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Mountain Elgon National Park

Mountain Elgon National Park Uganda

Not only Rwenzoris alone you trek in Uganda but also famous Mount Elgon National Park. Mt Elgon is an extinct Volcano that first erupted about 24 million years ago. It has the greatest surface size of any extinct Volcano in the whole World (50Km by 80Km), Mt Elgon ranks the fourth highest mountain East Africa and the second highest peak in Uganda (Wagagai peak 4,321m).

It has the greatest size intact caldera, a collapsed mountain, neighboring a series of rugged peaks. The two ethnic tribes around the mountain are the Bagisu and the Sabiny. They practice circumcision.

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