Mount Elgon National Park, Eastern Region

4.6
#5 of 11 in Parks in Eastern Region
Put on your hiking shoes and explore the untamed wilderness of Mount Elgon National Park, where you can see a variety of Nature's creations-- caves and small pools, hot springs, and several waterfalls. Don't be surprised if your hiking friends become the area's monkeys, or if you see all kinds of colorful birds. There are several campsites here if you're interested in staying overnight. Put Mount Elgon National Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Eastern Region journey planner .
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  • Do you see hiking Rwenzori or Kilimanjaro would be challenging to you, come to mt.Elgon, 4321m. Has great spectacular scenarios with the world's largest mountain caldera of 40sq km circumference and 8...  more »
  • Fabulous place to enjoy your adventure and explore through hiking which has always brought more memories  more »
  • This experience exceeded my expectations let's put it that way. The trip was fun with Amazing friends and UWA guides. Our UWA guideS were almost walking Wikipedia of knowledge about local geology and ...  more »
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  • The Mount Elgon area holds lush foliage, waterfalls, rivers, and lots of great coffee. The trail system could be better, but with a guide it's no problem. I hope the ecosystem is maintained because of so this area will be a gorgeous weekend vacation spot.
  • Fantastic hike,beautiful views, professional guides and porters and believe it or not, running water at the last hut before the summit! Highly recommended! And stay at Rose's Last Chance! She's amazing!
  • This place looks beautiful and is a mountainious place where one can stand and see how the world was built peaceful climate. this pkace is all green its under savanna type of climate
  • Peaceful baboons that can salute are cool looking at
  • Experienced the most wonderful place to be. So adorable
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