This 1 Day Sipi falls tour offers you an opportunity to hike the Sipi falls that comprise of 3 waterfalls and gives you a memorable experience of this mountain paradise. Sipi Falls is found in Eastern part of Uganda in the district of Kapchorwa, northeast of Sironko and Mbale. The waterfalls lie on the edge of Mount Elgon National Park near western side of the Kenyan border.
The Sipi Falls area is the starting point for many hikes up Mount Elgon.
The area around the Sipi falls is the starting point for many hikes up Mountain Elgon with Budadiri the most popular route that follows the Sasa trail to the summit and then descends down the Sipi trail back into the Sipi Falls.
During the hike you will have a sensational breath taking moment with the cool environment and stupefying views Mountain Elgon, Lake Kyoga and the Karamoja plains.
1 day program to the Sipi falls in Kapchorwa, Mbale
The journey starts as early as 6:00 am after your morning breakfast and drive along Kampala – Jinja high way which will take us approximately about 5 hours to Kapchorwa. Along the way you have a clear view of Mabira forest, tea and sugar plantations.
Expect to have a stopover in Mbale town for you to buy some snacks, and later proceed to the Sipi River lodge for relaxation, a coffee and briefing from the local guide.
After the briefing head for the hike which involves a visit to the cave, the 3 waterfalls and the coffee plantations taken care of by the people from the nearby communities.
Note: Move along with the hiking shoes of the fact that the slopes are a bit slippery.
The hiking activity takes approximately 2 hours for the betterment of the safari.
A visit to Sipi Falls is not complete without a coffee experience. This area grows some of the best Arabica coffee in the world and if you are a coffee lover, a traditional coffee experience is worth your time when at Sipi Falls.
Other optional activities include
- Bird Watching
- Coffee tours
- Rock Climbing
- Mountain biking
Later on return back for lunch and a few minutes time relaxation. Afterwards drive back to Kampala or Entebbe for your next flight or to your preferred drop off.
What is included in your 1 day tour?
- Entrance fee
- Transportation (pick up and drop off)
- English speaking drive guide
- Guide fee
- Bottled water
- Drinks like alcohol
- Souvenirs and any other personal items