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The oldest extinct volcano in Africa, towering Mount Elgon is located within the national park that shares its name, and is a popular hiking destination.

Boasting one of the largest calderas in the world, the mountain is no easy climb – taking four to six days to reach the summit.

While the mountain can also be climbed from its Kenyan side, the majority of climbers prefer the Ugandan side.

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The oldest extinct volcano in Africa, towering Mount Elgon is located within the national park that shares its name, and is a popular hiking destination.

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