The one-day tour to the scenic Sipi falls will take you to Kapchorwa in eastern Uganda at the edge of Mount Elgon where you find Sipi falls which is one of the unique tourist attractions in the east and Uganda at large. The tour offers you breath-taking views of Mount Elgon, the three Sipi waterfalls that measure 85m, 75m, and 100m in that order.
You will pass through the Sabiny homesteads and experience their culture, view the coffee farmlands, distant plains of Karamoja plains among others.
Have breakfast at the hotel early in the morning in either Kampala/Jinja or even in Mbale. And be picked by the tour driver guide to transfer you to the briefing point where this excursion begins.
You will meet a local guide who will brief you shortly. After this information about the hike, you will start a hike of the 3 Sipi falls that can take 4 hours depending on your hiking speed.
The falls got its name from a plant called ‘’Sep’’ which resemble wild bananas and it grows along the banks of river Sipi. It is used as medicine by the surrounding communities such as the Bagisu and Sabiny to cure measles & fever.
You will pass through the coffee plantations of Arabic type, the Sabiny community and for the bird lovers; you will enjoy garden birds and forest birds. You stop on the second falls in case you get to much fatigue because the hiking trail passes through steep slopes.
After you will travel to the hotel with a stunning view of Sipi falls for your lunch, marking the end of your 1 day Sipi falls excursion.