Three waterfalls make up the Sipi Falls - a centerpiece of tourism in eastern Uganda. These waterfalls are situated in Kapchorwa district right on the edge of Mount Elgon National Park; northeast of Sironko and Mbale. The Sipi Falls safaris below are very affordable and will let you explore this center of attraction and learn its information as well. The area is among the coolest in the country as it experience cool temperature throughout the year irrespective of the season. So many activities can be carried out and some of these include a hike to the main waterfall, coffee tours around Starbucks Uganda, rock climbing, touring caves and birding. Visiting Sipi falls means exploring one of the finest places in the country to relax and unwind from all the fatigue you have. It’s a perfect home away from town and a perfect destination for lovers too. Let alone the main attraction, the area has a great cultural heritage too. The caves are ancient and carry a lot of secrets dating centuries back. There is also an opportunity to carry out a cultural tour around the Bagisu and Sabiny people community as you discover their norms and way of life. Please take a look at our tour packages below as you plan your safari.
Safaris to Sipi Waterfalls in Uganda
The safaris above are designed to give you an unforgettable experience at these magical waterfalls. The choice of accommodation depicts a comfortable and luxurious travel setting. We have managed to partner with some of the best Sipi Falls accommodation facilities and are able to get their services at discounted rates.
Why visit Sipi Falls?
Your primary reasons for a visit should be relaxation and physical challenges. The views from the falls are so beautiful and relaxing. Depending on your location, you might be able to get one of the best views of the Karamoja region and a few lakes in Kenya. Hiking the falls can be a physical challenge as well. The hike might not be so difficult but will definitely challenge your physical fitness. You can also opt to go for nature walks, caves exploration tours, coffee tours (best place for such tours in the country), bird watching, and cultural tours along with other interesting activities.
Best time to visit
Much as the temperature around the area is cool all year round, the best time to hike the falls should fall within the dry months of the year. Rocks are usually more slippery during rainy seasons and perhaps, the cold weather might keep you indoors for the whole day. The best months are July to August and December to February.
What to expect from your Sipi falls hike
Most of the tourists who go hiking Mt. Elgon usually have Sipi Falls are their point of start. So many tours use the Budadiri route proceeding with the sasa trail till the peak before they descend and ascend again. Each adventure point will have a unique view of surrounding areas. To accomplish the lap of the trio falls, your journey will involve both trekking and driving. The hike involves an uneven movement pattern as you move through each of the waterfalls. The hike is much harder on rainy days when the paths are muddy.