5 days eastern uganda game drive

The Eastern region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda. As of Uganda's 2014 census, the region's population was 9,042,422.

eastern uganda destinations

The Source Of The Nile

The source of the Nile, alluded to hazily in the ancient writings of Ptolemy, stood as one of the great geographical mysteries of the Victorian Age. Closer to home, the Nile downriver from Jinja offers some superb white water rafting and game fishing. Its crowning glory . The river below the falls is no less spectacular in its own way, with its profuse birdlife, thousands of hippos, and outsized, gape-mouthed crocodiles.

Mt.Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon is a popular destination for nature lovers providing an exclusive domain for backpackers with numerous birding trails. Day walks within the Mount Elgon Forest Exploration Centre, mountain climbing and hikes, Bird watching and the breathtaking Sipi Falls is definitely worth a visit.

Hiking On Ssipi Falls

The Sipi Falls area is the starting point for many hikes up Mt. Elgon. The most popular route starts in Budadiri and follows the Sasa trail to the summit and then descends down the Sipi trail back into the Sipi Falls. Hikes around the falls offer stunning views of the Karamoja plains, Lake Kyoga, and the slopes of Mt. Elgon. Individuals can organise trips through the Uganda Wildlife Authority or local private operators.

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