3 DAY SIPI FALLS HIKING TOUR MT ELGON SAFARI

3 Day Sipi Falls Hiking Tour Mt Elgon Safari is one of the best Kampala city breaks for couples, friends or family. In the Uganda Road Safaris

The tour offers great opportunities to hike, experience cultural activities and various more extreme sports such as tandem paragliding, rock climbing and abseiling in Uganda!

During the 3 day tour you will explore Sipi Falls – a series of three waterfalls in Eastern Uganda in the district of Kapchorwa, northeast of Sironko and Mbale.

The waterfalls lie on the edge of Mount Elgon National Park near the Kenyan border.

Sipi Falls offers great opportunities to hike, experience cultural activities and various more extreme sports such as tandem paragliding, rock climbing and abseiling!

The 3 Day Sipi Falls Hiking Tour Mt Elgon Safari is a great place to spend a few days to unwind in and explore the incredible four waterfalls falls that make up the Sipi Waterfalls set.

These hikes offer tranquil views of Mount Elgon including its waterfalls, rainforests and spectacular views over the ridges and plains of Eastern Uganda.

A variety of hikes can be arranged up Mount Elgon itself, ranging from 11km hikes (6-8 hours) to 6 kilometers hikes (3-4 hours) and 4 kilometers hikes (2 hours).

3 DAY SIPI FALLS HIKING TOUR MT ELGON SAFARI DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1:Kampala – Drive To Jinja Town – Mbale Town – Sipi Falls

0800 Hours: Early breakfast at your hotel then depart by road head towards the eastern part of the country. This journey will take you through the fascinating Mabira Forest where you will get to see different tree species and animals.

Alternatively you could visit Ssezibwa Falls on the way to Jinja. The drive is very scenic with sugar plantations around Lugazi and Kakira.

You will go past sugar cane and tea plantations of Mukono and at Jinja you will also see the River Nile and Lake Victoria.

1230 Hours: Your lunch will be served at one of the hotels in Jinja.

In Jinja, you will visit the source of the Nile and probably Bujagali Falls from where you proceed to Mbale and finally to Sipi falls.

Overnight Accommodation: 
Mid-Range Accommodation: Lacam Lodge, Sipi Falls Rest Camp
Luxury Accommodation: Sipi Falls Rest Camp,Sipi River lodge, Mbale Resort
Budget Accommodation: Crow Net Lodge, Twilight Campsite, Savannah Guest House

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Explore Mount Elgon (Various Activities Available)

After breakfast short hikes in and around the local area will be arranged to see the plethora of waterfalls, breathtaking landscape and abundant birdlife. One can choose to take hikes that last anywhere from 1 to 4 hours, depending on routes taken.

Spend the day viewing all three of waterfalls in the Sipi Valley, this trek can be strenuous in places but has many viewpoints to stop and rest and take in the beautiful scenery of Mount Elgon and plains below.

Our guides will take you through the local trails and can introduce you to the local area and Sabine customs.

If you are heading out for the full day a packed lunch will be provided. Optional activities available include: trout fly fishing, Mount Elgon expeditions and day hikes, climbing, abseiling, mountain biking, trekking, archery and bird watching.

Overnight Accommodation: 
Mid-Range Accommodation: Lacam Lodge, Sipi Falls Rest Camp
Luxury Accommodation: Sipi Falls Rest Camp,Sipi River lodge, Mbale Resort
Budget Accommodation: Crow Net Lodge, Twilight Campsite, Savannah Guest House

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Sipi Falls – Drive To Kampala

Breakfast at your hotel then depart Sipi Falls and drive to Jinja. Here you will get to visit Bujagali Falls and get to see White Water Rafters. You may join in the fun.

You can also visit the source of the River Nile if you missed a visit on the first day of your journey to Sipi Falls in Mt Elgon. Enjoy lunch in Jinja before heading back for Kampala in the evening.

Meal Plan {Breakfast & Lunch}

3 DAY SIPI FALLS HIKING TOUR MT ELGON SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Village and Forest Walks: Walking through Mt Elgon National Park’s Forest Exploration Centre nearby
* Walks to the Falls: Hike through the local trails gives you beautiful views of the area and on your way to the bottom of each of the three levels of waterfalls
* Coffee Tours: Visit a coffee farm (the entire coffee process) from picking the coffee berries, to removing the shell or husk and grind them with a traditional mortar and pestle, roasting them on an open fire and finishing with a fine cup of strong Arabica coffee

3 DAY SIPI FALLS HIKING TOUR MT ELGON SAFARI SUMMARY ITINERARY

DAY 1: Kampala – Drive to Sipi Falls
DAY 2: Hike to see the three Sipi Falls on the edge of Mount Elgon National Park
DAY 3: Sipi Falls – Drive to Kampala

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