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Tour Overview

Mount Elgon National Park (locally known as Masaba), includes the shell of an extinct volcano, hot springs still bubble on the caldera floor, on the border with Kenya. The highest peak, Wagagai, is 4,321 m above sea level, making it the fourth highest mountain in East Africa. The rugged slopes, with their spectacular waterfalls, caves, hot springs and mountain vegetation, make this a wonderful and exciting area to explore. Adventure Africa Expedition Experts Of trekking The Mountain Both Mount Kilimanjaro & Mt. Kenya

Day to Day Tour Plan

Day 1: Nairobi – Kitale

Pick up from Your residential house or hotel at 0700hrs, then drive to Kitale and the drive normally takes 5-6hrs. On arrival check in the hotel as we finalize with the shopping for the food and final crew planning logistics ,dinner and over night,


Day 2: Kitale – Chorlim Gate

Breakfast normally served from 0730 – 0930hrs, there after check out the hotel and accompanied by guide and crews we drive from Kitale to Chorlim gate for about 1hr,check in the park where our trek starts,hike to Mutamaiyo camp, the trekking from the gate to the camp normally take 4-5 hours and we will arrive at the camp early evening, the distance covered normally 14km and 2950m dinner and over night at the camp

Day 3: Mutamaiyo camp – Road End

Wake up call at around 0700hrs, after refreshing up, breakfast will be served as from 0730hrs, then after the breakfast we head up and on this day you will have your lunch on the way at picnic point, after lunch proceed on up arriving at the camp around 1730hrs, the trekking normally takes 6-7 hours, 3500m, dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 4: Road End – Koitobos – Summit

Wake up call will be 0500hrs have your simple breakfast as we attempt the summit, we leave the camp at 0600am to Koitobos (summit) 6km, this normally takes like 5hrs to hit the summit  4222m, after taking the photos we then descend down to Road head Camp for lunch and relaxing for few hours, there after descend further down to  Mutamaiyo Camp for dinner and over night,

Day 5: Mutamaiyo – Kitale – Nairobi

This being the last day in the mountain, the breakfast will be served around 0730hrs, then prepare to descend down from Mutamaiyo visit Kitum, Makkingeny caves then you will exit Chorlim Gate to Kitale, on arrival to Kitale we will board the vehicle and get back to Nairobi arrive late evening with a drop off to your respective places of residence where the Adventure comes to an end.

Tour Inclusions / Exclusions

Included in the package above:

1. Transport from Nairobi and Back
2. All the park fees as well as camping fees
3. Three meals per day while in the mountain
4. Guide
5. Cook
6. Porters
7. Drinking Water
8. Three meals per day while on the mountain and safari

Excluded in the package above:
1. Soft drinks
2.Tips for the cook, guide and porters.

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