accommodation with the finest amenities, as well as superb room service, on-site dining rooms and good health Spa.
Other accommodations here also include;
Suam Guest House
Masha Hotel – Self Drive Option can Work better for Mountaineering Adventure in Uganda on Mountain elgon as the Least Days that a person can be at Mountain elgon are 6-7 Days Hike . Take a Self drive Road Trip to Explore Mountain Elgon