1 day Sipi falls tour takes you through the Eastern part of Uganda in Kapchorwa district. There are three waterfalls that are found in Mountain Elgon which is located at the side of Kenya. Sipi falls offers one a breath taking refreshment away from home or work, the amazing cool environment of fresh air that comes from Mountain Elgon, it's a great place to visit, relax and enjoy the hike to the three waterfalls.

Sipi falls is the starting point for Mountain Elgon hiking, climbing and the most popular route of Budari which follows the Sasa trails to the summit that descends back to Sipi falls.

1 Day Sipi falls tour, Mountain Elgon hiking and rock climbing, abseiling, coffee tours and sight seeing
Cost - $75 pp
Price per person for different number of people
  • 2 people each pays $120
  • 3 people each pays $110
  • 4 people each pays $90pp
  • 5 people each pays $85pp
  • 6 people each pays $80pp
  • 7 to 9 people each pays $75pp

Sipi falls is named after Sep, a plant which is grows to the banks of the River, it resembles a wild banana, this type pf plant is regarded as medicine, which treats fever and measles.

The land area of Sipi falls is famous for the local grown Bugisu Arabica coffee, growing at an altitude of 1,600 to 1,900 metres.

Sipi falls is where you can have an opportunity to enjoy a beautiful majestic view in the districts of Kapchorwa, Sirinko and Mbale located in the northeast, all the three districts are located near Kenya border.

The trip includes;
  • Hike to the falls
  • Rock climbing
  • View of rice plantation
  • Nature walks
  • Sights viewing of the Karamoja plains, Lake Kyoga and mountain Elgon.
Other activities (option)
  • Mountain biking
  • Birding
  • Sipi rock climbing

Detailed itinerary for the 1 day Sipi falls tour

You will be picked up from your area of residence ,hotel, home or any area you prefer to be picked up wake up early morning for a heavy breakfast, our guide will pick you up at exactly 6:00am to start your journey to Sipi falls in Kapochorwa which takes approximately 235 kilometres ,he will also brief you about the whole trip to Sipi falls, drive along Jinja Road and continue through the city of Jinja - Iganga town-Mbale town to Kapchorwa a home to Sipi falls. The journey will take about four and 30 minutes .when you arrive ,enjoy a cup of coffee a local guide will brief you about the hike to Sipi falls, hike and visit the falls for about 3 hours ,its challenging one needs to be physically fit for the hike especially during the rainy season.

Sipi falls hike takes 7 meters, this depends on the hiking tour, at the falls view the beautiful sceneries of Karamojong plains, for bird lovers this is one of the best experiences to encounter, the guide/drive will drive you back to Kampala before 7pm to your hotel or area of residence.

Accommodated at Sipi River lodge, Lacam lodge, sipi falls resort, Moses camp, Noah's ark.

Meal plan: Lunch
Travel time: 4 hours

Trip inclusions
  • Transport - vehicle, driver, fuel
  • Meals - lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Guide fee
  • Activities - hiking Nature walks
  • Tipping
  • Phone bills
  • Personal expenditure
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Shop item purchases

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