Sipi Falls Mt Elgon Safari Tour

Sipi Falls & Mt. Elgon Expedition | 4 Days

4 Days Sipi Falls Overview

Mt Elgon is an extinct volcano with the widest surface area on the planet (400 square kms).  The park has varied attractions that include the beautiful Sipi falls, gorges, craters, rock hyrax, as well as huge caves. This mountain also has unique fauna that includes montane forests, spectacular flower species, bamboo forests, and giant Lobelia with also a good representation of flora that includes wild cats, birds, bushbucks, hyenas, and antelopes. It is also a cultural hot spot famous for its colorful adulthood initiation ceremonies. Most trekking expeditions up Mt. Elgon are based in the Sipi Falls area. Hikes around the falls offer stunning views of the Karamoja plains, Lake Kyoga, and the slopes of Mt. Elgon. Sipi offers activities such as rock climbing and abseiling and walks through communities with a rich heritage and culture.

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4 Days Sipi Falls Highlights

  • Sipi Falls
  • Hiking and abseiling
  • Beautiful mountainous scenery
  • Source of the Nile
  • White water rafting
  • Nature walk

4 Days Sipi Falls Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

You will be met at the airport by our safari guide who will transfer you to the hotel reserved for you in Kampala. Dinner and overnight will be at this hotel.

Day 2: Travel to Mt Elgon

You will after an early breakfast drive eastwards to Mt. Elgon. You will have a stopover at Ssezibwa Falls for a cultural feel and continue to Mbale town located on the foothills of Mt. Elgon. Enroute you will drive past tea and sugarcane plantations, lush green forests and grasslands, and colorful fruits beautifully displayed by the roadsides, and enjoy a varied display of landscapes and local communities. You will have lunch in Mbale and proceed to Sipi village located between beautiful hills and waterfalls. Your dinner and overnight will be at one of the lodges adjacent to the Sipi falls.

  • Luxury: Sipi River Lodge
  • Average Range: Lacam Lodge and Sipi falls Resort
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Exploration of Mt. Elgon

You will have breakfast and thereafter hike to the Mt. Elgon Forest Exploration Center for a briefing on the activities of the day. There are two hike option areas to choose from. The popular forest exploration center trail loop site makes one enjoy the cool mist at Chebonet falls, Kapkwai cave, the talking tree, and a spectacular viewpoint of the lowland areas below. The other is the long ‘arm’ of Mt. Elgon that bears the Wanale trails loop with vertical cliffs of the ridge and several cascading waterfalls that make a very scenic drive. These two-day hike areas have short walk trails ranging between 3km and 11km that offer an excellent opportunity to experience Mt. Elgon’s unique plants and wildlife in a short period. In both, you will enjoy views of regenerating forests, fields of colorful flowers, extensive stands of bamboo, and a variety of birds and wild animals. You will retire to dinner and overnight at your lodge in the Sipi area.

  • Luxury: Sipi River Lodge
  • Average Range: Lacam Lodge and Sipi falls Resort
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Visit Source of the Nile and return to Kampala

You will depart Sipi village after breakfast and transfer to Jinja to visit the source of the River Nile. You will have lunch in Jinja then continue to the Bujagali falls for beautiful views of the waterfalls well-known for white water Rafting, as well as cultural entertainment comprising acrobatics, dances, and storytelling. You will then drive to Kampala arriving in the evening. You will have dinner and overnight at your hotel.

This 4 Days Sipi Falls package includes;

  • Transportation (type of car ) 4WD min van with pop-up roof for excellent safari view.
  • All fuel for the trip.
  • Driver/guide.
  • Guide ranger fees.
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • All activities are described in the itinerary.
  • The Park fee is according to the program.
  • Meals are according to the program.

However, the 4 Days Sipi Falls excludes:  Personal Expenses like: tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee, personal insurance, Visa, and tips to guides

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