Hiking safari overview
This 2 day sipi falls hiking safari is a short Uganda safari that takes you to the eastern part of Uganda. This Uganda safari tour has amazing safari activities like hiking, abseiling, coffee tours and an amazing sunset walk. Sipi falls is a series of 3 waterfalls located at the foot of Mt Elgon. As you hike to explore the waterfalls, you will be treated to magnificent views of the Karamoja flat lands.
2 day sipi falls hiking safari highlights
- Hiking and exploring the sipi falls
- Coffee tour
- Sunset walk.
2 day sipi falls hiking safari itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to see falls, coffee tour and sunset walk
On this 2 day sipi falls hiking safari, we will have an early departure for sipi falls. Driving through the scenic tea plantations in Lugazi and Mabira forest, we will make our breakfast stop in Jinja. Proceed to Mbale, through Sironko and finally to Sipi falls. On arrival, we will check into the lodge, have lunch and relax with the views of the waterfalls.
Coffee tour in sipi falls
Later in the afternoon, we will embark on a coffee tour. Located at the foot of Mt Elgon, the area is famous for its Arabica coffee. We will hike through the local villages where we will stop at a local farm. Here, the local farmers will take us through the process of growing coffee. From seedlings to harvesting, we will learn the coffee growing process. Afterwards, the farmers will take us through the process of harvesting, and drying of the coffee beans. We will get a hands on experience of making our own coffee.
Sunset walk in Sipi falls
After the coffee tour, we will hike to the King’s rock. This rock has spectacular views of the waterfalls and the low lands of the Karamoja plains. Here, you will experience serenity. With a glass of wine, beverage or soft drink, you will enjoy the amazing sunset with the sounds of the falls as the white noise. Relax and enjoy the tranquility of your Uganda hiking safari. Return to the lodge for the evening. After dinner, we will have a calm evening with a camp fire.
Day 2: Hiking sipi falls, Abseiling and return to Kampala
We will have a warm breakfast before embarking on our hiking safari. This hike will take us to the first of the 3 waterfalls. Here, we will enjoy the spectacular views of the Sipi region. The flow and mist created by the waterfalls is breathtaking. We shall explore the man-made caves behind the waterfalls. Hike to the second waterfall. Here, we will take a dip in the pool that is created as the water flows down the foothills of Sipi. We will then hike to the last waterfalls, the tallest of the waterfalls. After thorough instructions by the abseiling company, we will slowly abseil down the 100 meter waterfalls.
Abseiling in sipi falls.
A few professional companies undertake this thrilling adventure activity. With strong climbing rocks and harnesses, you will repel down the main and tallest waterfall. Alongside the waterfall, you will experience the thrill as you slowly repel down alongside the waterfall to the bottom. The views will knock your socks off. At the bottom, you will hike back to the lodge.
Return to Kampala.
On reaching the lodge, you will check out of the lodge and head back to Kampala. We will stop in Mbale for lunch before proceeding to Kampala. On arrival, the guide will drop you at your hotel or place of residence. This will mark the end of our 2 day sipi falls hiking safari.
- Transport to and from Sipi falls
- An English speaking guide
- Entrance and activity fees
- All meals
- Drinking water
- Full board accommodation
- Extra activities
- Extra drinks (wine and beers)