1-day Sipi Falls hiking, Sipi falls comprises 3 waterfalls, each flowing from a different altitude. It’s one of the amazing falls, found on the foothills of Mountain Elgon in Eastern Uganda just at the edge of Mount Elgon National Park nearing the Kenyan border with Uganda. Mountain Elgon Hiker/climber uses the same routes of Sipi fall of Budadiri then connect to Sasa trail that descends back to Sipi trail.
An itinerary for 1-day Sipi Falls Hiking Safari and Mabira forest Birding
Have morning breakfast at your place of residence and then be picked up by Biiso Africa Safaris driver/guide who will brief you about your one-day Sipi falls tour, later on, embark on your drive to Eastern Uganda in Kapchorwa district via Jinja town known as the capital of Uganda. You will drive through the beautiful scenery of sugar plantations, and Mabira forest as you arrive in Jinja town where the River Nile is from and is the longest river.
The journey is approximately 277 km from Kampala, about 5 hours drive. Visiting the beautiful falls, you will have an awesome experience from an altitude of 100 m, referred to as the main fall since it is the last fall in the series, this fall is a little bigger than the other two falls, but all give Uganda a beautiful scenery. Most people say that Sipi falls are the ‘most romantic falls’ in Uganda. Hiking up to these falls gives you a beautiful scenic view.
Other experiences other than Sipi hiking Safari
Visiting the nearby community around Sipi Falls is worth it, the Sabiny and Bagisu people are hospitable to visitors in Kapchorwa and they do farming such as growing Arabica coffee which is the major cash crop in this land. A visit to the coffee farm ( Arabica coffee ) grown by the Bagisu people, who are around the falls, will enable you to have a look at the Bagisu Arabica coffee, which only grows at altitude ranges between 1600 and 1900 meters.
You will know and get a lot of information to do with the entire coffee experience value chain, meet the coffee producers, processors not leaving out the exporters and roasters. Hiking the falls also offers other great experiences of abseiling. Abseiling is one of the other activities you can enjoy while hiking Sipi falls which sites at the base or rather foothills of Mount Elgon and then after back to Lodge for lunch after which you drive back to Kampala or Entebbe
Sipi Falls hiking Safari includes
- Private Safari vehicle
- English speaking driver
- Hiking Sipi falls
- Visiting coffee plantation
- Visiting local community
- En-route Lunch
Sipi Falls hiking safari excludes
- International flights
- Personal Travel insurance
- Uganda Visa Fees
- Luxury drinks
- cigarettes, tips from local guides
- Souvenirs and any other items of personal nature